Best Pop Culture podcasts — Mass media and mainstream culture (Updated October 2017; image)
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Slate's Culture Gabfest
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New York Times critic Dwight Garner says “The Slate Culture Gabfest is one of the highlights of my week.” The award-winning Culturefest features Slate culture critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner debating the week in culture, from highbrow to pop. Part of the Panoply Network.
 
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Pop Culture Happy Hour
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Pop Culture Happy Hour is a lively chat about books, movies, music, television, comics and pretty much anything else that strikes a nerve, all in a weekly roundtable from NPR. Features "Monkey See" blogger Linda Holmes and an occasionally rowdy cast of characters. Join the club at NPR.org/pchh.
 
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Talk Is Jericho
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Recorded from all over the globe, multiple time world champion pro wrestler, lead singer of Fozzy and New York Times best-selling author Chris Jericho rocks the podcast world with "Talk Is Jericho," his unique, weekly take on all things pop culture and life in general. Sit down with Chris as he interviews some of the biggest names in entertainment and discusses the minutia of wrestling, music, television, movies and twerking!! All-ages welcome. No ID required! - To access the entire Talk Is ...
 
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Who Charted?
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Howard Kremer and his trusty chart keeper Kulap Vilaysack are here with the charts of the week. Learn what is hitting in music and movies, and get to know some of your favorite comedians with games like Chart Roulette.Looking for the archives? All episodes older than 6 months can be found exclusively on Stitcher Premium, ad-free. Go to stitcher.com/premium and use promo code EARWOLF for 1 month free (and $5 off the annual plan!)
 
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Channel 33
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Channel 33, part of The Ringer Podcast Network, is a collection of shows covering pop culture, sports, and tech.
 
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Jalen & Jacoby
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Jalen Rose and David Jacoby give the people what they want, breaking down sports and pop culture as only they can.
 
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The Read
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Join bloggers Kid Fury and Crissle for their weekly podcast covering hip-hop and pop culture's most trying stars. Throwing shade and spilling tea with a flippant and humorous attitude, no star is safe from Fury and Crissle unless their name is Beyoncé. (Or Blue Ivy.)As transplants to New York City (Kid Fury from Miami and Crissle from Oklahoma City), The Read also serves as an on-air therapy session for two friends trying to adjust to life (and rats) in the big city.The Read is part of the L ...
 
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The Watch
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Every week, The Ringer's Andy Greenwald and Chris Ryan -- longtime friends and pop culture addicts -- break down the latest in TV, movies, and music.
 
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Psychobabble with Tyler Oakley & Korey Kuhl
 
It's not just crazy talk, it's Psychobabble - the official free audio podcast from YouTube sensation Tyler Oakley. Listen each week as he and his bestie Korey Kuhl bring you a half hour of unfiltered gossip sessions, pop culture scrutiny, and stories never told before.
 
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The Dinner Party Download
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Welcome to The Dinner Party Download, a fast and funny hour of culture, food and conversation: “public radio’s arts & leisure section.” In every episode you’ll learn a joke; bone up on an odd bit of history and then wash it down with a themed cocktail recipe; meet artists of note; have your burning etiquette questions answered; savor an emerging food trend; and hear your new favorite song. Plus, unconventional wisdom from hosts Rico Gagliano and Brendan Francis Newnam.
 
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I AM RAPAPORT: STEREO PODCAST
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Actor/Director Michael Rapaport shares his strong, funny & offensive points of view on life, sports, music, film & everything in between on the I AM RAPAPORT: STEREO PODCAST
 
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Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen
Weekly
 
The Peabody Award-winning Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen, from PRI, is a smart and surprising guide to what's happening in pop culture and the arts. Each week, Kurt introduces the people who are creating and shaping our culture. Life is busy – so let Studio 360 steer you to the must-see movie this weekend, the next book for your nightstand, or the song that will change your life. Produced in association with Slate.
 
