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Chris Yogerst is an author, columnist, and media historian who focuses on the social and cultural impact of popular culture. His research shows that popular culture often mirrors society in ways that add important context towards understanding our modern world. Yogerst has been cited as an expert in interviews published in NPR, The Times of London, Utah Public RadioWisconsin Public Radio, and numerous podcasts.

His work can be found in the Los Angeles Review of Books, Washington Post, Hollywood Reporter, and numerous academic journals.


One recent book, Hollywood Hates Hitler, examines social climate of American fascism and anti-Semitism leading up to and through the 1941 Senate Investigation into Motion Picture Propaganda (University Press of Mississippi).

Yogerst's latest book, The Warner Brothers (University Press of Kentucky), was released in September 2023, and has been featured in The Hollywood Reporter, Wall Street Journal, and The New York Sun. The Warner Brothers was chosen as one of the best of 2023 by Sight and Sound magazine.

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