Category Archives: Cool Hunting

50 Shades of NOT IN PUBLIC!

The holy grail of “mommy porn”, 50 Shades of Grey finally found a director for its film adaptation.  The good news is, it will be directed by a woman.  Sam Taylor-Johnson is a British director whose most notable film was … Continue reading

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I have a theory…

I have a theory that Pharrel Williams is trying to bring 70′s music back.  Don’t believe me?  Well, he’s featured and produced all of the following this Summer and they all sound like they were recorded in 1978.  Take a … Continue reading

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The Oscars in 3 words or less!

Seth MacFarlane…meh Shirley Bassey…my spirit animal Mrs. Obama…working the beading Jennifer Lawrence…America’s new bestie Anne Hathaway…unfortunate darting Shatner…never again Adele…school marm chic Django Unchained…only whites won? Daniel Day Lewis…awwww! Ben Affleck…double awwww!  

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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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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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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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Solange… I’m conflicted.

Solange Knowles has a huge shadow to step out from behind.  It can’t be easy to be Beyonce’s baby sister.  Although she’s had a few reboots in her career, I always find myself slightly intrigued to see what she’ll do … Continue reading

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I Just Have One Question…

Is your love big enough for what’s to come?  Crank it up people!  I love Lianne La Havas.

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Out of the Box Parenting Resources

Wired Magazine – Boy, these folks are smarter than me and I love it! I tend to read this next to my laptop so I can google freely when I get stumped.  It also helps me keep up

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