It’s August of 2011, do you know when your Apocalypse is? Maggie Koerth-Baker talks to archaeologist John Hoopes about 2012 myths, pseudo-science movements, and why the 2012 phenomenon owes as much to Lovecraft and Huxley as it does to the ancient Maya.
The Popculturist reviews “Leviathan Wakes”, a new science fiction novel, and is reminded of the sense of fun that drew him to the SF genre in the first place.
The Popculturist returns to the music of Patsy Cline, and learns to appreciate her heartbreaking country genius in a new way.
The Popculturist interviews Danny Santos II, a photographer with lots of street smarts — because the ordinary street is his studio and his passion.
As he ponders the two True Grits, the Popculturist gets hung up on the comparison between John Wayne and Jeff Bridges.
The Popculturist tries to decide whether or not to watch reruns of the cult comedy series, “The State”. Will the show’s funny factor hold up over time?
Confronted with the usual Christmas radio mix of lackluster covers, the Popculturist goes looking for — and finds — some recent holiday songs worth a listen.
An introspective album for an introspective guy — The Poculturist looks at Jackson Browne’s fourth album, The Pretender.
Tonight, we’re thrilled to launch The Popculturist, a new review column in which Mike Sakasegawa stands at the place where pop culture and art meets human creativity and human foibles. Read on as Mike celebrates the best and talks about the rest. In this episode, Mike writes about comedian Marc Maron and his “must hear” WTF podcasts.