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#17: Put it together and what have you got? Music compilations!

Before Pandora and Spotify, we had Now and Kidz Bop to bring together all our fav top 40 tunes. Learn all about the music compilations that kept us going and ponder their relevance today in this week’s episode of PCSS. Explore life’s deep questions like - who gets the residual payments on compilation CDs? Is it okay to sterilize music for the kids? What number of Now are we on and holy shit is it still a thing?! Don’t worry y’all. We got you! Rate. Review. Subscribe. Don't make Britney...


#16: Mainstream Moral Lessons - VeggieTales

Get your fill of morals and silly songs - that's right, Becca and Tessa are dishing on VeggieTales. The animated show starring a cucumber and tomato with no arms or legs, but a lot of heart. The ladies discuss their fav "Silly Songs with Larry" and also get a lil' deep about the privilege of the Christian faith and the power of empathy. Buckle up, kids - it's gonna be a vulnerable ride! Rate. Review. Subscribe. Please? It's practically Christmas.


#15: What are you supposed to be? - Halloween Costumes!

What do floor tiles, 2008 Obama supporters, and Lisa Frank all have in common? Becca and Tessa have dressed as them all for Halloween! Get the scoop on their major hits and misses as you plan for your night of trick-or-treating. Not sure what to wear? Look no further! The ladies of PCSS got you covered with all the felt tricks you never knew (or maybe did) that will turn your last minute idea into a showstopper! Rate. Review. Subscribe. Or teenagers might egg your house.


#14: I'll Take Game Shows for 300, Alex

No whammy, big money! Tessa and Becca are breaking down game shows - from the tax burden, to how we know we could play them better than the contestants, and how maybe they are a little like MLMs (look it up). Listen and play along! Make us proud - Rate. Review. Subscribe.


#13: (Not So) Spooky Scary - Halloweentown & Hocus Pocus

Bust out your brooms, Clark bars, and witches brew! It’s time to spill the tea on our favorite childhood Halloween flicks. Hocus Pocus and Halloweentown are here to get you into the spooky spirit of Halloween nostalgia. Let’s be real - who can pass up a Bette Midler and Debbie Reynolds double feature?! Help Tessa and Becca figure out what in the world happens in all the Halloweentown sequels or share your fav Hocus Pocus memory at popcultureshowpod@gmail.com . Rate. Review. Subscribe. Eat...


#12: It's October 3rd...

In this episode, the ladies discuss a movie so quotable, it made *fetch* happen. That's right - Mean Girls! Special guest Peter Carter shares how Mean Girls influenced his career and the film's lasting impact. Just a taste: YOU CAN'T SIT WITH US! Boo, you whore. Four for you Glen Coco, You GO Glen Coco! I'm not a regular mom - I'm a cool mom! Share your fave Mean Girls quotes with us at popcultureshowpod@gmail.com or slide in our DMs on Insta @popcultureshowpod or Twitter @pcss_pod & give...


#11: Required Viewing - When Harry Met Sally

When Harry Met Sally is a fall film favorite and romantic comedy classic that inspired the sitcoms and romcoms you love to ask the question - "can men and women really be just friends?" Becca and Tessa discuss their own trials and tribulations with the opposite sex and why this movie is required viewing. Hit us up! Email: popcultureshowpod@gmail.com Instagram: @popcultureshowpod Twitter: @pcss_pod Facebook: Pop Culture Sh*tshow


#10: F is for...

Fall! Pumpkin spice and everything nice, the best season of all has returned! Football fans and basic b*tches everywhere rejoice. Your Han Solo swagger and seasonal addictions may commence. But for all of you haters out there don’t get it twisted! Fall is so much more than a well-marketed beverage campaign. It’s all about those new beginnings! Slide in those headphones and get ready to fall for Fall! Still not sure Fall is for you? Drop us a line at popcultureshowpod@gmail.com and we will...


#9: Nostalgia: Early 2000s Fads

In this episode, Tessa and Becca dive deep into nostalgic waters to discuss early 2000's fads. The conversation weaves its way through toys we loved, movies we still quote, styles we regret, and a never-ending love for boy bands. Do you feel nostalgic for a time nearby and yet so far? Shoot us an email at popcultureshowpod@gmail.com and let us know what's pulling at your memory strings! Check us on Instagram @popcultureshowpod or Twitter @pcsspod. Check our site for more info:...


