Pop Culture Odds and Ends – The Final Countdown Edition

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Election 2016 is almost over and I couldn’t be happier about that. I’m a political scientist and I usually eat up presidential elections with a spoon, but I’ve been ready for this election to be over pretty much since it began. I’m so disinterested that I’m not even going to be home for the final debate tonight; while everyone else is watching that sh*tshow, I’ll be seeing Louis C.K. perform standup, which is a much better way to spend an evening. The only potential downside to the election ending is that it will eliminate a topic of small talk around the office; I’m not a morning person and I don’t particularly enjoy pointless chitchat, so I’m not even that bummed for that to be coming to a close as well.

I would, however, be sad if the pop culture roundup came to an end and lucky for all of you that doesn’t look like its going to happen. So take a break from the election and get yourself caught up on the pop culture that you might have missed.

Television

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Movies

Trailers

  • Rouge One:

 

  • Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party:

 

  • Big Little Lies:

 

  • Operator:

 

  • Into the Inferno:

 

  • The Boss Baby:

 

  • Assassin’s Creed:

 

  • The Autopsy of Jane Doe:

 

  • The Escape:

 

Music

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Books

 

Stand-up

 

Theater

 

Odds and Ends

Mashups and Supercuts

  • 10 most emotional movies of all time:

 

  • 25 impressions in 2.5 minutes:

 

  • A 1920s cover of Madonna’s “Material Girl”:

 

  • Run, Tom Cruise. Run:

 

  • Arrested Development fact-checks the presidential debate:

 

  • There’s Something About Mary recut as a psychological thriller:

 

  • And finally, “Bohemian Rhapsody” sung by 2016 movie characters:
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