Author Archives: Twila

Happy Holidays!

The holidays are here!  My family couldn’t be more excited.  We  love this time of year, mostly because one of the best gifts we every received came in December (Hey kidlet!)  I know it can be overwhelming and stressful to pull … Continue reading

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Another Day, Another Pot Shot Aimed at Moms.

So I came across this article today at the XOJane website.  You can read the article here.  Long story short… the author thinks moms are horrible, selfish people.  After I read it, I felt compelled to say something.  My comment is … Continue reading

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Pop Culture Parent is coming to a radio near you.

Big news! Pop Culture Parent is coming to the radio!  Actually, Twila Dang (my government name will be hosting a Pop Culture talk show called POP LIFE on MyTalk107.1 in St. Paul, MN.  The show will air on Saturdays from … Continue reading

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iCarly said iGoodbye and I cried.

Yeah, I said it.  I cried.  iCarly was the first real crossover experience of enjoying a kid’s program aimed at my kids with my kids.  I logged many

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Sophia ISN’T the First and that‘s a shame.

Hey Disney, What’s up with you overriding the creators of your new kids’ series “Sophia the First” and saying that Princess Sophia isn’t Latina?  Would it have hurt anyone for

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Oh The Hair!

Dear Ben Whishaw, I saw SKYFALL and I am now madly in like with you.  I want to snuggle with you and run my fingers through all that hair.  I promise I’m not creepy.  And I think your accent is … Continue reading

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Twilight – what is this feeling?

Ugh, I have this awful feeling in my belly.  It started after I saw Twilight Breaking Dawn Part 2 yesterday.  I’m having uncontrollable urges to say “awww” and smiling.  Oh My Gravy!  I think I’m feeling happiness.  I think I’m … Continue reading

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Food Network is the MySpace of Cable TV.

Oh Food Network!  What happened to you?  I once loved you so.  You were the center of my pop culture universe.  You provided me with buzzy food porn, a zen-like space to absorb beautiful things (without effort) and a constant … Continue reading

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Disney Musicals + Star Wars =

Disney’s purchase of LucasFilm, combined with Disney’s musical film background opens the door for the only Star Wars sequel I truly want to see… The Star Wars Holiday Special part II Remember the cheesy goodness… Star Wars Holiday Special Song … Continue reading

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It’s October 19th in My Heart.

NBC, bring back my Community… or else (and by “or else” I mean pretty, pretty please with sugar and puppies and rainbows on top).  At least the cast can have fun with the delay.

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