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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 167: The Favorite

1/23/2019
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Summary: "Sometimes a lady likes to have some fun." This week we kick off Oscar season by inviting repeat guest Steven Schelling on the show to talk about The Favorite. Also discussed: gout, Keira Knightley, and hoarding. Show notes: Tidying Up with Marie Kondo Steven Schelling on Twitter The Favorite trailer Queen Anne (Historic UK) Everything You Need To Know About the 18th-Century World of The Favorite (Vulture) I Have So Many Questions About Gout (The...

Duration:01:06:12

Episode 166: Widows with guest Natasha Tony

1/16/2019
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Summary: "I have been this woman." This week we invite casting director and union steward Natasha Tony on the show to talk about the sorely underrated film Widows. Also discussed: heist movies, Gillian Flynn, and "unlikeable" female characters. Show notes: Oscars host Kevin Hart's homophobia is no laughing matter (The Guardian) Respectful Workplace Training with Natasha Tony Widows trailer Widows: the big-haired 80s caper that inspired Steve McQueen (The...

Duration:00:58:54

Episode 165: Dumplin' with guest Samantha Nock

1/9/2019
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Summary: "It's hard being a diamond in a rhinestone world." This week we invite Samantha Nock of Heavy Content back on the podcast to discuss the loveable movie Dumplin'. Also discussed: Nailed It!, Wentworth and Ellen DeGeneres. Show notes: 2011 Vancouver Stanley Cup riot Dumplin' film trailer Samantha Nock Heavy Content podcast "Decrying Desirability, Demanding Care" by Samantha Nock "Saw Your Instagram" by Samantha Nock Dumplin' by Julie Murphy (book) Puddin'...

Duration:00:55:28

Episode 164: The Big Chill

1/2/2019
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Summary: "Have you ever cried naked sitting in the shower?" This week we revisit the American baby boomer comedy-drama the Big Chill on its 35th anniversary. Also discussed: the weird short-shorts men wore in the '80s, capitalism and the plausibility of swamp sex. Show notes: What the movies taught me about being a woman (New York Times) 'If Bobbie Talks, I'm Finished: How Les Moonves Tried To Silence an Accuser (New York Times) Big Chill trailer Kevin Kline's shorts in the...

Duration:00:51:04

Episode 163: Love Actually vs. The Holiday 4 with Cynara Geissler

12/25/2018
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Summary: "Sassy girl." It's December at Pop This! and that can only mean one thing: it's time to fight about the worst holiday movie ever made. That's right folks, join Andrea and Lisa for their 4th annual episode dedicated to arguing about Love Actually vs. The Holiday. Also discussed: the Christmas songs of Sia, Gremlins, and plaid in Hallmark movies. Show notes: Zoe Whittall's classic dad quote on twitter Cynara Geissler Pop This! Poltergeist with Cynara Geissler Pop...

Duration:01:08:27

Episode 162: Little Women

12/19/2018
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Summary: "Not so little women." Over the years, there have been many film, stage and television versions of the classic book Little Women. Pop This! producer Andrea Gin loves the 1949 version, Lisa Christiansen prefers the 1994 iteration and Andrea Warner is watching both for the first time ever. Let the debate begin! Show notes: Gutenberg Project: Little Women by Louisa May Alcott Little Women 1949 trailer Little Women 1994 trailer Little Women 2018 with Lea Thompson...

Duration:00:51:53

Episode 161: Last Holiday

12/12/2018
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Summary: "Make me international." This week we talk about our love of Queen Latifah and how Last Holiday is one of the best, most underrated rom-coms of all time. We then also realize it may be so great because it was originally written about a man. Also discussed: LL Cool J, our own last holidays and chronobiology. Show notes: Are you a dolphin or a lion? The best time to wake, eat, sleep or exercise or go on a date? (Telegraph UK) What kind of cat are you? (Buzzfeed) Where...

Duration:00:58:52

Episode 160: The Accused with guest Angela Marie MacDougall

12/5/2018
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Summary: "Unfinished business." This week we talk about The Accused and the importance of believing women with guest Angela Marie MacDougall, the Executive Director of Battered Women Support Services. Also discussed: Jordan Peele, Jameela Jamil and Lola Kirke's feminist Christmas songs. Show notes: Jameela Jamil goes after celebrities promoting diet products (The Cut) The Accused trailer Battered Women's Support Services 16 days of activism against gender violence 'The...

Duration:00:59:17

Episode 159: Mary Poppins (1964)

11/28/2018
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Summary: This week our hosts disagree about what constitutes a good musical, Andrea posits the idea that Mary Poppins is the original Cool Girl, and we all realize Mary Poppins is a different movie than we thought. Also discussed: terrible English accents, the incredible lyrics of "Sister Suffragette" and the gig economy of 1910. Show notes: Rashida Jones developing show told from the sitcom wife's perspective, called 'Kevin Can F**k Himself' (Independent) Angie Tribeca (TV...

Duration:00:39:15

Episode 158: The Hate U Give with guest Cicely Blain

11/21/2018
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Summary: This week we invite consultant, facilitator, writer and artist Cicely Blain on the podcast to discuss the film The Hate U Give. Also discussed: Rebel Wilson, Black Lives Matter Vancouver, and the Broken Earth series. Show notes: Rebel Wilson apologises for claiming to be the first plus-sized lead in a romcom (The Guardian) Cicely Blain Consulting Black Lives Matter Vancouver The Hate U Give (film) The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas...

