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Pop Periscope is the podcast where we discuss random fun topics from the pop culture universe.

Pop Periscope is the podcast where we discuss random fun topics from the pop culture universe.
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Pop Periscope is the podcast where we discuss random fun topics from the pop culture universe.




Episode 21: Game of Thrones - Season 8 Wrap Up

After 8 years, 8 seasons, 73 episodes, the last 6 episodes, 2 water bottles and 1 Starbucks cup later The Pop Team bids adieu to Game of Thrones. Christina Lautazi & Tara Carson share their top moments of the show from the WTF/OMG to the Yas Queen Slay. They also touch upon those unanswered questions that made us go hmmm?


Episode 20: Marvel's Avengers: Endgame Review

The Pop Team says goodbye to an end of a Marvel era. Christina Lautazi & Tara Carson give their review of Marvel's Avengers: Endgame. This episode is full of emotions, tearful salutes and spoilers so don't say we didn't warn you.


Episode 19: Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2019

Once again The Pop Team tackles the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. This time Christina Lautazi & Tara Carson review the induction ceremony that aired on HBO. So congrats to the class of 2019 - Stevie Nicks, The Cure, Roxy Music, Radiohead, Jackson Jackson, The Zombies and Def Leppard.


Episode 18: Super Bowl LIII Halftime Show...Not Worth the Time?

Christina Lautazi and Tara Carson talk about what went down at Super Bowl LIII, mainly Maroon 5’s halftime show. Breaking down the good, the bad and the ugliness of it...a shirtless Adam Levine, Travis Scott, SpongeBob and Big Boi! As well as the Foo Fighters rocking the Super Saturday Night Concert. Finally, the Pop Team go into some of their fav halftime performances of all time and close the podcast with their top 11 suggestions for who should play the next Super Bowl halftime show. |...


Episode 17: Goodbye 2018/Hello 2019 The End of Year Shoot the Sh*t

The Pop Team catches up on 2018. For Tara it was a car accident, road trips, and finally seeing Fleetwood Mac & The Eagles. Christina flew to Nashville, stopped by Third Man Records, saw Conan O’Brien live, & saw/met Thom Yorke from Radiohead. Before saying hello to 2019, they look back on what was big in 2018 in TV, movies, concerts & music. Finally, the girls recap what they’re looking forward to in 2019; Game of Thrones, Star Wars in Disneyland, and the return of The Raconteurs. |...


Episode 16: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2019 Nominees

The Pop Team is once again tackling the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. This time Tara and Christina break down all 15 2019 nominees. We’re talking about Def Leppard, Devo, John Prine, Roxy Music, Stevie Nicks, Todd Rundgren, LL Cool J, Kraftwerk, Janet Jackson, MC5, Radiohead, Rage Against the Machine, Rufus featuring Chaka Khan, The Cure and The Zombies. They also make their predictions on who they want vs who they think will get in.


Episode 15: Jack White San Fran & Phoenix Concert Reviews

We’re finally getting around to posting our reviews of seeing Jack White in concert in San Francisco and Phoenix. We talk about the crowds and how well we handled having our phones locked in the Yondr pouches. Of course The Pop Team talks about the man himself. What it felt like when Jack melted our faces off and each show’s setlist. Also how exhilarating it was to be close enough to make eye contact and trade smiles. | @PopPeriscope | IG: popperiscope | popteam@popperiscope.com |


Episode 14: Jack White - Boarding House Reach

The Pop Team reviews Jack White’s latest album Boarding House Reach. This isn’t your typical Jack White album, he went 180 folks! We’re talking experimenting with sounds, spoken word, & using Pro Tools (gasp)! Meanwhile, Tara expanded her “boarding house reach” listening to the album. Christina finally admits she has an eBay addiction. Derrick explains how his vinyl collection will pay for his Folgers can funeral. He also explains how ski masks & dumpster diving work perfectly with the song...


