pop culture

Modern popular culture topics in the geek sphere.

Jord Tury6 days ago
The 90s/00s Transition
Last time I checked we were supposed to be floating about in hovercrafts by 2019. I even pictured our species living on some faraway planet where robots were our slaves and the only food we could eat ...
Courtney Lowry12 days ago
Where Are the Children's Books Made for Black Kids?
When I think about the things I’ve read as a kid, all of the books and stories point back to the dominance of the white male in children’s literature: If You Give a Mouse a Cookie Harry Potter Diary o...
Monique Star23 days ago
LGBT+ Representation for the Young Demographic
There has been plenty of discussion regarding the representation of the LGBT+ community. However, one of the points that people seem so confident in is the idea that kids wouldn't be able to understand what it means to be gay or some other sexuality that isn't heterosexual. Kids of the past and present have grown accustomed to a show like SpongeBob Squarepants which includes (among other things) a male occasionally dressing up as a woman. Why does something like this get shown to kids while an i...
Hannah Howard25 days ago
The House Appreciation Series: Slytherin
Slytherin is actually the only Hogwarts house that I have never been sorted into. Don't get me wrong —I love Slytherins! My personality is just the exact opposite of someone who is cunning or ambitiou...
WatchMojo a month ago
Top 10 Characters with Super Speed
Blink and you might miss them. Welcome to Watchmojo.com and today we’ll be counting down the top 10 characters with super speed from popular culture.
WatchMojo a month ago
Top 10 Famous Houses from Movies and TV You Could Have Actually Owned
Have you ever dreamed of living on a movie set? Welcome to WatchMojo, and today we're counting down our picks for the "Top 10 Houses from Movies and TV You Could Have Actually Owned." For this list, w...
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Amanda Clarkea month ago
Your 2018 Media Guide
These are all my personal recommendations of movies, music and more for the year of 2018.
Andrea Dawson2 months ago
Four of the Worst Media Portrayals of Technology in History
If you're reading this website, there's a good chance that you self-identify as a geek. That probably also means that you're fairly well-versed in technology topics, or at least have a passing familia...
WatchMojo 2 months ago
Top 10 Coolest Super Powers
When it comes to super powers, it doesn’t get any cooler than these. Welcome to WatchMojo.com, and today we’re counting down our picks for the top 10 coolest super powers. For this list, we’re conside...
WatchMojo 2 months ago
Top 10 Beauty Pageant Fails
Sometimes, beauty and brains are mutually exclusive. Welcome to WatchMojo.com, and today we’re counting down our picks for the top 10 American beauty pageant fails.
WatchMojo 2 months ago
Top 10 Anime Powers We Wish Were Real
These are reasons that anime kicks ass. Welcome to WatchMojo.com, and today we’re counting down our picks for the top 10 anime powers we wish were real. Considering how many shows use supernatural and...
WatchMojo 3 months ago
Top 10 Viral Videos of All Time
From America’s Funniest Home Videos to YouTube. Welcome to WatchMojo.com, and today we’re counting down our picks for top 10 viral videos. For this list, we’re looking at videos that became popular th...
Mady Evans3 months ago
Ravenclaw or Pukwudgies
During the release of each Harry Potter book, and the years after, readers all around the world believed that there were only three wizarding schools in existence, and they were all in Europe: Durmstr...
Megan Paul3 months ago
The New Face of 'Charmed'
So the first four episodes of the new Charmed reboot have aired and I’m ready to start forming some solid opinions. My first thought when I watched the Pilot episode was of how different it was, my se...
Jade Augustine4 months ago
The Rise of ASMR
When you think of ASMR, what do you think of? Many think of a young woman on YouTube gently whispering into a camera and promising to deliver an amazing haircut or facial—over the internet. ASMR is of...
WatchMojo 4 months ago
Top 10 Shocking Viral Videos You Didn't Know Were FAKE
Some videos are just too good to be true. Welcome to WatchMojo.com and today we’re counting down our picks for the "Top 10 Faked Viral Videos." For this list, we’ll be looking at videos so crazy they ...
Brandon Wettig4 months ago
'Knight and Day'—Review
So over the last few months, I have been on a real Tom Cruise kick. I have rewatched all the Mission Impossible films, Rain Man, War of the Worlds, Jerry Maguire, Vanilla Sky, and now Knight and Day. ...
Luka Seydoux4 months ago
The Problem with Youtube Fandoms
As an Gen Z kid, I love YouTube. While the platform itself does have some flaws, the people on YouTube have changed my life. Admiring a content creator while also being a part of a community can be a ...