Category Archives: Throwdowns

Pop Culture Throwdown: Ian McKellen, Geek God (Round 3)

Hi there!  It’s been awhile, huh?  Let’s revive the Pop Culture Throwdown (again) with an old favorite.  We’ll be back next week with an all new series! We don’t have a complementary Mancrush series here, but if we did, I’m … Continue reading

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Pop Culture Throwdown: David Wenham, Lord of the 300

Quick show of hands — who here knows who David Wenham is, by name only?  Anyone?  (Congrats if you do, we should totally be friends.) ANYHOW, here he is.  Ringing any bells yet?

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Pop Culture Throwdown: AFC vs. NFC

The top hit for “AFC” on Google is the “Asian Football Confederation”.  The top hit for “NFC” on Google is “Near Field Communication”. Alas, neither of those two is a participant in this week’s throwdown.

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Pop Culture Throwdown: Comic Gods

With the illustriously geeky Comic-Con wrapping up in San Diego this past weekend (and Captain America‘s claiming of the #1 box office spot this past weekend), it only seems fitting to pit the comic world’s two publishing giants against each other … Continue reading

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Pop Culture Throwdown: One Space, Two Space

…Red Space, Blue Space Did y’all miss the Pop Culture Throwdown?  Do you feel lost without the important questions in your life, like what is the best flavor of Doritos?  Or which Ian McKellen role gives you the biggest geek … Continue reading

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Pop Culture Throwdown: Chicken McNuggets Accoutrements

I really should make this week’s Pop Culture Throwdown about X-Men or something equally geeky (it’s only fitting), and that was the plan.  I had so many to pick from – X-Men vs. Brotherhood of Mutants, Marvel vs. DC, Xavier vs. … Continue reading

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Pop Culture Throwdown: Country Idols

Is there anything bigger in pop culture right now than Fox’s 8 PM (Eastern) telecast tonight?  (Undoubtedly, there is.)  Who will take the increasingly irrelevant American Idol crown?  Will it be Scotty or Lauren, the dueling country teens?  All signs … Continue reading

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