Episode 13: Why You Should Know...Jack White

Today Christina Lautazi and Tara Carson discuss “Why you should know…Jack White" and what makes him so cool. Everything from The White Stripes, The Raconteurs, The Dead Weather and just Jack White himself. We go deep into his upholstery past, the start of Third Man Records, their innovative vinyl releases, and how Jack always plays anywhere and everywhere. Christina and the Pop Team even offer 11 perks for why Jack should come on over and perform at her house.


Episode 12: Shoot the Sh*t 7/28/18

The Pop Team talk of their summer adventures. Tara Carson returned to Michigan/shares her summer movies. Christina Lautazi saw U2 (again)/talks about finally watching The Rolling Stones “Shine a Light”. We also review our road trip to Anaheim to see Depeche Mode. Finally we talk of our love for Led Zeppelin and up and comers Greta Van Fleet. We even break down bands that sound like Zep and trust us there’s quite a few…everything from Wolfmother to The White Stripes to Kingdom Come.


Epsiode 11: The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2018

Tara Carson & Christina Lautazi tackle the controversial topic of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. How members are inducted. Who’s in and who’s not. Why it’s a broken system and how can it improve? Why Christina’s favorite artists never seem to get in. They also review this past year’s induction ceremony and who they hope will be inducted in the future. An entertaining look on how the ROHF is subjective like our podcast.


Avengers: Infinity War Part 1

The Pop Team (Christina Lautazi, Crystal Ong & Mike Kuntz) give their review of Avengers: Infinity War Part 1. They discuss who lives, who dies, the Chris Triple Decker Sandwich, and what could happen in Part 2. *Contains Spoilers


Devotional Part 3

The Pop Team reunites to talk about Depeche Mode for Devotional Part 3. Derrick "Happy" Hubbard and Christina Lautazi reminisce on their past Phoenix concert and give their Top 11 Depeche Mode road trip playlist songs. We learn about Derrick's weird obsession with Lie to Me and how Christina and Dave share a wardrobe. Tara Carson sifted through the Depeche Mode's Facebook Fan of the Day questions to ask Derrick and Christina. She also picks out her favorite songs she’s hoping to hear at...


Star Wars The Last Jedi

We finally got around to reviewing the latest in the Star Wars saga, The Last Jedi. Christina Lautazi and Kris Payton discuss what worked (Porgs!) and what didn't work (Leia as Mary Poppins?).


2017 Year End Wrap Up

The Pop Team is saying goodbye 2017 and hello 2018. Christina Lautazi, Tara Carson and Derrick Hubbard look back on everything big in 2017. What was popular in television, film, music, concerts and sports. They also tell their top 11 Things to be Excited for in 2018 list.


A Thanksgiving Gripefest

Christina Lautazi is joined by Daniel Diaz and Tara Carson for this Thanksgiving themed episode. They bitch about food, Black Friday and what they're thankful for this year. It's all the Thanksgiving trimmings rolled into one podcast.


Devotional Part 2

Christina Lautazi and Derrick "Happy" Hubbard continue to fan-girl over their mutual love of Depeche Mode. Part 2 breaks down Depeche Mode's new album Spirit. They also spill their secret wishes they want for the band as well as for themselves.


Devotional Part 1

Christina Lautazi & Derrick "Happy" Hubbard share their mutual adoration for the band Depeche Mode and try to guess each others favorite songs.


The U2 Song List Guessing Game

Christina Lautazi is joined by her bestie Crystal Ong and special guest Mike Kuntz for this U2 themed podcast where they attempt to guess each others top 11 songs. They also discuss their 3 wishes they'd like to see from the band.


The U2 / Depeche Mode Concert Roundup

Christina is joined by her bestie Crystal Ong for this concert roundup. They break down what it was like seeing U2 on their Joshua Tree tour 3 times throughout the year. Then discuss seeing Depeche Mode on their Spirit Tour in San Jose.