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Pop Filter Radio is a TV/Film/Pop Culture podcast focused on whatever current media occupies the zeitgeist. Tune in every episode for analysis and commentary from your hosts Jared, Austin and Josh, as well as a weekly News Quiz, visits from interesting characters, and other funny bits like Movie Battle. Email us at popfilterradio@gmail.com Twitter: @popfilterradio

Pop Filter Radio is a TV/Film/Pop Culture podcast focused on whatever current media occupies the zeitgeist. Tune in every episode for analysis and commentary from your hosts Jared, Austin and Josh, as well as a weekly News Quiz, visits from interesting characters, and other funny bits like Movie Battle. Email us at popfilterradio@gmail.com Twitter: @popfilterradio
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Pop Filter Radio is a TV/Film/Pop Culture podcast focused on whatever current media occupies the zeitgeist. Tune in every episode for analysis and commentary from your hosts Jared, Austin and Josh, as well as a weekly News Quiz, visits from interesting characters, and other funny bits like Movie Battle. Email us at popfilterradio@gmail.com Twitter: @popfilterradio

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Episodes

Game of Thrones - Season 8 Episode 1- "Winterfell"

4/18/2019
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On episode 25 of Pop Filter Radio, we kick off our Game of Thrones season 8 Mega Special! But first we give our thoughts on the new teaser for Star Wars Episode IX, The Rise of Skywalker (2:05). After that, we have a quick, bulletpoint recap of the first episode of Game of Thrones season 8, titled "Winterfell" (8:09), and we discuss the episode in depth as well as reflect on the series as a whole. Jared brings us a beautiful memoriam for the fallen characters in each episode of this season...

Duration:01:12:00

A look back at Marvel's The Avengers

4/10/2019
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On episode 24 of Pop Filter Radio, Jared says goodbye to his longtime sports hero, Dirk Nowitzki (0:02), we Touch Base on the Jordan Peele produced reboot of "The Twilight Zone" (4:32), we take a look back at Marvel's The Avengers and discuss the whole of the MCU and how far it's come (11:30), and we read some listener mail regarding the over-saturation of superhero movies (40:07). Finally, we turn back the clock and see just what the main Avengers actors were up to right before the MCU...

Duration:01:03:57

"The Beach Bum" and a Brief History of Rappers Turned Actors

4/3/2019
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On episode 23 of Pop Filter Radio, we step inside Jared's Audio Dungeon and listen to the saga of Harmony Korine and David Letterman (6:30), Jared takes the News Quiz for the first time (16:42), and we discuss Harmony Korine's new comedy "The Beach Bum" (25:37) and of course place it on our Power Rankings list. Finally, we present a Brief History of Rappers Turned Actors (53:02) in which you can learn about just how many rap and hip hop artists have made the crossover. Pop Filter Radio is...

Duration:01:15:37

"Us" and Horror Movies as Social Commentary

3/27/2019
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On episode 22 of Pop Filter Radio, we touch base with Austin as he gives us his review of The Dirt (3:55), Josh takes the News Quiz (8:00), and we discuss Jordan Peele's new thriller "Us" (16:47) and put it on our Power Rankings list. Finally, Jared gives us examples of other horror movies with rich subtext (56:53), and we look into the "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" teaser trailer and posters (1:09:21). @popfilterradio popfilterradio@gmail.com

Duration:01:14:38

Captain Marvel, Recasting the X-Men

3/21/2019
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On episode 21 of Pop Filter Radio, Jared tells a harrowing movie theater tale, we Touch Base with Josh (6:35), and Austin takes the News Quiz (9:57). Our main topic is the latest from the MCU, Captain Marvel (18:38). And finally we collectively recast the X-Men for the MCU (50:00), and read listener mail (1:13:55).

Duration:01:17:19

Leaving Neverland

3/11/2019
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In episode 20 of Pop Filter Radio, we pan the trailer for X-Men: Dark Phoenix (3:45), Josh takes the News Quiz (8:10), and we nervously discuss the harrowing documentary Leaving Neverland (15:45). Finally, we round out the show with another Movie Battle between Greta and Isn't It Romantic (42:43). Find us on Twitter and Instagram @popfilterradio and email us at popfilterradio@gmail.com.

Duration:01:04:53

True Detective se. 3 ep. 6-8

3/6/2019
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This week on PFR, Austin fills us in on the weirdness that is the Momo challenge (6:15), Josh gives us a quick review of The Umbrella Academy (10:05), and Austin takes the News Quiz (12:30). For our main topic we discuss the final three episodes of True Detective season 3 and it's ending(20:37), and to top of the show we have some Oscar's talk and audio in and extended edition of Jared's Audio Dungeon (1:17:30).

Duration:01:38:36

PFR Grab Bag

3/2/2019
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Today on PFR, we take another trip inside Jared's Audio Dungeon and take a listen to 1994's Mortal Kombat: The Album (9:00), Josh takes the news quiz (19:30), and we reach deep into the PFR Grab Bag and discuss The Ted Bundy Tapes (28:08), the Fred Rogers doc Won't You Be My Neighbor (42:20), Alita: Battle Angel, and Netflix's Russian Dolls (54:15). Finally, Austin catches us up on the FBI's top 10 most wanted list (1:04:04).

