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We are two friends that explore pop culture ranging from TV, comic books, and sports through the lens of fatherhood. We talk about our kids, our friends, and life in our 40's.

We are two friends that explore pop culture ranging from TV, comic books, and sports through the lens of fatherhood. We talk about our kids, our friends, and life in our 40's.

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United States

Description:

We are two friends that explore pop culture ranging from TV, comic books, and sports through the lens of fatherhood. We talk about our kids, our friends, and life in our 40's.

Language:

English


Episodes

Parenting When COVID Positive, True Crime, and Mortality. It's not that heavy, really. (Ep 51)

8/19/2022
It's not a heavy episode. Really! We talk about parenting if a parent or two are COVID positive, educational inequities, true crime documentaries, and Lion King hitting differently as a dad... talking about death. Yikes! But, seriously, it's not a super serious episode. Special thanks to our special co-host for the intros and outros. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube: @papaculturepod Visit our webpage: http://www.papaculturepod.com

Duration:00:51:00

Talking Bikes, Games, and Dad Moments (Ep 50)

7/24/2022
Anton and John are back! We catch up on bike tinkering and fam time with video games. Of course, we also have Dad Moments. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube: @papaculturepod Visit our webpage: http://www.papaculturepod.com

Duration:00:49:52

Papa Culture Presents 1991 (Ep 49)

2/6/2022
The 1990’s were pivotal years for Anton and John and the pop culture during that era definitely made its imprint! Join them as they go back with a 1990’s retrospective. Next up, 1991! We dive back into movies, music, and memories from way way back. Plus, we jump into the impact of Bay Area radio of the early 1990's on our foundations of music appreciation. Your most important song, movie, or pop culture moment not make the discussion? Tell us what we forgot at our 1990's Discord...

Duration:00:50:43

Friday Vibes - Fathers of Easttown (Ep 48)

6/11/2021
Friday Vibes is an open mic session hosted by us, Papa Culture Podcast, featuring our friends and listeners where we talk about.. anything really. In this session, we dive deep into the HBO Max show, Mare of Easttown, starring Kate Winslet. We are joined by our friend Ben to discuss the finale, small town feels, trauma, and the fathers of Easttown. Watch the sessions on Facebook or Instagram @papaculturepod. * * * Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube:...

Duration:00:43:38

Papa Culture Presents 1990 (Ep 47)

6/1/2021
The 1990’s were pivotal years for Anton and John and the pop culture during that era definitely made its imprint! Join them as they go back with a 1990’s retrospective. First up, 1990! What songs, movies, and other pop culture hit back then and have helped define them? Be surprised! (Or not.) Your most important song, movie, or pop culture moment not make the discussion? Tell us what we forgot at our 1990's Discord channel! Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube:...

Duration:00:59:53

Friday Vibes Compilation One (Ep 46)

5/24/2021
Friday Vibes is a open mic session hosted by us, Papa Culture Podcast, featuring our friends and listeners where we talk about.. anything really. This is a compilation of three of our first sessions where we talk about parenthood, pop culture, and everything in between. Session 1: Our friends Lisa and Art where we talked about serious things like teaching remotely during a pandemic and the politics and dynamics of school choice. We also talked about lighter things like choosing our favorite...

Duration:00:01:43

Talking Vaccines and Wrestlemania with Dr. Milin (Ep 45)

5/11/2021
Milin Ratanasen has been practicing medicine for 10 years as a primary care physician in Sacramento. He went to medical school at UCLA and then became a Chief Resident at UC Davis. A father of 3, he is a liffelong wrestling and hip-hop nerd. During the pandemic, he became heavily involved in vaccine effort at his facility. He graciously sat down to talk about his work and how professional wrestling and hip hop have helped him during the pandemic. Here are some resources to learn more about...

Duration:00:58:22

Empathy is the Antidote (Ep 44)

5/3/2021
May is Mental Health Awareness Month and we are diving into the impact of COVID-19 on mental health staff at hospitals. Sheila and Ben are Licensed Clinical Social Workers who have been on the front lines. They share their experiences and insights learned from a roller coaster of year in a pandemic including the collective trauma of isolation, uncertainty, and crisis. They also share their beacons of hope that are rooted in empathy. We encourage you to take care of your mental wellness. The...

Duration:00:38:56

The Crimes of Crime Scene (Ep 43)

2/25/2021
Anton and John dive deep into Netflix's 4 episode mini-series "Crime Scene: The Disappearance at the Cecil Hotel." Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube: @papaculturepod Visit our new webpage: http://www.papaculturepod.com Theme music provided by Shift the MC: https://soundcloud.com/shiftthemc

Duration:01:10:00

Fresh Prince Reunion Feelings (Ep 42)

12/29/2020
Was Uncle Phil the best tv dad ever? Not sure, but we loved watching James Avery's impact on the cast during the Fresh Prince of Bel Air Reunion. What else did we enjoy? What else made all the feels? What did it bring up for you? Also, we talk about what we're into! Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube: @papaculturepod Visit our webpage: http://www.papaculturepod.com Theme music provided by Shift the MC: https://soundcloud.com/shiftthemc

Duration:00:52:54

Holiday Traditions and Pandemic Sports (Ep 41)

12/22/2020
The kids are growing up hella fast, so we talk about the holiday traditions that we are and are NOT enjoying with our families. Then we talk about sports we are and are NOT enjoying during the pandemic. Plus, Dad Moments! We delve into: - Bay Area Christmas Lights - Gingerbread Houses - Baking Cookies for Santa - Ariana Grande - The NBA Bubble - English Premier League - BMX Cruisers (s/o Sunday Bikes High-C 29er) - Just Dance 2020 and 2021 - and more! Follow us on Facebook,...

