In this article it explains to you about culture and where it came from. What i found out in this article that genre was first made to tell the difference between different books like poetry, comedy and tradegy. And it wasn't untill the 50s that it became a common used term to describe different kinds of things in books tv and film. It also talks about how some genres die out and then new ones take there place. It also tlks about shaun of the dead and how its a new type of genre being the romantic comedy even thought it has links with Spaced and old zombie films.