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Pop Rocks

A pop culture blog

Get a daily dose of crackling commentary from the minds at TBO.com and The Tampa Tribune on the things that seem to matter most to somebody or they wouldn’t be so darn popular.

Celebrate Robin Williams on TV this weekend

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Celebrate Robin Williams on TV this weekend
Those wanting to celebrate the life and work of Robin Williams who died on Monday have an opportunity to do so today and through the weekend on TV.

Slash playing private show in Tampa; composes track for Halloween Horror Nights

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Slash playing private show in Tampa; composes track for Halloween Horror Nights In case you’re wondering what guitar god/top hat fashion icon Slash is up to these days, here are a couple things.

What was Shaq wearing on his head at Busch Gardens?

Published:   |   Updated: August 5, 2014 at 12:35 AM

What was Shaq wearing on his head at Busch Gardens? NBA legend Shaquille O'Neal was at Busch Gardens today, hanging out in the gift shops, riding the Congo River Rapids, and inciting a mini Twitter riot with his mere presence. ...

Jamie Foxx as Mike Tyson in new biopic?

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Jamie Foxx as Mike Tyson in new biopic? It looks like Jamie Foxx is going to have to dust off his famed Mike Tyson impression , and then some.

New ‘Interstellar’ trailer launches McConaughey into space

Published:   |   Updated: July 30, 2014 at 05:29 PM

New ‘Interstellar’ trailer launches McConaughey into space So far, Christopher Nolan’s strategy with his new film “Interstellar” has been one of total secrecy.

Allison Williams as Peter Pan, why?

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Allison Williams as Peter Pan, why? It was announced this morning that Allison Williams, of HBO’s “Girls,” will portray the boy who wouldn’t grow up in NBC’s live “Peter Pan” in December.

‘Happy’ video shows off USF campus, students’ dance moves

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‘Happy’ video shows off USF campus, students’ dance moves A communications and marketing major at the University of South Florida, has put together a video that shows off the USF Tampa and St. Pete campuses, the diversity of the student body and a lot of dance moves that range from amazing to, hey, good try...

Nicolas Cage as Superman in new ‘What Happened?’ trailer

Published:   |   Updated: July 25, 2014 at 01:02 PM

In case you’ve forgotten, Nicolas Cage was almost Superman.

‘50 Shades of Grey’ trailer will excite fans, bore newcomers

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‘50 Shades of Grey’ trailer will excite fans, bore newcomers I don’t know much about the book “50 Shades of Grey” other than it’s insanely, crazy, outrageously popular and it involves a rich guy getting freaky with a necktie.

Marvel unveils black Captain America, female Thor

Published:   |   Updated: July 18, 2014 at 02:25 PM

Marvel unveils black Captain America, female Thor It looks like Marvel picked this week to show the world that people other than white men can be star superheroes.