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Pop Culture Warned Us About Trump, Part 7: Freddy Krueger Vs. The ‘Final Girl’!

The point this writer shall attempt to make is that, in this election, we are living through the plot arc of a horror movie which has somehow become a reality.

July 6, 2016

Pop Culture Warned Us About Trump, Part 2: ‘MAD Magazine’!

Welcome to the second part of our ongoing series, examining all the ways that the artistic and entertainment communities have been trying to warn America that Donald Trump was up to no good. Our latest: The career of Donald Trump, as chronicled by one of America’s greatest institutions of public commentary — MAD Magazine.

December 9, 2015

Neither Party Has A Claim On Pop Culture

Recently, I had the disconcerting experience of seeing Lady Mary Crawley on a Boeing 747. Costumed as a flight attendant, she was, and looking rather alarmed at the spectacle of that great Irish lout Liam Neeson heroically rampant in the passenger cabin with a pistol. As well she might be. It was only a 30-second […]

March 5, 2014