In the new April issue of http://www.fashiontribes.com/ we've got six different Pop Culture articles -- one for each tribe -- that we thought you might find interesting:
In the Afro Love magazine, we consider the impact of marketing & mass consumerism on religion. Churches are taking a page from the Madison Avenue playbook to promote faith. Check out Religion Goes Pop: As Religion Meets Mass Consumerism, Spirituality Goes McSermon
In certain circumstances, groups may make smarter decisions and draw better conclusions than individuals. Downtown Doll holds the answer in From Me To We: The Rise of Group Intelligence
Black is boring, and color is back! Find out in Fancy Flirt why blue, orange, and metallics-in-the-daytime will rule the world (the style & pop culture worlds at least) well into next year. A Craving for Color: Black is Wack. For Spring and Beyond, Go Bright, Brash & Multihued
Wonder about what went on during the recent London Fall 2005 fashionweek? Apparently diamond patterns, florals, frills, pompoms...and a dose of tragedy. The answer is as close as Global Chic in London Calling: World Events and All Things Tragic Provide Inspiration at London's Recent Fashion Week
Of late, outer space seems to have lost its lustre. The action is much closer to home, inside us in fact. Biotech and the mysteries of the human body and brain have become the new final frontier to be mapped and conquered. Trace the shift in this paradigm in pop culture & the Zeitgeist in Rock Punk's From Moon Rocks to Designer Babies: Biotech is Rapidly Replacing Outer Space as the Final Frontier. Are We Ready to Play God?
It used to be that we had our workplace, we had a place to call home, and then there was a "third" place -- neither work nor home -- such as a special coffeeshop or even a neighborhood bar (like "Cheers" where everyone knew your name). Now work is beginning to resemble home: on-site daycare, laundry & dry cleaning pickup and dropoff, cafes, and health clubs -- all supplanting the third place. Even the beloved cubicle, which provides Dilbert and The Office with such a rich vein of material, is disappearing. In Technoid Subculture. Ice the Cubicle: People Are Spending More & More Time at Work, but Life Wasn't Meant to be Lived in a Box