The Cute Ones

  1. The cross-racial pollination of their fused fantasy, and the complicated sexual sparks that it throws off, speak to the myriad ways that pop culture - and the larger political and cultural vase that holds it - has changed since the days when Boone (and Elvis) reigned; it speaks even more powerfully to the ways in which it hasn’t. Rich, pretty, young and white is still the trump card. more