In a world where celebrities are everywhere, from social media to new movies to TV shows with new episodes every week, the average human being cannot help but notice a few extremely familiar faces in pop culture. From subtle similarities to full-on doppelgangers, there are some celebrities that I constantly mistake for one another, and […]

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There is no pop star more underrated or under appreciated than Janet Jackson. She’s sold over 100 million albums worldwide. In the United States, she has 27 top-ten singles, and ten of those are number-ones. Her albums, from “Control” to “Rhythm Nation” to “The Velvet Rope,” were groundbreaking, fusing multiple music genres and pushing the […]

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Despite the fact that 2014 was a year of much interest and experimentation in music, many agree that the 2015 Grammy awards proved to be a bit underwhelming. Other than Sam Smith’s intense sweep and Madonna’s scorching performance, little controversy rose from the expected or the unexpected turnouts of this year’s show. Instead, what got […]

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Austin Crann, Staff Writer @austincrann Overall, the 57th Annual Grammy Awards were a total snoozefest — one too many ballads performed — but they did manage to send social media into a tailspin with how they treated Her Royal Highness Beyoncé. Her game-changing opus “BEYONCÉ” was barred from any of the major awards, relegated to […]

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Austin Crann, Staff Writer @austincrann I have never understood the appeal of Katy Perry. I certainly do not buy the “her music is so catchy and it sticks with you” argument — herpes is catchy too but I don’t hear anyone singing praises for that. Sure, she has a few good songs, but overall, she’s not […]

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Austin Crann, Staff Writer @austincrann Last week, Meghan “I Wasn’t Strong Enough for an Eating Disorder” Trainor’s debut album “Title” started off as a massive hit on the Billboard charts. It sold almost 200,000 copies, finally dethroning Taylor Swift’s “1989” from the top of the charts. The album has the biggest first-week numbers for a […]

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By Danny McCarthy, Staff [email protected] Hello! Welcome to the Countdown, where we discuss some of the things that happened this week in Pop Culture! Are you excited? Of course you are! Let’s get down to business! 6. Us Weekly is accused of photoshopping a picture of baby Prince George: I can’t believe that this is […]

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By Danny McCarthy, Staff Writer @thedanosaurus Brrr it’s cold outside, but it’s nice and toasty in Pop Culture Land. So slip under a blanket, grab some hot cocoa and read about what’s happened in the past week! 7. Ben and Jerry’s Core Ice Cream: If this isn’t a culinary breakthrough, then I don’t know what […]

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