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Get obsessed with us. Five days a week, Pop Culture Happy Hour serves you recommendations and commentary on the buzziest movies, TV, music, books, videogames and more. Join arts journalists Linda Holmes, Glen Weldon, Stephen Thompson, and Aisha Harris - plus a rotating cast of guest pop culture aficionados. The Happy Hour team leaves room at the table for exploring a range of reactions and opinions on every bit of the pop universe. From lowbrow to highbrow to the stuff in between, they take ...
 
He’s a multiple world champion pro wrestler, lead singer of Fozzy, and a New York Times best-selling author. Listen in as Chris Jericho interviews some of the biggest names in wrestling, entertainment, comedy, and the paranormal. Don’t miss his unique, engaging, weekly take on all things pop culture.
 
New York Times critic Dwight Garner says “The Slate Culture Gabfest is one of the highlights of my week.” The award-winning Culturefest features critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner debating the week in culture, from highbrow to pop. For more of Slate’s culture podcasts, check out the Slate Culture feed.
 
Ding dong! Join your culture consultants, Matt Rogers and Bowen Yang, on an unforgettable journey into the beating heart of CULTURE. Alongside sizzling special guests, they GET INTO the hottest pop-culture moments of the day and the formative cultural experiences that turned them into Culturistas. Produced by the Big Money Players Network and iHeartRadio.
 
The thrice-weekly podcast that's smart, often silly and sometimes surprising. Absolutely everything is up for discussion: from pop culture to politics, body image to motherhood, feminism to fashion. Join Mamamia's Holly Wainwright, Mia Freedman and Jessie Stephens as they cover what everyone's talking about this week.
 
Every week, host Elamin Abdelmahmoud invites you into his group chat to help make sense of the cultural drama blowing up the internet. Bringing their hottest takes and lots of laughs to the table, Elamin and a cast of rotating regulars — Shireen Ahmed, Angelina Chapin, Kevin Fallon, Sarah Hagi, Hussein Kesvani, Stacy Lee Kong, Kathleen Newman-Bremang, Amil Niazi and Andrea Warner — debate, discuss and work through the pop culture discourse.
 
Troubled Waters is the pop culture quiz show where comedians disagree to disagree. Twice a month, Dave will stoke pointless arguments between two teams of comedians and make them compete against each other in order to settle their meaningless debates once and for all. Winner takes home the right to be right.
 
Demetria L. Lucas, cultural critic and author of A Belle in Brooklyn and Don't Waste Your Pretty, muses on pop culture shenanigans, dating and relationships, and everything worth watching on any size screen. #ratchetandrespectable We wanna make the podcast even better, help us learn how we can: https://bit.ly/2EcYbu4 For advertising opportunities please email PodcastPartnerships@Studio71us.com Privacy Policy: https://www.studio71.com/terms-and-conditions-use/#Privacy%20Policy
 
Make My Day is a pop culture and politics game show where comedians compete to put a positive spin on the news and cheer up host Josh Gondelman. Josh is an optimist at heart, but even he needs some help from his friends to stay upbeat. If you want to know what's going on in the world without actually reading the news or wading through the cesspool of social media, Make My Day is the show for you. We wanna make the podcast even better, help us learn how we can: https://bit.ly/2EcYbu4 For adve ...
 
Join bloggers Kid Fury and Crissle for their weekly podcast covering hip-hop and pop culture's most trying stars. Throwing shade and spilling tea with a flippant and humorous attitude, no star is safe from Fury and Crissle unless their name is Beyoncé. (Or Blue Ivy.) As transplants to New York City (Kid Fury from Miami and Crissle from Oklahoma City), The Read also serves as an on-air therapy session for two friends trying to adjust to life (and rats) in the big city. The Read is part of the ...
 
As we navigate the balance between hope and uncertainty, we invite you to join Dr. Cornel West & Professor Tricia Rose on The Tight Rope, a weekly program where we welcome listeners and guests as thought collaborators. The Tight Rope is rich in creative, unfiltered dialogue on topics ranging from culture, art, and music to the contours of systemic racism, philosophy, the power of Socratic self-examination, and the possibilities of a peaceful and just world. Our innovative and interactive for ...
 
