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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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English

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604 787-8270


Episodes

Episode 115: I, Tonya

1/17/2018
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This week we discuss the controversy surrounding the black comedy biopic I, Tonya and whether the world should finally forgive Tonya Harding. Our guest this week is Pop This! producer and erstwhile figure skater Andrea Gin. Show notes: Kurt Browning performing Singing in the Rain Virtue/Moir 2018 National Skating Championships free dance Nathan Chen debuts Vera Wang costumes at U.S. Nationals 9 Reasons No One Compares To Figure Skater Surya Bonaly Tonya Harding landing...

Duration: 01:02:16


Episode 114: Star Wars: The Last Jedi

1/10/2018
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"You compliment yourself." We discuss Lisa's #40books challenge, Andrea's amazing relationship with herself, and all the darkness and hope found in Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Show notes: 52 books in 52 weeks challenge The Aquarius Woman Eternal optimist nail polish Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer Toxic Masculinity is the true villain of Star Wars: The Last Jedi A Force for good: why the Last Jedi is the most triumphantly feminist Star Wars movie yet Star Wars blue...

Duration: 00:58:20


Episode 113: Working Girl

1/3/2018
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"I have a head for business, and a bod for sin." This week we contemplate the lessons we're supposed to learn from the 1988 rom-com drama Working Girl, starring Melanie Griffith. Why does Harrison Ford get top billing? Why are there so many shots of Tess in her underwear? How does this all relate to Andrea Warner's hair? Show notes: The Star Wars Holiday Special Crotchless Spanx Working Girl trailer Bitch Flicks: Working Girl Working Girl (TV...

Duration: 00:56:31


Episode 112: When Harry Met Sally

12/27/2017
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We are celebrating New Year's Eve together by talking about the biggest rom-com of them all: When Harry Met Sally. Did you know that Nora Ephron originally had a totally different ending written? Also discussed: African Queen, Jenny Slate and The Way We Were. Show notes: Spanish Twelve Grapes When Harry Met Sally trailer The Way We Were trailer The myth of the male bumbler Obvious Child trailer Recommendations: Andrea: Rom Com by Dina Del Bucchia & Daniel...

Duration: 00:55:46


Episode 111: While You Were Sleeping

12/20/2017
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This week Lisa and Andrea take on Sandra Bullock's 1995 box office hit movie While You Were Sleeping, and completely re-write the ending. Lisa warns everyone about being suspicious of the grand gesture. Also discussed: The Lake House, Barbra Streisand, and Gabrielle Union. Show notes: Home Depot proposal Luke confronts Lorelei in Season 4, Ep 22 of Gilmore Girls Phenomenon trailer While You Were Sleeping trailer Center Stage trailer Peter Gallagher IMDB Mannequin...

Duration: 00:58:31


Episode 110: Meet Me in St. Louis vs. It's a Wonderful Life

12/13/2017
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This week Andrea and Lisa toss Love Actually and The Holiday by the wayside and bring their actual favourite holiday movies to the table. Also discussed: the words and wisdom of Angela Davis, onscreen kissing, and whether Die Hard constitutes a Christmas movie. Show notes: Angela Davis Judy Garland, A Star is Born Meet Me in St. Louis trailer It's A Wonderful Life trailer The Greatest Gift (book) A Brief History of Kissing in Movies Sally Benson, screenwriter,...

Duration: 01:05:59


Episode 109: Love Actually vs. The Holiday 3

12/6/2017
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Here we go again! It's year 3 of our (now) annual December tradition of fighting over whether Love Actually or The Holiday is the best (and/or worst) holiday film of all time. Join us for this annual fight, won't you? Also discussed: Joan Didion, St. Vincent and how Andrea Warner has accidentally become a year-round Christmas person. This episode is sponsored by Got Craft! Holiday Edition, happening Dec. 9 + 10 and Maritime Labour Centre in East Van! Show notes: It's Okay to Start...

Duration: 01:03:30


Episode 108: Titanic

11/29/2017
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This week we talk about Titanic, a movie both Andrea and Lisa love to hate. Why is it the second most popular film ever? Does it matter if there was room for Jack on the door? Why is this movie so long? Also discussed: Mindhunter, Ibeyi and talk therapy. Show notes: I believe you, it's not your fault blog Why Men Force Women To Watch Them Masturbate Titanic trailer Titanic: put your hands on me, Jack Gilmore Girls: You Jump, I Jump Jack James Cameron IMDB Could Jack...

Duration: 01:02:51


Episode 107: The Princess Bride

11/22/2017
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This week we discuss one of Lisa's favourite movies of all time: The Princess Bride. Why is this film so quotable? Why do Mormons love it so much? Why has Andrea never seen the whole thing? Also discussed: André the Giant, the uselessness of manicures and Paul Bae's new podcast The Big Loop. Show notes: Princess Bride trailer 25 Great Quotes from The Princess Bride André the Giant How Princess Buttercup in the Princess Bride is secretly feminist — even though she's a...

