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Are pop culture critics living inside bubbles?

Some critics have declared Harry Potter "over", or Lin-Manuel Miranda as "cringe". In the real world, both Potter and Miranda remain enormously popular with people of all ages.

Some critics have declared Harry Potter "over", or Lin-Manuel Miranda "cringe". In the real world, both Potter and Miranda remain enormously popular with people of all ages. Do critics become irrelevant when their views fall out of step with the vast majority of the audience? Or is shifting people's views towards a differing viewpoint part of a critic's job? How do we explain the vast gap between what an elite corner of social media feels is worthy, and what the sales numbers tell us?

GUEST: Yair Rosenberg, Deep Shtetl, The Atlantic

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