Best Popularculture podcasts we could find (Updated June 2019)
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From Salon.com politics and culture writer Chauncey DeVega. "The Chauncey DeVega Show" is a relaxed and long-form conversation with the best and most insightful experts on politics, the color line, human rights, philosophy, history, the arts, and the world of popular culture and entertainment.
 
A podcast autopsy of media: how we consume it and how it informs our everyday culture. Hosted by Christian Sager and Charlie Bennett
 
The Afterword Podcast is the mutant brainchild of the people who inhabit theafterword.co.uk community blog - a lifeboat launched from the wreckage of The Word Magazine blog - RIP. IMPORTANT LEGAL INFORMATION The opinions and views expressed in The afterword Podcast are solely those of the individuals involved and DO NOT represent those of theafterword.co.uk, the site owners or moderators, its media and advertising partners or the website provider. Listener discretion is advised.
 
From Salon.com politics and culture writer Chauncey DeVega. "The Chauncey DeVega Show" is a relaxed and long-form conversation with the best and most insightful experts on politics, the color line, human rights, philosophy, history, the arts, and the world of popular culture and entertainment.
 
An encyclopaedia of heroic failure Join Ben Van der Velde, Barry McStay and their guests as they brandish their wooden spoons of destiny and celebrate the losers, heroic failures and spectacular mis-steps that pockmark human endeavour. If you ever want to feel better about your progress in life, take a listen and enjoy a lovely schadenfreude bubble bath. Music by Max Perryment (www.maxperryment.co.uk) Donate to us via Patreon here: https://www.patreon.com/WorstFootForward
 
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The T&A Podcast
Weekly
 
2 Dudes: An uncle and his nephew, discuss popular culture and the things that drive us crazy.
 
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Yo Videogames
Weekly
 
A commentary on gaming lifestyle: its history, its news, and all things hype!
 
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Themes and Memes
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Themes and Memes is a different kind of movie review. It is a podcast that delves deep into the dark side of Hollywood films including subjects such as culture creation, state sponsorship, propaganda, predictive programming, occult symbolism and deep subtext. Be sure to listen and subscribe to the feed.
 
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Sweet Tea
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The power of modern-day journalism coupled with southern charm is what make Sweet Tea perk. UNCG graduate Darneisha Thompson and student blogger Anders Hare come together to merge public affairs with pop culture to probe controversial topics in American society. From drama on Capitol Hill, to entertainment industry politics, to issues that affect us everyday, this show has it all. Get your fresh brew of Sweet Tea., every other Wednesday.
 
Award-winning disc jockey Grendel and his good pal Greg break down TV shows, movies, and anything else you can watch on the good ol' boob tube! High Jinks and nerdiness abound.
 
Award-winning disc jockey Grendel and his good pal Greg break down TV shows, movies, and anything else you can watch on the good ol' boob tube! High Jinks and nerdiness abound.
 
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Naturalish
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Each week, scienceman Alex Duckles, author of the Naturalish blog on Medium, is joined by his trusty producer Ben Schultz to explore the amazing (and sometimes terrifying) real science hidden within myths, fantasy, and science fiction from the past and present. It's all Naturalish!
 
ConCast is full of discussions about conventions and popular culture. Podcasters and Panelists: Good Ash, Little Beard, and Robbin Banks share their stories, views, and insights with their live studio audience, the "Not so Silent Majority"
 
This show brings the audience great things Ohioans are doing to make their communities, the state, the region, and the world a better place as entrepreneurs, leaders, historical and popular culture figures.
 
Sophie Gray, the founder of the DiveThru app, is the thought thinker behind the sophiethinksthoughts podcast. Multiple times a week she shares meaningful conversations which provide a dose of introspection for the listener. She keeps it real, honest and raw as she explores topics such as mindfulness, relationships, social media, politics, self-care, and everything in between. Sophie has been named Greatist’s 100 Most Influential People in Health & Wellness three years in a row. Her work has ...
 
