San Diego Comic Con 2016 Survival Guide
In less than 24 hours the great trek of geeks will descend on San Diego California for Comic Con International or more old school San Diego Comic Con. I have compiled a handy get ready guides that have been my go to help guides. I have been going to... Read more
Flintstones Bedrock City Arizona
Recently my family went on a vacation to some of the most amazing natural parks like The Grand Canyon, Powell Dam, Monument Valley, The Petrified Forrest and the Painted Desert. One place that wasn’t on our agenda was one of the best parts of the trip for all of... Read more
Countdown to SDCC Part 3
There is just two days before this years San Diego Comic Con and if you missed the previous post click on the links below to catch up. COUNTDOWN TO SDCC PART 1 COUNTDOWN TO SDCC PART 2 There are still s few things left to go over to help you... Read more
Disney Park Attractions Smack-Down Part 2
I know, it’s been a while since I have done another ride comparison between Disneyland and Disneyworld and hopefully it will not take as long for the next installment (famous last words). So today I going to focus on it’s a small world. The origins of it’s a small... Read more
Disney Parks Attractions Smack-Down Part 1
I have lived in Southern California for over 30 years and I have enjoyed visiting and working at Disneyland. There is something about going to a Disney Park that is truly magical. We I was younger I went to Walt Disney World when there was only the Magic Kingdom.... Read more
Arcade Expo 2015 Impressions
Over the weekend was the first Arcade Expo in Banning California and it appears to have been very successful. As with any first time events there are going to be both good things and some problems. Overall the show ran very smoothly and there were only minor issues and... Read more
Busy Weekend
Normally you would see a brand new shiny post on Monday morning but I was out-of-town over the weekend visiting family and friends up north. One of the awesome things that I did was going to the NASA Ames 75th Anniversary open house in Mountain View California. It was... Read more
On The Road To SDCC 2014
ON THE ROAD!! Pop Culture Maven is on the road today heading down to San Diego to cover the biggest Pop Culture event of the year. Make sure the you that you follow us on Twitter for the most updated news as the convention happens. I will try to update... Read more
Powell’s Sweet Shoppe
Over the holiday weekend I was visiting my cousin in Laguna Niguel California and after we left we got turned around and pulled into a shopping center to get back to the street. This turned out to be the greatest wrong turn in history. I noticed a  sign on... Read more
Celebrities Like to See Ink
Tattoos are a large part of our popular culture. A good percentage of the world’s population sport at least one. Some media/genre conventions are beginning to offer space to tattoo artists which allow geeks to get inked while at the con. This gives actors who are sitting near artists... Read more