In A Fragmented Cultureverse, Can Pop References Still Pop?
By: Neda Ulaby
April 14, 2013
In film and TV, pop culture references are meant to give a knowing nod to those in the audience who understand the joke. But in an increasingly segmented and diverse country, those jokes may be pulling in fewer laughs. This story originally aired on Morning Edition on Jan. 18, 2013.
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