Pop Culture on Townhall

Ben Shapiro - Thu Sep 1

This week, the ubiquitously absurd Lady Gaga appeared at the MTV Video Music Awards. Well, actually, she didn't appear -- her alter ego, Jo Calderone, did. ... more

Brent Bozell - Fri Jul 22

Laura Ingraham calls her newest book, "Of Thee I Zing," a "comedic intervention" on the sorry state of our popular culture. It begins with a declaration of independence from the moral soup in which we swim. ... more

Katie Kieffer - Mon Jun 27

Disneyland's success represents an All-American culture that says anything is possible if you work hard, dream big and satisfy market needs. ... more

Paul Driessen - Sat May 7

When my daughter learned she would have to endure still more intensive chemotherapy for her leukemia, a tear welled up in her eye. She would now be homebound at least two more months, and attending high school for any of her senior year looked more remote than ever. ... more

Marybeth Hicks - Wed Feb 2

Admittedly, the Egyptian uprising, the nullification of Obamacare and the ongoing ramifications of "Snowpocolypse 2011" could render the controversy about an MTV original program insignificant by comparison. After all, MTV is only out to destroy an entire generation. No big deal. ... more

Doug Giles - Sun Jan 23

After Jerusalem fell in AD 70, the church, birthed by the Holy Spirit during Rome’s heyday, exploded with growth in Asia Minor — which happened to be Ground Zero for Caesar worship. ... more

Doug Giles - Sat Jan 8

God, I feel sorry for young parents nowadays. ... more

Kathryn Lopez - Wed Dec 22

Have it out with any cultural influence that doesn't inspire. Who has time for anything else? ... more

Ben Shapiro - Wed Dec 22

Too bad Obama thinks the best person for the job of secretary of defense is a bisexual, drug-addled talentless Auto-Tune creation with a relentlessly annoying fan base. That's right -- Lady Gaga is the de facto secretary of defense. ... more

Kathryn Lopez - Sat Dec 18

For all too long now we have acted as if the woman who is a media mover and shaker or business mogul is somehow superior to the woman who moves to Wisconsin with the man she loves. ... more

Brent Bozell - Fri Dec 17

You may have never heard of the 17-year-old actress Taylor Momsen, but she represents everything that's wrong with pop culture today. ... more

Suzanne Fields - Thu Nov 25

We're blessed to live in America, and yet we take due notice of the dark shadow of terrorism that falls across the horizon. ... more

Mike Adams - Wed Nov 24

If you want to avoid seeing your 18-year-old turn into a freak within the first year of college, it’s best to make sure he, she, or it avoids taking a course in sociology. ... more

Ann Coulter - Wed Nov 10

True, Reagan tied with Carter for the youth vote in 1980 and stole younger voters from Mondale in 1984, but other than that, young voters have consistently embarrassed themselves. ... more

Austin Hill - Sun May 2

What should you do when you’re the Mayor of America’s 5th largest city, your state has just enacted America’s most far –reaching law regarding illegal immigration, and you’re trying to make a career of leftist, race-baiting politics? ... more