@lissahoop

Melissa Mccarter

Mommy and editor of Pop Off. http://popoff.us #popculture #family #mentalhealth #writing - find out more http://linktr.ee/lissahoop

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Yep, Dr. Fauci and Testicles

@lissahoop|24h ago|2:07

Countering misinformation propagated by celebrities is part of Fauci’s job description now. #popculture #socialmedia #celebrity #humor #covid

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RIP Norm Macdonald

@lissahoop|2d ago|1:22

His death is both sad and shocking to me. #popculture #snl #tv #movies

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Huh, Impeachment: American Crime Story? What Are You Trying to Do?

@lissahoop|2d ago|1:25

So far the characterizations are unflattering at best. #popculture #politics #tv

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Celebrity Children Speak Out on Social Media

@lissahoop|3d ago|2:56

The way celebrity children call out their parents on social media reflects the power *all* kids have. Parents, you are on notice. #popculture #family

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I Quit Movie Theaters Cold Turkey

@lissahoop|5d ago|4:50

There’s more to movie watching than where you watch it. #popculture #film #movies

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Rewatching The Matrix on Family Movie Night

@lissahoop|6d ago|3:02

My family talks about looking forward to the new Matrix movie coming out in December before we rewatch the first one tonight. Here are our thoughts.

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Ending The Conservatorship of Britney Spears Isn’t a Done Deal

@lissahoop|6d ago|3:14

Update on father Jamie Spears petition to end Britney’s conservatorship. I discuss this article https://bit.ly/3k0RCAL and what it means for Britney.

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What TV shows are you looking forward to?

@lissahoop|7d ago|1:13

The Fall season is coming up and I’m not seeing much to look forward to. I’m open to suggestions for what to watch! #television #popculture

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A Person of Color is Going to Win Big Brother

@lissahoop|7d ago|3:29

I’m glad to see "The Cookout" is pulling off their plan. Why this matters for the show, the fans, and our culture. #racism #socialjustice #realitytv

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Real Housewife or Roxie Hart: The Saga of Erika Jayne

@lissahoop|1w ago|1:46

There’s a good article in Vulture about this and I share my thoughts in response. Article is here: https://bit.ly/3heHS3X #realitytv

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What do you think of Jamie Spears Petitioning The Court to End Britney’s Conservatorship?

@lissahoop|1w ago|0:42

Why do you think Jamie Spears is now petitioning the court to end Britney Spears’ conservatorship after all these years?

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Cinderella Is Unfairly Panned By Critics

@lissahoop|1w ago|4:07

This film should be reviewed based on its intended audience: children. #feminism #popculture #movies

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This Matrix Fan is ready for 12.22.21

@lissahoop|1w ago|1:18

Are you excited about the new Matrix movie coming out in December? #popculture #movies

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Pandemic humor: Looking forward to "Curb Your Enthusiam."

@lissahoop|1w ago|1:23

I hope Larry David will show the absurdity of this pandemic in this upcoming season. #popculture #tv #pandemic #humor

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"Don’t Have Sex With Men" says Bette Midler

@lissahoop|1w ago|2:49

She claims this will help women’s right to choose whether or not to have an abortion. But I say this is problematic for many reasons. #feminism

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Impeachment: American Crime Story is poised to disappoint.

@lissahoop|1w ago|1:51

I have a lot of reservations about this retelling of the Bill Clinton/Monica Lewinsky Scandal. #popculture #metoo #politics

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Will HBO’s "Scenes From A Marriage" actually let marriage breath?

@lissahoop|2w ago|2:11

I’m skeptical the new adaptation will address marriage in a nuanced way. #popculture #streaming #marriage

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Why I’m Not Excited Addison is returning to Grey’s Anatomy

@lissahoop|2w ago|2:56

I love Kate Walsh’s depiction of Addison in Private Practice. But not so much on Grey’s. Here’s why. #popculture #television

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Cover Band Sexy: Why I love my husband.

@lissahoop|2w ago|2:09

My husband’s singing attracted me and now makes our love timeless. #popculture #marriage #music

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Billie Eilish is messing up the lives of every 20 year old.

@lissahoop|2w ago|2:15

Her success reflects the pressure her generation feels. #popculture #music #youth

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"The Chair" Reviewed by a Former English Professor

@lissahoop|2w ago|2:33

The Netflix series balanced humor and realism. #popculture #tvseries #academia #comedy #netflix

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I’m Afraid "This is Us" Will Crush My Dreams

@lissahoop|2w ago|2:13

I’m prepared to grieve one particular twist anticipated in the upcoming final season of the series. #popculture #television

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Gender Binaries Challenged in Fiilm Set in Afghanistan

@lissahoop|2w ago|2:16

"Osama" reveals the danger that gender binaries pose. In Afghanistan it was even life-threatening to be a woman. #gender #queer https://bit.ly/3jE1Oi4

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The Trump Show is over but we still got problems.

@lissahoop|2w ago|3:18

At the beginning of the pandemic Trump gave us daily an award winning performance. Without him, news can’t appeal. Read more: https://bit.ly/3td1OJp

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Abortion Choice In Film: 2 Examples of How It Used To Be

@lissahoop|2w ago|4:57

In two 1996 movies, the idea that women should have a choice was never questioned. #popculture #movies #politics #health #feminism

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To Watch Or Not To Watch: Trying to see what’s on television tonight.

