Author Archives: Cole Garrett

London Cheese: Fergie Spoof

My informant is a 19-year-old college student who grew up in Chicago, Illinois, then moved out to California where she now attends the University of Southern California. Both her parents are from a Jewish background and her ethnicity is Dutch, Russian, Lithuanian, and English. This piece of folklore is a very common form of song… Continue Reading »

Tebowing

Informant: My informant is a close friend who I have known for many years. He is a 23-year-old college student and has lived his whole life in Orange County, California. He currently resides in Los Angeles where he attends the University of Southern California and comes from a prominently Scottish heritage. I began this interview… Continue Reading »

That’s What She Said

Informant: My informant is a close friend who I have known for many years. He is a 23-year-old college student and has lived his whole life in Orange County, California. He currently resides in Los Angeles where he attends the University of Southern California and comes from a prominently Scottish heritage. I actually collected this… Continue Reading »

Yugoslavian Strudel Recipe

My Grandmother is 76 years old and she is predominantly Yugoslavian and Spanish. She has lived her whole life in the United States. My grandmother’s mother was very Yugoslavian, she came over to this country from Yugoslavia when she was a young girl. With her she brought many of the recipes that she learned from… Continue Reading »