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Episode 455

The Typecast Danger Zones

In this episode, to honor the long-awaited release of Top Gun: Maverick, we discuss the danger zones of typecasting. We commend those who have escaped and transcended being typecast, we call out those who continually play the same parts despite having options, and we issue a stern warning to the movie stars who are currently in the typecast danger zone.

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205: Food in Pop Culture and Trash Opinions

August 2, 2017

From our recent live show in Raleigh, we talk about the ways we see food in pop culture, both in setting and as calling cards.…

204: Twins of Pop Culture

July 26, 2017

In this episode, we tackle the topic of twins: those womb-mates who fascinate us and occasionally creep us out. We discuss the types of twins you…

203: More NOs of Weddings

July 19, 2017

In this episode, we continue our take on the marriage tradition. We evaluate its place in pop culture as well as the real lives of our…

202: The NOs of Weddings

July 12, 2017

In this episode, we address the ceremony of marriage. We evaluate its place in pop culture as well as the real lives of our listeners. Also,…

201: Dark Side of Pop Culture Animals and Bad Opinions

July 5, 2017

From our recent live show in Louisville, we talk about the dark realities of animals in TV and movies. We also tackle listener bad opinions…

200: Listener Questions

June 28, 2017

We're celebrating our bicentennial episode with 200 Tom Hank Clap Backs, 200 Spri-ites, and 200 hours towards a doctorate in Things That Entertain, But Do…

199: Pop Culture Redundancies

June 21, 2017

In this episode, we talk redundancies in pop culture. The dictionary defines "redundancy" as the state of being no longer needed or useful. Which celebrities…

198: Best Pop Culture Dads

June 14, 2017

In this episode, we talk fatherhood in pop culture. Are fictional dads just a cliche or can they mean something more? Which fathers did listeners…

197: Urban Dictionary 9

June 7, 2017

In this episode, we deliver the ninth installment of Urban Dictionary. What are the words and phrases you should start using this summer? Let us…

196: 2017 Chris-America Pageant

May 31, 2017

In this episode, we report live from The 2017 Popcast Chris-America Pageant. We take a look at the most competitive Chrises this year, the ones…