6 Facts About Pop Culture That Will Make You Feel Terrible

The Walking Dead is a great show but the showrunners don’t care about you. They kill off anyone — fan favorite or not. It’s just one of the many facts about pop culture that make you feel shitty and in need of a bear hug from your chubby friend.

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1. Paying too much attention to the Kardashians . . .

Paying too much attention to the Kardashians . . . will make you hate life. You start questioning how much money you make, should you have gone to college, etc. For a group of reality show stars to make more money than Pres. Obama is unjust and cruel.

2. If you watch The Walking Dead or Game of Thrones . . .

If you watch The Walking Dead or Game of Thrones . . . don’t get too attached to any one character. Whether they’re part of the main cast (Glenn, Jon Snow) or just a passerby, he or she might suffer a bloody, gruesome death.

3. Listening to too much sociopolitical rap music . . .

Listening to too much sociopolitical rap music . . . will make you hate the world. MCs like Killer Mike, Talib Kweli and others are lyricists but they also tell the truth and oftentimes it hurts like a mutha. 

4. Any episode of Law & Order: SVU without a happy ending . . .

Any episode of Law & Order: SVU without a happy ending . . . (which is almost every one) will make you lose hope in the judicial system. Because if it’s a plot on SVU then it probably happened IRL and then you just feel hopeless. Good show, though.

5. Being a sports fan is almost always a joyless venture . . .

Being a sports fan is almost always a joyless venture . . . because only one team in every sport can win the championship. And even when your team (Hello, New York Mets!) seem destined to win it all, they don’t. And your heart is crushed. Wait until next year, right?

6. Social media has ruined everything and anything you watch . . .

Social media has ruined everything and anything you watch . . . because haters run the Internet. If you didn’t watch the latest episode of your favorite show, stay away from the cyber streets because someone will inevitably ruin it for you.