Episode 44 of Inside the Box: Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous

Posted on

I’ll try to be better about posting each episode of our podcast here. Here’s this week’s episode, in which we take a close look at the 1980s program Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous. We discuss cultural and political-economic context of watching the wealthy in the 1980s through today, with asides on developing gourmet culture, conspicuous consumption, and and try to analyze how entertainment media frame representations of wealth and class.

http://www.tvhistorypod.com/?p=896

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s