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...

Ranking Jane’s love interests on ‘Jane the Virgin’

Jane the Virgin centres around a young woman obsessed with writing, thinking about, and living out romance novels. As the title indicates, the series initially centres around Jane saving her virginity until marriage—a commitment which is complicated when she’s accidentally artificially inseminated.Continue...

Is nostalgia cramping Hollywood’s creativity?

Over the past decade, it’s started to appear as if Hollywood is incapable of creating anything new.Continue...

‘Chemical Hearts’ is an honest teenage romance

Last weekend, I was snuggled up on the couch scrolling through Amazon Prime, browsing for a good flick to take my mind off all the studying I was neglecting. I stumbled across the trailer for Chemical Hearts, a teen drama starring Lili Reinhart ( Riverdale) and Austin Abrams ( Euphoria). It seemed like an easy watch I could fall asleep to, but I ended up loving it so much that the story stuck with me long after the credits.Continue...

Looking at recent posthumous rap albums: Juice WRLD and Pop Smoke

Pop Smoke’s Shoot for the Stars, Aim for the Moon and Juice WRLD’s Legends Never Die dropped in July of this summer. Both works come after the deaths of their respective artists.Continue...

Five good things that have happened this year

I don’t know about you, but I’m starting to feel like 2020 is an absolute dumpster fire.Continue...

Selena Gomez’s comeback album was worth the wait

With the release of her first full-length album since 2015, Rare , Selena Gomez has delivered an empowering message about loving yourself and removing toxic relationships from your life.Continue...

You’s second season is somehow scarier than the first

Netflix released the second season of You at the end of December, proving to viewers just how much an attractive white man can get away with in our society.Continue...

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