8 Games that Influenced Pop Culture

8 Games that Influenced Pop Culture

When it comes to pop culture influence, some contend that gaming has surpassed music because of the industry’s continued growth. There are many influential video games available today, but only a select few of them have had a significant impact on pop culture, as we will explore below. Super Mario Bros Super … Read more

How much of Survivor is real?

A wrecked fishing boat in a seashore

Survivor has captivated fans with drama and suspense for almost 40 seasons, spanning over two decades of production. Although most viewers watch Survivor for the drama between candidates or to discover who succeeds at surviving in the wilderness, fans who watch for pure realism may find that the show falls short of … Read more

Who are the top 5 most successful American Idol winners?

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Since its 2002 premiere, American Idol has been a tremendously entertaining program. While many candidates have gone on to have enormously successful careers, we will examine the five most successful American Idol winners throughout the show’s history. 1. Carrie Underwood Carrie Marie Underwood was born on March 10, 1983 in the United … Read more

Elon Musk and his influence on pop culture

Elon Musk and his influence on pop culture

Elon Musk is without a doubt one of the most influential people in the world. What’s even more impressive is that he has become such an icon almost entirely through his work and ideas in the technology field. Mr. Musk has been directly or indirectly responsible for advancements in artificial intelligence, renewable … Read more

How Did The Hippie Movement Influence Fashion?

How Did The Hippie Movement Influence Fashion

The so-called hippies were young people who resolutely opposed capitalist consumerism, conservative customs and being used as cannon fodder in an absurd war. It was certainly not all because of the war. Conservative values that condemned premarital sex, promoted racism and demeaned those who engaged in homosexual relations had a lot to … Read more

Learn About the Impact of Johnny Carson on Pop Culture

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John William Carson (1925-2005) was a legendary American television host, comedian, producer, singer, and writer, best known as the host of the late-night talk show, The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992). Carson received many awards, including six Primetime Emmy Awards, the Television Academy’s 1980 Governor’s Award, and a 1985 Peabody Award. … Read more

Learn About the Impact of Al Capone on Pop Culture

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Alphonse Gabriel Capone (1899-1947) is one of the most ill-famed American gangsters of the 20th century, known by the name “Scarface”. He became famous during the Prohibition era (a nationwide constitutional ban on the importation, production, transportation, and sale of alcoholic beverages in the U.S. from 1920 to 1933) as a boss … Read more

Learn About the Impact of Neil Armstrong on Pop Culture

Neil Armstrong holding his helmet 

Neil Alden Armstrong was the first person to walk on the Moon during the NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) Apollo 11 mission on 20 July 1969. His iconic words, “that’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind”, were heard by 13% of the world’s population at the time. … Read more

Learn About the Impact of Captain America on Pop Culture

Captain America on the cover of Tales of Suspense

The famous fictional superhero from Marvel Comics, Captain America, is created by cartoonists Jack Kirby and Joe Simon. In 1941, the character made its first appearance in Captain America Comics #1 from Timely Comics, a predecessor of Marvel Comics. Captain America was originally designed as a patriotic supersoldier who often fought against … Read more

Game of Thrones: Shaping Present – and Future – Pop Culture

Game of Thrones Shaping Present – and Future – Pop Culture

Game of Thrones certainly wasn’t the first successful fantasy novel series. Nor was it the first to be adapted successfully for the screen. But George R.R. Martin’s works have been more influential than any other 21st-century fantasy works – even Harry Potter – for a number of reasons. Of course, when talking … Read more

Learn About the Impact of Thor on Pop Culture

Chris Hemsworth as Thor in the movie Thor- The Dark World 

In Norse and Germanic mythology, Thor is a god of thunder who carries a magical hammer (that only he can lift) and is associated with lightning, storms, strength, sacred groves and trees, the protection of mankind, hallowing, and fertility.  Based on this prominent figure, comic book editors Stan Lee and Jack Kirby … Read more