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Hello nerds, geeks, etc.! Pop Culture Bento is a collection of conversations about movies, TV, comics, games, anime, and the culture surrounding them. Visit us at popculturebento.com for the central hub of all our web content including news, articles, videos, podcasts, and convention coverage local to the DC, MD, and VA areas.

Hello nerds, geeks, etc.! Pop Culture Bento is a collection of conversations about movies, TV, comics, games, anime, and the culture surrounding them. Visit us at popculturebento.com for the central hub of all our web content including news, articles, videos, podcasts, and convention coverage local to the DC, MD, and VA areas.
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Vienna, VA

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Hello nerds, geeks, etc.! Pop Culture Bento is a collection of conversations about movies, TV, comics, games, anime, and the culture surrounding them. Visit us at popculturebento.com for the central hub of all our web content including news, articles, videos, podcasts, and convention coverage local to the DC, MD, and VA areas.

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Episodes

Untitled Goose Game, FIFA 20, Astral Chain, Link's Awakening, Mario Kart Tour, & Gundam: Battle Operation 2

10/9/2019
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In Power Creep #10, we welcome special guest Terrell Royster, of the ‘Around the Geek‘ podcast, to talk about Untitled Goose Game, FIFA 20, Astral Chain, The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening, Mario Kart Tour, and Mobile Suit Gundam: Battle Operation 2. Is FIFA’s new Volta game mode on target? Do we heart Chibi Link, […]

Duration:00:34:09

The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Review

10/6/2019
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Welcome to Picture Perfect, Pop Culture Bento’s Motion Picture Podcast! In Picture Perfect #9, we review the Netflix series reboot of a classic, The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance. How stacked is the voice cast? Can puppets be a commentary on string-pulling politicians? And can Brad, even once, correctly pronounce the word ‘Skeksis’? Listen and […]

Duration:00:22:25

Borderlands 3, Control, Yakuza Kiwami, & Pokemon Masters (Podcast)

9/30/2019
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In Power Creep #9, we talk about Yakuza Kiwami, Pokémon Masters, finished Remedy Entertainment’s newest action game, Control, and jumped into Borderlands 3. Does Borderlands 3 play it too safe? Do the microtransactions in Pokémon Masters feel suffocating? And is Banjo Kazooie X Yakuza the most ambitious crossover since Knife X Bread? Listen to find […]

Duration:00:32:58

'Fire Force': Fight Fire with Bigger Fires

9/30/2019
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In Anime Airwaves #8, we review Fire Force. The show is about young and eager third-generation pyrokinetic Shinra Kusakabe, nicknamed Devil’s Footprints for his explosive ability to ignite his feet at will, becomes a member of the lively Special Fire Force Company 8. Upholding the brigade’s duty to extinguish the blazing Infernals and lay their […]

Duration:00:18:59

Ad Astra Review

9/30/2019
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Welcome to Picture Perfect, Pop Culture Bento’s Motion Picture Podcast! In Picture Perfect #8, we review Ad Astra. How does it compare with other science fiction space movies? Is Brad Pitt a good actor? And why are space blankets so expensive? Listen and find out!

Duration:00:39:02

'Dr. Stone': Bill Nye the Stone Age Guy

9/28/2019
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In Anime Airwaves #7, we review Dr. Stone. The show is about high school student Taiju Oki tells his science-loving friend Senku Ishigami that he will confess his feelings to their classmate Yuzuriha Ogawa. He prepares to make his confession to Yuzuriha under a camphor tree on the school grounds, but his attempt is interrupted […]

Duration:00:17:39

Control, Nintendo Direct, and Uplay Plus

9/28/2019
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In Power Creep #8, we talk about the Nintendo Direct, Ubisoft’s Uplay Plus service, and dive into Remedy Entertainment’s newest action game, Control. Are we drinking the kool-aid on the newest Pokemon, Polteageist? Are all Ubisoft games the same? And does Control blow our *REDACTED* minds? Listen to find out! The audio effect “Monster Chuckle” […]

Duration:00:32:24

Ready or Not Review

9/3/2019
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Welcome to Picture Perfect, Pop Culture Bento’s Motion Picture Podcast! In Picture Perfect #6, we review Ready or Not. Is this the cathartic conclusion to the summer movie season we’ve been waiting for? Is the satire rich or poor? And will Brad fulfill his dutiful oath to the satanic deer-blood demon? Listen and find out!

