They say “true love stories never have endings”. But I gotta tell you, it’s not that easy to find great pop-culture couples getting their happily ever after. Somehow we’re all more drawn to love stories that end badly. Like “Romeo and Juliet”. Or “Titanic”. Or, in fact, “Love Story”.
Pop culture is many things, but “just” reading a book or “just” watching a movie isn’t one of them. All true geeks will back me up here: if you are a fan, you want to experience your “thing” in more than one way. So today, I will tell you what to drink if you want to connect to your favourite heroes on a beverage level.
It’s been two months now, since Christmas trees, boxes wrapped in paper and tons of two-colour glitter became the main elements of our shopping experience. I’m not sure how it works in other countries, but in Poland owners would start decorating their shops’ displays mid-October. I once saw someone putting up Christmas decorations in late September.
In our household, the two most discussed fantasy/sci-fi realms are the Harry Potter world and the Star Wars universe. In short, I’m a Potterhead and my husband is a wannabe Galaxy scoundrel. We spend most of our evenings listening to Harry Potter audiobooks in Spanish (we’ve both read the books numerous times in Polish and in English, so it’s not that hard to follow). And then, when Friday comes, we watch a new episode of The Mandalorian. That’s probably the reason why we started talking about the similarities between the two sagas and ended up coming to rather interesting conclusions:...