Duration:00:55:26

Woke Isn't Enough Podcast, Season 1, Episode 8

10/1/2020
This special guest episode is from the folks at Healing Equity United, Fiona Oliphant and Jess Ayden Li. Woke Isn't Enough Season 1, Episode 8: "How Do We Talk to Our Kids About Racial Equity?" The Black Lives Matter movement and protests are sparking questions from kids today. How early should you start talking to them about race? Where should we begin the conversation? Hear from Fiona Oliphant and John Nguyen-Yap (in a moderated discussion by Jess) as they share tips and strategies on...

Duration:00:53:30

Teen Movie Bracketology (Ep 40)

9/11/2020
It’s a Teen Movie Bloodbath! Okay, not really, but Anton and John go March Madness on The Ringer’s Teen Movie Bracket to determine their Champions. Along the way, they talk about their faves, what’s problematic, what's missing, the music, and try to creatively add Asian representation thanks to Hollywood casting. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube: @papaculturepod Visit our new webpage: http://www.papaculturepod.com Theme music provided by Shift the MC:...

Duration:01:27:43

Mini Ep - Impact Entrepreneuership

9/2/2020
John chats with his longtime friend, Claudia Morales, about her work supporting immigrant and POC entrepreneurs in and around Los Angeles. She talks about the purposeful entrepreneurship, supporting policy to protect street vendors, and the folks that navigate the small business space as parents. Visit her work on BLVDMRKT and the revitalization of Montebello with the local community rather than inspite of it. Follow them on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Read the feature on her on...

Duration:00:32:00

Mini Ep - Dudes Trip 2020

8/17/2020
Anton reflects on some good times with lifelong friends. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube: @papaculturepod Visit our new webpage: http://www.papaculturepod.com Theme music provided by Shift the MC: https://soundcloud.com/shiftthemc Join the Papa Culture Pod's Animal Crossing Discord

Duration:00:08:40

It's Been Quite a Couple of Months (Ep 39)

7/4/2020
It has been a few months - and what a few months they have been. We discuss the world around us and how we're processing it especially regarding COVID-19 (reopening, day care, kids activities) and the protests for racial justice. Plus, we look at what #AnimalCrossing exposes about our parenting! Of course, we talk about the media that we're into: Books we discuss: Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube: @papaculturepod Visit our new webpage:...

Duration:00:59:48

Secret Geometry Lessons During a Pandemic (Ep 38)

4/14/2020
John talks to his friend and mentor, Russell, about how he is handling the COVID-19 pandemic with is wife and 10 year old, and gets schooled on making the most of this horrible situation as a father. They talk about geometry in art lessons, comic books, star wars, educational video games, and running while Black and walking while Asian. What we discuss: Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube: @papaculturepod Visit our new webpage: http://www.papaculturepod.com Theme music...

Duration:00:55:04

Quarantine Updates and Animal Crossing (Ep 37)

4/3/2020
How are we handling a few weeks worth of social isolation, quarantine, and staying the eff at home as much as we can? Schedules, failed schedules, zoom meetings, virtual happy hours, and the big launch of Animal Crossing New Horizons! Listen to find out if the #WFH and #homeschooling is actually happening, and to find out which fish are eluding us and if #ACNH is just too damn real! And of course, some of what we're into and Dad Moments. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and...

Duration:00:54:02

Virtual Happy Hour Pandemic Edition (Ep 36)

3/15/2020
It's our first ever Virtual Happy Hour with our buddies Art and Dennis (DJ DNSB). We're early in the throes of the coronavirus pandemic created quarantining so we discussed disaster prep, grocery shopping, and what apocalyptic media this reminds us of. Also John gets advice about threenagers! What we're drinking: - Rockwall Winery 2016 Monte Rosso Zinfandel - Hop Valley Brewing Company Citrus Mistress IPA - Wente Vineyards 2016 Cabernet - Oban 14 Scotch Whiskey Follow us on Facebook,...

Duration:00:49:05

The Music Issue (Ep 35)

3/4/2020
What was your favorite music when you were a kid? What is it now? What's changed? What hasn't? What's your beef with current music? Why you crying to that slow jam, bro? We answered some more essential music questions liked we did in Episode 12 - Really Important Music Questions . What we discuss: Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube: @papaculturepod Theme music provided by Shift the MC: https://soundcloud.com/shiftthemc

Duration:01:22:28