pop culture

Modern popular culture topics in the geek sphere.

Geeks Staff3 years ago
Best Monopoly Special Editions
Within a year of the Monopoly game’s release in the US, 35,000 copies of the game were being made evert week. Their momentum hasn't slowed, as the game continues to sell at a rapid fire pace and make ...
Tara Edwards3 years ago
The Walking Dead’s Best Comic Book Characters
Adaptation from print to live action often results in changes. Sometimes those changes happen because elements in the source don’t translate well to the new, faster-paced medium. Other times, it’s a c...
Stephen Hamilton3 years ago
History of Deadpool
Captain America is as American as apple pie and hand guns. Captain America is the favorite superhero of every goody two-shoes out there. Yet for those that are a little more badass, Captain America is...
Stephen Hamilton3 years ago
Best Post Apocalyptic TV Shows
Portrayals of what life may be like after a world catastrophe have always been present in art. However, after the creation of nuclear weapons, the possibilities for the end of the world likely became ...
Geeks Staff3 years ago
History of She-Hulk
I think it’s fair to say that everyone has heard of The Hulk. In fact, I’m pretty certain that even people who have never touched a comic book in their lives or have never seen one of the very many su...
Stephen Hamilton3 years ago
Insane Superhero Crossovers
There’s a sacred trend in the media: the holy crossover. It doesn’t happen often but when a crossover does happen you can be sure that everyone and their mothers will be made aware of it. You need onl...
Isaac Shapiro3 years ago
Best 'Star Wars' Shirts
A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, wearing geeky Star Wars t-shirts was a surefire way to get yourself a wedgie. Star Wars super fans were ostracized and mocked. But now J.J. Abrams and Disney...
Stephen Hamilton3 years ago
The Walking Dead's Daryl Dixon
Adapted from the hit comic series, The Walking Dead hit AMC like a hurricane with a tidal wave of zombies and gore. But, surprisingly enough, one of the most iconic things to come out of the series wa...
Geeks Staff3 years ago
Best Funko Pop! Collectibles
Funko LLC sells over $30 million worth of Pop! action figures a year. Some action figures and collectibles trade for over 10 times their original cost in the secondary market. Funko was founded as a B...
Stephen Hamilton3 years ago
Is Black Sails Historically Accurate?
With all the sex and drinking on Black Sails, it's a wonder pirates got anything accomplished. Historical dramas seem to be the thing, with shows like Marco Polo and Vikings achieving great popularity...
Geeks Staff3 years ago
Best 'Star Wars' Funko Pop! Figures
"Whether it's the X-Men or Breaking Bad, we're going to find some pop culture phenomenon to get you into the hobby." Funko CEO Brian Mariotti's statement about collecting Funko Pop! figures is certain...
Stephen Hamilton4 years ago
Hilarious Superhero Spoofs
We don’t quite know how it happened, but over the past 15 years or so we have become infatuated by superhero films. X-Men is often credited as being the first great superhero movie, but it really kick...
Heather Johnson4 years ago
Best Chuck Norris Movies Ever
Chuck Norris: The man needs no introduction but deserves one anyway. There are entire websites dedicated to Chuck Norris jokes. Fans enjoy pursuing these websites as much as they enjoy watching him ta...
Stephen Hamilton5 years ago
Modern America and Sex In Spartacus
Spartacus was an American television series produced in New Zealand, which premiered on Starz on January 22, 2010 and ended on April 12, 2013 after the third season. The show was inspired by the figur...