20 Things Pop Culture Taught Us This Summer
Mike Tyson + Genesis + tiger = Comic gold.
Jews won World War II. Also, contrary to what our grade school teachers taught us, spelling isn't all that important.
J.J. Abrams could reboot the phone book and make it entertaining. Also, the Beastie Boys' ''Sabotage'' will still get radio play in the distant future.
Vampires are so hot right now. Actually, you already knew that.
(True Blood, Twilight)
Life really is fantastic and problem-free when you're an attractive, bankable movie star.
Children will watch anything.
Sacrificing a cat will not, in fact, save you from being dragged to Hell.
(Drag Me To Hell)
Katherine Heigl is to ''hard working television producer with romantic issues'' as Michael Cera is to ''awkward but endearing, lovesick teenager.''
(The Ugly Truth, Year One)
It's easier to wait for your time-traveling husband when he looks like Eric Bana.
(The Time Traveler's Wife)
Heidi Montag can neither sing nor lip sync.
(Miss Universe Pageant)
Not all Canadians are friendly.
(X-Men Origins: Wolverine)
There is at least one hunky cowboy in every small town.
If you don't know what it is, don't touch it.
Butter makes it better.
(Julie & Julia)
In the future, lyrics will be irrelevant.
(Black Eyed Peas, ''Boom Boom Pow'')
It's actually possible for a person to have a pumpkin rot on her living room floor for months and not notice the odor or the flies.
(Hoarders on A&E)
The Pyramids of Giza actually contain an ancient gun-ray thingie that supposedly can destroy the Sun.
(Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen)
It's possible to suspend a two-story Victorian in mid-air if you attach enough helium balloons. Also, we can't wait for talking dogs.
One can run a car off of the gas emitted by burning wood. It is, however, substantially more difficult to simulate a believable post-apocalyptic cityscape to set a reality show in. (The Colony on A&E)
Even though an item is called a warhead, it still requires being ''weaponized''...despite war being right there in the name.
(G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra)