What to see, read and hear this spring, including "Hamilton," "Hello, Dolly!," "Beauty and the Best" and much more.
Why Ballroom is at the Pulse of Pop Culture
Partying no longer means long nights at the disco, as more and more teenagers are revisiting a pastime often associated with their grandparents’ generation
Pop Culture's Take on Melancholy
Depression is more than just being sad, and it's a popular topic at the movies. Here are 10 films about depression.
100 Years of Zombie Evolution in Pop Culture
Check out this 100 Years of Zombie Evolution timelapse video. From the classic voodoo zombies, right up to Dying Light’s the Volatile, it’s a celebration of ...
The 10 Best Trees in Pop Culture
From Groot to the Giving Tree, We count down our favorite wooden friends
What Pop Culture Are You Thankful for This Year?
Thanksgiving is almost upon us in the United States. A time to reflect on all the good things we have in life. Usually, this means health, family, friends, and maybe even food. But don’t forget the other things that bring you joy—mainly, mountains of popular culture.
The New Funko Hollywood Is an Essential Pop Culture Destination
We here at io9 love Funko Pops. We write about them. We buy them. We’ve talked about them being decimated. We’ve even made a pilgrimage to Funko Headquarters in Everett, Washington to visit the flagship store. That place is incredibly epic, as it should be, but it doesn’t come close to touching the toy company’s new store in Hollywood, California.
How 'Twilight' changed pop culture
Ten years after the first film hit theaters, the director and cast reflect on its impact
Top 10 Witches in Pop Culture
10 Essential Pop-Culture Podcasts
High art or not, these shows are having conversations worth your attention.
Pop culture is changing the tourism industry
Chernobyl, the site of a nuclear accident that left the city abandoned, is seeing a spike in visitors following the release of HBO's popular miniseries based on the events. Kiev's tourism and promotion board expects to see 100,000 visitors to Chernobyl by the end of 2019, compared to the 70,000 in 2018.
The Top 10 Sharks in Pop Culture
Have Susan and Kitty finally jumped the shark? Or are they just counting down the Top 10 Sharks in Pop Culture? Listen along as they take a bite out of the toothy terrors of the seven seas in film, comics, animation, and more!
Top Ten Shakespeare Plays in Pop Culture
There is no question that Shakespeare has influenced our language, our literature, and our way of looking at many things. But it may surprise you how much of the Bard’s plays have crept into our modern culture, not just words, but entire plots and characters in many cases.
100 Pop-Culture Things That Make You a Millennial
Join the Conversation: Brands Leveraging Pop Culture Trends
Pop culture events and trends present a huge opportunity for your brand to be immersed in real-time conversations with its audience, and enable you to better define and establish the brand’s voice or personality. There are many different ways to incorporate pop culture trends, trending hashtags, or a fad of the moment, and when executed correctly, it can do wonders for your brand When implemented tactfully…
Why Pop Culture's Representations of Educators Fall Short
The new documentary “Teacher of the Year” pushes against Hollywood’s hack-or-hero portrayals of the profession.
What’s Lost When Pops Orchestras Tap Pop Culture
Under pressure to connect with new audiences, orchestras are employing new tactics, such as forgoing Tchaikovsky for hits by Beyoncé. But at what price?
10 of Pop Culture's Most Infamous Mothers-In-Law
Your husband's mom might seem a little overbearing, but she's got nothing on these famous MILs.
What’s With Pop Culture’s Fascination With Captive Women?
From drama to comedy, current works of television and cinema are putting a new spin on a very old trope.
Here's How Pop Culture is Changing For Millennials
Proximity is the new watchword in pop culture and marketing. Today, millennials ― and everyone else ― live with only one degree of separation from everyt...