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Does Pop Culture Need To Be “Popular”? | Idea Channel | PBS Digital Studios

Does Pop Culture Need To Be “Popular”? | Idea Channel | PBS Digital Studios

What is “Popular Culture”? Despite what the term may lead you to think, it is NOT just media that is numerically popular! Tom Waits most certainly is part of popular culture, regardless of his ZERO billboard hits. So what are the qualifications for “Pop Culture”? And where the heck does the internet come into play

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How Does Glitchy Art Show Us Broken Is Beautiful? | Idea Channel | PBS Digital Studios Video

Smart = hot! “We all love broken things. WAIT WHAT?! Yes, you read that correctly. You may have noticed this thing called “glitch”, where people purposely push machines to malfunction, creating fascinating “mistakes”. But instead of being frustrated and disdainful of these errors (like we usually do when our technology fails mid-workflow, grrr) we find

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