pop culture

Modern popular culture topics in the geek sphere.

Alex Dee4 days ago
Top Five Movies That Need a Remake
I know what they say. You don't mess with the greats. But sometimes you have those movies that you just love so much, that you need to see it brought to life again. There's no way to outdo the origina...
Colin Ogilvie6 days ago
Where Marvel Went Wrong with Their Small-Screen Universe
As many (or all) of us know, Marvel kickstarted its Cinematic Universe in 2008 with Iron Man. Since then, Marvel Studios has produced hit after hit, with a handful of films in the $1 billion earnings ...
Jen Angela6 days ago
'Rugrats' Is Shaping the Way for Young Girls
While a lot of children’s television may seem like nonsense, there may actually be some true gems hidden in the dust. A series I grew up watching was Rugrats. This show portrayed the lives of a group ...
Suspicious Cook7 days ago
6 Toys From the 90's That Should Come Back With Today's Technology
The 1990's were a radical time full of radical toys. Kids of that era might have loved what they had, but by today's standards, it's obvious just how little that was. With a little bit of today's know...
Kelly Thompson10 days ago
RuPaul: The Problematic Thomas Edison of Drag
RuPaul is probably the most famous drag queen of all time. I don't want to pass over classics such as Lady Bunny, Dame Edna, and the great queens that have cemented themselves in drag lore, but let's ...
Nancy D17 days ago
10 Fan Theories for Season 8 'Games of Thrones'
What is going to happen to our beloved characters? How many of them will die in the last season? What is going to happen with the Night King? There are a lot of questions and we want answers... in the...
Jonathan Sim19 days ago
Top 10 Best Movie Endings!
When it comes to movies, the ending can make or break a movie. You can have an amazing movie that gets ruined by a bad ending or a bad movie that gets saved by a great ending. Now, I don't really mean...
Taylor Underwood20 days ago
When Our Shows Leave Us
What happens to an avid fan when their favorite show gets canceled? Well, a lot of things. For some fans, it’s a sign to move on. It doesn’t hit them very hard and they can say, “Well, it had a good r...
Kids These Days Will Never Know: Part Four
You have seen 15 of my favorite things I have experienced as a kid and I'll be revealing the last five items on my list. Being a kid in the 80s and 90s was so much easier and simpler. We have to sit b...
Mickell Forda month ago
Is the Action Cartoon Dead?
Cartoon Network debuted the new Thundercats Roar trailer and the verdict is in... a lot of people think it trash. It's a lot of people in their 30s and 40s. You know, the ones that grew up with the original Thundercats and not the core demo that they're trying to catch with this series, but people, nonetheless. There was a Thundercats reboot that came out in 2011 and it was really good. It had good action and a very complex, dark storyline, and it got canceled after 26 episodes. So Cartoon Netwo...
Heavenly Peachya month ago
Top 10: 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Queens
RuPaul's Drag Race is the one reality show I'll indulge in and indulge is an understatement. I'll watch that week's episode followed by Untucked and in the case of season ten, I'll watch Miz Cracker's...
Jen Angelaa month ago
All the Ways I Relate to Squidward Tentacles as an Adult
I grew up watching the beloved cartoon series Spongebob Squarepants. I think most young adults who watched the show can agree that when they were a kid, Spongebob Squarepants was their spirit animal, ...
Kids These Days Will Never Know: Part Three
Part three of my list of things I've experienced and had as a child that kids today never knew about will peak your interest. Nostalgia is something we can't take for granted, because it's something t...
A Force for Good Despite Itself: 4 Reasons Why the Bond Franchise Is Far from Inherently Sexist
With several of societies prominent figures finally called out on their sexist behaviour, it's not exactly a surprise that heavier attention has also been directed at pop culture's resident "sexist-mi...
emcue a month ago
Let's Talk About Memes
It's Friday night. You and your friends are dining at your local Chili's. As you finish your appetizer and begin waiting for your entrees, a friend nudges you to show you a meme they'd saved earlier. ...
Nathaniel Cornsa month ago
'Deadpool 2' and the Significance of "Take On Me" by a-ha
**THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS SPOILERS FOR DEADPOOL 2** Last night I finally went to see Deadpool 2 and it was great, although many say it was not as good as the first one. In part I do have to agree, altho...
Iso Isoa month ago
The Podcast Effect
Is it just me, or am I late to the rise of podcasts? Yes, I am aware that podcasts have existed for quite a long time. However, I was not aware of how popular they have become. There are podcasts for ...
Claire Raymonda month ago
Why Are Some Stereotypes Allowed and Others Aren't?
The whole Apu thing has really got me thinking about stereotypes, people are absolutely furious about Apu; the lovable, gun-toting, "Thank you come again," convenience store owner being a racist stere...