The Ten Biggest Pop Culture Disappointments of 2015

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Warning: This piece discusses abuse and harassment, both verbal and sexual.

It’s time for everyone’s favourite annual tradition: I present to you the ten shittiest pop cultural phenomena and events of 2015! Maybe they weren’t objectively the shittiest in a utilitarian sense, but all of them were notably shitty in ways that make them worthy of inclusion on this list. More

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What I’ve Been Reading: February 15, 2015

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Wikipedia corrections, virtual Hong Kong, and Kanye West. All that and more in this edition of What I’ve Been Reading! More

What I’ve Reading: February 8, 2015

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This week, we’re talking emo. We’re also talking Monopoly. All that and a bunch more in this edition of What I’ve Been Reading. More

What I’ve Been Reading: February 1, 2015

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I’ve got a pretty heavy What I’ve Been Reading for you this week. It can’t all be fun and games… More

The Ten Biggest Pop Culture Disappointments of 2014

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Warning: This piece discusses sexual assault, domestic abuse, physical assault, and child abuse. If you don’t want to read about that stuff, then don’t read this piece.

It’s time for Refrigerator Rants’ most-treasured annual tradition! Every year, I take a look back at the pop cultural works, events, or occurrences that disappointed me or large numbers of other people. (I’ve decided that I’m equivalent to large numbers of other people.) This year had no shortage of crappy pop culture. In fact, there was so much garbage this year that the perennial tenth-place finisher, the Academy Awards telecast, got knocked off the list. Congratulations, 2014! You managed to produce at least 10 things that were worse than the Oscars this year. Bravo! More

What I’ve Been Reading: November 9, 2014

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Another week with no real blog posts. My explanation: I’ve been reading. More

What I’ve Been Reading: October 19, 2014

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Short and sweet this week. Enjoy. More

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