#8: Disney Cats

Cat got your tongue? When high society meets animation there is always something to talk about! Take a listen as Tessa and Becca explore the interplay between the classical music of The Aristocats and the jazz of their alley cat friends before diving into The Lion King’s theatrical connections. What else is popping? Shoot us an email with ways you’ve encountered high society in popular culture at popcultureshowpod@gmail.com. You can also find us on insta @popcultureshowpod and on Twitter...


#7: MySpace and Facebook

Remember the days of Tom, top friends, and profile skins? Before Facebook ruled the school, MySpace was the place to be! Join Tessa and Becca as they explore the early years of social media where they put their teenage angst on display while daydreaming about unrequited love interests. Does your MySpace profile still grace the internet? Send us a pic at popcultureshowpod@gmail.com and we’ll feature you on our social media! Look for your feature by following us on Instagram...


#6.5: The Purge (Part Two)

In a very special episode of Pop Culture Sh*tshow, Tessa and Becca sit down with amateur film enthusiast Christian Fair to discuss the most recent installment of The Purge franchise, The First Purge. The conversation takes a turn when Christian asks the hard-hitting question: who would you be in the Purge?! You'll never guess the roles Becca and Tessa have called for themselves. (HINT: one of them doesn’t make it!) What role would you play in the Purge? Drop us a line at...


#6: The Purge (Part One)

In this minisode of Pop Culture Sh*tshow, Becca and Tessa dip their toes into the terrifying first two films of The Purge series. They also offer free advice to black market auction attendees: just stay home - it can only end badly for ya! Tune into the next episode where the ladies wrap up The Purge franchise with a very special guest - their very first! If you’ve got your own hot takes on The Purge films, send them our way to popcultureshowpod@gmail.com. You can also check us out on...


#5: Binge-Worthy Baking Competitions

Are you a baking whiz or do you find that your attempts in the kitchen leave your loved ones running for the hills? Either way, have we got the baking show for you! Tessa and Becca talk the rise in popularity of baking competition shows from the classic Great British Bake Off, to recent Netflix hits Nailed It and Sugar Rush. The ladies are here to bring you hot takes on sweet treats, Masterchef Junior, and Mr. Colin Hanks. Share your favorite baked goods or baking show moments with us at...


#4: Ahead of Their Time: Golden Girls

Picture it September 1985 - Four fierce widows shake things up and make television history! On-screen Sophia, Dorothy, Blanche, and Rose pushed the envelope by tackling important social issues like immigration, LGBTQ rights, aging, and more! Off-screen, these women lived their values daily and helped give voices to those at the fringes of society. Tune in for Episode 4 of Pop Culture Sh*tshow to learn all about the Golden Girls and the impact their legacy is still making today. Thank YOU...


#3: TV Families: Bob's Burgers

In this episode of Pop Culture Sh*tshow, Becca and Tessa talk bingeable TV with an emphasis on the critical darling and fan favorite, Bob’s Burgers. From Tina’s awkwardness to Louise’s chaotic tendencies and Gene’s eccentricities rounding out the middle, the two discuss the entire family and what makes them so relatable. You’ll also hear what Becca has in common with Tina; hint: it’s complicated. Share your show ideas with us at popcultureshowpod@gmail.com. You can also connect with us on...


#2: Neopets & Scientology

We all enjoyed Neopets as kids (except Tessa apparently)! But did you know that the beloved creatures of Neopia have a dark secret? Well... Scientology is here to ruin your childhood. Episode 2 is a wild ride with some childhood memories, Australian cereal, and hot takes on the Scientology empire! Do you have a hidden Scientology connection? Share with us at popcultureshowpod@gmail.com. You can also connect with us on Instagram @popcultureshowpod and Twitter @pcss_pod. Give us a s/o on...


#1: Urban Dictionary

In the inaugural episode of Pop Culture Sh*tshow, Tessa and Becca explore the phenomenon of the website Urban Dictionary. They take a look at the definitions of the top baby names for boys and girls in 1993. (If your name is Ashley, we want to apologize in advance for what you are about to hear.) If you want to see if we took a look at your name’s definition, take a listen. If you listen and we didn’t cover your name, send us the most ridiculous definition of your name at...