Funko Games Celebrates Pop Culture Through the Decades at Gen Con Indy

Known for creating games that appeal to fandoms from every era, Funko Games is honoring 20th-century pop culture through the decades during Gen Con Indy 2021. The celebration begins in the 1970s with the reveal of a brand-new cooperative game The Warriors: Come Out to Play, bikes into the 1980s with the debut of The Goonies: Under the Goondocks A … Read more

50 Recognizable Pop Culture Costumes for Halloween 2021

September hits, and with it – Halloween Fever. Thoughts and preparations for Halloween night begin creeping into everyday life, even if it’s still 86 degrees Fahrenheit outside. Daydreams about theme parties, house decorations, and pumpkin carving start overtaking and slowly make their way into our daily planners. Halloween is one of the most beloved holidays, … Read more

King Arthur in Film: Our Most Enduring Popular Entertainment Franchise? Pretty Much Pop: A Culture Podcast #104

https://podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/secure/partiallyexaminedlife/PMP_104_8-9-21.mp3 With the recent theatrical release of The Green Knight, your Pretty Much Pop host Mark Linsenmayer, returning host Brian Hirt, plus Den of Geek’s David Crow and the very British Al Baker consider the range of cinematic Arthuriana, including Excalibur (1981), Camelot (1967), King Arthur (2004), King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017), First … Read more

Pop Smoke’s Brooklyn Gravesite Vandalized

The gravesite of Pop Smoke was vandalized over the weekend, and there’s evidence to suggest the vandals attempted to remove the late rapper’s casket. TMZ reports that the crypt at Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, New York was smashed open sometime between Friday evening and Saturday morning. Drag marks were also seen on the ground outside … Read more