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Plumbing the Death Star
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In which we ask the important questions in pop culture and dissect fictional universes. Because seriously, who deals with super weapon sanitation and imperial employee agreements? If you’re looking for serious discussions, this isn't the podcast you're looking for and we are so sorry about that joke.New episode every Monday!
 
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That Pop This Life - Opinionated Latinas Talking Pop Culture, Sex & More
 
That Pop This Life is a podcast where long-time friends Karly & Cynthia talk about pop culture, life and the ridiculousness it all. You can reach us at tptl@coretemparts.com and find all our podcasts at www.CoreTempArts.com.
 
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In Our Time: Culture
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Popular culture, poetry, music and visual arts and the roles they play in our society.
 
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International Waters
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International Waters is a pop culture comedy quiz show where land laws do not apply. Join host Dave Holmes and competing teams of world-famous comedians from the US and UK in a hilarious and lively test of pop culture knowledge (and the ability to make up baloney when that knowledge fails). It's part panel show, part trivia quiz and all laughs. It's also a little embarrassed it wrote that last sentence.
 
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Bret Easton Ellis Podcast
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Controversial best-selling author and screenwriter Bret Easton Ellis delivers a weekly glimpse into one of popular culture's most fascinating minds. The entertainment industry's top writers, directors, actors and musicians will join Bret to discuss the issues and complexities that keep the creative world turning as we experience this intriguing period in our planet's history. The same sensibilities that have formed Bret's impressive catalog in literature and film will be on display with each ...
 
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Monocle 24: Culture with Robert Bound
 
Our Culture editor and his guests discuss what has piqued their interest in our one-stop shop for lively reports and in-depth interviews on the newest and finest in art, film, books and the media business.
 
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Another Round
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Heben Nigatu and Tracy Clayton cover everything from race, gender and pop culture to squirrels, mangoes, and bad jokes, all in one boozy show.
 
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SRSLY
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Caroline Crampton and Anna Leszkiewicz give the latest TV, films, books, albums and games the serious treatment you didn’t even know they needed.
 
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Scienceish
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Each month, flâneur and irrepressible commentator, Rick Edwards and Editor-at-Large of the New Scientist, Dr. Michael Brooks delve into the science behind popular culture. In a world where ears outnumber people two-to-one, Wolfgang is radio, redefined. The best music, live 24/7, with documentaries, talk and entertainment shows available on-demand. www.radiowolfgang.com
 
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SinCast - Presented by CinemaSins
 
From the co-creators of CinemaSins: Chris Atkinson and Jeremy Scott, who provide your favorite movie and culture nitpicking, are joined by Barrett Share, writer for Music Video Sins, and other guests to discuss, analyze, and ridicule the world of entertainment.
 
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Black Girls Talking
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Black Girls Talking is a podcast wherein 4 black girls discuss pop culture, Beyonce, & the pursuit of the perfect body oil.
 
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Still Processing
Weekly
 
Step inside the confession booth of Wesley Morris and Jenna Wortham, two culture writers for The New York Times. They devour TV, movies, art, music and the internet to find the things that move them — to tears, awe and anger. Still Processing is where they try to understand the pleasures and pathologies of America in 2017.
 
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BingeMedia.Net
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Movies, TV, Books, Music, & Booze.
 
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What We Talk About When We Talk About
 
A weekly podcast that's all about pop culture and the big pictures around it.
 
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Nerd Culture Podcast
Weekly
 
Welcome to the Nerd Culture Podcast! Where a group of friends discuss all things Nerd, including Movies, TV, Comics, Books, Games, and anything else we find interesting from the world of nerd culture. So come and join the fun, we'll keep a Romulan Ale cold just for you!
 
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Full Frontal Radio Show
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Full Frontal is a program about music, pop-culture, TV and movies. Hosted by 1/2 of All Time Low – Singer Alex Gaskarth and Guitarist Jack Barakat.
 
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The Popcast With Knox and Jamie
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A weekly pop culture podcast seeking to educate on things that entertain, but do not matter.
 
