Which elements of the psychological patterns in gender psychology are evident in an episode of Jem and the Holograms?
What's the TV show The Walking Dead telling us, and how do we move beyond our zombie culture?
  Living in the information age has most of us doing mental juggling routines as a matter of course. Are we more distracted and fragmented? Or is this good exercise for us? 
  Living in the information age has most of us doing mental juggling routines as a matter of course. Can we handle it? Are we getting more distracted and fragmented? Or is this good exercise for us? Have we long had an underfed capacity for complexity that’s only now being regularly fertilized?    
Television shows and comic books have long been considered fluff and little else, even by their fans. But in the past decade both media have evolved, offering more challenging and richer stuff to anyone willing to go along for the ride. And what spurred this evolution? Us.
Why are fairy tales so popular on television right now? A possible shamanic explanation. 
  Jeremy Johnson returns to Beams and Struts with a meditation on what's possible in the eye of a storm.
How does the greatest cartoon ever shed light on the meaning of Beams & Struts and integral theory more generally?  Meta-enaction.  To find out what that means, read this essay. 
  These three forms of entertainment all hit you at the mythic level of development.
This is obvious and known to everyone who's watched the show, isn't it?
How much do we love The Wizard of Oz as a culture? Here's how much. 
Ever heard of the comedic stylings of Larry Griswold? Me either. Unfamiliarity is part of what made this clip of him performing in the 50s so incredible. Well, what's he's doing is incredible, whether you've heard of him or not.
    Featuring many quotes from Barbara Ehrenreich's book Dancing in the Streets: A History of Collective Joy.
  The Wire creator David Simon delivers a powerhouse lecture on the state of America today, one that provides a whole lot of context for the necessity of the OWS movement.
A look at the short-lived cult classic 1990 live-action tv series of The Flash. 
A look at a TV series that's skewering some of the less savoury aspects of postmodern culture.
So much of what we take for granted in everyday life now would seem amazing, or incomprehensible a very short time ago. 
  People who work in offices are usually pretty rational. But magical thinking can slip in. 
A look at the BBC's Rev., life as an inner-city Anglican clergyman. 
This brief bit of dialogue from HBO's drama Big Love showcases the mythic/membership stage beliefs of its main characters. 
  Animal looks within while Gonzo offers his 'stay at home enlightenment course'
  What's your Shiny Red Nose? Your unique thorn? What part of you is actually a gift, contrary to public opinion?
  OK Go sing the Muppets Theme Song with the Muppets.  One word: Epic.
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