What is pop culture? It's a term that is often used but not always fully understood. In essence, pop culture refers to the shared experiences and references of a large swath of people. It encompasses the popular films, music, television shows, books, and other media that are circulated within societies across the globe.

Pop culture refers to the various elements of popular culture that are enjoyed by the masses. This could include anything from music and movies to fashion and slang. While there are many different aspects of pop culture, they all share one common trait: they're widely accepted and enjoyed by a large number of people. So what makes pop culture so popular? And why do we love it so much? That's something that's been debated for years and likely won't ever be fully understood. But one thing is for sure: pop culture is here to stay. And we can't wait to see what it has in store for us next!

There are many tragic characters in Pulp Fiction, but the most tragic one might actually be the Gimp. More on that and 30 other pop culture origin stories:

Uhura STAR TREK CRACKED.COM Uhura's full name is Nyota Uhura, which is Swahili for Star Freedom. You know, for a series that's meant to show the future, the creators really overestimated the beehive haircut's staying power.


Ant-Man and the Wasp HOPE VAN DYNE is far from a hero in the comics. Hope was never the Wasp on the printed page. When she is there at all (she isn't a part of Marvel's main continuity), she's a baddie named the Red Queen. CRACKED.COM


According to a novelization, Star Trek's Borg were created by Voyager 6. Voyager 6 came to the Borg's planet, who sent it back - but it returned, reporting a biological infestation on Earth. This led to making them what they became. CRACKED.COM


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