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...

‘Midnights’ is a synth pop masterpiece

When fans met Taylor Swift at midnight, they received a sleepless night conceptualized, a whole lot of Jack Antonoff, and the sentiment “life is emotionally abusive.” It was the perfect formula.Continue...

You chose to cheat—don’t blame Instagram

Adam Levine’s adulterous DMs have been circulating the internet recently, inspiring no end of mockery in the form of memes.Continue...

Dear straight men: don’t hate on astrology

Horoscopes are harmless—whether they accurately predict anything is irrelevant. What matters is how they help people identify with something and connect with others.Continue...

Should you start a podcast?

It seems like everyone and their mother is starting a podcast, and we’re constantly subject to other people's ideas about everything from true crime to relationship advice.Continue...

What’s the deal with Squishmallows?

In 2017, Squishmallows, a new line of soft toys by Kellytoy, hit the shelves. Only four years later, you’d be hard pressed to find a young person without one somewhere in their bedroom.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...

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