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Episode 553

The Tortured Poets Department Deep Dive

In this episode, we invite you to deep dive Taylor Swift’s double album The Tortured Poets Department. We are joined by Erin Moon and together we discuss the muses, the lyrics, and the thanK you aIMee of it all.

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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…

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…