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Pop culture discussion with Guy Branum, Wynter Mitchell, Margaret Wappler and Karen Tongson
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Now displaying: April, 2015

A high-octane weekly discussion of the pop culture we all love to love.

Join host Guy Branum and panelists Wynter Mitchell, Karen Tongson and Margaret Wappler for smart, funny, sometimes sweary chat about everything great in entertainment.

Combining comic, journalistic, academic and digital media expertise, the Pop Rocket team will keep you up-to-date on what's most exciting in pop culture this week.

MaximumFun.org

Apr 26, 2015

How damaged was Ben Affleck by the revelation he tried to keep his slave-owner heritage quiet? And did Wikileaks go too far in sharing such personal details about Sony’s Amy Pascal?

With Wynter Mitchell, Margaret Wappler, Guy Branum and special guest, Karen Tongson.

Produced by Colin Anderson for MaximumFun.org.

Apr 16, 2015

Game of Thrones is back so we talk about “learning to Cersei”, ask whether a TV show can ever have enough incest and get into the wonders of sexposition. Plus we name the pieces of culture we initially disliked but then came to love.

With Oliver Wang, Margaret Wappler and host Guy Branum. Produced by Colin Anderson for MaximumFun.org

Apr 11, 2015

Karen Tongson (USC Professor of English and Gender Studies) joins the team this week to talk Mad Men and the entropy of the patriarchy, classic movies that we should have seen but haven’t and watching The Slap as “Norm-Porn”.

With Wynter Mitchell, Margaret Wappler, Guy Branum and special guest, Karen Tongson.

Produced by Colin Anderson for MaximumFun.org

Apr 4, 2015

Is it fair to hold the new Daily Show host to task for tweets he made before getting the job? What’s the lure of Scientology and is HBO’s new documentary any good?

Plus some of the planet’s biggest music stars have launched a streaming service, will any of the Pop Rocket team be signing up?

With Wynter Mitchell, Oliver Wang, Margaret Wappler and host Guy Branum.

Produced by Colin Anderson for MaximumFun.org

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