Pop Goes the Library

Using Pop Culture to Make Libraries Better.

by Sophie Brookover, Liz Burns, Melissa Rabey, Susan Quinn, John Klima, Carlie Webber, Karen Corday, and Eli Neiburger. We're librarians. We're pop culture mavens. We're Pop Culture Librarians.


Hello Kitty: Deterring Wrongdoers since 1975

This story cracks me up: the BBC reports that minor infractions among Thai police officers are now being punished by forcing the offenders to wear bright pink Hello Kitty armbands for a few days. I guess Hello Kitty denigrates their manhood, or something? In any event, I'm glad HK is getting the crime-fighting recognition she so richly deserves. Found via GNLIB-L.

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