The Bloody Truth About Vampires
Vampires are fodder for books, movies, and Halloween costumes. But for hundreds of years, they were scapegoats for disease.
L.A.'s Culture War Over the Last True Skid Row in America - Los Angeles
"Yo!" A black man in a filthy, yellow, collared shirt lies sprawled out in the middle of the Sixth Street sidewalk, out cold. No more than four inches f...
Tropical cyclones in popular culture
The appearances of tropical cyclones in popular culture spans many genres of media and encompasses many different plot uses.It includes both fictional tropical cyclones, and real ones used as the basi...
Tropical cyclones in popular culture - Wikipedia
Deals with the Devil in popular culture
The idea of making a deal with the devil has appeared many times in works of popular culture. The theme enjoyed a large run of popularity in the twentieth century. At one point Anthony Boucher, editor...
Artistic depictions of the partition of India
The partition of India and the associated bloody riots inspired many creative minds in India and Pakistan to create literary/cinematic depictions of this event. While some creations depicted the massa...
Artistic depictions of the partition of India - Wikipedia
The Bloody Truth About Vampires
Vampires are fodder for books, movies, and Halloween costumes. But for hundreds of years, they were scapegoats for disease.
L.A.'s Culture War Over the Last True Skid Row in America - Los Angeles
"Yo!" A black man in a filthy, yellow, collared shirt lies sprawled out in the middle of the Sixth Street sidewalk, out cold. No more than four inches f...
Genie in popular culture
Genies frequently occur as characters or plot elements in fictional works. They are often divided into different categories, of which the most prominent are marid, genie or jinn, and ifrit.
Genie in popular culture - Wikipedia
Catsuits and bodysuits in popular media
Catsuits are a recurring costume for fictional characters in various media, as well as for entertainers, especially for use in musical performances. They are sometimes referred to as "bodysuits", espe...
Catsuits and bodysuits in popular media - Wikipedia
Esperanto in popular culture
References to Esperanto, a constructed language, have been made in a number of films and novels. Typically, this is done either to add the exoticness of a foreign language without representing any pa...
Esperanto in popular culture - Wikipedia
Black dog ghosts in popular culture
The British legend of the ghostly black dog has appeared many times in popular culture.
Welsh mythology in popular culture
Elements of Welsh mythology have appeared many times in popular culture.
Susan Cooper's The Dark Is Rising sequence features an afanc which inhabits Llyn Barfog. It is driven away by the son of Ki...
Confidence tricks in film and television
This is a list of fictional portrayals of confidence tricks found in television and the movies.
Soviet war in Afghanistan in popular culture
The Soviet War in Afghanistan had an important impact in popular culture in the West, due to its scope, and the great number of countries involved. The Russian/Ukrainian film The 9th Company, for exam...
EST and The Forum in popular culture
Werner Erhard and his self-improvement courses have been referenced in popular culture in various forms of fictional media including literature, film, television and theatre. These courses, known as ...
EST and The Forum in popular culture - Wikipedia
Pied Piper of Hamelin in popular culture
The Pied Piper of Hamelin has appeared many times in popular culture.
The story has been depicted many times on film:
Pied Piper of Hamelin in popular culture - Wikipedia
Space stations and habitats in fiction
The concepts of space stations and habitats are common in modern culture. While space stations have become reality, there are as yet no true space habitats. Writers, filmmakers, and other artists have...
Sexual intercourse
Sexual intercourse, or coitus or copulation, is principally the insertion and thrusting of a male's penis, usually when erect, into a female's vagina for the purposes of sexual pleasure or reproductio...
Sexual intercourse - Wikipedia
Ghouls in popular culture
Originating around the eighth century AD, and Arabic in origin, a Ghoul is a mythical creature often described as hideous human-like monster that dwelt in the desert or other secluded locations in ord...
Combined Operational Load Bearing External Resistance Treadmill
The Treadmill with Vibration Isolation Stabilization System, commonly abbreviated as TVIS, is a treadmill for use on board the International Space Station and is designed to allow astronauts to run wi...
Combined Operational Load Bearing External Resistance Treadmill - Wikipedia
Werewolf fiction
Werewolf fiction denotes the portrayal of werewolves and other shapeshifting man/woman-beasts, in the media of literature, drama, film, games, and music. Werewolf literature includes folklore, legend,...
Predestination paradoxes in video games
A predestination paradox is a common literary device employed in many fictional and mythological works, dealing with various circumstances and paradoxes that can logically arise from time travel.This ...
Australian rules football in Australian popular culture
Australian rules football has had a significant impact on Australian popular culture, capturing the imagination of Australian film, art, music, television and literature.
Barry Oakley's satiric f...
Australian rules football in Australian popular culture - Wikipedia
Cultural impact of Elvis Presley
Since the beginning of his career, Elvis Presley has had an extensive cultural impact. According to Rolling Stone Magazine, "it was Elvis who made rock 'n' roll the international language of pop." Rol...
Cultural impact of Elvis Presley - Wikipedia
Earth in culture
The cultural perspective on the Earth, or world, varies by society and time period. Religious beliefs often include a creation belief as well as personification in the form of a deity. The exploration...
Earth in culture - Wikipedia