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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

250: The Nos of Fatherhood

6/13/2018
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We talk through the fatherhood confessionals of our listeners including the Pantheon of Dad NOs. MENTIONS The Bible Binge Season 2Weekly Newsletter BONUS SEGMENT Our Patreon supporters can get full access to this week’s News and Notes segment. Become a partner. Legally Blonde 3A Star is BornTop Gun: MaverickOnce Upon a Time In HollywoodCastKate SpadeAnthony BourdainMiss America Loses the Swimsuit CompetitionNick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra GREEN LIGHTS Knox: Books - What is The Bible?...

Duration:00:51:49

249: Pop Culture Conspiracy Theories

6/6/2018
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Conspiracy theories dominate the internet, but which ones ring truer than others? We discuss the ridiculous and the reasonable to determine what may actually be real. MENTIONS JK RowlingPink FloydBritney Spears Kurt CobainDenver AirportEmperor Otto IIISuri CruiseKatie Holmes Pregnant BellyThe TitanicAvril LavigneNicki Minaj and Jay-ZDemi Lovato and PootStanley Kubrick Elvis PresleyKhloe KardashianStevie WonderLady GagaNatalie WoodBeyonceThe Bible Binge BONUS SEGMENT Our Patreon...

Duration:01:01:04

248: Please Advise on Celebrity Couples, Han Solo, and Mariah Carey

5/30/2018
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In this episode, we tackle recent pop culture news items and decide how you should feel about them. MENTIONS Mariah CareyBox Office UpdateSolo: A Star Wars MovieThe Happytime MurdersAriana Grande and Pete DavidsonThe Most Hated Bachelor in America Explains Himself Harvey Weinstein's BooksGeorge TakeiMorgan FreemanThe Bible Binge 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...

Duration:00:59:56

The Bachelorette Premiere Recap

5/29/2018
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In this episode, we give you a short preview of our recap of The Bachelorette premiere. In our full recap, we discuss Becca Kufrin, her 28 suitors, their entrances, the cocktail party, our superlative awards, as well as what we have to look forward to this season. MENTIONS The Bachelorette on ABCOur contestant preview episode THE BACHELORETTE EPISODE RECAPS We recap each episode of The Bachelorette for our Friends of the Show at Patreon. Support at either Friend level gets you our...

Duration:00:19:45

247: Going Solo In Pop Culture

5/23/2018
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This week, Han Solo has wandered from the Star Wars tentpole films to have his own movie. In this episode, we discuss others who have left the safety of the group and gone solo in pop culture. MENTIONS Our Preview of The Bachelorette ContestantsGwen StefaniLiam Payne and Cheryl ColeThe FugeesThe Miseducation of Lauryn HillNick LacheyHeidi MontagThat Thing You DoJugheadZac EfronThe Bible Binge BONUS SEGMENT Our Patreon supporters can get access to our full News and Notes segment. Become...

Duration:00:56:45

The 2018 Bachelorette Contestant Preview

5/18/2018
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In this episode, we tackle the beast that is The Bachelorette. We'll chat about Becca Kufrin, her 28 suitors, their biographies, their Instagram accounts, and our predictions for this season. MENTIONS The Bachelorette Cast Bios Follow the contestants on Instagram: AlexBlakeChaseChris RChris SClayColtonConnorDariusDavidGarrettGrantJasonJean BlancJoeJohnJordanKamilLeoLincolnMikeNickRickeyRyanTrent THE BACHELORETTE EPISODE RECAPS We'll be recapping each episode of The Bachelorette for...

Duration:01:24:34

246: Royals in Pop Culture

5/16/2018
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With the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle upon us, we take a closer look at the royal family and other royals in pop culture. Who's underrated? Overrated? Which celebrities would we add to the mix? MENTIONS StreamreviewPhotography BONUS SEGMENT Our Patreon supporters can get access to our full News and Notes segment. Become a partner. UpdateCancellations and RenewalsDonald GloverLiterature Edition GREEN LIGHTS Knox: Book: Searching for SundayJamie: Books: Wolf HallThe...

Duration:00:50:10

245: The Nos of Motherhood

5/9/2018
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In this episode, we talk through the motherhood confessionals of our listeners including the Pantheon of Mom NOs. MENTIONS ShopThe Bible Binge Season 2Episode 193: Pop Culture MomsEpisode 141: Interview with our MomsKatharine McPheeSNLThis Is America BONUS SEGMENT Our Patreon supporters can get access to our Birmingham Live Show VIP Q&A. Become a partner. GREEN LIGHTS Knox: Silicon ValleyOff Camera: Zach Woods InterviewInstagramJamie: Book - That Kind of MotherShelf...

Duration:00:47:17

244: The Summer Movie Preview

5/2/2018
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In this episode, we break down the summer movie slate. First, what should be your guide in choosing which films to see. Then, we pick the winners, losers, and dark horses of each summer month. MENTIONS #WhileIPopcastShopThe Bible Binge Season 2 Premieres Sunday, May 6Playlist BONUS SEGMENT Our Patreon supporters can get access to our full News and Notes segment. Become a partner. Tom BrokawBill CosbyBox Office UpdateKanye WestKim Kardashian West's Favorite Foods GREEN LIGHTS Knox:...

Duration:01:12:47

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