Pop Culture Update: Bruce Springsteen DUI, Taylor Swift, and Alex Trebek

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Carrie Gillaspie

Carrie’s Pop Culture Update Featuring Springsteen, Swift, and Trebek

We’re back for another installment of Pop Cultured, a weekly show where I report the top pop culture news of the week worth knowing about.

This week started off slow on the pop culture front, but definitely picked up steam as the week went on!

Our first story this week is a recap of Super Bowl LV. I give a run down of the game, the halftime performance, and, of course, the commercials.

In story two, I try (key word being “try”) to unpack Bruce Springsteen and his recent DWI arrest even though some of the details are murky and more than a little strange.

Story three has me filling you in on Taylor Swift’s big announcement on GMA that she is soon releasing the re-recorded version of her sophomore album, Fearless.

In our fourth and final story I report on Jeopardy! and Alex Trebek’s decision to donate his suits from hosting the show to a wonderful charity to help those seeking jobs.

Last but not least. we wrap up with some congrats and condolences. Congrats include the reigning sexiest man alive celebrating a birthday, a TV icon turning 52, Green Bay Packers QB announcing some shocking news, and a baby boy being added to the Royal Family.

Condolences include the death of an Oscar Winner.

Without further ado, let’s get you Pop Cultured!

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Carrie Lippert Gillaspie
Author: Carrie Lippert Gillaspie

Born and raised in rural Central Wisconsin, Carrie is a proud cheesehead and die-hard Green Bay Packer fan. She likes mid-afternoon naps, country music, front porch swings, and sundresses. She is a former 4-time grand champion barrel racer, earned 11 varsity athletic letters in high school, and has flown around the world (literally). She is an eternal optimist, a closet book nerd, and a huge Star Wars fan. She firmly believes that the book is always better than the movie, and that dogs are God's way of showing how much he loves us.