All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘pop culture’

USPS Stamps: 2014 Line-Up Emphasizes Pop-Culture

Each time the Earth makes one revolution around the Sun, the denizens of the planet get excited for all of the new possibilities, opportunities, innovations, and creations that inevitably result with the coming of a new year – things such as new movies, TV shows, sports seasons, and music festivals. However, for those who consider themselves philatelists, or stamp collectors, …

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Regular Guy Tricks NYC into Thinking He’s a Huge Celebrity [VIDEO]

It’s undeniable that Americans are a celebrity-obsessed bunch. Take a look at what’s trending on Twitter or Yahoo, or any other online service that tracks buzz and you’l notice a trend; Kim Kardashian, Khloe Kardashian, Katie Holmes, Snooki, Snooki’s baby, Kim Kardashian again. Reality TV remains popular because it gives everyone the hope that someday, they too could be a …

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Another Re-Imagining of Famous Movie Posters

Kevin Tong is a freelance illustrator in Los Angelos, California. Included here is some of his work inspired by film favorites, with some other pop culture influences thrown in. You can purchase some of these, and others at Kevin Tong Illustration. Or you can also see his work on his Facebook Page. (image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image) …

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Pop-Culture Art: Classics Get A Nerdy Makeover

Since the days of Andy Warhol, art and pop-culture have gone hand in hand, and it seems like there’s been a definite surge in the merging of the two in recent years. The popularity of memes combined with access to basically anything on the internet means artists are getting cheeky with their works, to great effect. Artists like Dave MacDowell …

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Lindsay Lohan: Hit & Run Allegations “A Complete Lie”

Early this morning, it was reported that actress and long-time friend of the paparazzi Lindsay Lohan had struck a man while driving away from a club – and that she had driven away. Now, she has taken to Twitter to rail against these “false accusations.” According to TMZ, police were called to the 6500 block of Hollywood Blvd. shortly before …

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Kim Kardashian Via Twitter: Jon Hamm is “Careless”

Kim Kardashian is one of the most popular people on Twitter, and she has used the platform to tweet out a response to actor Jon Hamm to her nearly 14 million followers. If you haven’t heard, Jon Hamm (best known as Don Draper on Mad Men) had some pretty harsh words for Kardashian in an interview with Elle UK. Talking …

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Deadmau5 Trolls Skrillex At The Grammys, Tweets His Phone Number To The Masses

What’s better than a little bit of good, simple, old-fashioned trolling? If you watched the Grammys last night, you probably caught the Foo Fighters/deadmau5 performance (or better yet, Dave Grohl’s awkward dancing once he left the stage and deadmau5 took over). Despite what you think of his performance, that mouse helmet, or all the crazy kids and their glowsticks, you …

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Jennifer Hudson’s Whitney Houston Tribute Wows Twitter

At the 54th annual Grammy Awards, it was Adele who walked off carrying a lot of gold. But singer and Academy Award-winning actress Jennifer Hudson stole at least a little bit of her thunder with a simple, but moving tribute to the late Whitney Houston. I’ll reserve comment about many aspects of the Grammys, but I’ll just say that to …

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Madonna’s Super Bowl Show Under Threat Of Lawsuit From Girls Gone Wild’s Joe Francis

Here’s a little Super Bowl, aging pop star, naked girl on camera drama for your Friday afternoon. Girls Gone Wild creator Joe Francis is threatening the Queen of Pop with a lawsuit if she goes through with her Super Bowl plans. TMZ obtained the cease and desist letter sent by Francis’ attorney threatening legal action if Madonna sings her new …

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Courtney Stodden’s Twitter Feed Gets The Artistic Representation It Deserves

Do you guys remember Courtney Stodden? To refresh your memory, she’s the 16 (now 17)-year-old former teen model and aspiring pop star that made waves last summer when she married 51-year-old Doug Hutchinson. You might know him as the actor with memorable roles on shows like The X-Files and Lost as well as the film The Green Mile. You can …

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Lady Gaga Is The Queen Of Twitter With 18 Million Followers

