Global Culture Talk

S01 E05 – Social Media, Expat Life & The Death of Pop Culture

Many of us have early memories before the days of social media, on-demand entertainment, and/or living abroad in new places where there was a common media culture that was shared. Now, since approximately 2010 with the advent of ever-more-customized media streams based on individual tastes, pop culture has changed and become fragmented in new ways… what does this all mean?

S01 E04 – Top 5 Misconceptions about China

China is the most consequential and populous nation of the 21st century yet it is so often vastly misunderstood in the Western eye. In tonight’s episode, I want to share my top 5 misconceptions around China that I have seen based on comparing my experience living in China and studying Mandarin Chinese.