Etc… Archive

  • This Week in Pop Culture History: 9/5-9/11

    Giving you the 7 day forecast for a bunch of things that have already happened.

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  • 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards: And the Winner Is…

    When the Nominations were announced, I made my predictions. Now that the Emmys are over, we'll see just how good my prognosticating skills are.

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  • This Week in Pop Culture History: 8/29-9/4

    Giving you the 7 day forecast for a bunch of things that have already happened.

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  • Netflix Fix: Best of Watch Instantly 8/21-8/28

    Cutting through the crud to the fun. The best of Netflix streaming for this week: Documentary The Botany of Desire: Michael Pollan explores the way plants manipulate human behavior, forcing us to spread their genes worldwide. Who knew apples, tulips, potatoes and pot were such...

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  • This Week in Pop Culture History: 8/22-8/28

    What do Saint Columba, Ray Park, Pluto, and Sgt. Slaughter have in common? They are This Week in Pop Culture History!

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  • This Week in Odd History (August 14, 1515): The Iron Maiden Makes Her Debut

    This Week in Odd History, a coin forger was stuffed inside a cabinet shaped like a Russian doll. The spikes lining the interior “penetrated his arms, and his legs in several places, and his belly and chest, and his bladder and the root of his...

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  • Happy Birthday to Us

    If you knew it or not, it doesn’t make it less true – PopBunker.net is a year old today! This posts kicks off our two day, one year birthday celebration! It was a year ago today that I bought the domain PopBunker.net* after having the...

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  • Blog on Blog Action: Paul & Spike – Too Grumpy Critics

    This post is a double-kickoff! That’s right, just like there’s American football starting up while the Major League Soccer is in full swing, you get two beloved ways to waste your time for the price of one! It kicks off this new feature, where I’ll...

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  • This Week in Pop Culture: 8/8 – 8/14

    What do Fay Wray, the Tower of Pisa, Babe Ruth, and Sir Mix-a-Lot have in common? They are This Week in Pop Culture History!

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  • Introducing: UberDork Cafe

    UberDork Cafe is a brick and mortar business starting in Milwaukee, Wisconsin – though future expansion is in the cards. It’s a charming concept – borrowing from the intimate community businesses of a bygone era and adding modern geekery, art and fun. You can check out her business plan and contribute to her fundraising at Kickstart.com.

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