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Two women talking about pop culture. Pop This! is two women talking about pop culture. Lisa Christiansen is a broadcaster, journalist, and longtime metal head. Andrea Warner is a music critic, author, and former horoscopes columnist. Every week they talk about things they love, stuff that pisses them off and pop culture: movies new and old, TV, books, music and more. Press play and come hang out with your two new best friends.

Two women talking about pop culture. Pop This! is two women talking about pop culture. Lisa Christiansen is a broadcaster, journalist, and longtime metal head. Andrea Warner is a music critic, author, and former horoscopes columnist. Every week they talk about things they love, stuff that pisses them off and pop culture: movies new and old, TV, books, music and more. Press play and come hang out with your two new best friends.
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Vancouver, B.C.

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Two women talking about pop culture. Pop This! is two women talking about pop culture. Lisa Christiansen is a broadcaster, journalist, and longtime metal head. Andrea Warner is a music critic, author, and former horoscopes columnist. Every week they talk about things they love, stuff that pisses them off and pop culture: movies new and old, TV, books, music and more. Press play and come hang out with your two new best friends.

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Episodes

Episode 136: Bridesmaids with guest Bridgette Watson

6/13/2018
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Summary: "Always a groomsman, never a groom." This week we are joined by guest Bridgette Watson to talk about one of the greatest wedding movies of all time: Bridesmaids. Also discussed: the definition of genius, Jon Hamm, and Wilson Phillips. Show notes: Definition of 'genius' Philip Roth and the Heavy Demands of Genius (Atlantic) Bridgette Watson Bridesmaids trailer Bridesmaids bloopers and outtakes Bridesmaids: Melissa McCarthy and puppies Father of the Bride...

Duration:01:06:23

Episode 135: Muriel's Wedding

6/6/2018
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Summary: "Tim Sims." This week we kick off Bride Month with one of the most anti-wedding wedding films of all time: Muriel's Wedding. Also discussed: A Little Life, Jennifer Castle and axe throwing. Show notes: Muriel's Wedding trailer Erica Jong quotes Enchanted April trailer Muriel's Wedding is a feminist masterpiece and more relevant than ever Changing the ending of Muriel's Wedding was a betrayal of its feminist spirit Recommendations: Andrea: Jennifer Castle (music) Lisa: A...

Duration:00:52:22

Episode 134: Freaks and Geeks with guest Brent Hodge

5/30/2018
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Summary: "My truth." We invite director Brent Hodge on the show to talk about his latest film Freaks and Geeks: The Documentary. Also discussed: Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure, Rick and Morty, and the excellent music of Bonjay. Show notes: Bill & Ted 3 Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure plot synopsis Hodgee Films Freaks and Geeks: The Documentary Freaks and Geeks - Homecoming Pistol Shrimps trailer A Brony Tale trailer Linda Cardellini IMDb Allison Jones IMDb Garth Ancier...

Duration:01:02:08

Episode 133: Aliens

5/23/2018
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Summary: "In the Hamptons, does anyone hear you scream?" This week we boldly continue on our journey through the Alien franchise with a look at Aliens, the 1986 sequel to Alien. Also discussed: Charlie Rose, Mad About You, and the incredible new album from Jonelle Monae. Show notes: Charlie Rose and the Inevitability of the #MeToo Comeback Stories Explanation of the Alien franchise on Wiki Aliens trailer Mad About You Revival in the Works Close Encounters of the Third...

Duration:00:50:27

Episode 132: Lady Macbeth and Shakespeare with guest Moya O'Connell

5/16/2018
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Summary: "A star of the stage." This week we invite actress Moya O'Connell on to discuss her upcoming performance as Lady Macbeth at Vancouver's Bard on the Beach, as well as other female characters in Shakespeare. Also discussed: Michelle Wolf, Paddington 2 and the Laughing Archive. Show notes: The Break with Michelle Wolf Michelle Wolf at the 2018 White House Correspondents' Dinner Moya O'Connell IMDb Hedda Gabler Macbeth at Vancouver's Bard on the Beach The Macbeth...

