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From the creators of The Complete Guide to Everything, Pop Everything is a weekly podcast covering pop culture in a humorless way.

From the creators of The Complete Guide to Everything, Pop Everything is a weekly podcast covering pop culture in a humorless way.
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From the creators of The Complete Guide to Everything, Pop Everything is a weekly podcast covering pop culture in a humorless way.




P.O. Box 395 Greenpoint Brooklyn, New York 11222-0395


Jennifer Garner Admiration Society

We talk with Erin Leigh Schmoyer (@absolutelyELS) about America's Sweetheart, Jennifer Garner. She makes us watch a few episodes of Alias and the movie 13 Going On 30, and then we discuss what makes JGar so dang likable. Also Tom gives some dramatic, heartfelt speeches that may not be relevant to the topic at hand.


Dolly Parton

Our good buddy Christine (@hotdogburger on Twitter and Instagram) stops by and we talk about Dolly Parton. We focus on the movies Nine to Five (1980) and Steel Magnolias (1989), but we drink a lot of whiskey and things get a little weird.


British Sitcoms

On this month's episode, we travel to London, England, to hang with our best British pal Zoe and get her to teach us about the classic sitcoms she grew up watching. This is our conversation after watching the following shows: Dad’s Army – “The Deadly Attachment” Only Fools and Horses – “Yuppy Love” Fawlty Towers – "The Germans” The Good Life – “Silly, But it’s Fun” Most of these shows are on YouTube or similar things. Do some detective work on Google and check 'em out! Follow Zoe on Twitter!...


Bruce Lee - Part 2

This is the second part of our Bruce Lee discussion with our bestest friend Algernon Quashie. You should go listen to the first part first, because that's how these things work. Here are the movies we discuss: Bruce Lee, The Lost Interview https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MseMobwg_mo The Big Boss (Fist of Fury) 1971 The Chinese Connection (Fist of Fury/The Big Boss) 1972 Return of The Dragon (Way of The Dragon) 1972 Enter The Dragon 1973 Game of Death 1972 (released 1978)


Bruce Lee - Part 1

This week, our oldest and dearest friend Algernon Quashie comes in to mend the rift created by last month's Randy Newman debacle and to teach us about Bruce Lee. We're trying something new this time. We're releasing the episode in 2 parts so you can play along at home. So if you want the full experience, after listening to this episode go watch the stuff Algernon assigned for us and then come back next week to hear our discussion. Here are the movies: Bruce Lee, The Lost Interview...


A Randy Newman Adventure

This month, Tim tries to get Tom to listen to some Randy Newman songs and all hell breaks loose.


An Arnold Schwarzenegger Primer

In the triumphant return of Pop Everything, we're bringing out the big guns. Tom forces Tim to watch 5 seminal Arnold Schwarzenegger action movies that he somehow has never seen. Will Tim walk away with a newfound appreciation for the Austrian Oak? Or does he cast his vote against The Governator? For those watching along at home, here's what Tom made Tim watch: Terminator (1984) Predator (1987) Total Recall (1990) Terminator 2 (1991) True Lies (1994) 160 Greatest Arnold Quotes -...


We Saw Spider - Man Turn Off The Dark

In this episode, we recap our fabulous night on Broadway, seeing the famous musical Spider-Man Turn Off The Dark. Because we spent actual money on tickets and went to Times Square during the busiest time of year on a Saturday night to watch a troubled musical about a superhero. Oh and we also read the tell-all book about the musical, so we talk about that a bunch. This week's episode is sponsored by Audible. Get a free 30 day trial and an audiobook download of your choice at...


Spider - Man Turn Off The Dark (Pre - Show)

This week’s mini-sized episode was recorded mere hours before Tim and Tom went to go see Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark - The Musical on Broadway. Find out what their expectations were going in and then be sure to come back next week to find out what actually happened. This week's episode is brought to you by Audible. Get a free audiobook download and 30-day trial by signing up at audiblepodcast.com/popeverything.


