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Pop, the Question (S1-E2)

Season 1 (2017-2018)
Episode 2: "The Gift of Kick-Ass"

Featured Guest: Kevin Egan, PhD (Director, Center for Interdisciplinary Inquiry, Pennoni Honors College, Drexel University)

Host and Producer: Melinda Lewis, PhD (Associate Director, Marketing & Media) 

Episode Summary
The 1988 Oscar-­‐nominated film Die Hard challenged preconceptions of the action film genre and what constitutes a Christmas film. It delivers a powerful (holiday) punch, while also unpacking the institutionalization of the Christmas spirit. Drs. Melinda Lewis and Kevin Egan embark on an analysis of this Christmas classic, and even discover a few stocking stuffers in the process.  

Executive Producer: Erica Levi Zelinger (Director, Marketing & Media)

Producer: Brian Kantorek (Assistant Director, Marketing & Media) Research and Script  Melinda Lewis, PhD

Audio Engineering:  Brian Kantorek Original Theme

Music:  Brian Kantorek

Graphic Design:  Emily Anderson

Additional Vocals: Ana Castillo-­Nye and Julia Wisniewski


Recorded November 29, 2017 in 3034 MacAlister Hall, Marketing & Media, Pennoni Honors College, Drexel University.