9 essays looking at different popular culture and the way it deals with and is informed by social, philosophical, and political ideas. It includes Marc's infamous, seminal viral 1998 essay, Socio-political Themes in the Smurfs, published for the first time in book form. The other essays are about sexuality in the Disney 2D animated movies 1989-2002; Ideas of life, soul and liberty in Sex and the City; fatalism and education in Harry Potter; portrayals of homosexuality and 'the gay joke' in American primetime animated sitcoms during the Bush era; militarism in sci-fi futures, both socialist and fascist (Star Trek and Starship Troopers); sexualisation of tween girls and the Bratz dolls; superheroes and superpowers; and Korean cinema during the Sunshine policy era, 1998-2008.
The publisher, La Comedie Humaine, is based in Korea. The English version is available as an e-book from amazon.com and itunes.