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The High Low
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A weekly pop-culture / news podcast brought to you by Dolly Alderton & Pandora Sykes - the former co-hosts of The Pandolly Podcast.
 
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How Dare You
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New episodes every Monday.Two friends who take things way too personally try to convince the world it’s got it all wrong when it comes to pop culture. Listen in as they swap their under-qualified and unapologetic opinions of movies, television, music and books in a reference-packed podcast filled with laughing, crying, but mostly arguing to the point of threatening bodily harm. It’s like if Dame Maggie Smith were a podcast. If this doesn’t sound interesting to you, frankly... how dare you!
 
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Overthinking It Podcast
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Overthinking It subjects the popular culture to a level of scrutiny it probably doesn't deserve.
 
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New Books in Popular Culture
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Interviews with Scholars of Popular Culture about their New Books
 
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MMHMM, GIRL
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The podcast with lots of sass. Hosts Lola & Babz provide hilarious unabashed social commentary on all things pop culture, relationships, and whatever else comes to mind. And they drink while doing it.
 
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Playboy Entertainment – Spoken Edition
 
Articles and interviews from Playboy magazine, plus Playboy.com online exclusives. Because we all read Playboy for the articles. A SpokenEdition transforms written content into human-read audio you can listen to anywhere. It's perfect for times when you can't read - while driving, at the gym, doing chores, etc. Find more at www.spokenedition.com
 
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Overinvested
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Overinvested is a weekly podcast from pop culture obsessives Gavia Baker-Whitelaw and Morgan Leigh Davies. Each episode, Gavia and Morgan dive into a film, TV show, or comic they just can't stop thinking about.
 
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Open Run
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Jesse Williams and Stefan Marolachakis swap notes on sports, art, and life with a slew of special guests.
 
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Grantland Pop Culture
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Grantland Pop Culture is a varied collection of podcasts hosted by Grantland writers and friends of the site.
 
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Slate Arts & Culture – Spoken Edition
 
Your daily arts & culture update, brought to you by Slate. Hear more Slate articles at Slate.com/Voice. Want to hear a daily selection of the magazine’s best stories? Learn more at slate.com/voice A SpokenEdition transforms written content into human-read audio you can listen to anywhere. It's perfect for times when you can't read - while driving, at the gym, doing chores, etc. Find more at www.spokenedition.com
 
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Podzilla 1985
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The guys and gals of Podzilla 1985 cover all things pop culture - from video games to politics, religion to wrestling, and everything in between.
 
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Pop Culture Problems' Podcast
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The show that discusses anything pop culture! From movies, video games, TV, comic books and more tune in for Pop Culture Problems!
 
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Beats and Eats - Comedy | Pop Culture | Film | Food | Music | Nerd Podcast
 
Beats and Eats is a pop-culture podcast, featuring conversation ranging from music to movies to entertainment to film, food and wine. Ty Ray and Nick Gelso have opened the "Virtual Lounge" for a happy hour for your mind...
 
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On the Low Podcast
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Join Yvette @iamyvettehenry, CynTea @acupofcyntea and Jessica Pearry @msjp3.0 as they bring you the week's most jarring, idiotic and sometimes insightful topics in Pop culture, Music and Current affairs. Join in on the conversation using the hashtag #onthelowpod on Twitter.Email: media@onthelow.co.uk
 
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Pop My Culture Podcast
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Pop My Culture is a weekly-ish podcast hosted by comedic actors and improvisers Cole Stratton and Vanessa Ragland. Join these two entertainment nerds and their special guests as they discuss movies, music, television, celebrity gossip, etc. without all those pesky “serious” topics like politics, religion and the environment. I mean, you can tune into Fresh Air for that. We’ll just tackle the trivial watercooler stuff, ok?
 
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Pop Culture Leftovers
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The People's Podcast
 
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Naturally Nicole Podcast
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"Naturally Nicole" features discussion on everything from the joys of messy motherhood to the hottest topics in pop culture with off-the-cuff commentary that most people would only dare to say in their heads! And you never know which of Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi's famous friends may drop by to join in! Support "Naturally Nicole" with your purchases through Amazon.com, click this link!
 
