Iconic Pop Culture Siblings

This post is dedicated to my favorite siblings, Dianne and Barbara. Happy National Siblings Day, y’all! In honor of the occasion, here is a selection of iconic pop culture siblings and, as always, a few of my favorites. We’re on a first name basis with the March girls: Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy. From theContinue reading “Iconic Pop Culture Siblings”

Happy Birthday, Michigan!

This post was originally published in 2022 and has been edited for content and clarity. My beloved home state is celebrating its 186th birthday today, and to mark the occasion, here are a few of my favorite Michigan-born artists and Michigan-set media. Any number of Michigan-born musicians could have topped this list; Motown Records isContinue reading “Happy Birthday, Michigan!”

Quick Hits: July 7

Robert Downey Sr. – actor, filmmaker and father of Robert Downey Jr. – has died at the age of 85. Downey was a leading figure in the counterculture cinema of the 1960s, writing and directing such low budget features as Putney Swope, Pound and Greaser’s Palace. As an actor, he also appeared in bigger budgetContinue reading “Quick Hits: July 7”