Looking at how these are going, here is what I think:
The question should still be answerable if all references to pop culture sources were removed.
I'm not saying you should remove them. Those references are great for clarifying and establishing context. But you should be able to remove them easily, and still be left with a clear, answerable question. They should be treated as clarifying material, not as the meat of the question.
Remember who your talking to. The people in this community are expected to be knowledgeable about mythology, not comic books or video games. Don't assume we know about Marvel's Thor. Don't assume we know about "God of War", or "Age of Mythology", or the new "Clash of the Titans" movie, or even the old "Clash of the Titans" movie. If you are asking about a film, you need to be the film expert.
Pretend you are asking this guy*:
Not this guy:
Looking at some examples of questions of this sort:
This one confuses me a bit:
* : I don't actually know who this guy is. Just a tweedy, bookish-looking character, as far as I know.