pop culture

Modern popular culture topics in the geek sphere.

Amy H5 months ago
Why Are Books Fading Out?
It’s hard to find people in 2018 who are still enthusiastic about books, and I want to know why. Due to technology today, it’s easier to read books. All you need is a phone with built-in book apps and...
Ruth Esca Bowmer6 months ago
The Importance of Film Within Korean Society (Part 4)
Probably one of the biggest forces in cinema is from Hollywood. However, recently we have been seeing a slow death in the Hollywood formulas that have been used and worn thin for so long now. It is mo...
Pavandeep Chagger6 months ago
Hatecopy
Maria Qamar is a Pakistani, Toronto-based artist who goes by the artist name of Hatecopy, and produces pieces in a comic book and pop-art style. I came across this phenomenal artist on Instagram and w...
Texxx-Man Cosplay6 months ago
#PowerRangers25: In Their Own Words
On Tuesday, Power Rangers will turn 25 and fans all over the world are excited to celebrate this milestone with their friends. I was 5-years-old when Mighty Morphin Power Rangers premiered on Fox Kids...
Victoria Vu6 months ago
How the 'Voltron' Fanbase is Being Ruined
A brief history lesson: Voltron started as a cartoon back in the 1980s, and it focused on the efforts of five chosen pilots, or Paladins, who each operate the pseudo-magical lions robots of Voltron. T...
Sydney Moore6 months ago
Arrogance and the Destruction of Self
So this year has been crazy, am I right? Aside from all of the heavy political stuff that I absolutely refuse to get into, life itself has just been a whirlwind of crazy. I love Youtube. The platform ...
SKYLERIZED 6 months ago
Why Are You Ranking: Closest Resemblance Between the Artistry of Rappers and Directors Listed from Somewhat Similar to Striking
Rappers paint pictures with poems. The best ones are able to craft whole worlds and color them with witty metaphors and similes. Film directors use the visual medium to illustrate entire plotlines. Bo...
Don Anderson II6 months ago
The 80s Is My Decade
There are so many things that I loved when I was 12. Movies, acting out movie scenes at school, taking some naps when I get home from school, listen to music on my CD player (I was probably the last k...
Babysitter Stacy7 months ago
Top 20! Yu-Gi-Oh Cards That Are Gay Icons
After a 5 year break from the competitive YU-GI-OH! scene, a few months ago, I decided to get back in the game and practise my skills through some online platforms that let you play with other players...
Lynne Rush7 months ago
7 Times Emily Gilmore Did Not Deserve Lorelai’s Crap
Lorelai Gilmore is what many of us aspire to be: beautiful, quick-witted, able to eat whatever she wants and still fit into those tiny jeans. She’s the cool mom who overcame teen pregnancy, as well as...
Tristan Ferry7 months ago
Why Blade Runner 2049's Failure at the Box Office Doesn't Bode Well for the Future of Cinema
Blade Runner 2049 was a success in nearly every way; fans of the original were finally rewarded for their patience and loyalty, those unfamiliar with the original were treated to a gorgeous, intriguin...
Texxx-Man Cosplay7 months ago
3 Advantages of Being a Nerd
At the age of two, I discovered my father's NES and played my first game, Super Mario Bros. When I was five-years-old, I became more interested in nerdy things, for example, watching tv shows like Mig...
Katelynn Barnes7 months ago
My Top Five Edgy Musical Soundtracks
Being apart of Theatre has always been important to me. Being a musician, in general, provokes a love to musical theatre. The only problem is I'm a pretty edgy person. I don't do frilly often which ma...
Katelynn Barnes7 months ago
The Reality of Being a Female Nerd
The Geek community has been around for years. A community most popularized by the release of Star Wars: A New Hope in 1977. This community houses fans from all genres including video games, DC and Mar...
Kat L'Esperance7 months ago
Which MCU Ships Should Sink and Which Should Float
Here are a few popular ships, ranking on a scale of 1-10, based on the Marvel cinematic franchise.
Texxx-Man Cosplay8 months ago
RIP Toys 'R' Us (1948-2018)
You're probably familiar with the saying, "All good things must come to an end." It's an end of an era for one of the best toy stores in the world, but it's also a sad day for everyone who loved going...
Texxx-Man Cosplay8 months ago
5 Things Adults Will Never Be Too Old For
Are you tired of some people saying that you're too old to do or have certain things? Trust me. We've been told that at some point in our adult lives. That's the reason why I'm writing this story and ...
Nor Abramson8 months ago
'The Last Jedi' vs. 'Black Panther': Why Diversity Isn't Why People Hate 'The Last Jedi'
It’s been six months since the release of The Last Jedi, and it continues to be the most REVILED movie in the Star Wars Franchise. With a lower audience score than Attack of The Clones on Rotten Tomat...