Halloween Special: Haunted Spookywood

In today’s lecture, the professors discuss celebrity ghosts and their favorite haunts. They also investigate the recent surge of crystal-related activity in Hollywood, Hannah’s feud with Food God, and how they were not …Ready for It (because it’s dumb).

Please be warned, this episode does include graphic descriptions of murders in addition to normal pop ramblings.

You can find your reading list here: Spookywood Reading List

Encyclopedia Britannicney: A Star Is Born, Part Two

In Part Two of “A Star Is Born,” we focus on Britney’s rise to superstardom, as well as her apparent clairvoyant skills, the many obnoxious interviews she was forced to sit through, and the fact that Beyoncé once opened for her (yes, that Beyoncé).

Please find your reading list for here.

PS- Pop U is happy to announce our first interactive event: The Justice For Blackout Pro-Britney March. It will be held on October 25 at the Hollywood Walk of Fame. For more details, see our event on Facebook.

Encyclopedia Britannicney: A Star Is Born, Part One

In 1999 and 2000, Britney Spears went from being a little-known cootie patootie to the most influential pop star in the world. Her rise was rapid, and her promotional opps were plentiful. In today’s edition of Encyclopedia Britannicney, professors Hannah and Maddie are joined by visiting lecturer Marcus, who has seen Britney 40 – we repeat, 40 – times in concert.

Part One of A Star Is Born focuses on the Baby One More Time album and affiliated tour. Find your reading list here: Reading List

Conspiracy Theories 1101: Kontrolling the Kardashians

Professors Hannah and Maddie examine the rise and perpetuation of the Kardashian Klan’s fame. Does their celebrity stem from a government plot? Could it be a purposed, extended Illuminati konspiracy? Or, is Kris Jenner truly the best hustler of all time? We weigh competing theses, and discuss Ray J’s thirst, copycat stardom, and why MKUltra needs to just quit it with the brainwashing.

Your reading list is here. Please note, many conspiracy theory sites are sketchy. Research at your own risk.

Encyclopedia Britannicney: Pre-Fame, Part Two

When class last left off, we were discussing Britney’s past with the girl band Innosense. In today’s lecture, we will continue to examine Britney’s early years, and will focus on her first single, tour, and album. Really: when. will. your. faves.

We are again joined by guest lecturer Sal, and have a VERY special introduction from a VERY special guest.

Encyclopedia Britannicney: Pre-Fame, Part One

On December 2, 1981, Godney was born in McComb, Mississippi. In addition to singing, dancing, and eating crawfish, little Britney Jean Spears was forging her path to the highest reaches of fame. With special visiting Professor Sal, Professors Lazer and Rowston explore Britney’s early years. This is part one of a two-part episode, and a never-ending series (#dealwithit, Falkor).

Your reading list is located here: Reading List

Britmergency: JUSTNEY, PART TWO

We’re breaking some news from Timbaland himself regarding our favorite former pop couple – Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake. This episode is presented in unofficial partnership with Unsolved Mysteries. #justney