Whether we want to admit it or not, there’s a little strain of hipster in all of us. I know I’m not immune, as I recently had a train of thought that blamed the massive “HYDRA-Cap” blowback on new fans of the character brought in from Marvel movies. To this day, there are a few films I’ve never seen because too many people have told me I *have* to watch them, and if I ever get around to reading George RR Martin’s Westeros stories, it’ll probably be after the television show stops running. Still, I sometimes wonder what I’m missing. After all, one of my favorite movie experiences, James Cameron’s ‘Titanic’, was something that I actively avoided for many years before accidentally realizing that it’s pretty wonderful, leading to today’s reverse-psychology query..
The MS-QOTD (pronounced, as always, “misquoted”) still has to fight the urge to correct people who call The Shield a Captain America clone, asking: What favorite works of pop culture have gotten too popular for your liking?