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A podcast diagnosing the current state of pop, dissecting the culture surrounding it and discussing with an unapologetically queer and Irish eye. Hosted by Jack Brennan and singer-songwriter Jack Rua. Jack Brennan: @JackEatsLife (Twitter) & @jbrennan87 (IG) Jack Rua: @jackruamusic (Twitter & IG)

A podcast diagnosing the current state of pop, dissecting the culture surrounding it and discussing with an unapologetically queer and Irish eye. Hosted by Jack Brennan and singer-songwriter Jack Rua. Jack Brennan: @JackEatsLife (Twitter) & @jbrennan87 (IG) Jack Rua: @jackruamusic (Twitter & IG)
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Ireland

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A podcast diagnosing the current state of pop, dissecting the culture surrounding it and discussing with an unapologetically queer and Irish eye. Hosted by Jack Brennan and singer-songwriter Jack Rua. Jack Brennan: @JackEatsLife (Twitter) & @jbrennan87 (IG) Jack Rua: @jackruamusic (Twitter & IG)

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English


Episodes

Episode 6 - Coachella and the Politics behind the Festival, MADAME X & Concept Albums, Dark Pop Music & Mark Ronson NEW MUSIC REVIEW: MARINA - LOVE

4/18/2019
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On this weeks episode of Anatomy of Pop, we discuss Madonna's MADAME X announcement and the idea of concept and dark pop albums. With Coachella kicking off this last weekend we will discuss the alleged anti-LGBT politics behind the festival. He is one of the most prolific and versatile producers of this generation, but why isn't Mark Ronson held to the standard of his peers (Calvin Harris, Diplo, etc).. Our music review of the week looks at LOVE by Marina. Our Spotlight Selection of the...

Duration:00:57:00

Episode 5 - The Music Phenomenon Billie Eilish, The Equity of Nostalgia In Pop Culture: Hannah Montana Reborn, Spotlight: Tim Chadwick, Review New Music: Ariana & Victoria Monet, Aly & AJ, Leland and More!

4/3/2019
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On this weeks episode of Anatomy of Pop, we discuss the cultural impact and phenomenon that is Billie Eilish. Her career, her family, her critics and her new album "WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?". With Miley Cyrus bringing Hannah Montana back from the dead, the JoBros Reuniting & more, we dissect the equity of nostalgia in pop culture and what it means for brands and artists. As well as reviewing music by, Ariana Grande & Victoria Monet, Aly & AJ, Leland and Georgia. Our...

Duration:00:53:37

Episode 4 - The Cultural Impact & Legacy of Madonna's Like A Prayer Album, Justin Bieber's Latest Instagram Post, Dissecting Lily Allen's Not Fair & Reviewing MARINA & Donatachi! (SPECIAL GUEST: PureGrand)

3/28/2019
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On this weeks episode of Anatomy of Pop, we discuss the cultural impact and legacy of Madonna's Like A Prayer album thirty years after its release, with the help of our first special guest PureGrand. With musical anniversaries being en vogue, we diagnose why Lily Allen's single Not Fair is one of her most well known and received, ten years after its release. Finally we look at Justin Bieber's latest instagram post and speak on the negative impacts celebrity can have on child stars. As well...

Duration:00:53:53

Episode 3 - The Disappearance of Madeleine McCann, Jussie Smollett Scandal, J.K Rowling Gay Baiting, Greyson Chance Portraits Review & More!

3/21/2019
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On this weeks episode of Anatomy of Pop, we discuss the Jussie Smollett Scandal and the political questions it raises. With the release of Netflix’s most recent documentary regarding the disappearance of Madeleine McCann we diagnose societies obsession with knowledge that they may not be entitled to, and is there a spell to delete JK Rowling's twitter? We dissect the problem with retrospective representation. As well as reviewing Grayson's Chance new album Portraits, and Iggy Azalea and...

Duration:01:01:38

Episode 2 - Captain Marvel & Queer Disney Characters, Nicki Minaj Tour & Queen Era, Jack Rua Debut Single & Irish Pop Scene, Sigrid Album Review

3/13/2019
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In this weeks episode of Anatomy of Pop, Jack & Jack discuss Marvel's first film based on a female superhero and news that Disney are casting their first LGBT superhero. As well as discussing Queen Nicki Minaj's turbulent week of concert cancellations. Jack Rua talks about his debut single "Scarlet A" and talks about the Irish music scene. In this week's music roundup we talk about Sigrid's debut album "Sucker Punch", Ava Max's "So Am I", Conan Gray's "The King" and Sabrina Carpenters...

Duration:00:53:40

Episode 1 - Leaving Neverland, Manchester Pride & Ariana Grande, Gaga #1 & Drag Race Season 11

3/6/2019
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On the maiden voyage of the Anatomy of Pop, Jack & Jack talk about Lady Gaga getting her first US #1 Single in 8 years; the explosive "Leaving Neverland" documentary; Ariana Grande headlining Manchester Pride and the return of RuPaul's Drag Race. We also talk about Carly Rae Jepsen and Billie Eilish's new songs. If you are an unsigned Irish and/or queer artist, submit music you want reviewed to @jackruamusic and @JackEatsLife on Twitter.

Duration:00:59:23