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WANNABE Reckonings with the Pop Culture That Shapes Me

by | Read by Aisha Harris

Contemporary Culture • 7.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2023

NPR podcast cohost Aisha Harris passionately dissects pop culture, delivering an honest portrayal of her life. Her musings are funny, tender, and sometimes searing rebuttals of others' critiques. Harris examines the "Black friend" trope by referencing the TV shows "New Girl," "Scrubs," and "Happy Endings." She compares the development of serialization, reboots, remakes, sequels, and reimaginings to the dwindling amount of original content and ponders the current nostalgia trend. She explains why she doesn't want to have children by referencing movies like KNOCKED UP and shows like "Catastrophe." Her casual style creates a tone of friendly conversation. For example, as a comeback to criticism of an article of hers that went viral, she exhaustedly sighs, "Whatever . . ." A.L.C. © AudioFile 2023, Portland, Maine [Published: OCTOBER 2023]

Trade Ed. • Harper Audio • 2023

DD ISBN 9780063249974 $27.99

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