Idea Channel is a new online PBS show that examines the connections between pop culture, technology and art. Although the show might pepper itself with a few too many meme image macros, it asks a lot of great questions about pop culture and how we think about it. Also, If you are a fan of discussion about what is/isn’t art, there are quite a few videos focused on this topic specifically (instagram, nail art, Microsoft Kinect, Super Mario, Hello Kitty). If you were a fan of the late-show Infomania, this might fill the pop-culture-void left in your heart.
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The show is hosted and written by Mike Rugnetta (“with a small group of people that help him widdle it down” he says) and new videos are posted every Wednesday. If you want to check out more, visit their youtube channel or follow them on twitter.