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Generation Y Podcast (90s and early 2k)
 
This is a place for anyone born in the 1980's, or if you're cool enough to love the 90's and early 2k like we do.
 
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When It Was Cool Podcast
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When It Was Cool Podcast is hosted by veteran podcaster Karl Stern and his wife Tonya. When It Was Cool Podcast features reviews, conversation, and nostalgia about pop culture from the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990's including comics, television, toys, music, movies, and more. Star Wars, G.I. Joe, Super Friends, DC Comics, Marvel Comics, Alice in Wonderland, Six Million Dollar Man, Mego, My Little Pony, Transformers, Care Bears, classic rock music, and much more.
 
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Not Rich Yet
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Not Rich Yet is a comedic pop culture discussion from two dynamic Hollywood assistants. Join co-hosts Gus Constantellis and Courtney Perdue, as they bring unmistakable wit and sass to their commentary on film, television, music, Los Angeles, and more. Executive Producer: Jordan Henry. Produced by Julia Bonadio, and Kristina Carlson. Follow us on Twitter @notrichyetpod.
 
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Pop Culture Continuum
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John and Pat have no experience and are uniquely unqualified to discuss Pop Culture. Yet, week after week they get together to take one piece of Pop Culture from history, and compare it to something more modern. Never offering insight, but often finding new ways to insult.
 
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Entertainment Landfill
 
Stephen's Highschool Reunion - Star Wars Episode 8 Trailer - Should Spoiler-phobes avoid the Star Wars Trailer? - Rian Johnson explains how Lucasfilm decides what to spoil in a Star Wars Trailer - Blade Runner 2049 Reaction - The New Halloween Film will Ignore All of the Sequels - Star Trek Discovery Vs. The Orville - Shatner thinks there are m ...…
 
After getting called out by director Sam Esmail, The Ringer’s Chris Ryan and Andy Greenwald return to their television roots by discussing David Fincher’s new Netflix series, ‘Mindhunter’ (6:00). Later they discuss actual televisions, the new trailer for 'Black Panther,' and the film's potential (26:00).…
 
Melissa Harrison and Dan Richards are friends and writers who both deal with, among other things, the natural world. They chat to Robert Bound about the books, music and places that have inspired them throughout their careers.
 
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What We Talk About When We Talk About
 
Autumn is in full swing, and there's no better way to celebrate than a big comfy sweater and a pumpkin spice latte. Or pumpkin spice cookies. Or really pumpkin spice anything. This episode is about pumpkin spice, if you didn't catch that. PUMPKIN SPICE.
 
This week the Leftovers are joined by listener Stephanie Chapman to discuss The New Mutants trailer. What did with think of Josh Boone’s first trailer for the film? Brian talks about the new film Professor Marston and the Wonder Women that is inspired by the true creation of the character Wonder Woman. I know, I know… take the words “inspired” ...…
 
“Donald Trump is not a cannibal.” This is the nicest thing two of the greatest minds of late night comedy could come up with to say about the president, who—apparently under the impression the election is still going—tweeted over the weekend that he should receive “equal time” from Democrat-biased talk show hosts. “That's not how this works,” S ...…
 
It's an emotional Open Run this week as Stefan takes a trip down memory lane with a player who gave him so many nightmares as a young man: Indiana Pacers legend and NBA Hall of Famer, Reggie Miller! They talk about how Reggie would fare in the modern NBA, Michael Jordan's super-team comments, and how Reggie was there when Kyrie learned he'd bee ...…
 
Maria and Ricky watch the very first episodes of Keeping Up with the Kardashians on the show's ten-year anniversary to see just how well the origins of the series hold up.By howdareyoupod@gmail.com (Maria Brownmiller & Ricky Armendariz).
 
Ringer editor-in-chief Sean Fennessey sits down with writer-director Noah Baumbach to discuss his new film, ‘The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)’; creating a serious role for Adam Sandler; Netflix purchasing his film; and how he captures the American family.
 
