- Here is a very engaging and informative diavlog on bloggingheads.tv under the heading Valley of the Dudes. The right-hand links on the page to the two foundational articles are especially valuable.
- Then there is Mr. Manners: Can a book teach you how to be a man? at Slate.com which gives a list of ten essential books to manhood.
- And not to be missed is another Slate.com article, this one titled The Most Interesting Man in the World: The star of Dos Equis' new ad campaign is too cool to shill beer. Consider, when you watch the ads, what they are saying about the performative masculinity model.
Wednesday, September 16, 2009
More for the Group Popular Culture Project
We seem to have met a cultural resonance with our course theme, as there is an intensification at present of engagement in arts and letters with the relations between men and women, with a strong focus on manhood.