pop culture

Epic love stories and relationships as depicted in pop culture, though it rarely turns out like that in real life.

Can We Stop Pretending that Going to Movies Alone Makes You Quirky
Searching the simple phrase "going to the movies alone" garners 748 million results, the first being an /r/AskReddit thread titled, "Is it weird to go see a movie alone?" Scroll a little farther and y...
Tyler Callawaya month ago
Is the Situation in 'Black Mirror's' "Striking Vipers" Actually Cheating?
On a dark and gloomy day, I don't know why I choose to add even more melancholy to the world around me and watch depressing and dark TV and movies, but I do. My fiancée and I snuggled up on the couch,...
Sasha Konikovo3 months ago
Why Do People Ghost People?
Ghosting is a brutal practice, and there's no denying that. Psychologically speaking, the effects of rejection are magnified when you never get a reply back. It makes you wonder what you did wrong, an...
SKYLERIZED 5 months ago
Do Real Men and Women Cheat?
With human relationships, the ingredients of honor, honesty, trust, and genuine love come into making a healthy meal. But when that serving turns sour because of infidelity, mistrust, adultery, and di...
Mimo le Singe5 months ago
Nerdiness: Was It Ever Niche to Begin With?
It took me many years to get over the fact that labels are just that: labels. They don't have to define anything unless we want them to, and they certainly don't have to be the be-all and end-all of e...
Monique Star5 months ago
Closure with a Fictional Crush
I entered the room and felt uncertain about how to feel. I knew I should feel something, but I didn't really react much. There weren't knots in my stomach, there wasn't anticipation that caused time t...
Gabby Cushman5 months ago
Star-Crossed Lovers
Why do we see so many comparisons of modern day romances to Romeo and Juliet? The famous relationship, in arguably Shakespeare’s most well-known play, was a hurricane, leaving a trail of destruction i...
Journey Scribe6 months ago
The Millennial Conviction: Confessions (*cough* Rant *cough*) of a Millennial
"Why, when I was your age...!" "Get off that phone and look me in the eye, son! Shake my hand firmly!" "The youth's got no respect for their elders nowadays." "That is a classic Millennial stereotype!...
Grayson Articles7 months ago
Legends
Languages are sacred and have evolved through the centuries, sometimes for the better and certainly for the worse on occasion. When it comes to the downsides, one word being butchered in recent times ...
Olivia Z7 months ago
I Want to Be
I’ve been thinking about the kind of person I want to be. It’s become a mixture of things I was taught when I was little and things that I’ve learned growing up. The problem is I can’t tell what’s bee...
WatchMojo 9 months ago
Top 10 Things Movies Get Wrong About Dating
It’s not us, it’s you. Welcome to MsMojo, today we’ll be counting down our picks for the "Top 10 Things Movies Get Wrong About Dating." For this list, we’ll be going over the things about dating that ...
Will Jackson10 months ago
Asexual Representation in 'Bojack Horseman'
When I first started watching the Netflix original series Bojack Horseman I did not have high expectations. I was a little bit drunk and looking for some background noise while I painted. I did not ex...
Philomene Olofio10 months ago
Flexing in My Complexion
You are probably thinking "What is the meaning behind Flexing in My Complexion?" Well the reason behind this is to share how I have been feeling about this topic for quite a while as it needs to be sh...
G. M. Florencea year ago
Danger: Romance Literature - The Problem With Portrayals of Unhealthy Relationships
Now, I'm no relationship expert, but as I'm sitting securely in my 20s, I've found myself noticing patterns within the young adult—or adult—romance literature and film genre. In many cases, we just ge...
Emma Williamsa year ago
Toxic Relationships in Literature
Nearly everybody is aware of the concept of toxic relationships. Whether one experiences the relationship firsthand, or someone they love is a part of it, toxic relationships are often devastating. Th...
Where Are All the Black Nerdy Girls?
In the wake of Childish Gambino AKA Danny Glover’s latest song, “This Is America,” the black community rejoiced in seeing the harsh truth of American violence and discrimination against African Americ...
Rosa Vinea year ago
What Is the Self Proclaimed 'Art Hoe?'
A new trend has been sweeping through Instagram—that of the “art hoe.” The “art hoe” is a self proclaimed group of people (often of colour, although many Caucasians also identify) that typically love ...
Roddy BWa year ago
Hooking Up With The Beatles
Out of the billions of people that make up our little race of busy humans, the world is just not big enough to escape the four members of The Beatles. Take a moment and really think back. I guarantee ...