Brett Flora

What the pop?

April 2, 2012

Note: The AS Review is adding a new column to its hallowed pages. Every week, I, Brett Flora, will be your moderator through a discourse on pop culture. Why pop culture? It’s popular.

What the pop? MDNA & MDMA

April 9, 2012

Electronic music is sweeping the nation. Ultra Music Festival in Miami is one of the biggest festivals of the year, boasting more than 150,000 people in attendance.

What the pop? R.I.P... Dubstep?

April 16, 2012

Skrillex won three Grammys. He should have won four Grammys. But, Best New Artist mistakenly went to some lame indie chillwaver, Ivory Bones, right?

What the pop? Yoga pants, yo

April 30, 2012

Yoga pants are freaking everywhere, every single which way and where. What started as a specific style for a specific activity has blown up to become a bonafide fashion trend. Visiting my parents

What the pop? Tosh.0

May 7, 2012

Tosh.0 is the most-watched program on Comedy Central. Yeah, I wouldn’t have guessed either. Daniel Tosh, Tosh.0’s host, tours across the United States with a stand-up comedy act, often

What the pop? YouTube, KittyTube, BieberTube

May 14, 2012

Kittens are absolutely adorable, jumping out of boxes, yawning and, ya know, existing. I’m allergic to cats, but thanks to YouTube, I, too, can go “daaawww” when I watch a kitty