What Comes After Gen Z- Will Gen Alpha Be Ok?
We’ve all been watching the rise of Gen Z as they replace millennials to dictate the rules of today’s cultural capital – but what comes next? Generation Alpha: what will they be like? They’re set to become the largest generation in history, and it won’t be long before members of Gen Alpha are driving youth culture and popular media. So what will their tastes and values – and the world they influence – look like?
The It Girl - What Makes Her “It” In Every Era
The “It” girl represents something indefinable — a quality, charisma, or spark that makes her stand out and captures something of her time. She’s an eye-catcher, fostering an aesthetic or set of values that epitomize her cultural moment. Throughout generations, the “It” Girl shares common traits with her predecessors: a daring fashion sense, a willingness to use her voice, and a persona that often overwhelms her body of work, sometimes making her seem famous for being famous. So what truly makes a generation’s It Girl?
From Gen-Z and Millennials to Boomers and even… Gen Alpha! Take a trip through time to revisit some of our generation’s greatest challenges in this look at youth, culture, and crisis. Plus, what are the greatest obstacles facing young people today?
Feminism & Pop Culture: The Future Wave
What makes a true modern feminist? We’re unpacking feminism’s many faces, past and present, and how it’s represented in pop culture in order to understand what the reality of supporting all women and gender equality actually looks like.
Iconic Screen Couples
The most fascinating screen couples endear us with their one-of-a-kind relationships. Relive the ups and downs of some of film and TV’s iconic pairings as we investigate the many brands of romance.
The Tropes, Explained Series
Who is the Cool Girl, the Woman-Child, the Nice Guy? Why do we love Bad Boys, Mean Girls, and Femme Fatales? All The Tropes examines some of pop culture’s most common archetypes and narratives, from the Geek to the Strong Black Woman to the Girl Next Door, to better understand the kinds of stories we tell.