Category Archives: Pop Culture

March 17

Headline of the Week: “Kathie Lee launches wine app., surprises no one”

Kathie Lee Gifford announced that she is launching her own wine line via USA Today. Now all comedy shows and variety specials have fuel for the comedic fire. Kathie Lee Gifford on wine. “It’s wine every day [on ‘The Today Show.’ We would never lie about that. But you’ll notice most of the time, the glasses […]

March 11

Kill, Marry, F#@k Game

The Rules of Kill-Marry-F#@k (KMF): When given a choice of three names, the players must decide who they would prefer to kill, marry, or f#@k. For example this round of K-M-F, we’ll go with Channing Tatum, Taylor Lautner, and Zac Efron. Player: I’ll marry Channing because he’s funny, sleep with Taylor because he’d be crazy in […]

January 21

A Conversation Between JK Rowling and Daniel Radcliffe

In a heart-warming interview, J.K. Rowling and Daniel Radcliffe talk about Harry Potter, their introduction to each other, and some of the challenges and delights they’ve both experienced, bringing the books to life on film.

December 22

Amazing Video Shows You What Would Happen If Mario Fought Master Chief, Lara Croft, And An Assassin

Lara Croft, Master Chief, and Assassin Connor set out to steal Mario’s treasured power-ups. Mario shows them the true meaning of power. This video from Corridor Digital shows how Mario would take them out.

December 14

Jon Stewart Demolishes Megyn Kelly and Fox Freaking Out Over Santa’s Race and the War on Christmas

Jon Stewart is really getting tired of Fox News still flogging this War on Christmas nonsense, and Thursday night, he said that “shit’s getting real.” He took on both Gretchen Carlson and Megyn Kelly Thursday night for freaking out about a Festivus pole and black Santa. Stewart mocked Fox’s “manger danger warnings” before getting to […]

December 08

Favorite Quotes from “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

  For anyone who knows me well, it is quite obvious why “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” is my favorite book and which character I would play. It is a story about mischief and love. The idea of contrast is a basic building block of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” The entire play is constructed around groups […]

November 26

Texts from Superheroes

One of my favorite sites is a new website that replicates the cell phone activity of superheroes. While these masked men may seem pretty private, they still need some bros to kick it with on the weekend. And the best ways to communicate? Text messages, of course. The texts are created by internet comedian Diana McCallum and stand-up […]

November 20

Harry Potter Wanders Penn Station, Looking for Platform 9 3/4

The latest in Improv Everywhere’s ‘Movies in Real Life’ series features a kid playing Harry Potter wandering Penn Station to find his way to Hogwarts.

November 03

SNL Spoofs “What Does the Fox Say?” With “What Does My Girl Say?”

SNL Spoofs “What Does the Fox Say?” With “What Does My Girl Say?” “SNL” parodied the European dance song, “The Fox (What Does the Fox Say?)” with a video called “What Does My Girl Say?”

September 14

“Ugly Betty”: Justin and Austin the Full Story

One of the best story lines in the television series “Ugly Betty” was the story between Justin and Austin. Justin is Betty Suarez’s brother and – over the series’ four years – it becomes more apparent that he is gay. In the final set of episodes, he meets Austin and the two fall in love. […]