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

Learn About the Impact of Johnny Carson on Pop Culture

Black and white picture of Johnny Carson in a suit

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

Al Capone wearing a suit

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 Richard Pryor on Pop Culture

Publicity photo of Pryor for one of his Mister Kelly’s appearances

Richard Pryor was one of the most influential comedians of the 20th century. He broke down barriers and changed how people thought about comedy. He was a trailblazer who opened doors for many other black comedians to follow in his footsteps. Richard Pryor’s impact on pop culture can be seen in many … Read more

Learn About the Impact of Margaret Thatcher on Pop Culture

a studio portrait of Margaret Thatcher 

Margaret Thatcher is a Former British Prime Minister. As the longest-serving prime minister of the 20th century, she implemented multiple policies known as Thatcherism, including the privatization of state-owned companies and reducing the power and influence of trade unions. Bearing the title of the Iron Lady, Thatcher did not only rule Britain … Read more

Learn About the Impact of Al Pacino on Pop Culture

Pacino in the play The Basic Training of Pavlo Hummel

When it comes to actors, there are those who are known for their roles and those who are known for themselves. Al Pacino is one of the latter. With more than 150 acting credits on his resume and an Oscar in his trophy case, Pacino has been a staple of Hollywood since … Read more

Learn About the Impact of Jimmy Fallon on Pop Culture

Learn About the Impact of Jimmy Fallon on Pop Culture

James Thomas Fallon, born in 1974, is an American television host, comedian, singer, writer, and actor. He is best known as a cast member of a late-night sketch comedy and variety show, Saturday Night Live, and as the host of the legendary late-night talk show, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Fallon … Read more

Learn About the Impact of Martin Scorsese on Pop Culture

Martin Scorsese at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival

Scorsese is one of the greatest names in the filmmaking industry. He has helped shape the history of this industry through numerous well-acclaimed and award-winning films of his time. He has won two Academy Awards and been nominated six times for different categories. Besides the Academy Awards, Martin Scorsese’s work has earned … Read more

What Makes Ronaldo the Ultimate Pop Culture Icon?

Renaldo pop culture icon

CREDIT: Alejandro Ramos, Cristiano Ronaldo Real Madrid Gareth Bale Tottenham, CC BY-SA 2.0 Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the most famous soccer players on the planet, with a reach almost as great as our adopted son, the pop culture phenomenon David Beckham. Who is the 37-year-old, and why is he so revered worldwide, not only in sporting … Read more

Learn About the Impact of Clint Eastwood on Pop Culture

Learn About the Impact of Clint Eastwood on Pop Culture

Clinton Eastwood Jr. is an American actor, film director, and producer born on May 31, 1930. He started acting in tv shows and rose to international fame with his roles in the mid-1960s. During his time as an actor, he was also elected as the mayor of Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, in 1986. Clint … Read more