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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.

Super Bowl ads: Kardashian makes fun of herself, Couric confused by the Internet

Published:   |   Updated: January 27, 2015 at 01:25 PM

Super Bowl ads: Kardashian makes fun of herself, Couric confused by the Internet Even if you're not a fan of Kim Kardashian, famous person, you have to kind of respect her new Super Bowl commercial for T-Mobile.

Jon Stewart trashes Florida in 'Daily Show' segment to welcome Rubio

Published:   |   Updated: January 14, 2015 at 11:56 AM

“The Daily Show” loves a good Florida joke, that much was clear when correspondent Jason Jones reported “live” from a Tampa strip club and a hilariously humidity-averse John Oliver called our city “the land that time for...

Naked woman jumps on band member at Tampa concert

Published:   |   Updated: January 12, 2015 at 06:47 PM

Naked woman jumps on band member at Tampa concert A sold-out concert by electronic music outfit Keys N Krates at District 3 in Tampa barely missed a beat Saturday night when a stark naked woman jumped on stage, evaded the band's tour manager by slipping under a DJ table and jumped on a band member's...

Patrick Wilson to star with Ted Danson, Nick Offerman in ‘Fargo’ Season 2

Published:   |   Updated: January 8, 2015 at 04:53 PM

Patrick Wilson to star with Ted Danson, Nick Offerman in ‘Fargo’ Season 2 St. Petersburg native Patrick Wilson has joined the cast of the FX television series “Fargo,” according to a report in Variety. ...

Pop Rocks: ‘American Horror Story’ disses Tampa, but loves St. Pete’s snacks

Published:   |   Updated: December 16, 2014 at 02:48 PM

Pop Rocks: ‘American Horror Story’ disses Tampa, but loves St. Pete’s snacks We knew there would be plenty of Florida references with FX’s “American Horror Story: Freak Show” being set in Jupiter, but we didn’t know Tampa would get dissed so hard by one of the series’ main characters. ...

Pop Rocks: Is CMT’s ‘Party Down South’ partying in Tampa?

Published:   |   Updated: December 16, 2014 at 01:09 PM

Pop Rocks: Is CMT’s ‘Party Down South’ partying in Tampa? If you haven’t seen the CMT reality series “Party Down South,” the quickest way to sum it up is “Jersey Shore” with sweet tea.

Most popular baby names of 2014 familiar to Netflix, ‘Frozen’ fans

Published:   |   Updated: December 2, 2014 at 04:15 PM

Most popular baby names of 2014 familiar to Netflix, ‘Frozen’ fans Babycenter.com released its annual top baby names of the year list this week, and it looks like many of 2014’s new parents are fans of Netflix, baseball and the Disney blockbuster “Frozen.”...

MTV reality show 'Growing Up Greek' filmed in Tarpon Springs

Published:   |   Updated: December 2, 2014 at 10:13 AM

No tickets needed to see One Direction in Orlando

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No tickets needed to see One Direction in Orlando If you couldn’t score those pricey tickets to see One Direction in Tampa last month, it may be worth taking a drive down Interstate 4 on Monday (just follow the screams, if you’re not sure how to get there).