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In this installment of Modern Classics we speak to the amazing four-time Grammy Nominee musician, singer and songwriter Yola about her new record, Stand For Myself, and how hearing Childish Gambino’s “Redbone” and all its references to 1970s funk encouraged Yola to unlock her own unprecedented mix of symphonic soul and classic pop. As Yola tells it…
 
In this episode, we look forward to the Tokyo Olympics by handing medals to deserving champions across pop culture. From who stuck the landing to things that deserve no medal, this episode is sure to light your Olympic flame! MENTIONS Winter vs. Summer Olympics: Find out which is better Highlighter Shoes: Watch Michael Johnson’s golden dash 1996 Th…
 
Chris and Andy send well wishes to Bob Odenkirk, who suffered a heart-related incident on the set of 'Better Call Saul' (1:00). Then they talk about whether or not Peacock's Olympics coverage has been successful (9:36), the trailer for 'Ghostbusters: Afterlife' and the trouble you run into when re-making movies based on nostalgia (28:19), and the f…
 
Guest host Steven Minegar chats with author Ralph Hope about his latest book. What do you do with a hundred thousand idle spies? By 1990 the Berlin Wall had fallen and the East German state security service folded. For forty years, they had amassed more than a billion pages in manila files detailing the lives of their citizens. Almost a hundred tho…
 
Become a member of our Patreon family for full episodes, behind-the-scenes access and more exclusive content! You can sign up here at https://www.patreon.com/thetightropepod OR, Donate to the show here! Why did 2x WNBA Champion Renee Montgomery opt out of the 2020 season? In this throwback episode, Renee sits down with the professors to discuss why…
 
On this week’s episode of The Waves, it’s all about the Olympics. Amira Rose Davis, assistant professor of history and African American studies at Penn State University and co-host of the feminist sports podcast Burn it All Down, is joined by Slate’s gymnastics reporter Rebecca Schuman. The pair start with a discussion of the racial and gender ineq…
 
Happy Thursday from the GVG! Listen, we know we seem perfect, but it took A LOT of mistakes to make each of us the Mona Lisa that we are. That's why this week we're drafting "Things You Would Tell Your Younger Self!" We couldn't ask for a better fit for our guest! This week, we are joined by comedian and all around jovial mad man, Sean Patton. Enjo…
 
Suggestible things to watch, read and listen to. Hosted by James Clement @mrsundaymovies and Claire Tonti @clairetonti. Check out Claire’s new podcast Tonts! Sign up to Claire’s weekly bonus newsletters here – tontsnewsletter This week’s Suggestibles: Puddle Hunters Seven Little Rabbits Woodstock 99 Twitter Thread Woodstock 99: Peace, Love and Rage…
 
On the show today… In a searing new interview, Lucy Liu has finally commented on those viral headlines about what really happened on the Charlie’s Angels set between her and Bill Murray more than 20 years ago. And she’s ready to share a very different version of events. And we need to talk about the one piece of reality TV news from this week that …
 
In which Rob and SNL and Groundlings alum Laraine Newman discuss when you should say hello to your neighbor, how The Coneheads makeup can change you, and why it may be a good idea to copyright your character’s voice! Got a question for Rob? Call our voicemail at (323) 570-4551. Yours could get featured on the show! See omnystudio.com/listener for p…
 
Tim and Lydia host friend, journalist, and commentator Jack Posobiec to break down the looming crisis of the eviction moratorium expiring, Google's authoritarian measures and tracking, the tens of thousands of illegal immigrants being released into the US, the loss of standing in the Olympics, and the response to holding an opinion on Simone Biles.…
 
HEY BESTIES! On today’s show: How many wedding dresses are too many dresses? Ange and Brad’s never-ending divorce hits another hurdle, the strangest kind-of-feud between Lisa Wilkinson and Khloe Kardashian, an investigation into whether J Lo and Ben Affleck are absolutely trolling us and then, finally, a conversation, in the wake of The Bachelor ai…
 
Cheat on your wife and then create a testament to your failed relationship cause we're talking about Mr and Mrs Smith! In the final week of Spy-HIBILI Month, Kat and Jocelyn talk about Angelina Jolie's great hair, how we wish Hollywood would get over the "shitty best friend" archetype, and how Doug Liman just keeps on failing up. This episode broug…
 
The time has come...for the girls to do...what they set out to do. Mila (Matt) and Natalie (Bowen) get together to finally announce the categories for the long-threatened Las Culturistas Culture Awards. It is the most ambitious event in Las Cultch history, and we want YOU, the readers, to be a part of it. Campaign! Act like publicists for who YOU w…
 
O que você consegue juntando 4 gênios da música por 17 dias na Suíça? Resposta: um dos maiores hits da carreira de David Bowie que moldou a sonoridade dele por toda a década de 80: Let’s Dance, a primeira e única canção da vasta discografia do camaleão do rock que chegou ao primeiro lugar nas paradas americana e inglesa. Nesta edição do Resumo do S…
 