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On the Low Podcast
 
Yvette needs to relax… Simple!It’s that time again, we have yet another episode for you and even more content to wet your taste buds so please stick around, it gets juicy. This week’s guest is the beautiful soul, Josephine (Mojo) or even Shalissa, as she has a habit of going by many names. Josephine is a Makeup artist, Blogger and aspiring plus ...…
 
Join the SinCast crew for a deep dive into the people behind the stories, as they determine who should be on the Mount Rushmore of Screenwriters! The walk and talks, the witty banter, the jokes and the big concepts are all up for debate in this zany discussion of the pages behind the screen. Also, the guys take your questions about recasting a ...…
 
Peter Fenzel, Mark Lee, and Matthew Wrather make a sincere effort to overthink current scandals in a way that is useful and sensitive. It is hard not to get conscripted by the malevolent conspiracy, but remember that there’s no use wondering, “Wouldn’t it be better if the bad thing weren’t true?” Download (MP3) Subscribe: iTunes Other Apps Furt ...…
 
John & Pat take a look at the best films from a decade remembered fondly exclusively by old white men. Which could be any decade, really. You’ll just have to listen to find out which! Or read the episode title.
 
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Podzilla 1985
 
This week on Nerd Up the crew talks about Fox x-men movie news, Star-Wars, Venom, and all the drama around loot boxes these days.
 
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The Pop Culture Cafe
 
Well this was our second attempt at recording this episode. So even though the sound quality is a mess. I hope you can still enjoy this mess of a show. Scott and I talk about: The Gifted Gambit Movie Jimmy Palmiotti and Amanda Conner Exciting Harley Quinn The Punisher Transformer -The Last Knight Pirates of the Caribbean - Dead Man Tell No Tale ...…
 
Greetings, salutations and a very good morning to you, you beautiful geeks! Stace & Barry have returned for another spot of Saturday morning shenanigans; Barry's cat is having issues, Stace is a terrible friend, and we debut a new segment; Trailer Talk! Grab a croissant and enjoy!
 
Jalen Rose and David Jacoby talk Jordans' beef with super teams, retired Grizzlies, USAMT's Bruce Arena: the Quitter, buff kangaroos, plus your Twitter and VM's!!!
 
Chris Fairbanks, Michelle Biloon, Jessica Fostekew and Joe Sutherland join host, Dave Holmes for terrible dating experiences, spooky celebrity names, and improvised theme song lyrics. Chris Fairbanks wants to plug One Mississippi and recommends Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle. Michelle Biloon wants to plug her social media presence and recommends ...…
 
Actor Willem Dafoe explains what he learns from screen newbies… Electro band Depeche Mode on how travel has made their music more socially conscious… A former Obama speechwriter convinces us that ferns are the most romantic plant… Chef Carla Hall shares her grandmother’s cast iron cornbread recipe… Rachel Bloom takes on your etiquette questions ...…
 
Coming up this week on What’s The Finish Chris has a problem with runners Hollywood Film Mogul Harvey Weinstein’s empire has collapsed after numerous women have come forward with complains of sexual harassment. The Music NB Awards and the Festival 506 are this weekend in Moncton Dove’s latest campaign didn’t fly, didn’t fly at all. Rockstar’s M ...…
 
Coming up this week on the show, we have a serious conversation about the tragic events this past week from Las Vegas, Tom Petty has passed away at the age of 66 and we discuss Markus Burke's huge announcement from this past week. Follow us on Twitter: @rschriscole @langille @whatsthefinish
 
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Slate Arts & Culture – Spoken Edition
 
As YA best-sellers go, the Bernie Sanders Guide to Political Revolution is an unlikely contender. The author is a 76-year-old man. The cover illustration consists of his balding head. And teens are not known to be passionate about tax reform (the subject of Chapter 2) or health insurance wonkery (Chapter 4). Nonetheless, the book rode near the ...…
 
