Wedding & the City (WATC)

Several years ago, dreaded news was delivered to many American women. This was when HBO announced that the groundbreaking program “Sex and the City” (SATC) which took place in New York would end production. In a retrospective of the show’s success, actress Sarah Jessica Parker and program creator Darren Star sat down. They speculated about the elements that distinguished SATC …

The Comfort of Tradition

In 2000, Harvard Professor Robert Putnam wrote the landmark book Bowling Alone. A rare piece of academic work, Bowling Alone actually seeped into popular culture and tradition. Putnam uses an array of indicators. They were about the social “connectedness” of Americas.  Including our participation in bowling leagues, believe it or not. This was to argue what we already know. These …