Denver Pop Culture Con Rules at the Colorado Convention Center
Denver Pop Culture Con has returned to the Colorado Convention Center. The name may be new (it was formerly Denver Comic Con), but the great geeky activities are back and will continue through Sunday, June 2, with plenty of special events and celeb appearances. And, as always, the cosplay's the thing! All photos by Danielle Lirette.
Pop culture: A guide to Korean soft drinks
I’m not an avid soda or juice drinker, but I’ll be damned if I don’t love browsing the soft drink aisle of the Korean supermarket. There’s so much to examine and try, plus I find something about soft drinks that feels directly connected to the colorful pop culture of a place (pun intended).
Critical Role Cosplay at Denver Pop Culture Con
The entire cast of Critical Role, which presents the adventures of Vox Machina and the Mighty Nein live as a weekly web series, is all over the Colorado Convention Center this weekend, playing a critical role at this year's Denver Pop Culture Con. Photographer Danielle Lirette caught up with the characters during cosplay on June 1; the con continues until 6 p.m. June 2.
Before multiculturalism, blackface rampant in US pop culture
At the time Virginia's future political leaders put on blackface in college for fun, Dan Aykroyd wore it too - in the hit 1983 comedy "Trading Places." Sports announcers of that time often described Boston Celtics player Larry Bird, who is white, as "smart" while describing his black NBA opponents as athletically gifted Such racial insensitivities ran rampant in popular culture during the 1980s, the era…
How the Reich Manipulated Pop Culture in Hitler's Hollywood
Here's proof the Grand Canyon is a pop culture icon
The Grand Canyon has long been a source of inspiration, appearing in Thelma and Louise, Joe Dirt, The Brady Bunch and National Lampoon's Vacation.
From 'Pokemon' to 'Power Rangers': Why ’90s pop culture is making a comeback
With the premiere of a new Power Rangers movie, many people are asking why Hollywood doesn't make anything original anymore.
“You did WHAT to my comics?!?” Voices of protest in pop culture papercuts
“LET HER SPEAK” is written in capital letters on a protestor’s sign. “YOU’RE NASTY” is scrawled across city gates. A flag emblazoned with the words “BULLETS WON’T STOP HIM” flies high above a gathering of tents. In my latest series of papercuts — premiering at Brave New World Comics in Newhall on April 8, — the diverse …
How Stan Lee changed pop culture, comic books and movies forever
The comic book legend died on Monday at the age of 95.
QUIZ: How Well Do You Know Your Jewish Pop Culture?
St. Sucia is Disrupting How Latinas Are Seen in Pop Culture
When it comes to brown women in the media, there's a lack of authentic representation. There are stories that aren’t being told and voices that...
People reveal what pop culture moment RUINED their name
Internet users are revealing what pop culture moments, memes, song lyrics and fictional characters ruined their first name for them in a hilarious viral Twitter thread.
People are sharing how pop culture has hilariously ruined their names
The Aarons are none too pleased with 'Key & Peele'.
10 times Ken Griffey Jr. invaded pop culture during the '90s
As a player, Ken Griffey Jr. was one of those few athletes to transcend the sports world and take hold on greater pop culture.
Minecraft: The Exhibition World Premiere Coming to Seattle's Museum of Pop Culture
MoPOP celebrates Minecraft’s 10th Anniversary by bringing its virtual landscape to life October 19, 2019 The Museum of Pop Culture (MoPOP) is pleased to present Minecraft: The Exhibition, opening to the public on October 19, 2019. Designed for players and non-players of all ages, the exhibition celebrates the game’s 10th anniversary by exploring how Minecraft has developed into …
Jean-ius: The top 10 denim moments in pop culture history
Daisy Dukes’ eponymous denim shorts from “The Dukes of Hazzard” have been named the most iconic moment in denim history. A survey of 2,000 Americans has revealed some of the key moments…
From 'Chernobyl' to L7 to 'Rocketman': A guide to pop culture in May
Here are some of the most exciting new releases in movies, TV, books, comics, music and more on the horizon in May. As always, release dates are subject
‘Stranger Things 3’: A guide to major pop culture references
Editors Note: This article contains spoilers for Season 3 of Stranger Things.
'Spider-Man,' Spoon, 'Stranger Things': A guide to pop culture in July
Here are some of the most exciting new releases in movies, TV, books, comics, music and more on the horizon in July. As always, release dates are subject
Vampires and Raconteurs, Buzz and Woody: A guide to pop culture in June
Here are some of the most exciting new releases in movies, TV, books, comics, music and more on the horizon in June. As always, release dates are subject