@lissahoop|2w ago|0:33

Am I the only one who finds it difficult to choose what to watch? #popculture #rant

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Is Rose McGowan Wrong to Call Oprah Fake?

@lissahoop|2w ago|1:50

The activist put Oprah on blast for "supporting a sick power structure"- is Rose out of line? #popculture #activism #metoo #socialmedia

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Dexter 2.0: The new dark passenger

@lissahoop|3w ago|0:45

What do you think about the change in this show that was just revealed? #popculture #television

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Did You Know So and So Had Died Today?

@lissahoop|3w ago|2:35

We get different news than each other and that affects how we consume entertainment. #popculture #media #socialmedia #news #epistemology

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I Escaped Bed Rest Thanks to HGTV

@lissahoop|3w ago|4:03

House Hunters International took me away when I was pregnant. Read more: :https://link.medium.com/edjiSmeo6ib #popculture #family #travel #tvseries

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"Modern Love" Makes Me Cry

@lissahoop|3w ago|1:44

I just started Season 2 of this Amazon Prime series and I’m already crying. Modern Love is as much about loss as it is about love. #popculture #review

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Dancing with JoJo

@lissahoop|3w ago|3:47

Thinking about what I’ll say to my 5 year old daughter about JoJo Siwa’s dancing with a woman on Dancing With the Stars. #popculture #sexuality

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YouTube Mashups Steal My Daughter

@lissahoop|3w ago|3:21

The brilliant mashups of music hits by Adam Wright are captivating: https://s.swell.life/SShE1hp9zJBch8s #music #youtube #popculture

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Why Cable News is My Pop Culture Fix Today (In The Wake of the Kabul Bombings)

@lissahoop|3w ago|1:36

Just a random thought on dealing with real life tragedies through rhetorically shaped cable news. #popculture #rant #kabul #breakingnews

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TikTok Makes Old Songs New Again

@lissahoop|3w ago|2:38

The algorithm on this social media platform revises popular songs for the enjoyment of users. #popculture #music #socialmedia #trends

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Baby Sues Nirvana: Should Moms Be Worried?

@lissahoop|3w ago|2:48

I wonder if this lawsuit will have consequences for mom’s posting images of their babies on social media. #popculture #music #parenting #socialmedia

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Nicole Kidman and David E. Kelley Have More Secrets in Nine Perfect Strangers

@lissahoop|3w ago|3:12

The uncovering of secrets is what makes their ongoing collaboration so interesting. #tvshows #review #philosophy #popculture

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Rachel Maddow’s New Deal

@lissahoop|3w ago|3:33

The popular news programming host is branching out and this is good for original content in general. #popculture #media

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Why Pop Culture Can Help Us Understand The Events in Afghanistan.

@lissahoop|4w ago|2:26

Dramatic depictions make us know and care more about world events. #popculture #afghanistan #politics #currentevents

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Is Erika Giradi Guilty Because of the Patriarchy?

@lissahoop|4w ago|1:38

Uneven power dynamics in marriages can cause women to not have control over their finances. How does that figure into Erika Giradi’s culpability?

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The Notable Debut of Angelina Jolie on Instagram

@lissahoop|4w ago|2:05

The activist actress is using her platform to bring awareness to serious issues. #Afghanistan #popculture #activism #socialmedia

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How Punky Brewster Reminded Me Pop Culture is Personal

@lissahoop|4w ago|3:25

A chance encounter with the Kid 90 star is evidence of how pop culture is interwoven with personal experience. Read more: https://bit.ly/37JQcU4

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The Good Fight’s Absurd Take On Justice

@lissahoop|4w ago|3:34

This show on Paramount Plus is bordering on brilliance and jumping the shark this season. #tvshow #justice #review

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Mean Girls: Homeschooled To Vanity School?

@lissahoop|4w ago|2:36

I talk to my son about his one of his favorite movies and what we can learn from the way the characters behave. #movies #popculture #education

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Looking Forward to The New Paw Patrol Movie on Paramount Plus

@lissahoop|4w ago|1:05

I find out from my 5 year old daughter Willa Kate what the movie will be about and why she’s looking forward to it. #kids #movies #pawpatrol

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Virtual Workplaces to Heaven on Earth: Pop Culture Tells Us That’s Possible

@lissahoop|4w ago|2:48

Mark Zuckerberg’s introduction of Horizon Workrooms suggests the "metaverse" is more than science fiction. #technology #virtualreality #popculture

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Michael Moore Joins Substack: The Newsletter Platform Is Disrupting Content Creation

@lissahoop|4w ago|1:59

Big names like Moore join indie writers in connecting directly with their audience. An example is my Substack newsletter: http://brieflymelissa.com

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Kathy Hilton Is The Gift That Keeps on Giving on Real Housewives of Beverly Hills

@lissahoop|4w ago|2:42

Her super privileged life and wacky personality brings much needed comic relief to the reality show. Read more: https://link.medium.com/06spzBkRPib

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You are invited to "Make It Nice" at Dorinda’s Blue Stone Manor

@lissahoop|1mo ago|1:06

Did you know Dorinda Medley of #RHONY listed her home on AirBnB? #travel #popculture #realitytv #fun

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The One Chip Diet and the Abs of January Jones: why the unattainable body image presented in social media bothers me.

@lissahoop|1mo ago|1:59

I’m tired of getting the daily dish of shame that’s called "news." #popculture #socialmedia #celebrity #rant #women #bodyimage

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