Our reliance on social proof is so inherent to our nature that we're unsure as to the origin of our own tastes. A current fashion trend provides a case study.
Two couples share at least six possible conversations and who knows how many opinions!
"This isn't the type of information you usually read on a label in the gallery," Jenny McComas says of the Spoils Of War art exhibition.
On this week's episode we sit down with Maria Bucur to talk about Themester and this year's topic: Making War/Making Peace.
It's a play about ordinary people, but it has the heft, the feel of a Greek tragedy.
The show shimmers with the leavings of mass-produced consumer culture—a Fanta bottle cap, a plastic swing tag, a rainbow-striped chunk of flip-flop.