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Staff Picks: Flavorwire's Favorite Cultural Things This Week

Need a great book to read, album to listen to, or TV show to get hooked on? The Flavorwire team is here to help: in this weekly feature, our editorial staffers recommend the cultural object or experience they’ve enjoyed most in the past seven days. 908 more words

Pop Culture

Where travel wanderlust and a deep love of film shall meet

Where wanderlust and a love of film shall meet

I have a huge thirst for travel. I only have seven states left in my quest to spend significant time in all 50 US states. 771 more words


Miyazaki Mondays: Princess Mononoke

This week’s Miyazaki Monday’s featured film is from 1997 and is called Princess Mononoke.

Princess Mononoke is a mix of history and fantasy.  The film is set during what was know as the Muromachi period in Japan (which is roughly 1337 to 1573).  510 more words


4 Summer Concerts at Marlins Park This Summer

Saturday nights at the ballpark are the best. After every Saturday home game, the party goes on well beyond the final out… be it an extended super-sized party in The Clevelander or a prominent recording artist in concert on the West Plaza! 256 more words

Pop Culture

Howl on a bloodstone: belt out your pain

Howl on a bloodstone: belt out your pain

Last month in 1957, US. Customs seized hundreds of copies of Allan Ginsberg’s Howl.
Today, Howl… 161 more words

Current Events

Thank you, but no. I won't buy into twerking!

 So I discovered this sweater during my latest shopping attempt at a regular clothing store… Say what?

Although gangster-rapper Miley Cyrus has (re)introduced the public to twerking by being horrible at it, everyone seems to have jumped on board all excitedly. 181 more words


Thursday Quote Day: Tom Hansen

For this week’s Thursday Quote Day, thought I’d go with a fun movie quote.  Given that it seems like every day now has become “National Something Day” or “International Something Else Day”, here’s a quote from the movie… 20 more words