Two generations, one podcast. Here’s where Postmodern Sitcom jumps the shark, to reference that fateful Happy Days episode where Fonzie, literally, jumps some sharks while on water skis. We connect, we evolve,
I have been taking a bit of a brain break from Postmodern Sitcom to reflect and decide the direction in which I want to take the podcast. Though I’ve focused on 80s sitcoms, because that’s what I know, I still think that all of the intergenerational di...
In this episode, Postmodern Sitcom looks at generations and the arts, especially how 80s TV shows exposed opera to Generation X. An interview with Metropolitan Opera Tenor Robert McPherson discusses how mainstream reality competition shows cloud the ge...
I’m taking a break from Postmodern Sitcom until December 10 to present this project at Gonzaga and (fingers crossed) get my master’s degree for all of it! In the meantime, here’s a little explainer of how this portion of the podcasts shook out,
This episode explores stereotypes around social class on TV shows in the 1980s and how the content affects Generation X’s opinions today.
This episode of Postmodern Sitcom talks about stereotypes around ability in 1980s television sitcoms and how that content affects Generation X’s opinions today. Ability shows up more often than in television of the 1980s. However,
I was feeling especially nostalgic today and thought about this story I did last year about my obsession with arcade game consoles. Whatever, either way, here’s the time I dragged my now husband to the Tacoma Arcade Expo. It rocked.
This episode of Postmodern Sitcom talks about sexuality stereotypes in 1980s television and how stereotypes affect Generation X’s opinions today. My guest, Ksenia, and I talk about sexuality by watching the 1980s television sitcom The Golden Girls.
This episode of Postmodern Sitcom talks about gender portrayed in 80s sitcoms and how stereotypes affect Generation X’s opinions today. As I mentioned in this post the other day, today’s younger generations are more gender non-conformist than ever befo...
This episode of Postmodern Sitcom discusses race in 80s sitcoms and how content affects Generation X’s opinions today.