Monthly Archives: October 2011

Men’s Product Commercial Empowers Women

The Old Spice commercial “The Man Your Man Could Smell Like” is selling Old Spice body wash.  It begins and ends with the actor, Isaiah Mustafa, holding the body wash in his hand.  The entire commercial is geared toward getting … Continue reading

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When the Wild West Meets Extra-Terrestrials

            In the film Cowboys and Aliens (2011), two genres collide explosively, literally.  The Wild West meets extra-terrestrials.  The film was directed by Jon Favreau and produced by Steven Spielberg, Brian Grazer, and Ron Howard (“Cowboys and Aliens (2011)”).  The … Continue reading

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Discriminating and Popularizing

The term “popular culture” faces much criticism, with many viewpoints being at odds with one another.  The main questions have been what is popular culture, and is it truly popular and culture, or is it simply mass-produced brainwashing?  Popular culture … Continue reading

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