Tag: pop culture

An Unfortunate Cancellation: The Roots SXSW Performance Cancelled Over Bomb Threat

From March 9 through to March 18, Austin hosted South by Southwest, an annual arts and media festival that draws hundreds of thousands of festival goers, musicians, filmographers, politicians, and notable business professionals around the world.    Especially in “The Live Music Capital of The World,” South by Southwest (SXSW) prides itself on a never-ending array of musical artists.… Read More

A Charitable Video: Drake Hands Out $1 Million in “God’s Plan” Video

An image of Drake in new New 'God's Plan' Video where he gives away $1 Million

Among mainstream rappers in pop culture — each with their own likeable and marketable qualities —  few demonstrate the image of friendliness, humor and charitableness quite like the Six’s own Drake. From his humble beginnings on the Canadian teen drama “Degrassi: The Next Generation”, the Toronto rapper’s public persona has extended beyond solely his music.… Read More

No Longer The King: Budweiser No Longer Considered One of America’s Three Favorite Beers

An image of Budweiser

When it comes to things that are stereotypical yet proud characteristics of The United States of America, one important staple worth discussing beyond apple pie and baseball is the love of Budweiser. Whether it’s because of their partnership with The National Football League or that some of their cans have the American flag on them, there’s… Read More

A Prank Gone Too Far: Everything Wrong with Logan Paul’s Suicide Forest Prank

Youtube Star Logan Paul

In the not too new age of technology that the encompassing world finds itself in, few sites have dominated video sharing and streaming quite like the massive platform of YouTube. From music channels like VEVO, to home cooking videos , and YouTube Red original series, the near monopoly they have on video streaming and viewing, has turned… Read More

“Get Out” and “Lady Bird” Among Many: CBS’ Top Ten Movies of 2017

best movies of 2017

This past year was monumental for film-making in many ways. Although there were more Marvel, DC comics and other superhero films than any movie goer could possibly keep up with — as well as the obligatory “feel good” inspirational movies — there were also surprise hits that cost a fraction of big-budget epics and performed equally as… Read More

Man channels love of ‘Star Wars’ to preserve memory of late wife

A man walks 600+ miles in a Stormtrooper outfit

Every year, San Diego Comic-Con draws thousands of people together based on a mutual love of all things nerdy — be it superheroes, cartoons, or science fiction. Some of these attendees spend much of their year preparing their costume, but few have a story as heart-wrenching as Stormtrooper Kevin Doyle.   Two years ago, Kevin… Read More

Ban one, ban all: Is removing Confederate flags from displays equivalent to censoring rap music?

The Sean Hannity Show logo

The recent incident in Charleston has motivated several corporations, such as Amazon and Walmart, to pull the Confederate flag from their retail shelves. This action then motivated Sean Hannity, Fox News host, to unleash a rant saying that this decision should move for the removal of rap music from stores as well.   “Can you… Read More