Mother Monster still rules the Twitterverse. Lady Gaga has become the first Twitter user to reach 18 million followers. She announced this milestone with a tweet, reminiscing about a time when she barely had any Twitter followers: @ladygagaLady GagaCan’t believe I have 18,000,000 TwitterMonsters, really rad, was just a few years ago I had barely any. 1 day ago via …

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eBay’s Top Shopped List Reveals America’s Cultural Obsessions From 2011

You can tell a lot about someone by how they shop. In that same vein, can you also tell a lot about a country by how they shop? eBay has issued their 3rd-annual “Top Shopped” report, where they analyze all of their sales data to come up with what pop culture forces captivated the nation throughout the year. The data …

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Conrad Murray Guilty In Michael Jackson Manslaughter Trial: Twitter Erupts

The verdict is in on Dr. Conrad Murray, the personal physician of the late Michael Jackson. And he has been found guilty of involuntary manslaughter The jury was made up of seven men and five women, and according to a report from CBS Los Angeles, and the ethnic breakdown looked like this: 5 Hispanic, 6 white and 1 black. Deliberation …

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The X Factor Voting Is About To Get Tweetier

Hey X Factor fans out there – you’re about to have one more way to vote in the upcoming live rounds. The show has announced a partnership with Twitter, enabling fans to vote for their favorite contestants using the social media service. When the live shows begin on Wednesday, November 2nd, fans will be able to cast their votes by …

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America’s Got Talent Winner Sings Sinatra, Impresses Twitter

In a primetime rags-to-riches story, 36-year-old Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. walked off the stage last night as the winner of this season of America’s Got Talent. He beat out teen pop band PopLyfe, and two dance groups Team iLuminate and Silhouettes for the title. He’s now the proud owner of $1 million and a future in Vegas. Murphy is a …

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Jimmy Kimmel’s Uncle Frank Tribute Remembers Wonderful Man, Terrible Singer

A couple of weeks ago, fans of Jimmy Kimmel Live were saddened by the news that Frank Potenza, the beloved “Uncle Frank,” had passed away. Uncle Frank, who played the loveable security guard on the show, participated in many of the show’s best bits. Potenza, who was 77, was a New York City police officer and former security guard in …

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Chaz Bono on Dancing With The Stars: Cher Tweets Her Response to Detractors

Following Monday night’s announcement of the Dancing With The Stars celebrity cast and the subsequent partner pairing announcement on Wednesday, the internet has exploded over the inclusion of Chaz Bono for the show’s 13th season. For a while there was plenty of buzz about Nancy Grace, but a few Casey Anthony jokes later, her involvement has fallen off the radar. …

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Dancing With The Stars Cast List Leaked via Tweet?

Dancing With The Stars has become a huge pop culture hit, with each new season seemingly arriving with more buzz than the previous one. Whether you watch it to see the celebrities get better with every week or whether you watch it to see celebrities fail…hard, the point is: you’re watching. Season 13 is set to be another strong season …

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Lindsay Lohan Denies Buying Cocaine On Twitter

@lindsaylohanLindsay LohanX17 is nuts! their false stories are absurd and gross… 33 minutes ago via WhoSay · powered by @socialditto

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Battleship Trailer Hits the Web, Looks Like Maritime Transformers

If there was one film that the masses were demanding, it’s one based on the board game Battleship. Personally, I remember watching as Jim Carrey’s Riddler played the famous game in Batman Forever. When he spoke those immortal words “You sunk my battleship!”, I can clearly recall the thought that popped into my little head: Who will make that masterpiece …

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Britney Spears’ New Video “I Wanna Go” Pays Homage to Half Baked

It’s Britney, bitch. And she’s tired of your f*cking questions. At least that’s the message in her brand her video for the song “I Wanna Go” from her Femme Fatale album. The video begins with Britney at a press conference answering ridiculous questions from the media about her Brad Pitt love-children and whether or not she hates puppies. Her reaction …

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YouTube Charts Show Performance of Popular Videos

YouTube has launched YouTube Charts, a destination for users to see how popular videos are performing.

"What’s the latest in the all-time most viewed video smackdown between Bieber and Gaga? Is David After Dentist pwning Charlie Bit My Finger? Who grabbed more subscribers this month, ShayCarl or Annoying Orange?" writes YouTube Product Manager Matt Darby.

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