What non-2015 pop culture did you just discover this year?

Welcome back to AVQ&A, where we throw out a question for discussion among the staff and readers. Consider this a prompt to compare notes on your interface with pop culture, to reveal your embarrassing tastes and experiences, and to ponder how our diverse lives all led us to convene here together. Got a question you’d…

This analysis complicates the “Sean Bean always dies” cliché

Everyone knows that Sean Bean is Hollywood’s dying-est actor, right? But, as this Nerdist blog post presupposes, maybe he isn’t? Yes, the notion that the GoldenEye and Game Of Thrones actor dies in every movie he’s in has long since joined the “Nickelback sucks” realm of completely trite pop culture pseudo-jokes.…

Vincent Price’s remixed recipes are an offbeat slice of culinary history

Due in part to many people’s insistence on referring to movies made in the 1980s as “old,” Vincent Price is probably best remembered today as the voice of Thriller, or maybe as Edward Scissorhands’ creator. But in his ’60s heyday Price was not only a mustachioed icon of cinematic fright, he was also a popular art…