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Playboy Entertainment – Spoken Edition
 
Watchmen is one of the most beloved comic books of the last 50 years. Hopes are high for a much-hyped television series. But the very things that made the comic great are likely to undermine any screen adaptation. More than almost any other superhero franchise, Watchmen’s greatness was tied to its original form. Pulling Rorschach, the Comedian, ...…
 
We're doing it again, again and again. The Disco 2 aka The Malachi Brothers aka Michael Rapaport & Gerald Moody are here to discuss: -That Booger Sugar Coach -The Live Show 10/30 in NYC iamrapaporttour.com -Harvey Weinstein -O.J. Simpson Pops His Cherry -Sick F*cks of the Week -Ezekiel Elliot's Suspension -A Red Carpet Telenovela Slap -Alec Bal ...…
 
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Off The Rails Podcast: or (The Unexpected Humor in Pop Culture)
 
On this episode we play a new game that Bubba has come up with combining two of his favorite things, "B" List Celebs and Death. Enjoy!
 
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Talk Is Jericho
 
The new Fozzy album, Judas," has arrived, and the entire band invades TIJ to talk about the incredible journey to October 13, 2017! Find out how the songs came together, why there aren't many guitars solos on this album, which song utilizes a Def Leppard production trick, and why Fozzy decided to bring in an outside producer (Johnny Andrews) fo ...…
 
This week the podcast team praise all the celebs speaking up for #WorldMentalHealthDay - especially Chris Hughes and his genius fake water ad! They dig into Katie Price's latest attempt to fix her marriage, Louise Redknapp's delayed 'gap year' away from her marriage and our first peak at Cheryl at Judge's Houses on the X Factor #TeamSinitta. Fi ...…
 
NBC's Will & Grace is back for at least two revival seasons, more than 10 years after it went off the air the first time. But is the sitcom still relevant in 2017? Guests: Tobin Low and Kathy Tu, Co-Hosts of Nancy from WNYC Studios.
 
Chad C. is in the house to kick off the Halloween season (sort of) with our first look at HAPPY DEATH DAY. There’s also reviews of THE FOREIGNER and PROFESSOR MARSTON AND THE WONDER WOMEN. Apples, how do you like them? CLICK ABOVE TO LISTEN NOW! Subscribe to Binge Cast on iTunes!
 
Week two of chillzillas brings personal stories of encounters with the paranormal, talk of a real vampire outbreak in Malawi that has the UN running, how you can own a ranch with TWO interdimensional portals, and more!
 
Jalen Rose and David Jacoby talk DWade and LeBron's reunion, Kyrie vs Cleveland, road team distractions, Derek Jeter rules, plus more of your Twitter and VM's!!!
 
This week I talk about the movie IT and my views on driverless cars. Enjoy!
 
The Ringer's Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker discuss the comments Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones made regarding kneeling during the national anthem (02:30) and how the media covered the 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' trailer (20:30) and then honor sportswriting great Dan Jenkins (37:00).
 
Our time at NYCC has ended and man did we enjoy each other!
 
The Ringer’s Chris Ryan and Andy Greenwald review and celebrate Denis Villeneuve's ambitious new film, 'Blade Runner 2049' (3:00). Later Sam Esmail calls in to further discuss 'Blade Runner 2049' and other works by director Denis Villeneuve (26:00) before discussing the latest season of his show, 'Mr. Robot' (40:00).…
 
This week on part one of "Monsters of Pop Culture", Patrick welcomes Kenny Caperton, a horror-movie fan who built and now lives in a
 
This is the story of America’s fight against authority. Ken Kesey had worked in a mental hospital, but his first novel was really a parable of what happens when you stand up to the Man—a counterculture fable that doesn’t end well. Despite his far-reaching influence, Kesey was shut out by filmmakers who turned the story into an Oscar-sweeping ph ...…
 
