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LGBTQA Characters in YA: Have We Moved Beyond "Best Friend" Territory?

By Josh PeriloSeptember 1, 2014
As much as Dragon Con is about Steampunk and Joss Whedon, it is also about providing a platform to discuss issues, large and small, in the world of literature and pop culture. One incredibly popular annual panel is the LGBTQA in YA Fiction discussion. On ... More  →
LGBTQA Characters in YA: Have We Moved Beyond
Dragon Con Cosplay Overload Video

Dragon Con Cosplay Overload Video

By Josh PeriloAugust 31, 2014
Labor Day is a great time to relax and enjoy a hot dog or two in the park... or YOU COULD HAVE YOUR MIND BLOWN WITH SOME OF THE MOST AMAZING COSPLAY THIS COUNTRY HAS TO OFFER. That's right! We've put together a video of ... More  →
Marvel Fumbles the Feminism Ball Again: No Black Widow Movie

Marvel Fumbles the Feminism Ball Again: No Black Widow Movie

By Josh PeriloAugust 7, 2014
Lucy, the butt-kicking action movie about a drug mule who accidentally ingests a powerful substance that gives her access to massive amounts of her brain capacity, opened this summer to a 44 million dollar weekend. One of the biggest openings of the summer! You would think ... More  →

Check Out Entertainment Earth's INSANE SDCC Exclusives!

By Josh PeriloJuly 28, 2014
We all know by now that "exclusives" are where it's at when it comes to toy buying at Comic Con. Well, we got to visit the booth of one of the coolest toy companies today, Entertainment Earth, to check out some of the awesome stuff they were offering that was ONLY available More  →
Check Out Entertainment Earth's INSANE SDCC Exclusives!

An Abundance of Poison Ivys and Harley Quinns

By Josh PeriloJuly 28, 2014
We've been covering cosplay all week from SDCC, and we've noticed two characters more than any other: Poison Ivy and Harley Quinn. And while it is true that we've mentioned this particular character surplus in past trips to other cons, this year the HQs and PIs seemed really More  →
An Abundance of Poison Ivys and Harley Quinns

SDCC's Women of Marvel Panel Creates Mixed Feelings

By Josh PeriloJuly 28, 2014
It had the feel of a party or some kind of awesome get together where everyone was both down for the same cause and also just wanted to celebrate and have a good time. In front of us sat some of the most influential women ... More  →
SDCC's Women of Marvel Panel Creates Mixed Feelings
Enter MindHut's Marvel Amazing Spider-Man Sweepstakes!

Enter MindHut's Marvel Amazing Spider-Man Sweepstakes!

By Josh PeriloJuly 28, 2014
Five lucky winners will each receive a brand spanking new Amazing Spider-Man: Behind the Scenes and Beyond the Web to celebrate Marvel Day for Get Pop Cultured. Heck, if it were up to us EVERY DAY would be Marvel Day! Tony Stark would be our ... More  →
We Interviewed the Cast of The Hobbit: Five Armies at SDCC!

We Interviewed the Cast of The Hobbit: Five Armies at SDCC!

By Josh PeriloJuly 27, 2014
So much Jackson! An abundance of Serkis! A veritable plethora of Cumberbatch! We got to attend The Hobbit press junket, ask some pressing questions, and even find out who Evangeline Lilly thinks DOESN'T know how to pronounce the name Smaug. Check out the insane coverage! More  →
The Amazing Women of SDCC Cosplay!

The Amazing Women of SDCC Cosplay!

By Josh PeriloJuly 26, 2014
If there's one thing that can be said about SDCC cosplay this year, it's that it was all about the women! The female cosplayers have dominated and brought some amazing ingenuity and specificity to their wild and varying costumes. So, let's hear it for the amazing women of 20 More  →

COMIC CON EXCLUSIVE: Interview With Writer Brian K. Vaughan

By Josh PeriloJuly 25, 2014
If you've read comic books in the last decade, then you have at least HEARD OF Y: The Last Man, the apocalyptic tale of a world where all men suddenly die at the exact same moment, except for one (un)lucky fella. It was one of ... More  →
COMIC CON EXCLUSIVE: Interview With Writer Brian K. Vaughan