pop culture

The Long, Lore-Filled History Of Shapeshifters

Jul 26, 2019
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Author John Kachuba discusses the various myths and research that went into writing his latest novel, Shapeshifters: A History. He speaks with Barbara Gray on how modern times have adapted to reflect a secret desire for the occult.

The 9th Annual Cincinnati Comic Expo will bring celebrity guests from TV and film (along with a variety of vendors, panel discussions, and more) to Cincinnati during the September 14-16 weekend. 

This year’s Cincinnati Comic Expo, happening September 23-25, will feature pop culture celebrities, comic book writers and artists and one very special guest. 

What We Learn Studying Popular Culture

Sep 29, 2015

  The Midwest Popular Culture Association and Midwest American Culture Association conference takes place in Cincinnati this week. The organizations promote and foster the scholarly study of our material culture, our popular music, movies, TV programs and comics. What can we learn from a closer examination of themes running through shows about zombies and vampires, or movies about superheroes? Quite a bit, it turns out.