Taylor Swift: A Pop Culture Force

Taylor Swift

You can’t possibly live during the 2010s without hearing a Taylor Swift song. Her pop culture presence is everywhere since teenagers jammed into “Teardrops on My Guitar.” She’s one of the best-selling music artists, one of the greatest artists of all time, one of the greatest songwriters, and one of the most … Read more

Audrey Hepburn and Her Pop Culture Influence

Audrey Hepburn

In an era of big, blonde broads (and Elizabeth Taylor https://mrpopculture.com/elizabeth-taylor-and-her-pop-culture-influence/), the skinny Audrey Hepburn stood out with her diminutive elegance. She’s the third-greatest female screen legend from the Golden Age of Hollywood. Best remembered for her 1961 film Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Hepburn has become recognized as both a film and a … Read more

Pop Culture Profile: Best 007 of Each Decade 1960-2000

Pop Culture Profile Best 007 of Each Decade 1960-2000

Though actor Barry Nelson first portrayed bond in a 50s-era television series, the Bond brand didn’t take off until the first feature film was released. 1962’s Dr. No proved to be a huge hit for fans of the Ian Fleming novels and those new to the secret agent. Even better, Sean Connery … Read more

Ray Charles and His Influence on Pop Culture

Ray Charles performing live

A legendary artist and musician of the ‘50s, Ray Charles is often credited with pioneering the soul music genre. Often called the “Father of Soul,” he combined jazz, blues, and gospel to create groundbreaking hits like “Unchain my Heart,” “Georgia on my Mind,” and “Hit the Road Jack.”  Charles was blinded as … Read more