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Look at all those pop-culture icons staring at you up there! Here’s the place to stare back, with close to 200 long-reads on pop culture… With cartoons to match.

Long reads on film, TV, music, the arts, comics, gaming with more being added every month… Want to take a look a the full tag index? If you’re new to Jokerside why not start by checking out the collected Joker Series… or search by the power of cartoon with Jokertoons … Or just jump into the Latest Posts.

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1966: Star Trek at 50

1966: Star Trek at 50

It’s 50 years to the day that Star Trek first transported onto NBC at 8:30… As part of this year’s monumental series celebrating 1966 and in celebration of five decades of the intergalactic pop-culture giant that followed, Jokerside takes a look at that classic first year of Star Trek: The Original Series… Read the full long-read now.

Joker Series of the Month:

A Nightmare on Elm Street!

This October, Jokerside looks towards one of it’s favourite time for a dig into pop-culture: Halloween! The series of the month is our three part retrospective of that iconic horror slasher franchise A Nightmare on Elm Street. From dark reality slashing through to franchise mash-up, post-modern deconstruction and reboot – it’s the modern horror franchise that has it all!  Freddy’s back…

Freddy Krueger and A Nightmare on Elm Street Freddy Kreuger Nightmare on Elm Street Freddy Krueger Pied Piper


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