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The Popcast with Knox and Jamie

Wondery

A weekly pop culture podcast seeking to educate on things that entertain, but do not matter.

A weekly pop culture podcast seeking to educate on things that entertain, but do not matter.
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Wondery

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A weekly pop culture podcast seeking to educate on things that entertain, but do not matter.

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@popcastpod

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English


Episodes

243: Please Advise: TV, Movies, and Sex Cults

4/25/2018
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In this episode, we tackle recent pop culture news items and decide how you should feel about them. MENTIONS Leave a reviewChanning Tatum with Arie Luyendyk, Jr. Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan's matching tattoosAlan SepinwallWestworldBillionsAtlantaSharp ObjectstrailerJ. ChassiAmy AdamsI Feel PrettyAllison Mack and Nxivm cult21 Books You Don't Have to ReadDestiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine, and the Murder of a PresidentWuthering HeightsShania Twain and...

Duration:00:54:33

242: The Nos of Spring

4/18/2018
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According to the calendar, Spring has arrived. But are we happy about it? Pollen, tornados, and are just a few of the NOs of the season. Plus, the latest in pop culture news. MENTIONS OvercastDixie AlleyAt Home in the World Hunter at TargetSpring TrendsVogueRMS TitanicThe SandlotThe Last BeholdePatreon BONUS SEGMENT Our Patreon supporters can get full access to this week’s News and Notes segment. Become a partner. Box Office UpdateBeyonce at CoachellaKhloe Kardashian and Tristan...

Duration:00:49:32

241: Understanding Celebrity Breakups

4/11/2018
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How do we predict which celebrity couples are most likely to stay together or split? We have a FAIL-PROOF scientific method you can apply to every famous relationship. Plus, the latest in pop culture news. MENTIONS PatreonLip Sync BattleCribsNewlywedsEmailPregnancy MysteryWhen Harry Met SallyDane Cook and Kelsi TaylorPredictions BONUS SEGMENT Our Patreon supporters can get full access to this week’s News and Notes segment. Become a partner. Box Office UpdateSNL: Chadwick BosemanSolo:...

Duration:01:00:25

240: Villains Who Aren't Really Villains

4/4/2018
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We all know a pop culture villain when we see one right? Maybe not. Perhaps the villains we've been presented with are not as villainous as we might think. This excerpt from our Birmingham live show tackles that very topic. Plus, the latest in pop culture news. MENTIONS The Popcast Live!Trips with AngieNon-Fiction Coffee:nonfiction.coffee/popcastThe Big Boo CastArc StoriesMy Light Still Shines BONUS SEGMENT Our Patreon supporters can get full access to this week’s News and Notes...

Duration:00:57:48

239: Urban Dictionary 11

3/28/2018
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The eleventh installment of Urban Dictionary. What are the words and phrases you should start using this spring? Let us help you better communicate with your loved ones. Plus, the latest in pop culture news. MENTIONS Apple PodcastsThe Popcast Live!Urban Dictionary BONUS SEGMENT Our Patreon supporters can get full access to this week’s News and Notes segment. Become a partner. Who Bit Beyonce?Can Lea Michele Read and Write?Box Office UpdatePixar BracketSteven Spielberg vs....

Duration:01:00:40

237: The Art of The Reboot

3/14/2018
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Reboots are all around us. TV and movies are littered with these stories and characters from our past. Which ones are good and which ones are a disappointment? Plus, what would we reboot if we were the producers? MENTIONS The Popcast Live!The Bible Binge BONUS SEGMENT Our Patreon supporters can get full access to this week's News and Notes segment. Become a partner. Box Office UpdateSterling K. Brown on SNLBlack-ish Shelves an EpisodeKaty Perry May Have Killed a NunThe Duffer...

Duration:00:59:54

236: Workplaces in Pop Culture

3/7/2018
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In this episode, we talk about the fictional workplaces where listeners wish they had jobs. Plus, we award our Mount Sucksmore of fake companies. MENTIONS TEDx in BirminghamThe Popcast Live!Episode 152: Best Fictional Places to VisitDeath, Sex, and Money: Texas Veterinary CommunityKobe Bryant wins an OscarEmma Watson at the OscarsThe Bible Binge BONUS SEGMENT Our Patreon supporters can get full access to this week's News and Notes segment. Become a partner. GREEN LIGHTS Knox: Movie -...

Duration:01:02:26

235: Pop Culture Transformations

2/28/2018
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In this episode, we discuss Hollywood transformations that didn't pay off, those who are due for a major change, and the Popcast Pantheon of those best at transforming. MENTIONS The Bible BingePatreonThe Popcast Live! BONUS SEGMENT Our Patreon supporters can get full access to this month’s one hour Ask-Us-Anything (AUA). Become a partner. GREEN LIGHTS Knox: Book - The AfterlivesJamie: TV - Queer Eye | Instagram Stories:John Mayer SHOW SPONSORS HIMS: Get a trial month for just $5...

Duration:01:02:14

234: Noah's Pop Culture Ark

2/21/2018
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In this episode, we anticipate a second historical round of Noah's Ark and choose the fictional animals and couples we'd keep above all the rest. Listener Executive Producer Jennifer Eikenberry. MENTIONS Apple PodcastsThe Bible BingeRescue 911Episode 215: Pop Culture ApocalypsesGod: A Human HistorySteve Burns on The MothPatreonThe Popcast Live! BONUS SEGMENT Our Patreon supporters can get full access to this week’s News and Notes segment. Become a partner. Box Office UpdateJeffrey...

