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'100% Guaranteed X-ray Glasses!' (2016)

I don’t know whether it was the X-ray Glasses or Sea Monkeys that started the trend, but we have since slid into an age wherein no one thinks twice about practicing deception. 46 more words

Just For Fun

PCC Multiverse #121- Aladdin Comes Out Of The Bottle, The Game of Thrones Discussion Continues and Is It The Time To Become Booksmart For Moviegoers?


We’re back to preview the slate of movies hitting theaters this Memorial Day Weekend, but while Disney’s Aladdin is getting all the hype, what are our thoughts on the two other major releases Brightburn and Booksmart and which one do we feel could be the sleeper hit of 2019? 106 more words

Video Games

To Represent my Membership of the Human Community

Navel-gazing time. Just for fun, I assembled a few emblems of things I affiliate or identify with, both real and fictitious and some whose reality is debatable depending on your point of view and degree of scepticism/atheism. 2,792 more words

Religion & Philosophy

Karma: I am not a Buddhist

Recently, I finished reading Karma: What It Is, What It Isn’t, Why It Matters, by Traleg Kyabgon. Because reading for grad school has apparently endowed me with reading superpowers, I was able to complete the book in two nights. 2,303 more words


Conan reappears on Spreckels Theatre marquee!

This morning I noticed Conan O’Brien’s name has reappeared on the marquee of San Diego’s Spreckels Theatre. That means Comic-Con can’t be too far away! 85 more words

PopLurker Convention Coverage: Otafest 2019

PopLurker would like to thank OtaFest for providing press passes in exchange for convention coverage.

When you’ve lived in Calgary as long as I have, you come to expect certain things every year on Victoria Day long weekend during the third weekend of May. 1,312 more words

Pop Culture

Just Another Manic Monday

Sometimes when I can’t sleep I’ll wake up the next day to a phone full of saved Pinterest pictures that I don’t fully remember looking at or saving. 113 more words

Mental Health