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Pop Culture Week in Review: March 21-27, 2015

March 27, 2015 |

Pip, pip, cheerio! Our first three pop culture stories this week deal with British celebrities and programs. Er, sorry, that’s programmes (with the emphasis on the second syllable, of course). So this is PorchDrinking Britain, where we spell colour with a “u” and drive on the left side of the road and have a very dry sense of humor and for some reason use vinegar as a condiment.

Some of these stories are American, though, so stay tuned, Yanks! Read More

Awesomesauce- Mashup Tumblrs

July 17, 2014 |

We all know Arrested Development was:

a) ahead of its time,

b) cancelled too soon, and

c) one of the funniest shows on television.

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Ultimate 6er – Mad Men

April 24, 2013 | 1

In honor of its return to the airwaves, and sticking with my television theme, I opted to focus today’s article on the main characters of AMC’s hit period drama Mad Men. All I can say is, I hope this 6er is better than their previews this season.

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Drink Like A Fictional Character

October 18, 2012 | 5

Goodness gracious, people from movies and TV love alcohol. I’m one of those nerds who scrutinizes any scene with drinking to figure out what specifically characters ordered (my friends got angry when we went to see “Friends With Benefits” because I was the guy saying “Oh, they’re drinking Shiner Bock. I like that beer!”). But you don’t always have to study beer labels or examine a cocktail glass to deduce what characters are drinking; sometimes they order stuff so often, their drink becomes a character trait. Here’s a look at what some of our favorite on-screen heroes drink over and over and over again. Hit up the comments section to let us know what drinks of choice we missed. Read More

Emmy Nominations – For Drama categories, they sure are boring

July 22, 2012 |

Best drama

Boardwalk Empire Breaking Bad Downton Abbey Game of Thrones Homeland Mad Men

This is an extremely tough category. While I really think Justified and Sons of Anarchy deserve more love than they got, I think both … Read More

Pop Culture Bingo

July 21, 2012 |

As I’ve noted before on PorchDrinking, there are many simple statements that can spark pop culture conversation and debate on your porch. But for us introverts out there, you can still sit back and wait for certain things to come … Read More