But this neglects the newer trends in place since The Blair Witch Project (1999) which have perhaps simply shifted the context and in some cases the venue of cult film-watching: we share views about cultish
films through the Internet and social networking, and cult audiences have grown in ways they have not before, as the bottom-up success of Paranormal Activity (2009) illustrates so clearly.
It gives the impression we belong to some dark, cultish
Meanwhile, the former bishop of Ontario, Peter Mason, has denied that he knew from former staff members about alleged cultish
practices at Grenville.
They are also at the core of the shelf monkeys, an assortment of shop assistants, librarians, book reviewers and other social misfits described by their cultish
leader Aubrey Fehr as bibliobibuli, "people who believe in the sanctity of the written word, and despise those who would abuse the privilege.
The example on many property owners' lips was the film 300, which was among many cultish
projects promoted at last year's Comic-Con, and went on to become an unexpected box office hit when it opened in March, generating more than $120 million at the U.
world of architectural 'theory' is almost by definition indifferent to the vulgar concerns of mere outsiders, and nothing can better illustrate its eccentricity and obscurity than the curious, self-referential works of Peter Eisenman--so memorably described by James Stevens Curl's Dictionary as 'somewhat overloaded with references to tropes, trendy philosophers, and generalizations'.
The red telephone box, which is fast disappearing, the cultish
Dr Who, nursery favourite Winnie the Pooh and roast beef and Yorkshire pudding are among the items considered to personify Englishness.
For a while it looked like the most talented female singer/songwriter/ musician since Joni Mitchell would remain a cultish
Myspace artist with a small but obsessive fanbase.
Despite its imperfections drivers loved it and even had their own cultish
thumbs-up sign of recognition for each other.
More likely, they'd just adopted TV's usual Pol Pot-style "Year Zero" approach to comedy: Old popular comics bad, anything cultish
or vaguely tasteless good.
While comedy duo Matt Lucas and David Walliams--best known under the collective name Little Britain--are the hottest thing in British comedy these days, their American following is cultish
Japanese pop culture has always commanded a cultish
following--its anime/manga, video games, Pokemon, and Hello Kitty are enjoyed all over the world.