Rather than being marginal, the apocalypse in 2012 is firmly entrenched in mainstream popular culture. Why? Perhaps because the apocalypse serves as a form of daydreaming escape from a world that looks radically different from just a decade ago.
Earlier this week we pondered whether Hunger Games’ upcoming DVD could boost the appetite for UltraViolet. While that debate has yet to be settled, the popularity of the Hunger Games... Read Post
On May 22, 1980, the video game world truly went mainstream. “Pong” and “Space Invaders” were huge, sure, but when “Pac-Man” hit the scene, it was something completely different. The yellow dude with the insatiable appetite for powe... Read Post