Cult is the root word of culture and although their definitions are similar the implications of the words are strikingly different.
culture: the set of values, conventions, or social practices associated with a particular field, activity, or societal characteristic
cult: great devotion to a person, idea, object, movement, or work
It may be a little presumptuous to call what Iā€™m into culture, but, I do have a cult like devotion to my preferences of music, film and visual arts. Shortcuts to Culture features short and to the point pieces covering topics related to music, film and visual arts I consider of cultural interest or value.