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Pop Culture News September 28, 2018

Pop Culture: Remakes Reign, Lizzie Borden In The #MeToo Era And Prince's Posthumous Album

FILE - In this Feb. 18, 1985 file photo, Prince performs at the Forum in Inglewood, Calif.
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Pop Culture News September 28, 2018

This week on Under the Radar with Callie Crossley – Improving upon the past: from “A Star is Born” to “Charmed,” remakes and reboots are breathing new life into old favorites. Lizzie Borden and her ax get a timely retelling for the #MeToo era. And from the vaults — Prince’s posthumous album “Piano and a Microphone 1983.” It’s our pop culture round table.


Michael Jeffries - Associate professor of American studies at Wellesley College.

Rachel Rubin - Professor of American studies at the University of Massachusetts Boston.

EXTRA LISTENING: Callie, Rachel and Michael discuss Halloween costume trends for 2018

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