Traditional methods of measuring IQ suggest that a correlation exists between intelligence and social class. This outdated view of intelligence, among other social and environmental factors, perpetuates a stigma and enlarges a widening intelligence gap. Continue reading Why Do We Think The Working Class is Less Intelligent?
Geek girls are vying for top-billing in a culture that used to ignore them and now frequently makes self-deprecating jokes about male geeks’ inability to coherently talk to women. Female representation is diversifying as women continue to grow as a consumer block, but women and girls deserve more. Continue reading Geek Culture is Mainstream, But Geek Girls Remain Left Behind
The collective joys and sorrows of sports offer a healthy outlet for our tribal natures, and give us a safer space in which we can bridge gaps pertaining to more divisive societal arenas. Continue reading How Sports Bridge Our Cultural Divisions
Contemporary popular media seems to be powered by the fumes of nostalgia, and doesn’t appear to be changing course anytime soon. When should we let the past go, and when should we re-purpose television series and films to address our current challenges? Continue reading Reboots, Remakes, Revivals: Nostalgia in the Streaming Era