Pop Pedestal: Abed Nadir

Welcome to this week’s edition of Pop Pedestal, Bitch’s series of tributes to characters we love. Today, I’d like to recognize the Greendale student whose favorite film is “a tie between Ghostbusters,... Read more »

Pop Pedestal: Captain Turanga Leela

Welcome to another installment of Pop Pedestal, the series where we pay homage to our favorite characters from pop culture. Today, let us travel to the year 3000 to take a look at Leela of Futurama.   Read more »

Pop Pedestal: Lucille "Two" Austero

Welcome back to Pop Pedestal, the series where we pay tribute to the pop culture figures we admire most. Up today is Lucille Austero—aka Lucille Two—from... Read more »

Pop Pedestal: Billy Elliot

Welcome back to Pop Pedestal, the blog series about pop culture personalities we admire. For our ninth week find a spot, focus, and prepare! for a post about the boy who does ballet, Billy Elliot. Read more »

Pop Pedestal: Cindy "Mac" Mackenzie

Welcome to another edition of Pop Pedestal, a series to honor our favorite characters in pop culture. Today, I’d like to turn your attention to an oft-unsung heroine: Cindy “Mac” Mackenzie of... Read more »

Pop Pedestal: Sookie St. James

It’s time for another installment of Pop Pedestal, where we pay tribute to the pop culture personalities we most admire. Up today is the greatest chef in Stars Hollow history,... Read more »

B-Sides Open Thread: Rihanna's "Man Down"

Pop-star Rihanna’s new single “Man Down,” is making waves and opening up conversations about depictions of sexual assault. Read more »

Revenge of the Feminerd: Counsellor Troi and Telepathic Rape

To five-year-old me, Counsellor Troi was more appealing than Disney princesses: beautiful and serene and intuitive, but also she got to go on cool missions and sit on the bridge of the Enterprise and tell the Captain the truth about his own motivations. Troi was the first action figure in my... Read more »

Pop Pedestal: Lafayette Reynolds

Since True Blood comes back this month, it seemed like the perfect time to dedicate a Pop Pedestal to one of Bon Temps most inspirational citizens: ... Read more »

Pop Pedestal: Elaine Miller

It’s time for another Pop Pedestal, and today I’ve got one for all the parents out there. I don’t know about you, but when I’m in a parenting jam—and granted, my kid’s only two, but even two-year-olds can be total assholes—I like to channel my favorite pop-culture... Read more »