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EconPop Podcast
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EconPop is the show that sifts through the haystack of popular culture to find the needle of economics within... and then stabs you with it! Starring comedian Andrew Heaton economist Steven Horwitz and professor of literature Paul Cantor, EconPop takes a surprisingly deep look at the economic themes running through classic films, new releases, tv shows and more from the best of pop culture and entertainment. The EconPop Podcast brings a unique mix of dry wit and whimsy to bear on the dismal ...
 
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That's Debateable
Monthly
 
That's Debateable is a podcast that explores our disagreements. Each episode examines a popular debate with featured guests and audience emails.
 
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Almost Famous
Monthly
 
Join Alex Warheit and Caitlin Seibold as they discuss pop culture, film, television, celebrities, actual real life, and everything in between on this comedy podcast that might make them almost famous.
 
Through first-person narratives, thoughtful conversations, and synthesis of economic and social science research, this show empowers women and men to recognize and constructively address a range of workplace issues that negatively impact women, the organizations and firms they work for, the clients they represent, and the society we all live in.
 
We talk to people who are doing interesting work in education, technology and community learning
 
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Pop That Pod
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Each week, host Ross Blankenship talks about whatever he seems to think is popular. What's popular + great? What's popular + horrible? And what isn't popular but should be?
 
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We’ve got the World’s Worst Assassin firmly in our wavering crosshairs today, with comic and card-ninja Javier Jarquin as our killer guest. It’s jam-packed with familiar figures like Lincoln, Rasputin and Nero, as well as some lesser known stories. Ben tells tales of booby-trapped Nazi chocolate, Javi finds a ninja in his toilet and Barry remin ...…
 
We’ve got the World’s Worst Assassin firmly in our wavering crosshairs today, with comic and card-ninja Javier Jarquin as our killer guest. It’s jam-packed with familiar figures like Lincoln, Rasputin and Nero, as well as some lesser known stories. Ben tells tales of booby-trapped Nazi chocolate, Javi finds a ninja in his toilet and Barry remin ...…
 
This 1998 horror manga depicts a Japanese town that plunges into chaos in the face of the symbolic spiral. We look at how Ito conceived Uzumaki, while struggling with big philosophical ideas like nihilism, rationalism and routine, meticulous dread in the face of our cosmic insignificance. Interested in the media we discussed this episode? Pleas ...…
 
Season 3 Episode 20- Public Breast Feeding This episode tastes like chicken. Breast milk tastes like women. Intro- Patreon Incentives Being Poor Timmy’s Colon is Pretty in Pink We get 80’s music completely wrong. Brian would appreciate it if I was less sinful. Mirroring Therapy Therapy Stories What TV Timmy Watched: POSE, Fleabag, HBO’s Divorce ...…
 
The Truth Report with Chauncey DeVega is my new podcast. It is a companion to The Chauncey DeVega Show. The Truth Report will feature many of the same great conversations on a weekly (or twice weekly) basis as The Chauncey DeVega Show. But The Truth Report is more "traditional" and will not feature my extended analyses of the week's events and ...…
 
The Truth Report with Chauncey DeVega is my new podcast. It is a companion to The Chauncey DeVega Show. The Truth Report will feature many of the same great conversations on a weekly (or twice weekly) basis as The Chauncey DeVega Show. But The Truth Report is more "traditional" and will not feature my extended analyses of the week's events and ...…
 
At the suggestion of Paws For Thought, Twang welcomes Malc, Dr Volume, Fenton Steve and Paws to the pod to discuss the band and their brilliant strain of indy punk folk and the superb hilarious and often deep and affecting lyrics. Much laughter transpires and HMHB newbie Twang becomes a fan for life.…
 
Took a lil break, but we are back! This week on Sweet Tea, Anders and Darniesha discuss toxic masculinity and femininity with special guests Mark and Leslie, as well as the elements that make us respectful and responsible human beings. Want to know more? Check out this week's episode of Sweet Tea! Follow the Sweet Tea Instagram Page! @sweetteap ...…
 
After 120 episodes we thought we'd finally dispense with a guest and go toe to toe. Barry and Ben duke it out over who the worst host of all time is, with special guest judge (and $10/month Patreon donor) Lydia Mizon deciding the winner. Together they reveal morbid Roman dinner parties, give the elevator pitch for the new show 'Celebrity Slaps' ...…
 