Duration:00:53:49

Episode 131: Poltergeist with guest Cynara Geissler

5/9/2018
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Summary: This week we invite Renaissance woman Cynara Geissler on to take a deep dive into Poltergeist. Also discussed: ordering off-menu at Dairy Queen, hot dogs from 7-11, and our all-time favourite cakes. Show notes: Bon Ton's Diplomat Cake Fratelli Bakery's Saint Honore cake All of Dairy Queen's blizzards, ranked Poltergeist trailer Cynara Geissler Poltergeist murder clown scene 'Poltergeist Curse': truth or fiction? Recommendations: Lisa Christiansen: Lost in Space...

Duration:01:07:26

Episode 129: Beaches

4/25/2018
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Summary: This week we tackle the film that Andrea loves and Lisa loves to hate: the 1988 dramedy Beaches, starring Bette Midler and Barbara Hershey. Which side are you on? Show notes: Beaches trailer Garry Marshall IMDb Roger Ebert Beaches review Bette Midler "The Rose" 3 Saddest Movie Deaths Beaches 2017 TV remake Recommendations: Lisa Christiansen: Champions from Mindy Kaling (TV) Andrea Warner: Broadchurch, Season 3 (Netflix) Music...

Duration:00:51:37

Episode 128: Stormy Daniels, sex workers, and toxic masculinity

4/18/2018
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Summary: We take a look at Robert Altman's 1971 film McCabe & Mrs. Miller about a gambler and a sex worker and discuss how surprisingly relevant it is today. Show notes: McCabe & Mrs. Miller trailer Why McCabe & Mrs. Miller is a feminist masterpiece Recommendations: Lisa Christiansen: 'A Little Life' by Hanya Yanagihara Andrea Warner: Sandra Oh on 'Killing Eve' Music credits: "Flutterbee" by Podington Bear From Free Music Archive CC BY 3.0 Theme song "Pyro...

Duration:00:56:16

Episode 127: Romancing the Stone

4/12/2018
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Today we dive deep into the romantic adventure sub-genre with "Romancing the Stone." Also discussed: Norm Macdonald, Nailed It and Are We Not Cats? Show notes: Norm Macdonald on Twitter How I Finally Made Twitter Tolerable by Sarah Hagi Romancing the Stone trailer The Best Romantic Adventure Movies of All Time Romancing the Stone Soundtrack Main Theme Pop This! Valentine's Day with Mandy Len Catron Diane Thomas, screenwriter for Romancing the Stone The Michael...

Duration:00:52:07

Episode 126: Real Women Have Curves

4/6/2018
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This week we discuss the criminally underappreciated 2002 coming of age film Real Women Have Curves. Show notes: Pop This! Ep 123 "Sex and the City" with Vivek Shraya Cynthia Nixon Is Running for Office, But Some Can Only See Miranda Hobbs What Does A Governor Do? Real Women Have Curves trailer 15 years later, "Real Women Have Curves" remains one of the most important films for brown girls American Ferrera IMDb If You Like 'Lady Bird' Watch 'Real Women Have Curves'...

Duration:00:50:17

Episode 125: Spice World with Louise Burns

3/28/2018
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"Everybody Hates Morning People." We invited Louise Burns on the podcast this week to talk about Spice World and her own personal experience as a teenager in an all-girl band. Also discussed: insomnia, Hilary Duff, and Justin Bieber books. Show notes: Louise Burns Spice World trailer All the Ways 'Spice World' Defines Who Your Favourite Spice Girl Is Teenage Louise in Lillix, "It's About Time" Bryan Adams - "When You're Gone" ft. Melanie C If Only by Geri...

Duration:01:00:45

Episode 124: A Wrinkle in Time with Erika Thorkelson

3/21/2018
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This week we invite writer and educator Erika Thorkelson on the podcast to discuss the new movie A Wrinkle In Time. Also discussed: Phil Donahue, Neko Case, and Jessica Jones Season 2. Show notes: Terms of Endearment soundtrack Erika Thorkelson A Wrinkle In Time trailer Ava DuVernay IMDb Phil Donahue wiki 'A Wrinkle in Time' Reviews: What the Critics Are Saying 'A Wrinkle in Time' Spoiler Review: A Heartbreaking Misfire With a Powerful Burden Black Girl Magic...

Duration:00:49:46

Episode 123: Sex and the City with Vivek Shraya

3/12/2018
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"We're all Mirandas." Author, musician, and filmmaker Vivek Shraya joins us to talk about Sex and the City on the 20th anniversary of its debut. Show notes: Justin Theroux IMDb Vivek Shraya Too Attached (Vivek Shraya & Shamik Bilgi) The Difficult Women of Sex and the City A Ranking of the 13 Important "Sex and the City" Men The 7 Most Messed-Up Things About Sex and the City Kristin Davis's Passion? Her Adopted Elephant Chaimu! Kim Cattrall's Instagram post to...

