Netflix’s Teen Faith-Based Musical A Week Away Is A World Away from Our Pandemic and Hypermediated Society. It’s Also a Savvy Marketing Move. On the Thursday just before Easter Sunday, Netflix pushed a cell phone notification to me with the subject heading, “Sarah, what are people watching in your area?” Netflix’s marketers were making strategic […]
Author: Sarah McFarland Taylor
Sarah McFarland Taylor is Associate Professor in the Department of Religious Studies and in the Program in Environmental Policy and Culture at Northwestern University.
Ecopolicy and collective action, not personal ecopiety, are the way forward on climate change. Billionaire entrepreneur and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has ruffled his fair share of feathers with his late entry into the Presidential race. Pundits debate whether this move is helpful by hitting President Trump hard with record-setting aggressive ad […]
Courage Is Contagious
What are some aspects of your scholarly background that you would like to share? I have always felt like an accidental traveler into the study of religion. I grew up in a broadcasting family―both of my parents and my step mother all worked in network television and then in the cable television industry. From a […]