The Sheikh’s Batmobile: In Pursuit of American Pop Culture in the Muslim World (Review)

The Sheikh’s Batmobile was a myriad of things – fun, serious, introspective, and deeply thoughtful – all while taking a closer look at the phenomena of American pop culture as it exists in the “Muslim world”. For this, Poplak writes about his travels to a variety of Muslim-majority countries, and the people he meets in his search to find out more about how pop culture tidbits such a metal music and The Simpsons have been assimilated – or not – into the lives of locals.

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