Sunday, June 24, 2018

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Alexa Volland

Alexa Volland is a features copy editor and pop culture enthusiast. She writes The Water Cooler, a guide to small talk and what's trending. She is a St. Petersburg native, and a 2014 University of Florida graduate



LUIS SANTANA   |   TimesCardi B performs on stage at Wild 94.1's Wild Splash concert at Coachman Park in Clearwater. [Luis Santana | Times]

This weeks pop culture winners and losers

WinnersCardi BThe rapper will cozy up with Jimmy Fallon on Monday as the very first co-host of The Tonight Show. According to the network, Cardi B will be introducing guests as well as performing,...
Updated: 3 months ago
Television personality Kelly Ripa poses with her husband Mark Consuelos after she received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Monday, Oct. 12, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) ORG XMIT: CACP107

Here are this week’s pop culture winners and losers

Winners:Mark Consuelos
Updated: 3 months ago
Beyonce and JAY Z perform during the On the Run tour in 2014. (Photo by Mason Poole/Invision for Parkwood Entertainment/AP Images)

Who bit Beyoncé? The Internet needs to know

The Beyhive was a buzz after Girls Trip actor Tiffany Haddish told GQ that an actress bit Beyoncé in the face during a Jay-Z after-party in late 2017."There was this actress there, that's just, like, doing the mostest,"...
Updated: 3 months ago
Noah Schnapp, Finn Wolfhard, Gaten Matarazzo and Caleb McLaughlin in Stranger Things 2. [Netflix]

This week’s pop culture winners and losers

WinnersStranger Things kids"Friend's don't lie." They also don't miss your birthday. After a Twitter user posted that nobody showed up for her little brother's Stranger Things-themed party, the cast of the hit...
Updated: 3 months ago
Demi Lovato performs live exclusively for American Airlines AAdvantage Mastercard cardmembers at New York City Center on January 24, 2018 in New York City.  (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images for Mastercard)

This week’s pop culture winners and losers

WinnersDemi LovatoThe singer has a big reason for feeling so Confident: being six years sober. "So grateful for another year of joy, health and happiness. It IS possible," she wrote on Twitter Thursday. The...
Updated: 3 months ago
Cult classic

Recipes to serve at your ‘Heathers’ viewing party

Dear diary,Upon learning Paramount Network was rebooting the 1988 cult classic Heathers, my initial reaction was: "What’s your damage?"The Winona Ryder-Christian Slater black comedy about two teens faking the suicides of the...
Updated: 4 months ago
Photo by Matt Dunham, AP

This week’s pop culture winners and losers

WINNERSSpice GirlsZigazig yaaaaas. The Spice girls are reportedly giving fans what they really, really want: A reunion tour. According to TMZ, the girl group met up with ex-manager Simon Fuller to...
Updated: 5 months ago
This week’s pop culture winners and losers

This week’s pop culture winners and losers

WINNERSTom Hanks and Jennifer HudsonGet ready for the greatest casting news. Hanks is reportedly attached to play Fred Rogers, of Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood, in TriStar Pictures' You Are My Friend. The movie...
Updated: 5 months ago
This week’s pop culture winners and losers

This week’s pop culture winners and losers

Winners:Meryl StreepFans might be able to forgive Meryl for reportedly not being in Mamma Mia 2. Streep, fresh off her umpteenth Oscar nom for The Post, is joining the cast of Big Little Lies for...
Updated: 5 months ago
Shows you should be watching: ‘Dark’ is the German ‘Stranger Things,’ only better

Shows you should be watching: ‘Dark’ is the German ‘Stranger Things,’ only better

What if everything that came from the past was actually influenced by the future?That's the main premise in Netflix's sci-fi horror, Dark, which has been deemed the German Stranger Things.While the two shows are entirely different...
Updated: 5 months ago