Duration:00:50:28

Episode 122: Black Panther with Cecily Walker

3/7/2018
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"Not good at winter." This week we invite Riverdale Rag co-host Cecily Walker to talk about Black Panther, food documentaries and how good she is at doing winter. #WakandaForever Show notes: Taking Care of Business lyrics The Riverdale Rag podcast Fruitvale Station trailer Ryan Coogler IMDb Ta-Nehisi Coates: Black Panther Black Panther: World of Wakanda Janelle Monáe's "Make Me Feel" video On The Media's Dreams of Wakanda How Black Panther Tape Into 500 Years...

Duration:01:00:26

Episode 121: Oscars 2018 with Dorothy Woodend

2/27/2018
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This week we invite three-peat superstar film critic Dorothy Woodend on the podcast to talk about all things Oscars 2018. Show notes: Alessia Cara Won't Apologize For Her Grammy Win Kendrick Lamar at the 2018 Grammys Dorothy Woodend, film critic at the Tyee Full list of Oscar 2018 nominations Florida Project trailer Columbus trailer Watch Tiffany Haddish's Hilarious NYFCC Acceptance Speech Grammys Backlash Escalates with Open Letter from Six Female Music...

Duration:01:02:41

Episode 120: The Florida Project

2/20/2018
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"The politics of peripheral vision." As we close in on the Oscars, we take some time to talk about Sean Baker's brilliant film The Florida Project, one of our favourites of 2017. Also discussed: grey hair, Anthony Bourdain & the Murphy Brown reboot. Show notes: Chrissy Teigen Twitter Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown Sean Baker IMDb Tangerine trailer The Florida Project trailer Bria Vinaite Instagram Recommendations: Lisa Christiansen: Elton John & Slayer...

Duration:00:48:46

Episode 119: Valentine's Day with Mandy Len Catron

2/14/2018
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For our Valentine's Day episode, we invited writer Mandy Len Catron on the podcast to talk about her favourite rom-coms, her least-favourite fictional couples, and what it was like to go viral with her NYT article "To Fall in Love with Anyone, Do This." Show notes: 9-1-1 (tv show) Oliver Stark twitter Mandy Len Catron Coal Miner's Daughter How to Fall in Love with Anyone: A Memoir in Essays Romancing the Stone trailer Recommendations: Lisa Christiansen: Creep 1...

Duration:01:02:15

Episode 118: Lady Bird

2/7/2018
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This week we talk about one of Andrea and Lisa's favourite films from this Oscar season: Lady Bird. Show notes: Larry Nassar sentencing Lady Bird trailer Greta Gerwig IMDB 20th Century Women trailer Recommendations: Lisa Christiansen: Amazing Race, Season 30 Andrea Warner: Lizzo, "Good As Hell" Music credits: "Flutterbee" by Podington Bear From Free Music Archive CC BY 3.0 Theme song "Pyro Flow" by Kevin Macleod From Incompetch CC BY 3.0 Intro...

Duration:00:59:33

Episode 117: Moonstruck

1/31/2018
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This week we welcome PR guy/writer/editor/stylist/fabulist Steven Schelling back on the show for the second time to talk about his favourite film of all time, Moonstruck. Show notes: Moonstruck trailer The Lion in Winter (film) The Royal Tenenbaums Pop This! Episode 42: The Gay Best Friend with guest Steven Schelling A Star is Born Cher filmography '70s Cher Bob Mackie Doll ("for the adult collector") Recommendations: Andrea Warner: Women Walk the Line: How...

Duration:00:44:28

Episode 116: Broadcast News

1/24/2018
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This week Andrea and Lisa weigh in on whether the 1987 rom-com-drama Broadcast News starring Holly Hunter, Albert Brooks and William Hurt is a realistic portrayal of journalism. Also discussed: contagious diseases, Marlee Matlin, and season 2 of the Crown. Show notes: Last Man on Earth trailer Broadcast News trailer How 'Broadcast News' Predicted Journalism As We Know It Broadcast News on Rotten Tomatoes Broadcast News - Aaron struggles on air Broadcast News alternate...

Duration:00:54:57