Sleepover at The Stratton Mansion (The League)

This week’s assignment from the League of Extraordinary Bloggers was suggested by 3B’s Toy Hive, a great site to visit if you can. The task: — You have the opportunity to spend the night at any residence in pop culture. Where do you go? — Right now, I’m in my mid- late- advanced- 30’s and…

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The Making of Michael Jackson’s Thriller [YouTube]

The King of Pop would have been 54 years old today. His death three years ago shocked the world, but his life and legacy rocked the world more than any other. Thank you, MJJ. May you continue to be at peace. THE MAKING OF MICHAEL JACKSON’S THRILLER – YouTube.

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Episode 21.5: Cobra-La – The All-Ladies Show, pt. 2 (CSP-S2Ep9.5)

The ladies have taken over the Cold Slither Podcast this week! This episode is part two of their roundtable discussion from a fully female perspective, featuring special returning guests Shirley Huang, Esq., Keshia Holt of Ring Time Pro Wrestling, Karen a.k.a. Say Dat Again of The Black Guy Who Tips podcast and, making her podcasting…

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Episode 20: The Purple Glove – Thriller vs. Purple Rain (CSP-S2Ep8)

This week the Cold Slither crew engage in the one topic that everyone warned us not do do… the Michael Jackson vs. Prince debate. Our guest for this show is, from the site FeministaJones.com, Ms. Feminista Jones. Now with multiple ways to listen below, or subscribe via iTunes or Stitcher Radio to listen to us…

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Cloudy With a Chance of Purple Rain

The following is the latest post by our contributing writer Claymation Werewolf. To check out our latest episode of the Cold Slither Podcast, where we discuss Thriller vs. Purple Rain, click here. Of all the tiny, effeminate, African-American mainstream pop culture mega-stars of the 1980’s and 90’s, few drew as many comparisons as Prince and…

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Retro Video Game of the moment: Shinobi (1987)

Make a video game based on a ninja fighting to save his students from other ninjas, mercenaries, monsters, demons and other bad guys and you’ve got a pop culture phenomenon on your hands.
Sega’s Shinobi* changed everything for me. When it was first released in the arcades in 1987, it was the quintessential side-scrolling action game.

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Michael, Madonna and the greatest Super Bowl halftime shows (poll)

Last night’s Super Bowl saw a heckuva performance by pop legend Madonna, who was joined onstage by the likes of the inexplicably famous LMAO (it hurts writing that, btw), Nicki Minaj, M.I.A. and Cee-Lo Green. Despite that motley crew of accompaniments and a controversial flip of the bird on national TV by M.I.A., Madonna ripped…

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