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Why Society Needs Pop Culture

Why Society Needs Pop Culture

Neasa Murphy

Have you ever felt embarrassed to share who your favourite singer is? Or what TV show you’re currently obsessed with?

We’ve all been there - you reference something that’s trending with the vaguest hint of enthusiasm, to find that your words are met with an eyeroll, and sighs of “Oh, not that thing again.”

Why is it that liking something popular is so often deemed embarrassing or less than entirely intelligent?

We have an odd relationship with the concept of popularity, and hence, with ...

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