Chasing Pods #5: Highway Hi-Fi

  In 1956, Chrysler debuted the Highway Hi-Fi: the world’s first in-car music system. It played 7-inch vinyl records made exclusively for the system and was a total bomb. The…

Chasing Pods #4: She’s In Russia

Air Force One. Die Hard 2. Rocky 4. Rambo: First Blood Part II. All classic American movies. And all distinctly Russian villains. American movies have gotten pretty comfortable with casting…

Chasing Pods #3: Anytown, USA

American media glamorizes the big city lifestyle, and holds up ‘making it’ in a fast-paced metropolis as the ultimate success. If there are movies or shows about the flyover states…

Chasing Pods #2: Quack Attack

Chokers are in. Fanny packs are being worn unironically. The X-Files is on tv and Jumanji is playing in a theater near you. The ’90s are alive in 2018. Children…