Pop Culture Odds and Ends – The End of Justified


Last night I said goodbye to another show that I loved when FX’s Justified ended its six season run. Justified was a wonderful little show with great writing and acting that never really got the big audience that it deserved. It created truly memorable characters, plus it proved that no one looks better than Timothy Olyphant in a cowboy hat. I’m sad to see it go, but I’m glad that it went out on its own terms and told the story that it wanted to tell. It seems like this year marks something of a cosmic shift as many shows that I enjoy are ending their run and I haven’t found many new programs to replace them. Don’t worry – I still watch WAY too much TV, but it’s been a real bummer to see so many of my favorite series leave the airways. I’m barely coping with the fact that there are only a handful of new Mad Men episodes left. I’m not good with change.

One thing that you don’t have to worry about is saying goodbye to the pop culture roundup. I was back at it this week, culling the interwebs to find you the latest and greatest from the world of pop culture. Hopefully you’ll find something in this menagerie to entertain or enlighten you.

  • The Avengers play Family Feud:


  • Chris Pratt has made up his own lyrics for the Jurassic Park theme song:


  • Jimmy Fallon has lip syncing, James Corden has car karaoke:


  • Corden also pulled this off, which makes me think I need to consider watching this show:


  • Madonna, Jimmy Fallon and The Roots play “Holiday” on classroom instruments:


Time for some trailers……

  • Ant Man:


  • True Detective, season 2:


  • The Rock’s new HBO series, Ballers:


  • Joe Dirt 2:


  • Netflix’s series based on How To Train Your Dragon:


  • Nerd Prom, a documentary about the White House Correspondents’ Dinner:


  • George Clooney in Tomorrowland:


  • MTV’s Scream TV series:


  • Terminator Genisys:


  • Jack Black and Tim Robbins in HBO’s The Brink:


  • The documentary Live From New York!


  • A new Entourage trailer:


  • Grace and Frankie:


  • A new season of Orange is the New Black:


  • Scream Queens:


  • This Game of Thrones superfan turned his toilet into the iron throne:


  • The Stanley Cup….made out of bacon:

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As always, we end with the supercuts and mashups

  • A supercut of Mortal Kombat X fatalities:




  • This parody imagines if Girls took place in the world of Silicon Valley:


  • Computer hard drives play “Smells Like Teen Spiri”


  • George R.R. Martin and Conan present” Lil Thrones”:


  • And finally, Game of Thrones meets….Goodnight Moon?



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