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 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
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!
(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
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!
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
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