Duration:01:00:23

Episode 157: Misery, live at VanPodFest with Sam Nock of Heavy Content

11/14/2018
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Summary: "A collective breath." This week we are coming live to you from the Vancouver Podcast Festival! Our special guest for this taping was Sam Nock from Heavy Content, and our topic was the classic horror film Misery. Show notes: Heavy Content podcast Samantha Nock on Twitter Misery trailer Misery's book burning clip (Warning: violence) Misery by Stephen King Vancouver Podcast Festival Music credits: Theme song "Pyro Flow" by Kevin Macleod From...

Duration:00:30:22

Episode 156: Wild with guest Diandra Oliver

11/7/2018
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Summary: "God is a ruthless bitch." This week we invite writer and activist Diandra Oliver on the podcast to discuss the movie Wild and talk about the Curvy Kili Crew — a group of awesome fat babes who are hiking Mount Kilimanjaro for International Women’s Day 2019. Show notes: Diandra Oliver's travel and hiking guide website Diandra Oliver on Instagram She Explores podcast Wild book Wild movie Recommendations: Andrea: Food Was Her Country (book) Lisa: Salt Fat...

Duration:01:07:13

Episode 155: Scream

10/31/2018
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Summary: "You have the same amount of hours in the day as Beyonce." This week we celebrate Halloween by talking about the classic horror film Scream. Also discussed: Big Mouth, Beyonce and Jay Z's marriage, and our favourite scary movies. Show notes: A Complete Timeline of Beyonce and Jay Z's Relationship (Capitalxtra) Tim & Faith: Soul2Soul (Showtime documentary) Andrea Warner's interview with Neve Campbell Scream trailer Recommendations: Andrea: "Big Mouth" by Nikki...

Duration:01:05:07

Episode 154: Murphy Brown

10/24/2018
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Summary: "Lump of biscuit." This week we talk about the return of Murphy Brown, whose original series was one of the formative TV shows of Andrea Warner's life. Also discussed: Cagney and Lacey, Designing Women, and our dream smorgasbord menus. Show notes: Review The New Murphy Brown Was Made to Infuriate Donald Trump (Vanity Fair) What to Know About Murphy Brown's History of Making Real-World News (Time) Revisiting the First 10 Seasons of 'Murphy Brown' (The Ringer) Cagney...

Duration:00:45:21

Episode 153: Hereditary

10/17/2018
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Summary: "I might love it but I might also hate it." This week we talk about the terrifying film Hereditary and how it reflects our own personal fears. We also make the shocking discovery that Andrea Warner has never read To Kill A Mockingbird. Show notes: Whiskey in a Teacup, Reese Witherspoon Did Go Set a Watchman spoil Harper Lee's literary legacy? (Guardian) Hereditary trailer Hereditary Taps Into the Unique Terror of Inherited Mental Illness...

Duration:00:59:54

Episode 152: Out Of Sight with guest Don English

10/10/2018
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Summary: "Damn the man." This week we invite writer and noir fiction expert Don English on the podcast to talk about one of Lisa's favourite films, the 1998 crime comedy Out of Sight. Also discussed: Patty Smyth, Bojack Horseman, and Vancouver Noir. Show notes: Patty Smyth on Howard Stern (1993) Elmore Leonard Out of Sight trailer Don't Look Now trailer Justified (TV show) Recommendations: Andrea: Atlanta, Season 2 (FX) Lisa: Big Mouth, Season 2...

Duration:01:00:17

Episode 151: A Star is Born (1976)

10/4/2018
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Summary: "Ladies and gentlemen, Esther Hoffman Howard." In anticipation of the upcoming release of A Star is Born we watch the '70s-era version starring Barbra Streisand and Kris Kristofferson and discover that Lisa knows all the lyrics to every song. Also discussed: pumpkin spice yogurt, Celion Dion and ponchos. Show notes: Limited edition pumpkin spice yogurt A Star is Born (1976) trailer A Star is Born (2018) trailer "A Star is Born and the Promise of 1970s Feminism"...

Duration:00:59:41

Episode 150: Ladies and Gentlemen, the Fabulous Stains with Rose Melberg

9/26/2018
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Summary: "Just rock 'n' roll and the truth." This week we invite Rose Melberg on the podcast to talk about her favourite film, the criminally underrated Ladies and Gentlemen, the Fabulous Stains. Also discussed: Jane the Virgin, Girls Rock Camp, and our love of Kim Wexler from Better Call Saul. Show notes: The Best Show on TV is Jane the Virgin (Vulture) Rose Melberg (Wikipedia) Rose Melberg (Bandcamp) Ladies and Gentlemen, the Fabulous Stains trailer Girls Rock Camp...

Duration:01:01:07

Episode 149: To All the Boys I've Loved Before

9/19/2018
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Summary: "Elderly woman feelings." This week Andrea and Lisa have conflicting feelings about the teen romance film To All the Boys I've Loved Before. Also discussed: Buffy Sainte-Marie, The African Queen and Andy's friends in the Devil Wears Prada. Show notes: Who do you guys think the real villain is in The Devil Wears Prada? Pop This!, Episode 104: The Devil Wears Prada To All the Boys I've Loved Before trailer Jenny Han on Twitter Pop This!, Episode 127: Romancing the...

Duration:00:54:29

Episode 148: Baby Boom with guest Pamela Rounis

9/12/2018
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Summary: "Sam Shepard knows how to kiss." This week we bring you a special crossover episode with SADCAST's Pamela Rounis, who wants to talk about the 1987 rom-com Baby Boom. Also discussed: Nancy Meyers, hysterical female characters, and enduring appeal of Sam Shepard. Show notes: Juliet, Naked trailer Nick Hornby IMDb Pamela Rounis SADCAST from SAD Mag Baby Boom trailer The Intern trailer Nancy Meyers IMDb Bergen Bags Two High-Powered Working Women Revisit...

Duration:01:04:09