“Everything, Everything” Review: Not the Fault of its Stars

By Daniel Reif They coddle with cuddles. We pause in “awww”. Lovely, but the common absence of a compass for love make young adult novels a challenging read for us outside the demo. Thus so, theatrical adaptations as Everything, Everything often meet our virgin upon meeting our screens. I haven’t brushed a sentence of Nicola Yoon’s romantic drama about a …

May 1986 Playlist

Greetings Fellow Poopers, We here at Poop Culture had a totally awesomesauce time recording our May 1986 episode and wanted to share with you all the rad music from that month. This carefully curated playlist put together by the hosts here at Poop Culture will transport you back in time. It will be just like you are watching  Saturday morning cartoons with your …

A Flippant Review of Lego Island

By Jeff Mitchell It’s been years since I played this game. I’m pretty sure this is actually the first video game my eager, tiny kid hands ever enabled me to play. I thought a bit about what it was like to play this back when I was four and drew a blank. Thus, I resorted to watching a play-through to …

“King Arthur: Legend of the Sword” Review: A Messy Feast of a Metal Fantasy

By Daniel Reif A Guy Richie movie means wistful passion for the English warrior pompous. The folkloric legend of “King Arthur” has never been much dissimilar. In King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, you bet the sources fit like blade in stone. Anecdotal heroism is painted by street grit rebellion. Fictitious fable fairs an elaborate production of metal-blooded period fantasy. …

Dead of Winter- A Night of Betrayal

Dead of Winter: A Story of Betrayal   On a recent Saturday night the weather outside was ferocious, and as rain and heavy winds beat down on my apartment I sat at a large table playing a board game. Yes, a board game. The idea of that used to make me laugh and say something to the effect of “tabletop …

Blog Series: “A Year for Animation” V.4 – 80’s Kids!

By Daniel Reif The 80’s! Oh man! If you are a frequent listener to the weekly shit-talk located on the above tab to the right, then you know 80’s culture is well cherished. Such passion cripples me. I can only envy the retro heyday loved by proud Gen-X/Y-ers. Birthed fairly around the corner from Ringwalds and Griswolds, our new millennium’s …