Poppies and Otherness
In a perceived crisis of national identity, small red flowers on footballers’ shirts stir controversy in Britain. Are poppies part of a unifying “civil religion”, or one that demands conformity?
Celebrity, South Park, and Scientology’s ‘Media Problem’
The new media environment has not been kind to Scientology in recent years. This post explores some of the reasons for this through celebrity and popular culture.