Popular Culture Filter
  1. So About What I Said

    When trolls told Freeman-Sheldon Syndrome sufferer Melissa Blake that she was too ugly to post photos on the internet, she responded with selfies — and they went viral. On her blog, she talks about disabilities, lifestyle, and pop culture.

    Lifestyle
  2. Life is Beautiful Festival

    The Life is Beautiful festival has “contributed over $350 million of economic impact to Downtown Las Vegas.” On the festival website, explore the music lineup; learn about its comedy, art, and culinary experiences; buy tickets; and more.

    Exploration
    Photo via lifeisbeautiful.com
  3. Crafty Chica

    Mexican-American artist and writer Kathy Cano-Murillo shares posts on Latino-inspired crafts, recipes, pop culture, travel, entertainment, shopping, books, entrepreneurship, and more.

    Crafts
  4. Seinfeld Law

    “We are a group of attorneys with an unhealthy obsession of Seinfeld and almost no free time on our hands.” Seinfeld Law takes on the legal issues in various Seinfeld episodes.

    Humor
  5. The 100 Best Movies of the Decade

    At IndieWire, explore a list of the 100 best movies of the 2010s, from Paul Thomas Anderson’s Inherent Vice (#100) to Barry Jenkins’ Moonlight (#1).

    Film
    Image via IndieWire
  6. BmoreArt

    Baltimore, Maryland, is a city brimming with art, culture, and history. Since 2007, the BmoreArt team has been curating and highlighting the best events and happenings around the region to the benefit of locals, visitors, and armchair travelers alike.

    Art
  7. Star Wars News

    Go behind the scenes in a galaxy far, far away at the official Star Wars blog. Get character and location histories (and even recipes!), check out games and apps, and join the community of fans.

    Film
  8. Katy Perry

    From her latest music and project collaborations to tour information and merchandise, you’ll find it all at Katy Perry’s official site.

    Music
  9. Essence

    Essence.com is where “Black girl magic comes alive.” Read entertainment, beauty, and lifestyle news for and about Black women and centered around African American culture.

    Culture
  10. GastroGays

    Irish blogging duo Russell James Alford and Patrick Hanlon write (and podcast) about food and travel, with occasional forays into Eurovision Song Contest coverage.

    Cooking
  11. Nerdist

    One of the web’s leading — and most inclusive — hubs for conversations around pop culture, Nerdist covers everything from the latest Marvel outing to Pokémon and Game of Thrones.

    Comics
  12. Kelsey Montague Art

    Explore mural artist Kelsey Montague’s work, stay up-to-date on her latest projects, and shop for prints on her Anything Is Possible-featured website. 

    Art
  13. Hyperallergic

    At Hyperallergic, you’ll find serious, playful, and radical thinking about art in the world today.

    Art
  14. Winter Is Coming

    Winter Is Coming is a FanSided-powered Game of Thrones site for recaps, season reviews, episode rankings, podcasts, and more. From the Lannisters to the Starks, they have you covered. Spoilers ahead.

    Popular Culture
  15. The Teen Idol Vanishes

    “Without 24/7 media, without the internet, a fiction like Dylan McKay could overtake a fact like Luke Perry.” 90210 star Luke Perry’s untimely death reminds us that Dylan McKay was one of the last icons of adolescence.

    Commentary
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