Book Review: The History of the Kiss! by Marcel Danesi

Part of the series Semiotics and Popular Culture, The History of the Kiss! focuses on the romantic kiss and its role in the advent of a truly “popular” culture. It’s aimed at students of cultural studies, but all it takes to enjoy this is a minimum of interest in social history and pop culture. Read More Book Review: The History of the Kiss! by Marcel Danesi

Ladyghosts: The West Wing 01.18 “Six Meetings Before Lunch”

Welcome, Wednesday Ladyghost fans!  Today we’re talking about one of the more infamous episodes of The West Wing, the one where CJ lip syncs to “The Jackal.”  And a bunch of other stuff happens, too.  Grab your noon coffee and settle in for “Six Meetings Before Lunch.” Read More Ladyghosts: The West Wing 01.18 “Six Meetings Before Lunch”