After 120 episodes we thought we'd finally dispense with a guest and go toe to toe. Barry and Ben duke it out over who the worst host of all time is, with special guest judge (and $10/month Patreon donor) Lydia Mizon deciding the winner. Together they reveal morbid Roman dinner parties, give the elevator pitch for the new show 'Celebrity Slaps' ...…
 
This show brings the audience great things Ohioans are doing to make their communities, the state, the region, and the world a better place as entrepreneurs, leaders, historical and popular culture figures. For episode 69, I had the pleasure of speaking with Serena Miller, a well-known author. To connect with the Outstanding Ohioans show, here ...…
 
This 2018 spy thriller is praised for its humor and subversion by critics and audiences alike. We discuss how it represents female and queer identities without pinning down either as templates or tropes. Interested in the media we discussed this episode? Please support the show by purchasing it through our affiliate store: Killing Eve, Season 1 ...…
 
W. Kamau Bell is a comedian who is the host and executive producer of the Emmy Award winning CNN docu-series United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell. Kamau’s writing has been featured in The New York Times, Vanity Fair, The Hollywood Reporter, CNN.com and The LA Review of Books. Kamau reflects on what it means to tell the truth about a very ...…
 
W. Kamau Bell is a comedian who is the host and executive producer of the Emmy Award winning CNN docu-series United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell. Kamau’s writing has been featured in The New York Times, Vanity Fair, The Hollywood Reporter, CNN.com and The LA Review of Books. Kamau reflects on what it means to tell the truth about a very ...…
 
Season 3 Episode 19- God Bless Our Troops Autonomous sensory meridian response (ASMR) is an experience characterized by a static-like or tingling sensation on the skin that typically begins on the scalp and moves down the back of the neck and upper spine. Ruth “Gator” Ginsberg starring Bruce Willis and Arnold Old PG movies would be hard R today ...…
 
For the first time ever, I made a E3 Predictions Bingo card. And apparently I did well. We rate the cards you guys submitted before going over mine and then letting Matt lay down his own predictions based only on the floor plan o.O Shine on and enjoy E3 2019!By YoVideogames.
 
Spellcasting - AWFUL! We are led through the dark and dingy underworld of the legendary roleplaying game Dungeons and Dragons by writer, performer, video game expert, Eurogamer content-maker, and professional Dungeon Master Johnny Chiodini. With Johnny's expertise we seek out the World's Worst Class (that world being that of D&D, not the strati ...…
 
Spellcasting - AWFUL! We are led through the dark and dingy underworld of the legendary roleplaying game Dungeons and Dragons by writer, performer, video game expert, Eurogamer content-maker, and professional Dungeon Master Johnny Chiodini. With Johnny's expertise we seek out the World's Worst Class (that world being that of D&D, not the strati ...…
 
Ben Fountain is the author of the novel Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk, winner of the National Book Critics' Circle Award and a finalist for the National Book Award. Fountain traveled across the country during Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign in an effort to document that political and social disaster as it took place in real time. Th ...…
 
Ben Fountain is the author of the novel Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk, winner of the National Book Critics' Circle Award and a finalist for the National Book Award. Fountain traveled across the country during Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign in an effort to document that political and social disaster as it took place in real time. Th ...…
 
Twang welcomes Steve T to the pod for a natter taking in his journey through music and life via the Everglades and Midlands metal to the Word and the comforts of a folkier vibe. To accept the comfy chair and a grilling from Twang don’t be coy and fire off a PM forthwith!
 
