Pop Culture in the Library Databases
Combined Search helps find articles, books, and videos from the library collection.
Academic Search Premier (EbscoHost)
Articles in all subjects from scholarly journals, magazines, and newspapers. An all-purpose database and often a good place to start.
ProQuest News & Newspapers
News articles from U.S. newspapers. Includes the Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Star Tribune, and more.
Selected dictionaries, encyclopedias, and reference books in many subjects.
Summaries and Analysis of Popular Culture
Websites with Articles About Pop Culture
New York Times Popular Culture Section
TV, movies, pop music, and more.
Note - First you will need to create an account with the New York Times website and register for a yearly pass provided by the Normandale Library. After you register, use the email and password you registered with to log in to the New York Times website. Follow these registration instructions.
NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour
Pop Culture Happy Hour serves you recommendations and commentary on the buzziest movies, TV, music, books, videogames and more.
Pop culture obsessives writing for the pop culture obsessed.
Google search of news and culture websites. Type in the title of a TV show, movie, videogame, etc. and it should appear as a "topic" you can click on. Especially good for more obscure shows and newer shows. Try to find articles on the above 2 websites first, before looking here.
Websites Collecting Reviews of Movies, Video Games, Television Shows
Only use critic reviews! Use for movies and TV.
Only use critic reviews! Use for video games, movies, TV, and albums.
Internet Movie Database (IMDb) Look for "Critic" under the Reviews section to find articles. Use for movies and TV.
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