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The July 4th Weekend Box Office Numbers Are In, But How Different From Past Years’ Are They?

There are some times throughout the year where we expect films to debut well. There’s the all-important Christmas weekend, spring breaks, and, notably, Independence Day in the United States. This 4th of July weekend is […]

July 4, 2021
BooksPop Culture
Janelle Monáe Is Publishing A Book Of Afrofuturism Short Stories Based On Her “Dirty Computer” Album

Janelle Monáe is an artist of many diverse talents. The singer and actress is known for her love of science fiction. This is evident in her albums. From the beginning of her career, Janelle Monáe […]

July 2, 2021
Pop Culture
David Duchovny Played A Trans Character In Twin Peaks But Was It ‘Good’ Or ‘Bad’ Representation?

30 years ago, David Lynch and Mark Frost gave us all a gift, a confusing, weirdly entrancing, gift. Twin Peaks ran for two seasons originally, the first being a masterwork of Lynchian weirdness, and the […]

June 30, 2021
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Is Shipping Toxic? A Conversation About Queerbaiting, Marvel, and the Need for Better Representation

Most of us have watched a piece of entertainment and found ourselves particularly drawn to a couple within the show. Whether that pairing is actually a couple or just a couple of besties doesn’t always […]

June 28, 2021
Pop CultureTV Shows
Corey Calliet Of Titans Releases Panthro Fan Film, Earth Ain’t Ready For The ThunderCats

In 2007, the first rumors of a live-action film featuring 1980s cartoon/toys sensation the ThunderCats surfaced. Since then, we’ve gone almost a decade-and-a-half without any updates. There are still no updates, really. However, the stunt […]

June 26, 2021
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Disgaea 6: Defiance Of Destiny Review

Turn-based strategy RPGs appeal to me more than typical JRPGs because you feel like you’re more in control of your destiny. Titles like Fire Emblem: Three Houses ask you to maneuver around a battlefield to find weak […]

June 25, 2021
BooksPop Culture
Queering The Genre: How Sci-Fi And Fantasy Fiction Came Out Of The Closet

Outsiders, misfits, and a diverse array of people who have often been considered ‘other’ have always found a home in genre fiction. And yet, genre fiction has simultaneously been the domain of straight, white, male […]

June 23, 2021
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Bruce Wayne Is Back! – Michael Keaton Gets Nuts On Set For The Flash

I’m doing a quick tally in my head of all the on-screen Batman’s over the years. While we all have our favorites, Michael Keaton is surely one of the finest to don the mask. Once […]

June 22, 2021
MoviesPop Culture
The Snake Eyes Story Trailer Is An Origin Story, Where The Origin Is The Story

Snake Eyes story trailer goes behind the mask to show us the real story behind how Snake Eyes becomes Snake Eyes with awesome action.

June 22, 2021