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Pop culture discussion with Guy Branum, Wynter Mitchell, Margaret Wappler and Karen Tongson
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Now displaying: February, 2016

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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Feb 24, 2016

It's our 60th episode so the team discuss ageing in pop culture, plus Kanye's Life of Pablo album (?) and #FreeKesha. With Guy Branum, Wynter Mitchell, Oliver Wang and Margaret Wappler.

That’s My Jam:

Wynter Mitchell - Feelin' So Good by Jennifer Lopez

Oliver Wang - Ultralight Beam by Kanye West (Feat. Chance The Rapper, Kirk Franklin, and The-Dream)

Margaret Wappler - Gimme All Your Love by Alabama Shakes

Guy Branum - Opinion Cave by Brandie Posey

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 & Christian Dueñas for MaximumFun.org.

Feb 18, 2016

The team talk Full Frontal with Sammantha Bee, The People vs. OJ Simpson, Kanye's Epic week of tweets and the Grammys.

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

Produced by Colin Anderson & Christian Dueñas for MaximumFun.org.

Feb 11, 2016

Margaret guest hosts, steering discussion around the commercials and half time show of last weekend's Super Bowl.

With Wynter Mitchell, Oliver Wang, Margaret Wappler and special guest, comedian and former copywriter Asterios Kokkinos.

That’s My Jam: Wynter Mitchell - The Gift of Life by Teddy Prendergrass Oliver Wang - Sun Godess by Ramsey Lewis featuring Earth, Wind & Fire Margaret Wappler - Reichpop by Wild Nothing Asterios Kokkinos - Goon Squad by Elvis Costello & The Attractions Each week we’ll add everyone’s jams to this handy Spotify playlist.

Other useful links this week… Check out Beyonce's Formation video for yourself here. You can buy Asterios' books here.

Join in the conversation and suggest topics in our Facebook group or via @PopRocket on Twitter.

Feb 3, 2016

The gang talk about the role of tech in TV, film and music. Plus they share their personal favorite animation shows.

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

That’s My Jam: Wynter Mitchell - Same Ol' Mistake by Rihanna, Oliver Wang - Lonesome Drifter by Jericho Brown, Margaret Wappler - Husbands by Savages, Guy Branum - James K Polk by They Might Be Giants. 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

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