The When It Was Cool podcast with Karl and Tonya will appear on this feed every other Thursday. On the Thursdays the flagship WIWC show doesn't appear we will be posting another of our retro themed shows - Uphill Both Ways! Uphill Both Ways is hosted by writers Mike Imboden and Joseph Perry. On this episode they talk retro Halloween memories. J ...…
 
Here’s what happened on this week’s episode of The Crispy Noodle Podcast: Introduction — Mike fulfilled his dream and saw an Eagles game in person and Guns N’ Roses in concert Sports Sampler 2-Minute Drill: Adrian Peterson traded to the Cardinals; Will he find success there? Cam Newton & The “Female Reporter Talking About Routes” Incident Eagle ...…
 
Your daily arts & culture update, brought to you by Slate. Hear more Slate articles at Slate.com/Voice. Want to hear a daily selection of the magazine’s best stories? Learn more at slate.com/voice A SpokenEdition transforms written content into human-read audio you can listen to anywhere. It's perfect for times when you can't read - while drivi ...…
 
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In Our Time: Culture
 
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Aphra Behn (1640-1689), who made her name and her living as a playwright, poet and writer of fiction under the Restoration. Virginia Woolf wrote of her: ' All women together, ought to let flowers fall upon the grave of Aphra Behn... for it was she who earned them the right to speak their minds'. Behn may well hav ...…
 
Breaking News about the US Men’s National Soccer Team being eliminated from the 2018 World Cup drops right before the show. Soccer is discussed for 5 minutes. Next soccer talk… 4 years from now. After a quick college football roundup where PJ bitches about his own alma mater (Michigan) and their inability to win against their rivals… the guys g ...…
 
It’s our season finale! We’ve spent our second season keeping a critical eye on the unreality of America and dissecting the systems of power that uphold the status quo. Last week, a series of news articles reported that Harvey Weinstein, one of the most powerful movie producers in Hollywood, has been accused of sexually harrassing women for dec ...…
 
CCW superstar Sarah Summers joins the pWu gang this week to talk about the hottest news in wrestling, including the SHIELD reunion, the baffling production of Sister Abigail, the fall of Enzo (again), firings, and much more! We also discuss our amazing time at Stride over the weekend, and preview THIS weekend's Stride and Cape Championship Wres ...…
 
Jalen Rose and David Jacoby talk IT4's beef with Danny Ainge, Warriors unimpressed, Mens U.S. soccer team OUT, minivan mafia updates, plus more Twitter and VM's!!!
 
The Ringer’s Juliet Litman and Amanda Dobbins are joined by Sean Fennessey to unpack the avalanche of bleak news about Harvey Weinstein (2:30) and examine Hollywood’s attitude toward misogyny (10:25). Then, they call staff writer Kate Knibbs, who discusses Lisa Bloom’s brief legal representation of Harvey Weinstein (23:25). Link: Kate Knibbs’ p ...…
 
It’s been a great week for sexism. Swedish model and artist Arvida Bystrom was threatened with rape, after she appeared in an Adidas advert with hairy legs; a senior writer at Vice’s women’s channel, Broadly, was fired after leaked e-mails revealed that he had been lobbying alt-right ‘media personality’ Milo Yiannapoulos to bully ‘fat feminists ...…
 
(Heads up: This week’s episode features adult humor. It is not suitable for young listeners.) We’ve got something entirely new for you today… introducing “Double Take”! A new podcast-only goody where you’ll hear comedians dissecting their craft, and then, they’ll talk us through the evolution of a single joke: from its first, usually pretty awf ...…
 
Ringer editor-in-chief Sean Fennessey sits down with filmmaker Darren Aronofsky to discuss his polarizing film, ‘Mother!,’ and the art of putting both his characters and the audience under duress.
 
In this episode, we dissect the signs of the end times, the types of apocalypses you might encounter, and who you will meet in every apocalyptic disaster. Plus, we discuss a few personal apocalypses in the lives of some of our favorite celebrities. Recorded live at The Old Church in Portland, Oregon on August 26. MENTIONS Support Knox and Jamie ...…
 
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