First off, apologies for not posting last week. Thanks to a combination of over-sensitive sinuses and the weird weather changes we’re having, I was home with headaches. On to the topic at hand. While we all are voracious consumers of … Continue reading Pop Culture Confessions: With Regrets
Pop Culture is notorious for its love of sequels. Operating under the theory of “if the first one was really good, then the next five will be too”, sequels and their cousin, spinoffs, either cement a franchise’s legacy (Empire Strikes … Continue reading Pop Culture Confessions: A Legacy Destroyed
Given that a fair amount of Avocados (including me) are actively seeking new employment, I thought I would give everyone a forum to seek/offer advice and provide support to one another on the “fun” (disclaimer: not at all fun) journey … Continue reading The Job Hunters’ Thread
Given how Ready Player One performed at the box office over the weekend (much to the consternation of a fair amount of you on this site), it seems appropriate to focus this week on nostalgia. Pop culture often evokes memories … Continue reading Pop Culture Confessions: A Trip Down Memory Lane
It’s kind of ironic that, on the Tuesday before Easter, ABC is resurrecting Roseanne, and especially Dan Conner, who they killed in the original series finale. But resurrecting/rebooting/remaking things has been a pop culture staple for as long as pop … Continue reading Pop Culture Confessions: The Resurrection
Welcome back to the Weekly Pun Thread, where we try and hide our real identity. Today’s story comes to us from southern England, where a driver tried to get out of a ticket by presenting a fake ID. A very … Continue reading The Weekly Pun Thread is Trying to Go (Guy) Incognito
Works of pop culture are meant to get an emotional reaction from you. Songs are written just to get people pumped up. Horror movies are made to terrify you. And TV shows are made to make you feel all the … Continue reading Pop Culture Confessions: A Good Cry
It’s amazing what a change, no matter how small can do for someone or something. Pop culture is full of changes that are made on the fly that help make or break something. Whether it’s changing the ending to a … Continue reading Pop Culture Confessions: We Want Change!
Welcome back to the Weekly (most of the time) Pun Thread, where today we learn of a woman who found a little bonus insider her bag of cashews: It’s enough to make anyone go nuts: finding a bloody tooth in … Continue reading The Weekly Pun Thread is Going Nuts!
(Note: Today’s Pop Culture Confessions is going be quick, as I have to head to a training thing in about an hour. I’ll be back next week with a long meandering story that you’ll skip to go straight to the … Continue reading Pop Culture Confessions: Very Disappointing
Friends and loved ones are some of the most influential people in our lives in many ways, particularly when it comes to pop culture. Whether it’s your buddy who introduced you to the joys of Led Zeppelin in high school … Continue reading Pop Culture Confessions: Thanks for the Introduction
Welcome back to the Weekly Pun Thread, where we try to control our flatulence as best we can. Apparently, not everyone is so courteous: A flight from Dubai to Amsterdam had to make an emergency landing in Vienna after a … Continue reading The Weekly Pun Thread Toots Its Own Horn
There really isn’t anything better in life than getting a nice surprise, like finding $20 in your wallet you didn’t know you had or randomly running into an old friend you hadn’t seen in a while. Pop culture is filled … Continue reading Pop Culture Confessions: What a Pleasant Surprise!
Welcome back to the Weekly Pun Thread, where we have the Olympic spirit. And that spirit is perfectly embodied by the statues of the “Bullet Men” standing at attention outside of the Olympic skiing center (SFW picture below, NSFW picture … Continue reading The Weekly Pun Thread is Going Downhill on the Bullet Men
We’ve all been that person in a discussion: something pop culture related comes up and everyone around you immediately starts bagging on it. “Too hokey”, says one. “Horribly written” says another. “Why would anyone like that?” says someone else. “Well … Continue reading Pop Culture Confessions: Defend it to the Death
Welcome back to the Weekly Pun Thread, which is back after an unintentional hiatus last week (because it’s author got busy and forgot to post). This week, we travel to Scotland, where the cops may have overreacted a bit to … Continue reading The Weekly Pun Thread is Feeling a Bit Standoffish
Since last week’s Pop Culture Confessions was pretty successful, I thought I’d make this a recurring series of questions for people to pontificate. Today’s question: what bit of pop culture do you regret getting involved with? It could be because … Continue reading Pop Culture Confessions: What Do You Regret Getting Into?
We all have at least one. Somewhere in the back your mind, you know that there’s a major piece of pop culture you’ve never experienced, and it kind of bugs you. Maybe you’ve never had HBO, so haven’t seen The … Continue reading True Pop Culture Confessions
Welcome back to the Weekly Pun Thread, which is going just down the street to Laguna Beach, where a church got a little too enthusiastic about offering sacraments to St. Mary…Jane that is: A 31-year-old Irvine man was arrested after … Continue reading The Weekly Pun Thread is High on the Holy Spirit
I’m posting on behalf of Arjuna Matata, who posted the following interesting question in the Day Thread (but didn’t feel like setting up a WordPress account): What pop culture do you dislike because it isn’t what you thought it would … Continue reading It Isn’t What We Thought It Was: Pop Culture that Wasn’t What You Wanted
Inspired by a conversation I was having with Ben Grimm this morning, I decided to create a Suggestion Box where you can offer up helpful tips on how the people in charge can improve the shows you watch on a … Continue reading Suggestion Box: Your Favorite (and Non-Favorite) TV Shows