Category Archives: Pop Culture

Midday Palate Cleanser

Bambi catching some mad air on that jump. 😳😜🦌🔥 pic.twitter.com/TtrMvlkI3N — Fred Schultz (@FredSchultz35) January 16, 2022 I wish they put in The 6-Million Dollar Woman special effects noise. (De-de-de-de-de-de…) (Hat tip: Scissorhead Jimmy-T)

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Poetry Corner

Scissorhead Jimmy-T sends us the Instagram video of young poet sensation Amanda Gorman reading  New Day’s Lyric: As it is on Instagram and thus inside Faceberg’s walled garden I’m not sure you can see it without an account. It’s a … Continue reading

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Open Thread: Podcasts

Scissorhead Purplehead has given us her list of favorite pods, and I gotta admit she’s got a pretty good list. Here’s Purp’s list, complete with links (WOW!): 99% invisible https://99percentinvisible.org amicus with Dahlia Lithwick https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/amicus-with-dahlia-lithwick-law-justice-and-the-courts/ id928790786 Benjamin Walker’s Theory of … Continue reading

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Cord-Cutting, Redux

Guys, we nailed it. This morning Axios breathlessly reports on streaming: Be smart: Major networks are investing heavily to lure talent to streaming alternatives in light of the decline of linear television. CNN hired NBC News veteran Kasie Hunt as … Continue reading

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Batman Goes Dark(er)

My parents banned violent comic books and so I never really had to choose sides in the long-running fight between DC-Marvel Universes: I just don’t care. Batman was always the most interesting one of the comic book heroes (Superman is … Continue reading

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And Now, A Musical Interlude

LYRICS Well, come gather around and I’ll sing you a song About a crazy old world that’s coming along ‘Til one day some fool made the decision To turn on the television Of course radio reported we’d all ignore it … Continue reading

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So… This Happened

House hearing forced to recess as ‘Galaxy Quest,’ ‘Down Periscope’ play in background As Rep. Marcy Kaptur began Monday’s House Appropriations subcommittee hearing, she seemed completely unaware of the peril the crew of the USS Stingray was in. “As this … Continue reading

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Bonus Tracks

Because we are all about pop culture, and you are wondering why we are asking this hypothetical question… who would win, Superman or Mighty Mouse, we present Godzilla vs. Kong: A scientist decides who would really win After years of … Continue reading

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And Now, A Culture Break

Scissorhead Purplehead says we need some more class and clearly more decent people around the joint, so she’s points out some culture for youse mugs: Living art.. pic.twitter.com/FFyES9cVZn — Buitengebieden (@buitengebieden_) March 28, 2021 These are pretty great costumes, and … Continue reading

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And Now, A Dance Break

I’m told Anderson Cooper(!) took 60 Minutes to Boston Dynamics for a dance party. Aside from how cool and kinda creepy this is (and I will never have moves like these machines),  I keep hearing the voice of B9 from … Continue reading

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