Duration:00:51:55

233: The Nos of Dating

2/14/2018
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In this episode, we review the NOs of dating. We detail our own rules for romance as well as our commentary on listeners' worst dates. MENTIONS The Bible BingeBest Pickup LinesPatreonT-Shirt ShopThe Popcast Live! BONUS SEGMENT Our Patreon supporters can get full access to this week’s News and Notes segment. Become a partner. GQVultureFifty Shades FreedBox Office UpdateVenom TrailerFeud GREEN LIGHTS Knox: TV - MosaicJamie: Movies - The Florida Project Only the Brave THE POPCAST...

Duration:01:05:40

232: Buying and Selling Timberlake, Trailers and KFC Colonels

2/7/2018
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In this episode, we play Buy Or Sell with the latest pop culture news including Justin Timberlake, movie trailers, Kylie Jenner, the Winter Olympics, and KFC. MENTIONS T-Shirt ShopMan of the WoodsSolo trailerJack RyanJurassic Park: Fallen KingdomDundeeA Quiet PlaceMission Impossible: FalloutDaughterColonel SandersWinter OlympicsCloverfield ParadoxAltered CarbonThe Good PlaceThe Popcast Live! BONUS SEGMENT Our Patreon supporters can get full access to this week’s News and Notes segment....

Duration:00:57:56

231: Celebrities and Commercials

1/31/2018
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In this episode, we prep for the Super Bowl commercials by talking about celebrities who have sold out well and not so well through endorsements. Plus, we judge listeners being swayed by celebrities and create our own product campaigns with fictional characters. MENTIONS The Popcast Live!Melanie ShankleThe People's Court Nic Cage and PachinkoDiane Keaton and L'OrealThe Dell DudeSham Wow Parody BONUS SEGMENT Our Patreon supporters can get full access to this week’s News and Notes...

Duration:00:48:05

Sneak Peek Clip: Women's Work with Tsh Oxenreider

1/29/2018
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A sneak peek clip at a new show from FOTS, Tsh Oxenreider. Countless women make the world go round… let’s hear some of their stories. Follow Women's Work on Twitter and Instagram Listen to full episodes at http://womensworkshow.com.

Duration:00:11:35

230: Live or Die-brary

1/24/2018
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In this episode, we tackle the tropes and themes of books and publishing we want to live and the ones we'd like to put down. MENTIONS The Popcast Live!Episode 146:What Should I Read NextEpisode 1Episode 71Episode 114 BONUS SEGMENT Our Patreon supporters can get full access to this week’s News and Notes segment. Become a partner. Creeper Update:James FrancoAziz AnsariMichael DouglasJessica ChastainBox Office Update GREEN LIGHTS Knox: Podcast - Origins with James Andrew MillerJamie:...

Duration:00:56:22

229: Uncomfortable Listener Confessions III

1/17/2018
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In this episode, we let listeners share their pop culture and everyday confessions and we judge them accordingly. MENTIONS OneTwo BONUS SEGMENT Our Patreon supporters can get full access to this month's one hour Ask-Us-Anything (AUA). Become a partner. THE BACHELOR EPISODE RECAPS We recap each episode of The Bachelor for our Friends of the Show at Patreon. Support at either Friend level gets you our weekly recaps dropped into your podcast app every Tuesday. Plus, all our supporters...

Duration:00:52:26

228: 2018 Pop Culture Predictions

1/10/2018
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In this episode, we review our 2017 pop culture predictions to see what we nailed (Beyonce) and how we failed (Emily Blunt and John Krasinski). Then, we take a risk and declare our pop culture predictions for 2018. MENTIONS www.knoxandjamie.com/175 BONUS SEGMENT Our Patreon supporters can get full access to this week’s News and Notes segment. Become a partner. Golden Globes GREEN LIGHTS Knox: TV - Black MirrorJamie: Movie - Molly's Game THE BACHELOR EPISODE RECAPS We recap each...

Duration:01:06:01

227: How To Do New Year's Resolutions

1/3/2018
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In this episode, we review the most commonly broken New Year's Resolutions and give you tips to make them work. Then, we take each resolution and give it a pop culture twist. Finally, we share our own resolutions, including ones we choose for the other. MENTIONS Blake Lively InstagramHello FreshPrep DishJennifer LawrenceAncestryDNAPlate TectonicsSkyhourFree Days in National ParksYoung Jane YoungKanye's Christmas Gift to Kim BONUS SEGMENT Our Patreon supporters can get full access to...

Duration:00:49:38

The Bachelor Premiere Recap

1/2/2018
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In this episode, we give you a short preview of our recap of The Bachelor premiere. In our full recap for supporters of The Popcast, we discuss Arie, his 29 potential love interests, their entrances, the cocktail party, our superlative awards, as well as what we have to look forward to this season. MENTIONS The Bachelor on ABCArie Luydendyk, Jr.ChelseaJenna THE BACHELOR EPISODE RECAPS We recap each episode of The Bachelor for our Friends of the Show at Patreon. Support at either Friend...

Duration:00:15:39

226: 2017 in Review

12/27/2017
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In this episode, we review the best and worst of 2017 in pop culture, including what listeners chose as their favorites. MENTIONS Instagram BONUS SEGMENT This week, our Patreon supporters can get access to a bonus segment. Become a partner. GREEN LIGHTS Knox: Movie - Jumanji: Welcome to the JungleJamie: App - Movie Pass THE BACHELOR CONTESTANT PREVIEW We released our annual preview of The Bachelor Contestants. Don't miss our take on Arie and the 29 women vying for his affection....

Duration:00:55:31

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