Pop Culture Odds and Ends – Momentary Distraction Edition

It seems kind of trivial to be writing about pop culture with all that has been going on in the United States in the last week. I know this. But as important as it is to be paying attention and to engage, people also need temporary refuge from the news and reality. So I offer up this week’s pop culture roundup as a momentary distraction, a break from the very ugly world in which we are living in.




  • The Crown, season 2:


  • Wonder:


  • Our Souls at Night:


  • Molly’s Game:


  • The Meyerowitz Stories:


  • The Defenders:


  • The Florida Project:


  • Batman vs. Two-Face:


  • The Death of Stalin:





Odds and Ends

Mashups and Supercuts

  • Watch Leslie Jones and Set Meyers watch Game of Thrones:


  • Jamie Lannister’s life as a Lifetime movie trailer:


  • A Game of Thrones/Friends mashup that employs NSFW language:


  • Even the Night King is a fan of Drake: