Favorite Canadian pop crooner: Shawn Mendes or Justin Bieber?

Shawn Mendes and Justin Bieber are among the hottest male pop stars in the game, and both heartthrobs happen to be from Canada. Bieber started melting teenage hearts when he rose to prominence in 2009. He's not only a chart-topping artist, but Beliebers are more in love with the bad boy than ever before. Mendes made his breakthrough in 2015, and as his ascent into superstardom continues, the Mende…

Is the music industry responsible for drug culture?

Rising rapper Lil Peep, who blended an emo sound with hip-hop, died at age 21 from an alleged drug overdose on Wednesday, Nov. 15. Fans and the music industry mourn his death. While recreational drugs aren't really an issue for many, critics argue the music industry promotes drug use—particularly painkillers. Lil Peep has been praised by fans and the industry, but his music did glorify the use of…

Does 'The Punisher' promote gun violence?

"The Punisher" premiered on Netflix, and the series holds 67 percent fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Fans are excited about the action-packed series, but critics argue "The Punisher" glorifies gun violence. Others add that the character is the epitome of white male privilege and speaks to the issue of white male terrorists in America. The Punisher is a vigilante who takes violent revenge on crimi…

Is 'Justice League' worth seeing?

The highly anticipated "Justice League" is finally out theaters, and reactions are mixed. Poor DCEU just can't seem to get it together. Positive reactions to "Wonder Woman" gave the universe hope, but critics are meh on "Justice League." DC fans love the film and as usual, they feel critics are biased towards the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Should moviegoers give "Justice League" a chance? 📽️…

RuPaul's fiercest anthem: 'Supermodel' or 'Cover Girl'?

RuPaul is now 57 years old, and he's still slaying as the most commercially successful drag queen of all time. The Supermodel of the World rose to prominence with the groundbreaking gay anthem "Supermodel (You Better Work)" in 1993. RuPaul was everywhere in the '90s—modeling, acting and even hosting VH1's "The RuPaul Show." His success continued in the '00s, becoming the host of "RuPaul's Drag Rac…

Who is really the 'Sexiest Man Alive': Idris Elba or Jason Momoa?

Blake Shelton was voted this year's "Sexiest Man Alive" by People magazine, and the Internet is outraged. Many blasted People and Blake, while uplifting alternatives—like Idris Elba and Jason Momoa. Both have been fawned over for years, but never anointed "Sexiest Man Alive." In fact, People has been called for the lack of diversity in choosing "Sexiest Man Alive" over the years. Elba and Momoa, e…

Twenty One Pilots' best hit: 'Tear In My Heart' or 'Ride'?

Twenty One Pilots' message of hope really inspired the fandom, so it came as no surprise they were the crowned winners of our Ultimate Fan Army bracket. The rap-rock duo's. But that's not all—the fan army also voted on their favorite hits, so let's settle it. "Tear In My Heart" is the second single from the chart-topping "Blurryface," peaking at #2 on the Alternative Songs chart. But "Ride" became…

Favorite Little Mix hit: 'Shout Out to My Ex' or 'Move'?

Little Mix's Mixers didn't win our Ultimate Fan Army bracket, but the fandom was named the runner-up and Most Empowered Fan Army. Mixers also voted on their favorite hits, so let's hash it out. "Shout Out to My Ex" might very well be Little Mix's most girl-powered anthem yet. But "Move" simply makes you want to get up and dance. Which song is your favorite? 🎤…

Favorite teen dystopian movie: 'The Hunger Games' or 'Divergent'?

"The Hunger Games" and "Divergent" are arguably the best dystopian series of the '10s. "The Hunger Games" grossed more than $694 million globally at the box office before releasing three successful sequels. "Divergent" only made $288 million worldwide, but the blockbuster and its sequels are arguably loved just as much among its fans. Which dystopian film is your favorite?…

Is Blake Shelton really the 'Sexiest Man Alive'?

People has crowned Blake Shelton 2017's "Sexiest Man Alive," and the Internet isn't feeling the publication's choice. Critics argue Blake is a mediocre looking white guy at best. Others say that he's actually not a bad looking guy. Maybe he's not the sexist, but the criticism is harsh. Besides, Gwen Stefani and People think Blake is hot, so that's final. What do you think?…