This week, Steve and Dana are joined by Slate editor and writer Dan Kois. First, the panel discusses the TV show White Lotus, airing on HBO. Then they talk about the Nicholas Cage movie Pig. Finally, the hosts review the second season of the podcast The Plot Thickens, based on the book The Devil’s Candy. In Slate Plus, the panel talks about their p…
 
75 Hard, a new trend sweeping TikTok, is just another fad diet pretending to be a mental toughness challenge. On today’s episode, Madison and Rachelle revisit the world of diet culture to unpack exactly what makes 75 Hard so insidious, and why it’s so hard to curate a healthy approach to wellness culture on your TikTok feed. They also down a gallon…
 
This week, Steve and Dana are joined by Slate editor and writer Dan Kois. First, the panel discusses the TV show White Lotus, airing on HBO. Then they talk about the Nicholas Cage movie Pig. Finally, the hosts review the second season of the podcast The Plot Thickens, based on the book The Devil’s Candy. In Slate Plus, the panel talks about their p…
 
In this episode, we explain all things Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. We cover everything including his wrestling career origin story, the incredible amount of content he releases, and why he just might be our future president. Listen to find out why Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson may not be the superstar we want, but he’s the one we deserve. MENTIONS Dwayn…
 
One of the most famous athletes in the world has made headlines everywhere, after pulling out of the women’s team gymnastics final in Tokyo. So why did Simone Biles quit? Plus, the distraction we needed this week came in the form of a ridiculously lavish royal-adjacent wedding. So who is Kitty Spencer? And…compliments. How to give one, how to take …
 
Eli Roth returns to talk about his new horror film of sorts. This one’s a documentary called “Fin,” and it chronicles the horror that is the shark fin trade industry. It’s streaming now on Discovery+! Over 100,000,000 sharks are killed each year (that's 274,000 per day) primarily for one reason – to remove their fin to then make Shark Fin soup! It’…
 
On the show today… Actress Zoë Kravitz has called out two tabloid publications for objectifying her in a series of headlines accompanying some pretty bizarre paparazzi images. It might sound like a small, petty thing for her to be hung up on, but when you actually read the headlines, she makes a pretty good point. And according to today’s celebrity…
 
Tim, Ian, and Lydia join THE Papa John Schnatter to discuss how unfairly he was let go from his own company over false allegations of racist speech, how John sought to make his community better through improving local colleges, how the media is deceptively spinning the January 6th events in contrast to the rioting that took place outside the White …
 
Welcome to Slate Money Goes to the Movies, a miniseries in which Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and a different guest each week discuss popular business-themed movies. Ben Smith, media columnist for The New York Times, joins Emily and Felix to discuss the urtext of business-themed movies, Orson Welles’ 1941 film Citizen Kane. They discuss Charles Foster…
 
Gonzalo Cordova and Travis Helwig (Edith, Tuca & Bertie, Lovett or Leave It) compete to cheer Josh up. During a game of Sound Advice, Travis and Gonzalo offer . The pair donate their winnings to A Purposeful Rescue and Americans for Immigrant Justice. Plus, three pep talks that are all over the place. Listen to Edith: https://crooked.com/podcast-se…
 
Demi’s DMV Odyssey; a ton of good Black news, including Simone Biles leaving the Olympics; Da Baby is an idiot and so is TI. Check out my website: http://www.demetrialucas.com/about/. Follow me: IG: demetriallucas. Twitter: demetriallucas. FB: demetriallucas. YouTube: demetriallucas. More about the Show: Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast for…
 
On today's Who? Weekly: Is Lala shading Megan Fox at the movie premiere? (Seemingly!) Did she deny it? (Of course!) Was Megan Fox even there? (Nope! But Sistine Stallone was!) Then, Flip or Flop continues to flop (with the help of Christina [on the coast] and Tarek); Anna Faris got secret married, Jenna Ushkowitz got public married and Issa Rae got…
 
Time does funny thing to everything, but especially to tattoos. Today, four stories about tattoos whose meanings have shifted with the passage of years, decades, or centuries: first, a look into an archive of 300 preserved tattooed skins, then a personal investigation into into the Tasmanian Devil tattoo, the story of the Zune tattoo guy, and final…
 
On the show today… Dieter Brummer, who starred in Home and Away as Shane Parrish in the 1990s, has died aged 45. Today we take a look at the beloved actor’s legacy and share the beautiful words of a Home and Away actress who has penned a tribute to Dieter, revealing they were secretly in love. And Britney Spears has officially taken steps to remove…
 
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