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#31: I Didn't Know I Was Pregnant

3/21/2019
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In this week's episode of PCSS, Becca and Tessa dive deep into the waters of TLC's hit show "I Didn't Know I Was Pregnant." That show you watched in high school where after watching a few episodes, the next time you missed your period you thought, "but could I be pregnant and not know it?!?!?!?" even when you might have never had sex. Just us? We'll cover it all and more: missed periods, infertility, and poops of a lifetime. We can't guarantee you'll still want kids after this, but we hope...

Duration:00:41:54

#30: Riches to Rags

3/14/2019
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We all love to see the rich and famous take a stumble - especially when it's on a TV show! This week Becca and Tessa talk the "riches to rags" plot on Arrested Development and Schitt's Creek. They chat about the ridiculous mothers (and honestly the whole family) on both shows and about character growth and development. And also how much of a buzzkill moving and dishes are - ya feel? Rate. Review. Subscribe.

Duration:00:45:45

#29: Celebrities Who Don't Age

3/7/2019
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Have you ever wondered how celebs stay so GORGEOUS and DEWY as they age? Is it the insane amounts of money they have? Could it be that they are all in a wild cult committed to human sacrifice in the name of good skin? HOW do they do it? On this week's episode of PCSS, you are going to find out. Becca and Tessa chat all the most beautiful celebrities named Jennifer (and more) and how in the hell they keep their skin so damn youthful. Rate. Review. Subscribe.

Duration:00:53:58

#28: Make 'Em Laugh - Interview with Molly Fratz

2/28/2019
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Lenny Bruce isn’t just a fun character on Marvelous Mrs. Maisel! He was a real-life comedic trailblazer that pushed boundaries to open doors for the beloved art of stand-up. On this week’s episode of Pop Culture Sh*tshow, Becca and Tessa sit down with DC local stand-up comedian Molly Fratz (IG: @mollyfratz) to learn all about the wild history of stand-up comedy and its influence on popular culture! Rate. Review. Subscribe.

Duration:00:54:26

#27: Mmm, Tasty!

2/21/2019
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Hey, good-looking, whatcha got cookin'? Well, whatever it is, you better film it overhead! That's right - this week the ladies of PCSS take a deep dive into the world of Tasty videos. You know, the ones that your Aunt Susan tags you in all the time. We'll chat about how Buzzfeed is taking over the world, the power of advertising and even throw in references to some of our fave old shows - Cougar Town, Community, and Happy Endings. You won't want to miss us dish on Tasty! Rate. Review....

Duration:00:49:55

#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