Popular Culture Filter
  1. Village Voice

    Village Voice is the go-to guide for news, music, movies, culture, restaurants, and events in New York.

    Culture
  2. Site in the Spotlight: What’s New at Film School Rejects

    Neil Miller, the publisher of Film School Rejects, talks about the website’s return to WordPress.

    Film
  3. Why I Wrote “Walt’s Disneyland”

    “I believe Walt built Disneyland as a gift to his own inner child . . .” Jim Denney explains why he wrote his new book, Walt’s Disneyland.

    Authors
  4. Star Wars, Illustrated: The Fantastic Art of Jenny Dolfen

    Fan artist Jenny Dolfen illustrates the new generation of Star Wars characters.

    Art
    Illustration by Jenny Dolfen.
  5. Seriously, the Guy Has a Point

    Greg Fallis writes about Fearless Girl and Charging Bull — the two sculptures staring each other down in Lower Manhattan — and about the difficulty of engaging others in nuanced arguments.

    Art
    Image by Anthony Quintano (CC BY 2.0)
  6. Realm of History

    Realm of History is an online compendium dedicated to the study of the past — from archaeology news to the latest in pop culture references to antiquity — all presented in an accessible, engaging style.

    Architecture
  7. FAN/FIC Magazine

    FAN/FIC is an online magazine for fanfiction readers and writers: essays about fan culture, practical advice on how to improve your craft, interviews with writers, and more.

    Books
  8. If the Loneliness Comes, Beep Me

    Brian Burns on identity, queerness, and Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Buffy didn’t necessarily make me into who I am but it did allow me to be who I was.”

    Identity
  9. Huck Magazine

    From surf and skateboard culture to music, art, and activism, Huck Magazine shares stories from the people on the countercultural frontlines.

    Culture
  10. Five on Film: The Role of Cinema in 2017

    Five lovers of film share their insights on the role of cinema.

    Commentary
    Photo by Kenneth Lu (CC BY 2.0)
  11. Losing My Religion: The Demise of Rock and Roll

    Is rock’s moment over? Wide-ranging interviews with indie rock bands explore what the landscape looks like for the contemporary rock band (and fan).

    Music
  12. Previously.TV

    TV recaps, commentary, discussion, and other assorted nonsense from the creators of Television Without Pity. They talk about TV the same way they watch TV: “with a mix of appreciation, obsession, grim resolve, and abiding affection.”

    Popular Culture
  13. “It’s kind of related to this concept that Gloria Steinem writes about, the idea that we are linked, not ranked.”

    Culture
  14. Avidly

    Avidly, a channel of the Los Angeles Review of Books, is a weekly publication that specializes in short-form critical essays devoted to thinking and feeling about culture.

    Culture
    Photo by Roger W. CCB-BY SA 2.0
  15. Robert M. Ball

    Robert M. Ball is an illustrator, designer, and comic artist who creates an array of work for clients, from book covers to calendars to posters. He has a knack for producing images in popular culture, from his Beautiful Death series and Game of Thrones commissions.

    Art