Culture Crash 21-24: The Perfect Album

Culture Crash 21-24: The Perfect Album

This week, we discuss the importance of an album’s length. All too often it can feel like some of the songs on the album are just there to fill time, so people feel like they’re getting more music for their money.

The Latest Release By Acclaimed Author John Green

Culture Crash 21-23: The Latest Release By Acclaimed Author John Green

Author John Green is best known for young adult novels like The Fault in Our Stars, but his latest release heads in a completely different direction. It’s called The Anthropocene Reviewed and it’s hooked our attention.

Culture Crash 21-22: The Beauty Of HBO Max

Culture Crash 21-22: The Beauty Of HBO Max

The streaming platform, HBO Max has gained a lot of ground since its launch in May of last year. We dive into the wide variety of shows and films available and why it’s become our favorite place to search for something to watch.

The Love Story Of “Little Fish”

Culture Crash 21-21: The Love Story Of “Little Fish”

A modern take on the classic detective/thriller genre is exactly what we need right now and the “Mare of Easttown” does not disappoint. We explore this new series starring Kate Winslet.

Culture Crash 21-20: Reviewing HBO’s “Mare Of Easttown”

Culture Crash 21-20: Reviewing HBO’s “Mare Of Easttown”

The movie, “Little Fish” is an intriguing story of a world ravaged by a virus that erases people’s memories. It’s a gripping film that hooks your attention from the get-go and is worth the watch.

Back To The Theater

Culture Crash 21-19: Back To The Theater

As more Americans get vaccinated, the light at the end of the tunnel shines a little bit brighter each day. We discuss the slow return of theater-released movies and some of the future films we’re most excited for.

Literature Tackling Race & Inequality

Culture Crash 21-18: Literature Tackling Race & Inequality (2021 update)

The perspectives of black authors are vital in understanding why racial bias still plagues our country. We offer up some timely recommendations to add to your 2021 reading list.

The Second Debut Of Taylor Swift’s “Fearless

Culture Crash 21-17: The Second Debut Of Taylor Swift’s “Fearless”

Taylor Swift recently re-recorded and released her hit 2008 album “Fearless”. We discuss the nostalgic vibes we felt while listening to these old Taylor tracks.

Oscar-Worthy Foreign Language Films

Culture Crash 21-16: Oscar-Worthy Foreign Language Films

In recent years, foreign language films have started to be taken more seriously in the top awards categories. Take Parasite winning Best Picture at the Oscars last year. We discuss some of the best international films released over the last twelve months and where to watch them.

Culture Crash 21-15: The Latest Album By Band, AJR

Culture Crash 21-15: The Latest Album By Band, AJR

The newest musical release by AJR is titled, “OK ORCHESTRA 5”. It’s an energetic, unique collection that you won’t be able to get out of your head this spring.

Culture Crash 21-14: Zack Snyder’s “Justice League”

Culture Crash 21-14: Zack Snyder’s “Justice League”

The new director’s cut of “Justice League” is now out on HBO Max. The action movie clocks in at a whopping four hours. Is it just another overhyped streaming release or something more?

Culture Crash 21-13: A Unique Oscar Year

Culture Crash 21-13: A Unique Oscar Year

This year’s awards season looks a bit different due to the pandemic stalling new releases. But, as those in showbiz say, the show must go on.

Culture Crash 21-12: Does Wandavision Live Up To The Hype?

Culture Crash 21-12: Does Wandavision Live Up To The Hype?

WandaVision started off with a bang, differentiating itself from other shows. But what started off as an original and unique series quickly transformed into every other Marvel blockbuster. We discuss what went wrong.

Culture Crash 21-11: Are You Team “Harry Potter” Books Or Films?

Culture Crash 21-11: Are You Team “Harry Potter” Books or Films?

It’s been almost 25 years since the first Harry Potter book was released. Today, the wizarding franchise is worth billions of dollars and has extended out to movie spinoffs, themed amusement parks, merchandise and more. We delve into the magical world and what sets the books apart from the films.

Culture Crash 21-10: The Many Documentaries On Demand

Culture Crash 21-10: The Many Documentaries On Demand

It seems like every day there’s a new documentary released on a streaming platform that hooks viewers. The content ranges from true crime, sports and many other subjects. But with this constant cycle of releases, is quantity or quality the real goal here?

Watching Performance Art From Your Sofa

Culture Crash 21-09: Watching Performance Art From Your Sofa

Before the pandemic there weren’t so many concerts, theatre performances and other arts available to watch from your living room TV. While the last eleven months have been tough on the industry, it’s allowed more people to gain access to shows that they otherwise couldn’t afford or travel to. Take Hamilton for instance. We discuss some of our favorite picks available to stream now.

Culture Crash 21-08: Framing Britney Spears

Culture Crash 21-08: Framing Britney Spears

We discuss the new Hulu release, Framing Britney Spears, which follows Spears’ rise to pop stardom, the ups and downs of her life in the spotlight and the controversial conversatorship that she’s reportedly been under since 2008.

Culture Crash 21-07: Easy-to-Watch TV

Sometimes a tense, high stakes show isn’t the relaxing break we all need. We discuss our favorite lighthearted, easy-to-consume series that are entertaining and great to watch time and time again.

Culture Crash 21-06: The Tumultuous Legacy Of Tiger Woods

Culture Crash 21-06: The Tumultuous Legacy Of Tiger Woods

HBO’s new release, Tiger chronicles the ups and downs of Tiger Wood’s golf career and personal life. We discuss if the new documentary is overhyped or worth the watch.

Culture Crash 21-05: A Simpler Era Of Superheroes

Culture Crash 21-05: A Simpler Era Of Superheroes

Today’s superhero storylines can sometimes feel a bit too involved if you’re looking for something more laidback to watch. We rewind back to the 90’s to offer a few entertaining selections that don’t require much backstory and are available to stream now.