Duration:01:18:03

Ep.17 - True Detective season 3 episodes 1-5

2/19/2019
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This week on Pop Filter Radio, the punishment is dealt out for the NFL bet between Jared and Austin, and Jared feels the heat. We read a listener email (10:50), and we discuss the first five episodes of True Detective season 3 (13:33). To wrap things up we have the Super Pop Culture Bowl, another character draft in which Austin and Jared draft football teams made of popular characters and Josh judges the winner (1:10:05).

Duration:01:39:01

Ep.16 - A look back at Star Wars: The Last Jedi

2/13/2019
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In a Star Wars special episode, Josh talks about the Oscar nominations (5:50), Jared talks about the Star Wars Special Editions in Jared's Audio Dungeon (10:35), Austin and Josh take a Star Wars themed News Quiz (28:25), and the gang spends way too long talking about The Last Jedi (38:45). Lastly, we're treated to a phone call from the very famous New York Jedi (2:01:22).

Duration:02:08:19

Ep.16 - A look back at The Last Jedi

2/11/2019
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In a Star Wars special episode, Josh talks about the Oscar nominations (5:50), Jared talks about the Star Wars Special Editions in Jared's Audio Dungeon (10:35), Austin and Josh take a Star Wars themed News Quiz (28:25), and the gang spends way too long talking about The Last Jedi (38:45). Lastly, we're treated to a phone call from the very famous New York Jedi (2:01:22).

Duration:02:08:23

Ep.15 - A look back at Annihilation

1/20/2019
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On today's pod, the gang discusses the litany of trailers released this week including Game of Thrones, Spider-Man, John Wick 3, and Space Force (8:20), Austin takes the News Quiz (18:00), and we take a deep dive into 2018's sci-fi horror film Annihilation (30:55). Finally we spectate a Movie Battle between Mary Poppins Returns and Bumblebee (1:11:36).

Duration:01:47:01

Ep.14 - Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse

1/15/2019
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This week on Pop Filter Radio, Austin gives us his report on Escape from Dannemora (6:43), Josh fills us in on his Tobey Maguire Wikipedia rabbit hole efforts (8:40), and Josh takes a special Golden Globes news quiz (11:04). Our main topic is Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse (30:30) and we discuss spoilers in the spoiler section (47:29). Finally, the gang chooses a new cast for our favorite, iconic Spider-Man characters (1:10:49).

Duration:01:33:01

Ep.13 - Bandersnatch

1/9/2019
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On today's show, Jared shows us his copy of Binding of Isaac: Four Souls (6:40), Josh gives quick reviews of Vice and Holmes and Watson (10:24), and Austin takes the News Quiz (17:09). We have a spoiler free discussion of Black Mirror's Bandersnatch (27:17) and then we get specific in the spoiler section (43:31). Finally, we talk about our most and least anticipated movies, TV, and games of 2019 (1:02:31).

Duration:01:31:53

EP.12 - PFR Christmas Special

12/19/2018
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On PFR's first Christmas special, the game discusses the Christmas holiday (4:00), the trailer for Avengers: Endgame (5:40), and Josh takes the News Quiz (10:52). Our main topic is Christmas movies, specials, and music (21:30), and we also debate whether or not Die Hard should be considered a Christmas movie (53:46). Finally, the gang gets visited by the one and only Santa Claus, or at least they think so (1:03:02).

Duration:01:11:41

Ep.11 - Harry Potter Movies, PFR Team Up

12/17/2018
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On this week's show, Josh laments the cancellation of Daredevil (4:04), Jared talks about the resurgence of the XFL and Celebrity Deathmatch(8:20), Austin takes the News Quiz (12:40), and we have another edition of Remember that Part!? (19:05). Our main topic is the Harry Potter movie series (21:53) and afterwards the gang takes part in another draft in a Harry Potter themed edition of PFR Team Up (1:08:08).

Duration:01:49:15

Ep.10 - Ballad of Buster Scruggs, Movie Battle!

12/3/2018
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This week on Pop Filter Radio, we further delve into Jared's experience in Red Dead Redemption 2 (4:55), Austin tells us what he thought of Bohemian Rhapsody (10:47), and Josh fills us in on the upcoming Blade Runner anime (13:20). Of course we also have the News Quiz (14:41), and our main topic this week is the Ballad of Buster Scruggs from the Coen's (25:30). Rounding out the show we have a Movie Battle between The Grinch and Creed 2 (57:12).

Duration:01:24:41

Ep.9 - "Daredevil" Se.3, PFR Power Rankings

11/3/2018
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This week on PFR, Josh covers the new upcoming Diablo mobile game (4:20), we chat about Red Dead Redemption 2 (7:10), take a trip into Jared's Audio Dungeon (13:04), and test Austin in the News Quiz (24:01). The main topic is our review of Daredevil season 3 on Netflix (33:13), and lastly we update the PFR Power Rankings list (55:41).

Duration:01:20:00

Episode 8 - "Halloween", "Bad Times at the El Royale", Superhero World Series

10/28/2018
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Today on PFR, we discuss Making a Murderer Season 2 (3:57), the found footage film REC (8:57), take a trip inside Jared's Audio Dungeon (11:00), and take part in the weekly News Quiz (20:30). This week's main topics are Bad Times at the El Royale (29:11) and Halloween (41:46), and rounding out the show, Josh and Jared pick their teams for the Superhero World Series (1:07:05).

Duration:01:51:37

Episode 7 - "Venom", Very Special Guest

10/16/2018
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Your PFR hosts discuss the box office hit Venom, Austin takes part in the weekly News Quiz, and the guys are visited by a very special albeit unwelcome guest.

Duration:00:54:23