Pop Culture’s been good to us this year, which is why we at Cinema Blend have decided to use the Thanksgiving season as an opportunity to give thanks for all things Pop related. Beyonce’s “Countdown” video to Kate Middleton’s wedding dress, we’re thankful for pop culture!
We’re feeling extra thankful this year, which is why we did similar lists in our movie section and TV section. Keep an eye out for the upcoming Games list as well!
Here are the Pop culture things we’re thankful for this year.
Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross score for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo...
The Black Keys - “El Camino”
Emma Stone, rising star who can do no wrong.
A Visit from the Goon Squad.
Words with Friends
The Nerdist Podcast.
George Takei’s Facebook feed.
That the Easter Island heads have bodies.
The “Now I Know” email newsletter.
Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis.
Mindy Kaling’s book tour.
Justin Timberlake is a stand-up guy at Marine Corps Ball.
New Van Halen Album?!
Smile Original Recordings.
Retro Pepsi commercial.
Newsies headed for Broadway.
The new Ultimate Spider-Man.
Adele - “Someone Like You”
Beyonce’s video for “Countdown”
Spotify comes to the United States.
The slow, inevitable process of coming to love Katy Perry.
The Hanna score by the Chemical Brothers.
The Conrad Murray trial is finally over.
Lady Gaga as Jo Calderone: weird, but surprisingly progressive.
The legalization of gay marriage in New York.
Kate Middleton’s wedding dress.
The Book of Mormon
Foster the People’s “Pumped Up Kids” becoming the song of the summer when nobody saw it coming.
Britney Spears is back (again).
James Franco, despite being an awful Oscar host, continues to be his strange and unpredictable self.
The Red Band Trailer with Diablo Cody
Our readers! Have a great Thanksgiving and safe travels!