If you’ve had to speak in public, you know the nerves that come with public speaking. So you probably also know the pain of umming, uhhing, or misspeaking. 61 more words
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Sarah Smarsh is a journalist and author who grew up poor on a farm in Kansas. She discusses life in rural America, how our culture treats people living in poverty, and the causes she attributes to America’s wage gap. 52 more words
Welcome to Culture Crash, where we examine American culture. What’s new and old in entertainment.
Television is a medium that heavily relies on shock. Over the years, cliffhangers have come to define TV. 278 more words
18-40 Segment 1: The Joy of Retirement: How people can look forward to retiring and make it the best time of their lives
Retirement can be bittersweet. On one hand, it’s something you build toward your whole life, but it can also be intimidated to lose your purpose in the workplace. 71 more words
There are millions incarcerated in American prisons, even many juveniles who were sentenced to long terms alongside adults. We talk to guests about how and why this happens, whether it should continue, and what life is like for young people behind bars. 84 more words
Welcome to Culture Crash, where we examine American culture. What’s new and old in books, film, and entertainment.
Sometimes, classifying art in one specific genre can be tricky. 300 more words
Hank Green has a massive internet presence as a podcaster, vlogger, tweeter, and more. Now, he’s become an author. His new book, An Absolutely Remarkable Thing, deals with internet fame and our reactionary culture head-on. 58 more words