17/17 Peter Conrad dissects the popular culture of his era.
16/17 Peter Conrad analyses 21st-century popular culture in the spirit of Roland Barthes.
15/17 Peter Conrad turns his attention to the 9/11 museum.
14/17 Peter Conrad turns his attention to the e-reader.
13/17 Peter Conrad turns his attention to celebrity pets.
12/17 Peter Conrad looks at the electronic travel card used on public transport in London.
11/17 Peter Conrad considers the long-reigning British monarch, Queen Elizabeth II.
10/17 Peter Conrad dissects popular culture including the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370
9/17 Peter Conrad analyses the selfie.
8/17 Peter Conrad explores the rise of the electronic cigarette.
7/17 Peter Conrad focuses on the cronut, a cross between a croissant and a doughnut.
6/17 Peter Conrad explores the phenomenon of reality TV celebrities the Kardashians.
5/17 Peter Conrad dissects the popular culture of our era. In this episode, Oscar Pistorius.
4/17 Peter Conrad looks at a defining landmark of the London skyline, the Shard.
3/17 Peter Conrad looks at the ubiquitous home of peri-peri chicken, Nando's.
2/17 Peter Conrad turns his mind to one of the most powerful images of our era, the Apple icon.
1/17 Peter Conrad turns his mind to the screw-top wine bottle.