pop culture

Modern popular culture topics in the geek sphere.

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Alex G4 months ago
How to Understand Gen Z Humour
How many ‘memes’ have you encountered in the past week? You may be thinking one or two, possibly even none, but if you clicked this article with the intention of learning something, you’re probably th...
Monique Star4 months ago
Recommending Thomas Sanders
Nowadays, a lot of people like to rely on the internet for entertainment. The internet, especially YouTube, consists of various ups and downs (but what entertainment source doesn't?). A good amount of these downs might include pranks (real of fake) that might disrupt the peace or a sense of safety at times. Amongst the ups, however, there is a sense of belonging and diversity due to exposure different communities and backgrounds (cultures, mental and physical health circumstances, sexual identit...
Kacie Turton4 months ago
Why You Should Give Anime a Chance
Dear Vocal Readers, Oh, anime, what a terrible name it has made for itself. I remember the first time I decided to watch a "true" anime series (By this I mean that it wasn't just a cartoon, but someth...
WatchMojo 4 months ago
Top 10 Harry Potter Fan Theories
The Wizarding World can be a complicated place. Welcome to WatchMojo. Today, we’ll be counting down the "Top 10 Harry Potter Fan Theories." For this list we are focussing on the wildest, most-thought ...
WatchMojo 4 months ago
Top 10 Disney Plot Twists You Didn't See Coming
In MsMojo's "Top 10 Disney Plot Twists," these narrative arcs surprised the audience as much as the characters. For this list, we’re counting down the most surprising reveals in Disney movies. Of cour...
WatchMojo 4 months ago
Top 10 Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Get your scouters ready. Join WatchMojo as we count down our "Top 10 Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time." For this list, we’re ranking characters from anime series, both heroes and villains, a...
Cori Balam5 months ago
Film and Sexuality
We all grow up with expectations of who we will grow up to be, what we will do, and who we will love. For a lot of six to seven-year-olds, the topic of who you might want to marry when you grow up is ...
Kendall Earl5 months ago
Black Representation in Media
Hello everyone! Today we will be talking about black culture in pop culture and what it means for black people. Now before I start, I just want to make it clear that while you may not agree with me; y...
Mark lewis5 months ago
My Thoughts on Joaquin Phoenix's Joker
I’ve recently seen some on set photos of Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker and to me it looks like they are going for a '66 era look pre-Cesar Romero. Now, I love the old '66 Batman to death. The campiness is j...
Don't Tell Me Hip-Hop Isn't Musical Theatre
In case you've been living under a rock for the past three years, Hamilton is an American musical set in the late 18th Century following the life of Americas first ever Treasury Secretary and founding...
Michael Reynoso5 months ago
Super Saiyan 4 Form Explained!!
Welcome, Dragon Ball fans! Today, I will do a full breakdown of the Super Saiyan 4 transformation and how the form is created. So, without further ado, let’s dive in!
Michelle Stone5 months ago
A Nerdy History Lesson: The Early Days of Anime in America
In our current day, anime is growing as one of the most widely loved forms of animation. There are so many different avenues and ways to watch anime and read manga. But it wasn't always like this for ...
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Auckland Martens5 months ago
7 Craziest 'Simpsons' Predictions
The Simpsons have predicted everything from the Trump Presidency to the Siegfried and Roy tiger attack. Here’s the proof:
Stereotypes
Take a second and think about all the movies you watch and have watched, the cartoons, the Disney movies, and the comedies on TV. Remember when you sang along with those Disney characters that you wer...
Emily Qualls5 months ago
Growing Up Biracial Part 1
Racism. It sucks. It is a horrible awful act that hurts millions of people all the time. Not only is it offensive, and damaging, it's also a pretty tough topic to talk about. Which is why I decided to...
Vivi Higgins5 months ago
How Superhero Movies Have Influenced Pop Culture and the World
Superheroes have played a huge part in pop culture ever since they first started being drawn in pages. The first superhero comics came out in the late 30s and 40s. Superman from the DC comics, is rega...
Noelle Clarke5 months ago
Cancel Culture Doesn't Work – Here's Why
Cancel Culture never sleeps—it seems somebody on the internet is getting #canceled every other day now. Most recently, the YouTube beauty community #canceled guru Laura Lee over a particularly awkward...
KRYSTAL READS5 months ago
Harry Potter & the Magic That Stays with You
I was recently asked this question in the last year: "When are you gonna grow out of that Harry Potter stuff?" My uncle actually asked me this; for anyone who knows me really well I figure they would ...