How does popular culture have an effect on teens? What is the cause of this constantly changing phenomenon? Popular culture is all around us and it influences many teens across the world. Teenagers are affected by pop culture in almost every aspect of life whether it is music, media, celebrities, fashion, and even literature. These kinds of things have become top priority for teenagers of today’s world. They have surrounded themselves by it and have grown to love, even worship pop culture. Why do teens do this? How much power does popular culture truly have? What are the positive and negative effects of pop culture? Our main objective is to raise awareness to the significance of popular culture in comparison to the cultures of the world.
"Popular Culture is the new Babylon, into which so much art and intellect now flow, it is our Imperial Theater, Supreme Temple of the Western Eye. We live in the age of idols. The pagan past, never dead, flames again in our mystic hierarchies of stardom."
- Camille Paglia