Pop Goes the Culture

The Year of the Gangsta

2018 (in the few days it has been so far) is shaping up to be the Year of the Gangsta.  Not the year of the rooster or the pig or whatever your Chinese restaurant placemat says.  I officially declare it the year of the Gangsta.  Not gangster.  GANGSTA!

To wit:

And if you don’t know the difference, then you better ask around.  Because it’s legit different — just ask the judges on Jeopardy.

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“Are the Polls Open Yet?”

We are rolling in to 2018 like Sam Bee on “Full Frontal”…

Are the polls open yet?

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HAPPY NEW YEAR!

After the holidays, WE ARE BACK!

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SURVEY SATURDAY – Pick Your Present

Ho Ho Ho-ly shmoley! It’s Saturday and time for you to have your say on the important(?) issue of the week.

Santa needs to hear from you!

Christmas is coming and Santa is bringing you a video gift. Pick your present.

 

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Time Person of the Year

Bravo, Time. Well done.

Read more about the announcement here.

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Don’t Horse Around

I’m not style icon, but I do follow Tom & Lorenzo, a fantabulous fashion/pop culture website. They started out as bloggers running “Project Rungay” and now have expanded to larger fashion commentary. I don’t always agree with their ‘fabulous & opinionated’ takes, but usually they are on point.

And today is no different, as they provide their feedback on a gown worn by Zendaya (perhaps you know her from Dancing with the Stars, the kids remember her from some Disney show).

Here’s the gown:

Nothing like horse heads to cover up the boobs, eh?

Tom & Lorenzo take a pass on this look, as do I.

And isn’t looking at crazy fashion much more fun than Russia/political talk? We’re trying to keep it fun.

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Santa Skeptic

I’ve never met this kid, but I love his spunk.  what do you do when the school assignment is to write a letter to Santa, but you’re a Santa skeptic?  Well, clearly you give him a piece of your mind…

I love that he’s realized at an early age he doesn’t need to follow the crowd, and can be himself (while throwing some shade as well).

I think this little dude is going to turn out just fine.

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“It Didn’t Work”

This morning, the plan was to implode the old Detroit Silverdome.

The demolition company had one job…it didn’t go well.

Deadspin has the story as well as the video.

I feel badly for the reporter who had to awkwardly talk through the aftermath amid the people yelling in the background, “It didn’t work.”

Evidently the construction of the Superdome was better than expected.

Now the demolition company must go to plan B…right after they Group Their Poop.

Pure Michigan.

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When a Marionette Dances Better Than You

Despacito was the jam of the summer…and this marionette knows how to move.

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You Gotta Do What You Gotta Do

What do you do if it’s 3am, you’ve had a few drinks and you’re looking for some food, but the Waffle House employee is asleep?

In a Tim Gunn moment, Alex Bowen made the best of a less-than-ideal situation, and “MADE IT WORK”.

ABC has the story where the dude hops on the grill and chefs himself up a sandwich!

But not until he took a few selfies in the process.

Well done, dude. Because when you gotta eat, you gotta eat.

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