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3 Documentaries That Will Change Your Life

3 Documentaries That Will Change Your Life

| January 21, 2014 | 2 Comments

Here are a few documentaries that changed the lives of some KQED Pop writers this year (not to mention totally ruined their makeup).

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Golden Globe Predictions 2014: Who Will Take Home the Gold?

Golden Globe Predictions 2014: Who Will Take Home the Gold?

| January 10, 2014 | 1 Comment

Two of the funniest women in comedy are set to host the most-fun-to-watch award show. Here are some predictions that are sure to help you win your office’s pool.

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Falling In Love With Robots: Spike Jonze’s ‘Her’ Asks, Could It Be So Bad?

Falling In Love With Robots: Spike Jonze’s ‘Her’ Asks, Could It Be So Bad?

| January 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

What, exactly, does it mean to be human? What does it mean to be in love? These questions are perhaps ever increasing in their relevance, and Her explores the answers in turns sweet, comic, and scary.

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What Home Alone Taught Every ’90s Kid

What Home Alone Taught Every ’90s Kid

| December 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

It’s Christmas time, which means that you will most likely be watching Home Alone for the 89th time. Here are the major life lessons we all learned from the movie.

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Kathleen Hanna on Riot Grrrl History, Her Battle with Lyme Disease, and The Punk Singer

Kathleen Hanna on Riot Grrrl History, Her Battle with Lyme Disease, and The Punk Singer

| December 19, 2013 | 1 Comment

Riot Grrrl ringleader Kathleen Hanna of Bikini Kill, Le Tigre, and The Julie Ruin talks about her mysterious disappearance, the modern face of feminism, and The Punk Singer, the new documentary based on her life.

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What You Don’t Know About The Sound of Music

What You Don’t Know About The Sound of Music

| December 5, 2013 | 1 Comment

To get ready for NBC’s live restaging of The Sound of Music and the sing-along at the Castro, here are some little known facts about the greatest musical of all time.

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Another One Bites the Dust: One More SF Movie Theater Trades Charm for Luxury

Another One Bites the Dust: One More SF Movie Theater Trades Charm for Luxury

| December 5, 2013 | 2 Comments

SF theaters are getting more and more lux and losing more and more charm. If you forget to see the movie because you’re too drunk at the lounge bar, do you get your money back?

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Pop Culture To Be Grateful For This Thanksgiving

Pop Culture To Be Grateful For This Thanksgiving

| November 26, 2013 | 1 Comment

Studies say gratitude can help us sleep better, make us happier and inspire us to exercise. These are the movies, television shows, and books that I’m grateful for. What about you?

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Get Ready for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire with This Crash Course!

Get Ready for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire with This Crash Course!

| November 22, 2013 | 1 Comment

The Hunger Games are upon us yet again. Get ready with this crash course!

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Life Lessons We Learned from Mrs. Doubtfire

Life Lessons We Learned from Mrs. Doubtfire

| November 18, 2013 | 4 Comments

A 7-year-old saved her mother’s life with something she learned from Mrs. Doubtfire. Here are some other life lessons the 1993 classic taught us.

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