This week we’re talking about sports (YAY!), and specifically, we’re talking about baseball. That’s right, America’s (dullest) pastime. The World Series is happening right now, and the Chicago Cubs are trying to overcome a crazy-long drought. They haven’t won since 1908, which is rather nuts. We didn’t even have Facebook in 1908!! Jeff and I talk a little about Major League Baseball in general, and our perspectives on “Canada’s Team”, the Toronto Blue Jays. The Jays last won a World Series when we were in our prime fandom-incubating years, but that didn’t really stick on either of us. The fact that the Blue Jays are suddenly good at baseball again fits in with the nostalgia cycles that Hollywood is cashing in on right now.
Ahh, baseball. With one of the longest seasons and the highest number of professional games per season, it truly is one of the dullest sports we have. If you find yourself dating/married to/befriending a person who loves baseball, you are in for a bit of a dull ride. But I truly believe that there are […]
The 2016 Major League Baseball season kicked off this week, and while baseball is among the most boring sports out there, it is undoubtedly a big part of summer sports culture. In fact, your very own The Pop Culture Reference Founders were bound together by their experiences on Vancouver’s hippest slo-pitch softball team (think Converse […]
Why are some baseball players so fat now? It’s a good question, and one that has a pretty straightforward answer. If you’ve tuned into a baseball game recently (maybe by accident or because you fell asleep when something else was on the TV), you might have noticed that some (certainly not all) of the players on […]
There are plenty of dull sports movies out there (I’m looking at you, Rudy), and if you already find sports boring, watching one of these might just make your brain permanently shut down. Luckily, there are also some really great, entertaining films that happen to revolve around the world of sports. Here are 6 of them! […]