Duration:00:36:52

Outer Wilds, Hearthstone, Forza 6, and Dicey Dungeons

8/30/2019
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In Power Creep #7, we talk about Outer Wilds, Hearthstone, Xbox Games with Gold for August, and indie rogue-like dice roller Dicey Dungeons. Is procedural game design fun? Do modern content release models encourage competitive gameplay? Does Danny Devito have the chops to play Sweet Tooth in the upcoming Twisted Metal TV show? Listen to […]

Duration:00:30:07

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Review

8/21/2019
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Welcome to Picture Perfect, Pop Culture Bento’s Motion Picture Podcast! In Picture Perfect #5, we review Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. Is Quentin’s new film a big hit? And how are DiCaprio and Pitt? Just pull up a chair (we saved you a spare) and listen to Picture Perfect!

Duration:00:45:59

Gundam on Mobile, Fire Emblem: Three Houses, Loot Boxes, and Nowhere Prophet

8/11/2019
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In Power Creep #6, we talk about mobile suits on mobile with Gundam Battle: Gunpla Warfare, Fire Emblem: Three Houses, Loot Boxes, and indie card-battle game Nowhere Prophet. And will Robby find love in Gundam Dating Simulator 2019? Listen to find out! The audio effect “Monster Chuckle” by Domarius is licensed under CC BY 3.0

Duration:00:26:27

Neon Genesis Evangelion Review

7/14/2019
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In Anime Airwaves #6, we review Neon Genesis Evangelion. The show is set fifteen years after a worldwide cataclysm, particularly in the futuristic fortified city of Tokyo-3. The protagonist is Shinji, a teenage boy who was recruited by his father to the shadowy organization Nerv to pilot a giant bio-machine mecha called an “Evangelion” into combat with alien beings called “Angels”.

Duration:00:29:56

A Plague Tale: Innocence – Game Review

5/13/2019
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Memorable characters are beacons of light in this dark tale of sickness, death, and corruption.

PlayStation 5 and Stadia / DMC5, Far Cry New Dawn, Wargroove

4/26/2019
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In Power Creep #5, we talk about what we’ve Devil May Cry 5, Far Cry New Dawn, Wargroove, then discuss the surprise PlayStation 5 details and Google Stadia. Does Wargroove scratch that Fire Emblem / Final Fantasy Tactics itch? Is Far Cry’s bright and colorful open world expansion a far cry from the gloomy apocalypses […]

Duration:00:39:00

Hellboy Review

4/17/2019
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Welcome to Picture Perfect, Pop Culture Bento’s Motion Picture Podcast! In Picture Perfect #4, we review Hellboy! Is this reboot a pearl, man? Or should we harbor bad feelings towards it? And did Baba Yaga awaken something within Brad? Listen to find out!

Duration:00:37:18

The Division 2 Review

4/10/2019
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In Power Creep #4, we are joined by Chris Frakes to review Massive Entertainment’s The Division 2, which was published by Ubisoft. How does the game fare compared to other games in the genre de jour? Is it a massive improvement from the first Division from 3 years ago? And will I ever find enough […]

Duration:00:34:56

Shazam! Review

3/29/2019
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Welcome to Picture Perfect, Pop Culture Bento’s Motion Picture Podcast! In Picture Perfect #3, we review Shazam! Is this movie pure of heart? Or does it commit one of the 7 deadly sins of superhero movies? Also, who the heck is Shazam? Listen to find out!

Duration:00:38:53

Dead or Alive 6 Review

3/26/2019
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In Power Creep #3, we huddle up on Steve’s couch with a microphone and a large pizza to review Team Ninja’s latest installment in the storied fighting-game franchise, Dead or Alive 6. Does the franchise remain relevant in an evolving genre? Is its monetization model fair and sustainable? What does it feel to get your […]

Duration:00:38:01

That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Review

3/25/2019
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In Anime Airwaves #5, we review That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime, a fantasy/shounen show about thirty-seven-year-old Satoru Mikami is a typical corporate workerin Tokyo. In the midst of a casual encounter with his colleague, he falls victim to a random assailant on the streets and is stabbed. However, while succumbing to his […]

Duration:00:14:23

Captain Marvel Review

3/18/2019
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Welcome to Picture Perfect, Pop Culture Bento’s Motion Picture Podcast! In Picture Perfect #2, we review Captain Marvel. Are 90’s references cool yet? And why the heck does everything look like Top Gun and Star Wars: Episode One? Listen to find out!

Duration:00:34:30