Category Archives: Pop Osteology

Pop Culture Osteology: Scandal

I was recently unwinding by watching Scandal, a show that I think about entirely in capslock. INTRIGUE. OLIVIA POPE. SUSPENSE. THINGS BEING HANDLED. Sample quote: “My mother blew up the church that’s costing you your presidency.” As you can tell, this level … Continue reading

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Pop Culture Osteology: The Blacklist

I left the U.S. just before a number of the TV shows that I watch (e.g., anything that streams for free on Hulu) concluded their first seasons, meaning that I departed the country while at least three different plot lines had … Continue reading

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Pop Culture Osteology: Once Upon a Time #3

If you read this blog for the osteology and are largely unaware of the plot of the hit ABC show Once Upon a Time, allow me to concisely catch you up to speed: A 28-year old New York bail bondswoman named … Continue reading

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Pop Culture Osteology: Once Upon a Time #2

Intrepid. Swashbuckling. Fearless. All adjectives that describe my tenacious approach to dissertation data collection. Oh wait, no, I’m wrong again. These are all adjectives that describe the rapscallion Captain Hook and imperturbable Emma Swan on ABC’s fairy-tale soap opera Once Upon … Continue reading

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Pop Culture Osteology: Once Upon a Time

Last night was Friday, so being the diligent graduate student that I am, I spent all evening organizing my spreadsheets, editing a chapter that is soon due and working on conference abstracts. Oh wait, no, no I didn’t, I spent it … Continue reading

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