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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 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

Episode 147: Sorry To Bother You

9/5/2018
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Summary: "Uncomfortably funny." This week Andrea and Lisa talk about the genre-bending genius of Sorry To Bother You and how it is a film that manages to speak to everyone. Also discussed: Don DeLillo, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, and working in telemarketing. Show notes: White Noise by Don DeLillo Of Human Bondage by W. Somerset Maugham Persephone Books Sorry To Bother You trailer "The Message" by the Coup (Boots Riley) Norma Rae trailer Game Night...

Duration:00:51:29

Episode 146: Norma Rae

8/29/2018
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Summary: "The only trouble I ever had in my life was with white men." This week Lisa and Andrea discover that Norma Rae is one of the best movies they've ever seen. Also discussed: science experiments, Ruth Bader Ginsberg, and the awful summer heat. Show notes: Is it hot enough to fry an egg in Vancouver? Norma Rae trailer Link to watch Norma Rae with Spanish subtitles (Vimeo) Real 'Norma Rae' dies of cancer after insurer delayed treatment (Facing South) Remembering...

Duration:00:54:04

Episode 145: Set It Up

8/22/2018
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Summary: "I want more." This week Andrea and Lisa argue about whether the new Netflix original movie Set It Up is really the second coming of rom-coms. Also discussed: Busy Phillips, Sorry To Bother You and The Teacher's Pet podcast. Show notes: 17 Plus-Size Dresses To Take You From Summer To Fall (Bust) Set It Up trailer Netflix targets teens with rom coms — a genre that has faded from theatres (CBC) The Plot Maker – Create A Rom Com Storyline In 5 Easy Steps (Writers...

Duration:00:49:44

Episode 144: Sleepless in Seattle

8/15/2018
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Summary: "Go ahead and settle." This week we re-watch the 1993 rom-com classic Sleepless in Seattle, described by Andrea Warner as "a movie about a guy who's a little bit sexist and a woman who's a little bit bland." Also discussed: jade eggs, Rhona Raskin and In The Dark. Show notes: Please don't put a jade egg into your vagina, say gynecologists (Health) Sleepless in Seattle trailer Rhona Raskin What repercussions will the Meg Ryan / Russell Crowe affair have?...

Duration:01:02:20

Episode 143: Sarah Connor in Terminator 2

8/8/2018
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Summary: "Uterus Fun Times." This week we tackle the character of Sarah Connor from the Terminator franchise in our ongoing series on female action heroes. Also discussed: Tom Cruise, would-you-rathers, and dogs. Show notes: 7 Real-Life Would-You-Rathers I, a Woman, Have Had To Ask Myself (McSweeney's) Dog Always Brings A Leaf To 'Buy' Himself Treats At The Store (Dodo) Terminator 2: Judgement Day trailer Terminator 1 trailer Mission: Impossible - Fallout trailer Tom...

Duration:00:57:36

Episode 142: Single White Female

8/1/2018
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Summary: "I remembered it better." This week we decide it's time to re-watch Single White Female and try to figure out exactly what 'psychological erotic thriller' means. Also discussed: summer vacations, racist classifieds in the '90s and Play Misty For Me. Show notes: The Ourense thermal baths: Hot Springs in Spain Single White Female trailer Single White Female (novel) Play Misty For Me (1971 movie) Recommendations: Andrea: Allie, Night Shade (music) Lisa:...

Duration:00:58:25