SDCC 2016 (And all the trailers that come with it) So many trailers! Quite a few for Superhero movies. Doctor Strange, Wonder Woman, the Justice League, Suicide Squad, Lego Batman. One thing I wanted to bring attention to was the Wonder Woman trailer. It’s a fine thing, and it looks like it’s going to be a very… Continue reading Captain’s Log: July 2016
I didn’t have a post planned for this week, but didn’t want to take this week off, especially since this year started, I have posted at least once each week. But then, I realized: next week is the one year blogaversary of Pop Cultural Studies! 😀 Although I signed up for WordPress last June, my… Continue reading One Year of Pop Cultural Studies!
I didn’t have a firm idea of what I wanted to write this week, but I have been thinking about this one for a while, and just thought I’d talk about Star Wars’ newest bad guy, and why he’s so great. Needless to say, Star Wars: The Force Awakens spoilers lie ahead. A New Villain for a New… Continue reading Kylo Ren: Theories and Commentary
This year is the 20th anniversary of Pokemon! To mark the occasion, Nintendo is giving us a plethora of new Pokemon games, and, as opposed to what I said in the post about Pokemon Sun and Moon, these new games are widely varied. Yes, there’s Sun and Moon, which are standard releases, but then there’s… Continue reading On Pokemon and Pokemon Go
E3 / Donald for Spiderman? / Bo Burnham
With this past week’s episode in the books, the sixth season of Game of Thrones has come to an end. It was a monumental buildup to a colossal final two episodes. This was originally going to be a smaller part of my regular Captain’s Log post, but I figured I would want to discuss this season in… Continue reading Captain’s Log: Game of Thrones Season 6
At long last, I’m writing about Toy Story! people see my post about Harry Potter post and say “Why don’t you write about Harry Potter more?” And all I’ve been saying is “Why can’t I write about Toy Story more?” Toy Story, for many people of my age, was a crucial part of childhood. It’s no stretch of the truth to… Continue reading To Infinity and Beyond: My love for Toy Story