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Episode 460

The Smooch, Marry, and Kills of July

In this episode, we share our smooch, marry, and kills of July. We discuss what you should give a shot (smooch), what you should make a commitment to (marry), and what you should just pass on by (kill) this summer. Join us as we consider summer shows, beach reads, and warm weather snacks. Plus we declare that Juloncé is officially a thing and we try to figure out what Knox’s vibe is.

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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…

195: Traumatic TV Show Deaths

May 24, 2017

Note: This episode was recorded weeks prior to the Manchester tragedy. What was intended as a light and breezy consideration of fictional deaths on TV now…

194: Best and Worst Child Actors

May 17, 2017

In this episode, we review the smallest of thespians: child actors. We pick the best and worst from more than a dozen shows as well as…

193: Pop Culture Moms

May 10, 2017

In this episode, we take a closer look at moms in pop culture including motherhood as a plot device, the types of moms you meet…

192: Summer Movie Preview

May 3, 2017

In this episode, we break down the summer movie slate. First, what you should you use as your guide in choosing which films to see. Then,…

191: Famous People Free Passes

April 26, 2017

In this episode, we address the habit of giving a free pass to celebrities we mistakenly love unconditionally. We evaluate our own favorites, assess those…