Folkstories in the Digital Age

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“I have a Master’s Degree in Folklore and Mythology.”

Comic Book Guy, The Simpsons. “Three Men and a Comic Book” Image courtesy of Simpson Crazy

I nearly choked when I heard Comic Book Guy utter that gem to Bart. My husband had a good laugh at my expense, too. You see, I have very similar degrees: BA & MA Humanities (focus on cultural anthropology, especially folklore). I think, though, that in this digital age, Comic Book Guy may have the last laugh. Folklore is alive and well and providing a way to connect with the people and world around us. Continue reading → Folkstories in the Digital Age