Pop Culture Odds and Ends – Insomnia Edition


I don’t know what’s going on exactly, but I haven’t been sleeping well. This has been going on for well over a month and is problematic, not just because I am a person that really loves to sleep, but because I am tired all.the.time. There isn’t enough coffee in the world to get me through some mornings. I have no idea what triggered this, so I’m not quite sure how to fix it. Back in the old days, I could easily get by on little to no sleep. That’s no longer the case and I’m slowly turning into a zombie. Give me another few weeks and I could be an extra on The Walking Dead.

But the show must go on….so while I yawn and struggle to stay focused, get yourself caught up with this week’s pop culture roundup.




Sadly not this one

Sadly not this one






  • Beauty and the Beast:


  • Live By Night:


  • Ghost in the Shell:


  • Patriots Day:


  • A new international trailer for Rogue One:


  • Jackie:


  • Solace:


  • Beware the Slenderman:


  • Captive:


  • 100 Streets:


  • Why Him?:


  • Michael Che Matters:


  • The Secret Sculpture:


  • Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets:







Odds and Ends


Supercuts and Mashups

  • A 1940’s style cover of “Santeria”:


  • Bears dance to “Jungle Boogie”:


  • Is Westworld really just a Jurassic Park derivative?


  • The Friends opening credits recreated with Funko toys:


  • A Cinematic mashup of interstellar travel:


  • Superhero bystanders:


  • Hamster Seinfeld:

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2 thoughts on “Pop Culture Odds and Ends – Insomnia Edition

  1. Ang says:

    Matt Stopera is a Nisky grad and his mom is a retired teacher here. Parsons is perfect casting! It’s a great story.

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