Popaganda Episode: Growing Up Immigrant

When politicians and pundits talk about immigrants, they far too often use language that makes it seem like immigrants are… other. Not real Americans. Not able to be trusted. Their histories, experiences, and native languages, those should be pushed aside in favor of the “melting pot... Read more »

Popaganda Episode: Space Explorers

The modern exploration of space is often seen as macho endeavor. In films, TV, and often in our history books, the astronauts who head into space are the manliest of manly men. It doesn’t matter whether the stories are fictional or based on real-life, many of our pop culture space sagas... Read more »

Popaganda Episode: Favorite Nerds

Far too often, pop culture creators gear their work toward an assumed audience: 18-45 year-old white, straight men. But nerds come in all genders, races, and orientations. On this episode, we celebrate the release of our Nerds print... Read more »

Popaganda Episode: Race, Gender, and Marijuana

Will the new cannabis entrepreneurs help right the wrongs of the war on drugs?   Read more »

Popaganda Episode: Blood & Guts

This week, we bring you three stories about the visceral realities of bodies. Read more »

Popaganda Episode: Animal Friends

Bad ducks, cat ladies, and queer zebras—oh my! On today’s show, we discuss animals in pop culture. Read more »

Popaganda Episode: Be An Expert

In all kinds of ways, race and gender impact the way we present ourselves as knowledgable. You see it everywhere: from the way boys are more likely to speak up in classrooms to the way men are way more likely to be quoted as... Read more »

Popaganda Episode: Bad Words

Sticks and stones may break my bones but words—words stick around forever and have the power to really hurt or help us. On this episode, we have four stories about reclaiming language… and the difference... Read more »

Popaganda Episode: Blue

  Blue is the color of summer. It's also the theme of Bitch's summer print issue. This episode highlights three stories from the magazine. First, writer ... Read more »

Popaganda Episode: Transformations

This week on Popaganda, we bring you three stories of change. First, singer Amelia Meath (of Sylvan Esso) talks about bringing a human sound to electronica. Then,... Read more »

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