Season 3 Episode 18- Game of Thrones Season 8 This week we mostly talk about Games of Thrones Season 8 with our special guest Adrian! We basically just say weird shit like we do every week. AND we sing the Theme Song to the TV show Laverne and Shirley and ZOOM!! We talk about Christmas Movies Planes, Trains and Automobiles, and want old comedia ...…
 
This repost of our two Nick Cave episodes is a mess of grief, awe, love, and aspiration. Part 1: Nick Cave's Lament In anticipation of the Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds album “Skeleton Tree” and its accompanying documentary “One More Time With Feeling,” we discuss the tragedy of losing a child and its effect on art, performance and persona. Part ...…
 
It’s your May Bonus Episode, thanks to our supporters on Patreon.com, and this time we are revisiting the episode with Dr Keir Shiels about the World’s Worst Doctor. Our winner was John R. Brinkley whose practice of putting goat-balls into human ballsacks to treat impotence leads Ben to take us through a history of fertility treatments. There a ...…
 
It’s your May Bonus Episode, thanks to our supporters on Patreon.com, and this time we are revisiting the episode with Dr Keir Shiels about the World’s Worst Doctor. Our winner was John R. Brinkley whose practice of putting goat-balls into human ballsacks to treat impotence leads Ben to take us through a history of fertility treatments. There a ...…
 
Just a quick episode on our thoughts of what is to come for the back half of 2019 and all of 2020 for Fighting Games. Matt is convinced a winter is coming - but I'm holding out hope that there will be surprises at E3!By YoVideogames.
 
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAATCHOOOOO! We bring you this week's episode with streaming eyes and ruby red nose as we dip or toes tentatively into the pretty grim world of allergies. Our guest - musical genius and comedy joy-bomb Katie Pritchard - shares her own unique tasting menu of allergies, whilst Ben fails to keep a straight face about allergies to e ...…
 
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAATCHOOOOO! We bring you this week's episode with streaming eyes and ruby red nose as we dip or toes tentatively into the pretty grim world of allergies. Our guest - musical genius and comedy joy-bomb Katie Pritchard - shares her own unique tasting menu of allergies, whilst Ben fails to keep a straight face about allergies to e ...…
 
THIS IS A REPOST OF A 2016 EPISODE. In an unusually giddy, slaphappy episode, Charlie & Christian try to understand how Game of Thrones' sixth season was made. When does an adaptation stop being an adaptation? What happens when it passes -- and surpasses -- its source material? Additional Resources: Last Year (Winds of Winter) post by George R. ...…
 
For legal reasons, we could not include the songs in the actual podcast but there is a youtube playlist here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLXEmGfsFKKYkWGBsvpq0OHDFeGtTC1bIz Enjoy and Shine on!By YoVideogames.
 
Season 3 Episode 17- Shrillary Clinton Paisley is Hilarious Shrillary Clinton Where’s my Innnernat! Music Inc. KQRS plays the same damn music for 50 years FFWD through podcasts Upcoming: HBO’s Watchmen, IT 2, Quiet Place 2 Glass Review- James McAvoy Searching Review Crazy Rich Asians Bunch of other reviews I did not keep track of. Movie Theater ...…
 
Malcolm Nance is one of the leading voices who for several years has been sounding the alarm about Donald Trump and his coterie's connections to Russian President Vladimir Putin and his oligarchs and spies. Nance was a career intelligence and counterterrorism officer who has served with U.S. Special Operations forces, the Department of Homeland ...…
 
Malcolm Nance is one of the leading voices who for several years has been sounding the alarm about Donald Trump and his coterie's connections to Russian President Vladimir Putin and his oligarchs and spies. Nance was a career intelligence and counterterrorism officer who has served with U.S. Special Operations forces, the Department of Homeland ...…
 
Twang welcomes legendary record producer Mike Vernon to the pod to discuss his career spanning numerous classic albums but especially Afterword favourite John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers with Eric Clapton” (AKA “The Beano” album) and the first generation Fleetwood Mac plus a catch up on Mike’s more recent activities. Mike is happy to go deep on the ...…
 
Once more we go back into the past with some positive vibes this time. We revisit episode 21 to 25 in search of the World's BEST in the categories of MMA Fighter, Kids Movie, Cook, Lodgings and Screen Actor. There are some big hitters in here with the likes of The Wizard Of Oz, Heston Blumenthal and Frank Lloyd Wright's masterpiece, Fallingwate ...…
 
