Topic: pop culture

10 Unforgettable Thong Moments In Pop Culture

10 Unforgettable Thong Moments In Pop Culture

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Ah, the thong. My tween years were graced with its presence a little more often than I would have liked. I don’t have anything against them, of course. I mean, it’s underwear and it obviously has its purposes. But in the late ’90s and early 00s, thongs became a cultural phenomenon overnight. One day I was discovering what a thong was thanks to Sisqo’s “The Thong Song“, the next I’m seeing my classmates’ whale tales riding up the back of their velour sweatpants during science class. More »

9 Pop Culture Halloween Costumes So Complex You’ll Need To Start Preparing Right Now

9 Pop Culture Halloween Costumes So Complex Youâll Need To Start Preparing Right Now

We haven’t even exhausted all our “Wake Me Up When September Ends” jokes, and already everybody’s talking about Halloween. Well, everybody except the Kardashians. They’re all about Christmas these days. Halloween and the pumpkin-flavored days that surround it happen to my favorite time of the year, so I’m all for getting a head start. It’s never too early to start planning your Halloween costume, especially if you choose one of these nine pop culture topics as inspiration. We have approximately six weeks between today and October 31st, and that just happens the be how long it’ll take you to really prepare these complex costumes. But if you’re truly committed to Halloween, you’ll take the time. More »

Illustrated Guide: 10 Things You Need To Know About Prom (From Someone Who Never Went)

Illustrated Guide: 10 Things You Need To Know About Prom (From Someone Who Never Went)

Prom is a formal event for high school students that takes place near the end of senior year… but it’s so much more than that. Prom is also a very important event in a young woman’s life. You might say it’s the most important thing she ever does (besides get married, obviously).

Here’s a true testament to the massive significance of prom: I know everything about it and I didn’t even go*. Prom’s influence is so far-reaching, so pervasive, so unquantifiable that I know pretty much all there is to know about it, thanks to pop culture. Here, I’ve helpfully narrowed down the 10 most important things about prom in one helpful Illustrated Guide. More »