Top Two, Bottom Two

This week we rip through a bunch of listener submitted “Top Two, Bottom Two’s”. Including, but not limited to: Tim’s Bottom Two Muppets, Tom’s Top Two Muppets, Tom’s Top Two Doctors, Top Two Whiskeys, Bottom Two Articles of Clothing, Top Two Beatles Songs, and Top Two British Sitcoms. This week's episode is brought to you by Audible. Get a free audiobook download and 30-day trial by signing up at audiblepodcast.com/popeverything.


Episode 7 Calvin And Hobbes Is NOT The Wire (Nov. 28, 2013)

This week on Pop Everything, Tim responds to critics that complain that he seems to hate everything by talking about something he loves: the comic strip Calvin and Hobbes. Of course, he kind of talks about it in a cranky way, imploring fellow fans to respect the wishes of the strip's creator and just let the work speak for itself. We discuss a recent book and documentary about the strip made by fans who seemingly miss the point, and compare Calvin and Hobbes fans to that jerk at the office...


New Sudser Skein Does Boffo At B.O. Down Infopike

Tom talks about Arrow again and how popular it is in Hungary, also the newish Wolverine movie and how X-Men Origins: Wolverine being leaked ruined the movie for everyone. We also discuss the overall idea of movies being planned around Comic-Con, and how much better entertainment would be if the internet didn’t exist. This leads into the time Tom almost getting to play Super Mario 3 early, how everyone saw Super Mario 3 for the first time in The Wizard, and the new Doctor Who: Eighth Doctor...


Episode 5 Hey Old Idiot, It's Not For You (Nov. 14, 2013)

This week Tom talks about his favorite TV show, Arrow, which Tim assumes is about The Green Lantern, but apparently is about The Green Arrow, which is an entirely different guy. Listen as Tom makes his case that a superhero television show can actually be entertaining, and contrasts it with the less successful Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Then we talk about our favorite album opening lines in a new installment of "Top 2, Bottom 2" and discuss how the MTV VMAs are no longer relevant to us. We also...


Episode 4 Thank God It's Thorsday (Nov. 7, 2013)

Guess what everybody? A movie based on a comic book character is coming out this week! A movie like this comes out but 7 or 8 times a year, so to pay tribute, Tim and Tom discuss the new Thor movie and its relation to the TV show Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. We also discuss the best 3D movies we've seen and Tim tries to rally everyone to support non-comic book movies. [NO SPOILERS, except for a reference to the end of The Sixth Sense] Then at 21:40, we try to discuss all the latest in...


Episode 3 Weird, Obscure Batmen (Oct. 31, 2013)

Do you like hearing two grown men talk about reality shows starring children, video games based on comic book characters and being scared by movies? You're in luck! This week we start off discussing Masterchef Junior, the reality show that has restored Tim's faith in reality shows (kinda). Then at 24:35 we talk about the video game Batman: Arkham Origins, and it dawns on Tom that maybe he has been getting fleeced by the video game industry. Starting at 37:05 we discuss the new Arcade Fire...


Episode 2 The Catcher In The Pies (Oct. 24, 2013)

This week on Pop Everything we discuss Salinger, the new documentary about JD Salinger, and talk about why teens are so wild about this Holden Caulfield fella. Then we discuss the legacy of Elliott Smith, one of the greatest singer-songwriters in history and a man who inspired Tim to pursue an ill-fated record label internship in 2003. Finally, we give a couple of new album recommendations and Tom shows a surprising sensitive side. While we're still working out the format of this show, if...


Episode 1 - We Are Legally Obligated To Talk About Breaking Bad (Oct. 17, 2013)

In our first episode we devote all our time to Breaking Bad's last episode, because the law clearly states that if you're talking about pop culture in 2013 you have to talk about Breaking Bad. Specifically, we discuss a theory popularized by Norm MacDonald and Emily Nussbaum that has divided the public and threatens to pit brother against brother in a bloody fight over the correct way to interpret a television show. Needless to say this is full of spoilers, so don't listen if you're one of...