Once more we go back into the past with some positive vibes this time. We revisit episode 21 to 25 in search of the World's BEST in the categories of MMA Fighter, Kids Movie, Cook, Lodgings and Screen Actor. There are some big hitters in here with the likes of The Wizard Of Oz, Heston Blumenthal and Frank Lloyd Wright's masterpiece, Fallingwate ...…
 
There are two guests on this week's episode of The Chauncey DeVega Show. Paul Sturtevant is the founder and Editor-in-chief of The Public Medievalist and the author of the book The Middle Ages in Popular Imagination: Memory, Film and Medievalism. Paul is also a Visitor Research Specialist for the Smithsonian Institution. Paul reflects on how th ...…
 
There are two guests on this week's episode of The Chauncey DeVega Show. Paul Sturtevant is the founder and Editor-in-chief of The Public Medievalist and the author of the book The Middle Ages in Popular Imagination: Memory, Film and Medievalism. Paul is also a Visitor Research Specialist for the Smithsonian Institution. Paul reflects on how th ...…
 
No Show Notes for this week cuz I am too wore out from surgery. Y'all ain't reading this anyway, are you? WELL ARE YOU!!??!! Please buy Aeron’s ARTBOOKS!! Free Sticker with Purchase! Free Domestic Shipping! https://www.etsy.com/shop/razzledazzleazelart https://www.facebook.com/aeronazl.iverson https://www.instagram.com/razzledazzleazel/ Contact ...…
 
Thank you to our Co-Producer patron Chris Marlton for selecting this week's topic! This 1997 Australian alternative rock record was a massive success in its home country, but is something we (the hosts) were totally unfamiliar with. We look at how music subjectively builds identity for some "young people" to understand why Unit is so important ...…
 
Twang welcomes Skirky, Carl and Feedback File to the pod for a general natter taking in Danny Baker, shameful admissions, definitive masterpieces, what we’ve learned, recommendations of the week, music, books telly, pleasures and pain of owning a dog and heron control.
 
Ever buy a piece of game related merch that you ended up regretting? Seen some game merch that made you cringe? What about game merch you love and don't regret buying? Maybe something you'd definitely save in a fire? Let's talk about it!By YoVideogames.
 
This show brings the audience great things Ohioans are doing to make their communities, the state, the region, and the world a better place as entrepreneurs, leaders, historical and popular culture figures. For episode 68, I had the pleasure of speaking with Women's Assistant Basketball Coach John Leonzo of Cedarville University. To connect wit ...…
 
This week we enter the surprisingly murky world of mascots with stand-up comic (and former Crystal Palace mascot) Chloe Petts for company. There's a cornucopia of delights inside this week including cocaine-dealing parrots, indestructible cats, swans committing GBH and a former Tory MP, with tattooed eyebrows being transformed into a ship's fig ...…
 
This week we enter the surprisingly murky world of mascots with stand-up comic (and former Crystal Palace mascot) Chloe Petts for company. There's a cornucopia of delights inside this week including cocaine-dealing parrots, indestructible cats, swans committing GBH and a former Tory MP, with tattooed eyebrows being transformed into a ship's fig ...…
 
There are two guests on this week's episode of The Chauncey DeVega Show. Ira Steven Behr was the showrunner and executive producer of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. He is also the co-director and executive producer of the new documentary What We Left Behind: Looking Back at Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. Behr has also been a writer and executive prod ...…
 
There are two guests on this week's episode of The Chauncey DeVega Show. Ira Steven Behr was the showrunner and executive producer of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. He is also the co-director and executive producer of the new documentary What We Left Behind: Looking Back at Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. Behr has also been a writer and executive prod ...…
 
This 2015 Vertigo comic by Tom King and Mitch Gerads sets a murder mystery in the Iraq War in 2004. We discuss how the creators strived for accuracy and reverence with this complex story while struggling with our own distaste for violence, glorification, and authority. Interested in the media we discussed this episode? Please support the show b ...…
 
In today's episode we talk about what we would like to go back and change in our gaming lives while growing up. Games we wish we would have played, or systems we wish we would have owned or avoided and why.By YoVideogames.
 
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