Pop Culture

The critical and satirical

The audience laughs as Jon Stewart mocks the outcry against Obama’s latest push for more gun control, but there’s a sober message behind his tone.Continue...

Hooked on the musical revolution

With over 674 million views on YouTube and a number two spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart,
it seems that “Gangnam Style” might be bringing in a new type of pop music.Continue...

The undead rise to the occasion

In case of a zombie apocalypse, Mark Asfar would use a crowbar, useful for opening doors, to
apply blunt force trauma to a zombie head.Continue...

Four creative Halloween costumes based on 2017's pop culture hits

Halloween is one of the best times of the year and Halloween costumes are one of the greatest opportunities to show the world you're more creative than your peers.Continue...

The anatomy of a modern pop song

The next time you find yourself out dancing at a club, have a close listen to the blaring music.Continue...

You probably haven't heard but 'Brangelina' broke up

They started dramatically and ended dramatically: Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have filed for divorce. What did we do to deserve this?Continue...

Praise of feminist celebrities must be earned

What comes to mind when you hear the word ‘feminist'?Continue...

What Kesha’s case means for sexual assault survivors

Last week, in the midst of a lengthy legal battle, singer Kesha was denied a court injunction that would release her from working with the man she says “sexually, physically, verbally, and emotionally” abused her.Continue...

The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show: not so angelic

While December marks the beginnings of the Holiday season, it also celebrates the airing of the much-anticipated Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.Continue...

The Netflix & chill phenomenon

Back in 2012, when “Gangnam Style” was dominating the Top 40 charts and I was beginning my first year at Queen’s, Netflix became a way for me to escape the dreariness of my day-to-day school life and avoid yet another night out at Stages.Continue...

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