This Day in Pop Culture for September 19
Mary Tyler Moore headlined her own TV show, people starting talking like pirates and Superman saved TV on this day in pop culture.
This Day in Pop Culture for August 22
The Cadillac Motor Company was formed on this day as well as the copyright for “Adventures of Superman” TV series.
This Day in Pop Culture for June 2
1939: Superman’s First Solo Comic Book To the positive response to Superman’s first appearance in Action Comics #1 published a year earlier, the very first Superman comic book was released this month during the year of 1939. It was the first comic by National Allied Publications to feature a magazine based on a single character.…
This Day in Pop Culture for February 29
1940: First African American to Win an Oscar Born the youngest of 13 children of former slaves in Wichita, Kansas, Hattie McDaniel began her career as a songwriter and performer with her brother’s minstrel show. From 1920-1925, McDaniel toured with the black ensemble, Professor George Morrison’s Melody Hounds before trying out a radio career which…
Finally, ‘Justice League’ is the Movie We’ve Been Waiting For
This movie moves at a faster clip than the previous ones and doesn’t drag out as long as its predecessors. Each character is allowed to emulate the heroes we want to see and admire, despite the film’s potential to be downer given its sad theme.
Holy Disappointment – ‘Batman v Superman’ is a Dud
After the downer that was the film that was supposed to kick off the new DC Comics movies franchise, Man of Steel (2013), and the lackluster response from both critics and audiences alike, we were all hoping that Warner Bros. and director Zack Snyder would not make the same mistake again with Batman v Superman:…