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

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Nov 25, 2015

The team gets together to talk about cooking shows as well as how food is portrayed in film, plus they’ll talk about what’s piqued their interest in pop culture this week

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

That’s My Jam: Wynter Mitchell - Walking with Thee by Clinic Oliver Wang - Merry Go Round Equatics Margaret Wappler - The Noisy Days Are Over by Commontime Guy Branum - The Co-dependent by Sia.

Each week we’ll add everyone’s jams to this handy Spotify playlist.

You can let us know what you think of Pop Rocket and suggest topics in our Facebook group or via @PopRocket on Twitter.

 

Produced by Colin Anderson for MaximumFun.org

 

 

Nov 18, 2015

The team talks about the content they listen or watch during difficult times; plus they share their thoughts on Aziz Ansari's new Netflix comedy series Master of None.

With Guy Branum, Wynter Mitchell, Margaret Wappler and Oliver Wang. That’s My Jam: Wynter Mitchell - That's Life by Shirley Bassey Oliver Wang - Go Back Home by Allen Touissant Margaret Wappler - John Lennon's Imagine by Davide Martelo Guy Branum - Marseillaise by Edith Piaf

Each week we’ll add everyone’s jams to this handy Spotify playlist.

You can let us know what you think of Pop Rocket and suggest topics in our Facebook group or via @PopRocket on Twitter.

Nov 12, 2015

Paul Gilmartin joins the team to help discuss issues around mental health in popular culture and argue why The Rolling Stones' "Gimme Shelter" is the greatest song of all time.

With Guy Branum, Wynter Mitchell, Margaret Wappler and Paul Gilmartin.

That’s My Jam: Wynter Mitchell - BUFFALO by Tyler, The Creator Paul Gilmartin - Gimme Shelter by Rolling Stones Margaret Wappler - Can't Get Enough Of Myself by Santigold Guy Branum - Come Get It Bae by Pharrell Williams.

Each week we’ll add everyone’s jams to this handy Spotify playlist.

You can let us know what you think of Pop Rocket and suggest topics in our Facebook group or via @PopRocket on Twitter.

Produced by Colin Anderson at MaximumFun.org

Nov 4, 2015

The team say goodbye to Grantland, consider whether Twitter's business model is broken and discuss the good, bad and ugly of TV's current Late Night offerings.

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

That’s My Jam: Wynter Mitchell - Kathy Lee by Jessy Lanza Oliver Wang - As One by Low Leaf Margaret Wappler - Feel You by Julia Holter Guy Branum - His interview with Margaret Atwood on this week's Bullseye With Jesse Thorn.

Each week we’ll add everyone’s jams to this handy Spotify playlist.

Here's the Atlantic article we talked about on The Decay of Twitter.

You can let us know what you think of Pop Rocket and suggest topics in our Facebook group or via @PopRocket on Twitter.

Produced by Colin Anderson for MaximumFun.org

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