Whatever Happened To John Travolta

John Travolta at 2018 Cannes Film Festival

John Joseph Travolta was born on February 18, 1954. He is an American actor and singer who was raised to fame in the 1970s. he appeared on the television sitcom Welcome Back, Kotter. It aired from 1975 to 1979. He also starred in a blockbuster like Carrier (1976), Saturday Night Fever (1977), … Read more

Whatever Happened To Bill Cosby

Photo of Bill Cosby in 2011

William Henry Cosby Jr. is an American comedian, actor, and author. He began his career as a stand-up comedian at the Hungry I Nightclub in San Francisco in the 1960s. Over the decade, he released several standup comedy albums. These albums were the reason he won the Grammy Award for Best Comedy … Read more

Harry Houdini and his Pop Culture Influence

Harry Houdini

Ask people to name one magician and most probably they will say, “Harry Houdini.” He’s a popular escape artist, illusionist, and stunt performer most famous for his escape acts. And he’s often most quoted and imitated by magicians that lived after him, until today. Houdini first attracted attention through vaudeville in the … Read more

Beyoncé: An Unrelenting Force in Pop Culture

Beyoncé performing on stage

There are few musical forces in the world as influential, as widespread, and as unrelenting as Beyoncé. Her career is full of simultaneous Billboard hits, Grammy nominations and MTV Video Music Awards. She is often lauded as one of the most significant cultural figures of her generation because of her music, image, … Read more

Elizabeth Taylor and Her Pop Culture Influence

A glamour shot of Elizabeth Taylor

Elizabeth Taylor is a Hollywood screen legend who made her mark during the ‘50s as one of the last of the greatest silver-screen superstars of the studio era. The English-born actress, who played a wide variety of roles on screen, captivated the world with her onscreen beauty, intensity and personality. Even her … Read more

David Bowie’s Influence on Music, Pop Culture and Society

David Bowie

David Bowie is a complex artist, and a complex human being. It’s not easy to pigeonhole him as an entertainer, and he has been an iconic musician ever since. His decades-spanning career and musical reinventions have shaped today’s pop music landscape deeply. His legacy can be traced even in artists whose music … Read more

Marlon Brando and His Influence on Pop Culture

Marlon Brando

From “A Streetcar Named Desire” to “The Godfather,” Marlon Brando’s big screen performances has been epic. Brando is considered one of the top five greatest screen legends by the American Film Institute, and one of the 100 Persons of the Century by Time magazine, making him a true cultural icon. As a … Read more

Michael Jordan and His Influence on Pop Culture

Michael Jordan

Michael Jordan is a basketball superstar known all around the world. If he was playing in the NBA right now, there would be no talk about LeBron James. When it comes to basketball, Michael Jordan is the true legend. He changed the game with his clutch shooting and gravity-defying dunks. He has … Read more

Marilyn Monroe: A Pop Culture Phenomenon

A portrait of Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe passed away more than half a century ago, but her legend lives on. Her murky death remains one of Hollywood’s most tantalizing mysteries, but her star power still shines even after her short life.  Eleven years after she died, Elton John sang to her an ode, saying “Your candle burned … Read more

The Amazing Impact of Madonna on Pop Culture

Madonna performing on a concert

Madonna is more than 60 years old, but she still continues to leave a mark on every facet of culture – from music to film, to fashion and beauty. While her controversial nature made her more vulnerable to attacks than appreciation, it’s undeniable that she has been quite influential. Her trendsetting is … Read more