As May the Fourth, AKA the unofficial Star Wars Day, approaches, Disney and Lucasfilm have started to blast us with news about the 2015 release of Episode VII. Important news! Not that knowing John Williams will be orchestrating the soundtrack again (thank God!), or a teaser picture of the first cast member announced, R2-D2, wasn’t important enough but come on! We’ve been as anxious as Luke whining about joining the academy for something that will get us excited about the continuation of a pop [...]
Songs in the Key of Life has returned, and KJ has a story to tell!
KJ writes about what it was a like to watch the Super Bowl in Seahawks’ country.
KJ and GG preview the divisional round of the NFL playoffs.
The Morning After the Broncos and Colts Sunday Night Football match, one Manning/Colts fan explains how he’s feeling. Note: He’s still confused!
“So are you a Manning fan or are you a Colts fan?” Our Manning / Colts fan explains his predicament going into this Sunday night’s football game.
I may be a little overzealous, or maybe overzealous isn’t the correct word to use, maybe I’m just a little abnormal. I’ll ask you. Is it odd that I have already picked out the song I want to use for the father/daughter dance at my daughter’s upcoming wedding? You see she turns five this week. Yes, five, as in not-quite-old-enough-to-be-in-Kindergarten-yet five. And the upcoming wedding is just a presumption. We’re hopefully at least 20 years out, and in all honesty, [...]
How Fantasy Becomes Life: Matthew Berry’s “Fantasy Life: The Outrageous, Uplifting, and Heartbreaking World of *Fantasy Sports* From the Guy Who’s Lived It”
Imagine being late to your own wedding because you and your buddies were drawing numbers for the upcoming fantasy draft. Imagine breaking your spine and then days later drafting your team while a nurse drains your bladder with a catheter. Or my favorite … Imagine wearing a lion outfit and then being hunted with paint ball guns by 12 of your fantasy football buddies because you finished last in your league. All true stories. All detailed in Matthew Berry’s Fantasy [...]
Yesterday we took a trip through Nos. 20-11 on our list of the best Pop Culture Vehicles of All-Time. Today we present you with the top 10. As you can see from yesterday’s 10, it appears that most of us grew up as children of the ’80s, what with the 1989 version of the Batmobile, the A-Team van, Magnum’s Ferrari and the Griswold’s Family Truckster gracing the list. That doesn’t stop here with six more vehicles that were prominent in [...]
It was after a trip to visit a prospect’s business that I wondered aloud, “What’s the coolest pop culture vehicle of all-time?” You see, unfortunately, I’m not actually a full-time scribe for PopBlerd! I’m actually an insurance agent for Nationwide Insurance. And you see the dude remodeled classic vehicles. Like people paid him tons, upon tons of money and he souped-up their already souped-up classic autos. It was quite the sight, seeing three to four classic cars sitting in his [...]
Early this morning news broke that Ben Affleck, he of the Mallrats fame, was named the next Batman, for the upcoming Man of Steel sequel, set to be released in 2015. Since I’m on the West Coast, I was a little late to the Twittersphere #Batfleck blow up, mostly filled with cries from comic nerds (and wannabe comic nerds) about how awful Affleck will be as the Caped Crusader. I am a Batman fan. Not a huge Batman fan, but I’d grade myself at your [...]
Twelve dos and don’ts for this upcoming fantasy football draft season! When to talk trash, when not to talk trash, and when to have fun!