The Wondering Years: How Pop Culture Helped Me Answer Life’s Biggest Questions

The Wondering Years How Pop Culture Helped Me Answer Life s Biggest Questions When you hear the phrase pop culture you likely think reality television boy bands or Real Housewives of various cities While these are elements of popular culture they aren t all it has to offer P

  • Title: The Wondering Years: How Pop Culture Helped Me Answer Life’s Biggest Questions
  • Author: Knox McCoy
  • ISBN: 0785220844
  • Page: 494
  • Format: Paperback
  • When you hear the phrase pop culture, you likely think reality television, boy bands or Real Housewives of various cities While these are elements of popular culture, they aren t all it has to offer Pop culture may not cure diseases, topple political regimes, or make scientific breakthroughs, but it does play a vital role in the story of humanity.In fact, it s pretty har When you hear the phrase pop culture, you likely think reality television, boy bands or Real Housewives of various cities While these are elements of popular culture, they aren t all it has to offer Pop culture may not cure diseases, topple political regimes, or make scientific breakthroughs, but it does play a vital role in the story of humanity.In fact, it s pretty hard to define the human experience without it And it s impossible to create pop culture without the human experience Popular podcaster Knox McCoy understands this, and so do the tens of thousands of listeners who tune in to hear him talk about pop culture every week on his wildly popular podcast, The Popcast with Knox and Jamie.In The Wondering Years, Knox explores this idea of connecting popular culture to his own experiences Through hilarious yet poignant stories, he reflects on how pop culture has helped shape his life and carve out the foundation of his faith While the three cultural tentpoles the South, the Church, and Sports defined many aspects of his East Tennessee upbringing, it was pop culture that most definitively influenced Knox and his sense of the world at large Through books, television, music, and movies, Knox found many of the answers he was searching for about God and the universe and why we are all here The Wondering Years is a hilarious look back at the key influences that shaped Knox s formative years and his faith, a

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    • Thanks to W Publishing and NetGalley for an early look at a book I ve pre ordered In an effort to explain to my inquisitive four year old why saying God is light doesn t mean God is, in fact, the moon, I put my English degree to good use describing how metaphors use ideas we already understand to illuminate complicated concepts That s exactly what Knox McCoy does in The Wondering Years In a voice that is humorous, heartwarming, and perceptive, Knox shares pop culture anecdotes and analo Thanks t [...]


    • Really enjoyed these essays from my friend and fellow podcaster Knox McCoy I laughed out loud throughout.


    • Uh, 10,000 points to Gryffindor because this book is amazing It s like if Lorelai Gil wandering into your living room and started waxing theologic I have never met Knox, but I m pretty sure we would be best friends based on the sheer pop culture references that made me laugh And the section where he talks about converting dogs to Christianity after seeing All Dogs Go To Heaven Literally on the floor laughing and yes, I know what literally means Must read.


    • Knox McCoy must be about the same age as I am, because we have almost all the same pop culture touchstones minus, for me, most of the sports references although I have not kept up with his pace of pop culture consumption He grew up in the South so his early faith framework is familiar but certainly rigid than what I grew up with Nonetheless, I related strongly to his childhood perspectives This book definitely made me laugh out loud That dog conversion chapter Golden and there were Knox McCoy mu [...]


    • Plenty of fun and laughs and cunning observations Audiobook is totally the way to go Had a great time listening to this on a road trip with my adult sibling and parents We all found something to laugh at.


    • Fun entertaining read but the essays were a bit disjointed for me I would read several and then wonder what did I just read The consistent footnotes are one of the humor highlights, and the last chapter is of what I wish the whole book had been It was in that chapter where I felt a true connection real relatability to the author That s where he found his stride.


    • If I could give this book one adjective it would relatable As a Southern Baptist born and raised, introvert by nature, and INTJ Enneagram 5, I found many elements of this book to be 1 hilarious and 2 reflective of my own experiences I spent my childhood and adolescence on mission trips, at VBS weeks, attending Teamkid and youth group, and going to church camp often twice every summer My faith life was very easy until it wasn t, and in college when I started to experience moments of doub If I cou [...]


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