Pop, the Question (S2-E10)

Season 2 (2018-19)
“Glitz, Glamour, and Shoulder Pads”

Featured Guest Maren Larsen (Custom-­‐Designed Major ’18, Honors Program, Drexel University)

Special Guest Annie Larsen (Parent to Maren Larsen)

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

Dean Paula Marantz Cohen, PhD (Dean, Pennoni Honors College)

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

Producer Brian Kantorek (Assistant Director, Marketing & Media)

Research and Script Melinda Lewis, PhD

Audio Engineering and Editing Brian Kantorek

Original Theme Music Brian Kantorek

Graphic Design Isabella Akhtarshenas and Emily Anderson

Additional Vocals Kevin Egan and Julia Wisniewski

Recorded March 13, 2018 in 3034 MacAlister Hall, Marketing & Media, Pennoni Honors College, Drexel University.

Pop, the Question is a production of Marketing & Media in Pennoni Honors College at Drexel University.

Copyright © 2018 Drexel University

Series Summary

Pop, the Question is a spirited dialogue about popular culture. Hosted by Dr. Melinda Lewis, the series engages in conversations with guests about the ways in which popular culture intersects with their interests, research, and fields of study.

Episode Summary

Working Girl and its protagonist Tess McGill set sail on the Staten Island Ferry for a piece of the capitalist pie, challenging gender and class stereotypes. For three decades now, the 1988 film’s influence has docked in the hearts of moviegoers and feminists alike. Host Dr. Melinda Lewis and Drexel University alumnus Maren Larsen reflect on the greater cultural appeal and impact of Working Girl.