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The following are the all of the articles that have been tagged as and being related to pop culture that can be found here at Musings From Us, for your enjoyment.

Sniglet of the Day: June 27

This entry was posted in General Musings, Satire by Snowfoxx on

Sniglet Of The DayBuzzled (adj.)Right now I am buzzled. This is that feeling when you’ve had a really nice little drink, but can still focus enough to do simple tasks like cleaning and cooking easy meals, so long as knives are too much of a problem. Buzzled is a state in which one really should not drive in, but simply stay put and enjoy the little bit of a ride that has been given to you by way of the various breweries and distilleries of the world.

Being buzzled is fun for the short amount of time that it stays with you, and it helps ease the pain if you are sore from a hard or stressful day at work. Many people look forward to becoming buzzled as soon as they can get to a full service restaurant or even places like the Mills Av. Liquor Lounge, where they can find other people that are getting buzzled along with them. The best description of buzzled in pop culture has to be in Billy Joel’s song “Piano Man”, but some of his characters got a little more than buzzled as his story progressed. So for those of you who just got off work, and a looking to be buzzled, here you go…

Decades of Diversion

This entry was posted in Arts, General Musings, Music Videos by Snowfoxx on

wdw_mk_0497_rhoIf anyone has been watching TV lately, you might have seen the new commercial for the Toyota Corolla, you will see a a sequence of events featuring pop culture from the last fifty years, but somehow they manages to jump from 1995 directly to 2013 in the last part, somehow neglecting the 2000-2010 span. This idea is not new, and it was done by the Red Hot Chili Peppers in their Dani California music video about seven years ago.

Let’s see how they stack up:

Toyota Corolla

Twilight School

This entry was posted in Casual Games, Hidden Object Mystery, Software by Snowfoxx on

Gameplay:★★★★☆ 
Graphics:★★★★★ 
Sound:★★★★☆ 
Value:★★★★☆ 
Fun Factor:★★★★☆ 
Overall:★★★★¼ 

When I first saw the title of this hidden object mystery, I had a feeling that AnnGames was using the current pop culture obsession with the Twilight movies and books as a marketing ploy. One of the secondary characters is even named Bella, but Bella is not the focus of this game. It has more of Harry Potter kind of a feel, yet it is set in North America. This story involves a young woman whose parents went missing, and when a distant relative, Hovenheim, gives her a letter from her mother, she finds out that her parents are alive, but they are trapped in a parallel plane called simply, Dark World.

Trivia Golf

This entry was posted in Casual Games, Logic Puzzles, Puzzle Games, Sports Games, Strategy Games by Snowfoxx on

Gameplay:★★☆☆☆ 
Graphics:★★☆☆☆ 
Sound:★★★☆☆ 
Value:★★☆☆☆ 
Fun Factor:★☆☆☆☆ 
Overall:★★☆☆☆ 

So take a day on any one of your favourite beach golf courses, and imagine you have to line your shot up, then you have to answer some random trivia question before you can take the shot. Your question’s difficulty is based on how far you want to hit the ball. The closer you get toi the putting green, the more difficult the questions become, and if you’ve grown up with North American culture, many questions won’t make sense to you, since apparently, whomever came up with them is British. Once you do get to the putting green, you have to do some kind of matching quiz to see how many strokes your short game will take.