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#26: Be Mine

2/14/2019
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Whether you're in love with your boo or single and (maybe) ready to mingle, have we got the show for you! This week Tessa and Becca chat all things Valentine's Day. From its romantic-ish origins and how it became the holiday it is today to its portrayal in pop culture and in our everyday lives! Snuggle up with your boo and/or chocolates and take a listen! p.s. Rate. Review. Subscribe. p.p.s. It was the Pagemaster - the one with Macaulay Culkin where he's in a book!

Duration:00:50:28

#25: Hiding in Plain Sight - Surviving R. Kelly

2/7/2019
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When asked if the documentary "Surviving R. Kelly" would continue to air amidst threats of legal action, Lifetime’s response was clear: "Lifetime has always been a brand that champions women’s stories. The documentary will air as scheduled, starting tonight at 9 pm ET/PT." In this episode, the women of PCSS honor the bravery of the survivors that shared their stories and applaud Lifetime for standing by them. We hope this episode inspires you to join the movement to #muterkelly and helps to...

Duration:00:47:03

#24 - Do YOU spark joy?

1/31/2019
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New Year, Same (but admittedly slightly more tidy) Us! That’s right - the ladies of PCSS are hopping aboard the KonMari train - choo choo b**ch! We talk about folding your underwear and whether an ice scraper from your boyfriend counts as a gift or an errand. We’ll let you be the judge of that. Now go find something that doesn’t spark joy and THROW IT OUTCHA LIFE! YOUR HIGH SCHOOL YEARBOOK, UNDERWEAR WITH HOLES, THE END PIECES OF BREAD - THROW. IT. OUT. Rate. Review. Subscribe. KonMari.

Duration:00:53:52

#23: No Sense(s) - Bird Box and A Quiet Place

1/24/2019
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Don't open your eyes and don't make a sound - this week Becca and Tessa are back from vacation and talking Bird Box and A Quiet Place! We'll ask the hard questions - how do they poop on the boat? Why would you have a baby with scary noise-hunting aliens everywhere? How can we keep dreams alive in a post-apocalyptic world? All that and maybe a little more in this episode. Rate. Review. Subscribe. Or the Pochantas wind monster will get you.

Duration:00:50:17

#22: Let's Get This (Ginger)Bread

12/13/2018
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We all love a good baking competition but have you experienced gingerbread? Welcome to the season’s fiercest baking extravaganza! Learn all about the seasonal treat and the competitive world of gingerbread houses on our last episode of 2018. Take December to share your fav episodes and we’ll catch you back in 2019! P.S. If anyone knows what happens to the gingerbread houses when the competition let us know IMMEDIATELY popcultureshowpod@gmail.com. We are DYING to know. Rate. Review....

Duration:00:54:04

#21: Happily Ever After - Christmas Edition

12/6/2018
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Cozy fires, buckets of hot cocoa, and a Hallmark-style Christmas movie - is there anything better? Not for Becca or Tessa! And certainly not for special guest Kirsten Ballard, a Hallmark Christmas Movie connoisseur! The ladies of PCSS dive DEEP into the written (and unwritten) rules of the Christmas Hallmark movie and how Netflix and ABC Family break those rules and are coming for Hallmark's empire. Other topics include drunkenly leaving birthday parties early and over-dicking around. It's...

Duration:01:00:36

#20: You Sunk My Battleship - Board Games

11/29/2018
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If you've ever been bankrupted by your siblings while playing Monopoly, then you know that board games can bring out the worst in people. Becca and Tessa also discuss the life lessons they bring, recent obsessions with trains and domination, and a plea for more understanding of 50 Shades of Grey. Rate. Review. Subscribe. p.s. there is no mention of the game Battleship - who knew?

Duration:00:50:00

#19: Minisode - Black Friday Special!

11/22/2018
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Now that you're fully stuffed to the gills and in full stretchy attire, isn't it the perfect time to run a shopping marathon? Yup. Black Friday is wild! But never fret - we've got the tips to help you find the deals without sacrificing your turkey time. Learn all about this retail phenomenon on this week's minisode! Rate. Review. Subscribe. Repeat.

Duration:00:30:36

#18: Declassified Thanksgiving Survival Guide

11/15/2018
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Yay - you're looking forward to a day off from work and stuffing your face on Turkey Day! And also spending $300 on a plane ticket and maybe three days trapped with your dearest (and most annoying) loved ones. Wondering how you'll survive Thanksgiving? Becca and Tessa have got you covered with some tips, including stretchy pants, buffers, and board games. Remember the chant - Rate. Review. Subscribe.

Duration:00:41:34

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

11/8/2018
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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...

Duration:00:53:58

#16: Mainstream Moral Lessons - VeggieTales

11/1/2018
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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.

Duration:00:54:56

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

10/25/2018
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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.

Duration:00:49:51

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

10/18/2018
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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.

Duration:00:46:36

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

10/11/2018
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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...

Duration:00:54:26

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

10/3/2018
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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...

Duration:00:53:27

#11: Required Viewing - When Harry Met Sally

9/27/2018
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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

Duration:00:52:44

#10: F is for...

9/20/2018
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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...

Duration:00:51:36

#9: Nostalgia: Early 2000s Fads

9/13/2018
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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:...

Duration:01:35:32

#8: Disney Cats

9/6/2018
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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...

Duration:00:45:49

#7: MySpace and Facebook

8/30/2018
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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...

Duration:00:48:48