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American Pop Culture

Star Wars Endures: May the 4th Be With You. Always.

Edward Headington | Posted 07.08.2014 | Los Angeles
Edward Headington

The French have accused Hollywood -- and the United States by extension -- of culture imperialism from time to time but let's face it. You just can't keep good 'ol American pop culture in the armoire anymore.

Swedish Pop Saved My Life

Gordy Grundy | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Gordy Grundy

For several years now, the best American pop music has been coming from Sweden. These happy Europeans make me want to grow a beard. I want to look at blades of grass for hours on end. I don't have a care in the world. I may even wanna get a girlfriend again.

Pop Culture From the Hand and Mind of Justin Hager

Nicolas B. Aziz | Posted 06.12.2013 | Arts
Nicolas B. Aziz

Every once in a while, amidst the surplus of perfectly posed photos of attractive women known as "selfies" that appear in my instagram feed, I find something funny or cool. A few days ago, while perusing through my feed, I was fortunate enough to find something that happened to be both.

What British Teens Love about America

Laura Brennen | Posted 02.21.2013 | Teen
Laura Brennen

After reading a blog post on HuffPost Teen by an American teen about the "new British invasion" and why American teens have a love for all things British, I was inspired to write an article from a British teen's perspective.

Why Are Americans so Fascinated with Zombies?

Quora | Posted 01.18.2013 | Entertainment

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Julio Rodriguez, Observer of the Human Condition I'm not certain that a fascination with zombies is...

Beyond the 9/11 Myth: Dispelling the Fog

James Block | Posted 11.03.2011 | Politics
James Block

It will always be nearly impossible to extract the real meaning and importance of 9/11 from its mythic dimensions because it was -- as it was intended...

See Real Evil, Do No Evil

Jenna Arnold | Posted 07.06.2011 | Impact
Jenna Arnold

I will take this event as a time of reflection, a time to remember those who perished on September 11, 2001, and the many others who lost their lives to the workings of Osama bin Laden.

Reviewing 2010's Pop Cultural Lessons

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Danny Groner

As we bid farewell to another year, some pop culture critics are doing more than reflecting on trends gone by -- they're speculating about what it all means. Here, the best explanations.

Retro Cool Pop Art at the Palms this Weekend: Rare Exhibit of MidCentury Modern and MC-Influenced Fine Art

Lisa Derrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Lisa Derrick

For centuries, artists painted religious figures, whether saints or gods and goddesses, then still lifes--arguably with religious aspects present--mov...

Jason Linkins

"V" Relaunch Intended As Good TV, Not "Frenetic Political Code-Mangling" | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Tonight, on the TV, ABC will relaunch the V franchise, because it sure beats having a new idea! With it comes the enormous fear that somehow, ABC intends it as covert anti-Obama propaganda.

Illegal DVDs in China: Here to Stay

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Tom Doctoroff

The government will do nothing to stem the flood of pirated videos washing over towns and cities across the nation.

Raising Hell

Meredith Lopez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Meredith Lopez

I'm sure that most parents with small children, and babies in particular, think that their kids are possessed by demons at least once.