Duration: 00:55:57


Episode 106: Steel Magnolias

11/15/2017
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Show notes: Lisa sees Morrissey in Seattle I, Tonya trailer Steel Magnolias trailer Best Little Whorehouse in Texas trailer The film that makes me cry: Steel Magnolias Julia Roberts as Tinkerbell in Hook Cruelest Cuts: 21 Bad Movie Hairdos Steel Magnolias - Armadillo cake scene Recommendations: Lisa: Stranger Things, Season 2 Andrea: Gord Downie, Introduce Yourself Music credits: "Airlift" by Podington Bear From the Free Music Archive CC BY-NC 3.0 Theme song "Pyro Flow"...

Duration: 00:57:00


Episode 106: Steel Magnolias

11/15/2017
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Show notes: Lisa sees Morrissey in Seattle I, Tonya trailer Steel Magnolias trailer Best Little Whorehouse in Texas trailer The film that makes me cry: Steel Magnolias Julia Roberts as Tinkerbell in Hook Cruelest Cuts: 21 Bad Movie Hairdos Steel Magnolias - Armadillo cake scene Recommendations: Lisa: Stranger Things, Season 2 Andrea: Gord Downie, Introduce Yourself Music credits: "Airlift" by Podington Bear From the Free Music Archive CC BY-NC 3.0 Theme song "Pyro Flow"...

Duration: 00:57:00


Episode 105: Girls Trip

11/8/2017
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Show notes: Girls Trip trailer Woman to Watch: Actress-Writer-Producer Tracy Oliver The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl Recommendations: Lisa: Mo' Meta Blues: The World According to Questlove by Ahmir Questlove Thompson Andrea: Songs For A Lost Pod by Leah Abramson Music credits: "Airlift" by Podington Bear From the Free Music Archive CC BY-NC 3.0 Theme song "Pyro Flow" by Kevin Macleod From Incompetch CC BY 3.0 Intro bed:"OLPC" by Marco Raaphorst From Free Music...

Duration: 00:53:58


Episode 105: Girls Trip

11/8/2017
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Show notes: Girls Trip trailer Woman to Watch: Actress-Writer-Producer Tracy Oliver The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl Recommendations: Lisa: Mo' Meta Blues: The World According to Questlove by Ahmir Questlove Thompson Andrea: Songs For A Lost Pod by Leah Abramson Music credits: "Airlift" by Podington Bear From the Free Music Archive CC BY-NC 3.0 Theme song "Pyro Flow" by Kevin Macleod From Incompetch CC BY 3.0 Intro bed:"OLPC" by Marco Raaphorst From Free Music...

Duration: 00:53:58


Episode 104: The Devil Wears Prada

11/1/2017
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This week Andrea and Lisa sit down in the studio to discuss their feelings about the 2006 film The Devil Wears Prada, starring Meryl Streep and Anne Hathaway. Andrea talks about her strong feelings about the nickname "Andy" with a y and Lisa tries to understand why she has watched this movie more times than any other. Also discussed: the lure of fries & gravy, Elvira's Twitter account, and The Florida Project. Show notes: Elvira on Twitter Devil Wears Prada trailer Devil...

Duration: 00:59:50


Episode 104: The Devil Wears Prada

11/1/2017
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This week Andrea and Lisa sit down in the studio to discuss their feelings about the 2006 film The Devil Wears Prada, starring Meryl Streep and Anne Hathaway. Andrea talks about her strong feelings about the nickname "Andy" with a y and Lisa tries to understand why she has watched this movie more times than any other. Also discussed: the lure of fries & gravy, Elvira's Twitter account, and The Florida Project. Show notes: Elvira on Twitter Devil Wears Prada trailer Devil...

Duration: 00:59:50


Episode 103: Pop This! Live featuring guests Cecily Walker and Paul Bae

10/25/2017
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Show notes: Cecily Walker is the host of the podcast The Riverdale Rag Paul Bae is the host of two podcasts: The Big Loop and The Black Tapes An Un-Scientific Guide to Telling the Sprouse Twins Apart Hocus Pocus trailer Practical Magic trailer Recommendations: Paul Bae recommends 3 bands: To the Wedding Tjuv Hush Forever Cecily Walker: The Initiation of Sarah Satan School for Girls Lisa Christiansen: Rose Marie on Twitter Andrea Warner: Jackie Shane Music...

Duration: 01:14:14


Episode 103: Pop This! Live featuring guests Cecily Walker and Paul Bae

10/25/2017
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Show notes: Cecily Walker is the host of the podcast The Riverdale Rag Paul Bae is the host of two podcasts: The Big Loop and The Black Tapes An Un-Scientific Guide to Telling the Sprouse Twins Apart Hocus Pocus trailer Practical Magic trailer Recommendations: Paul Bae recommends 3 bands: To the Wedding Tjuv Hush Forever Cecily Walker: The Initiation of Sarah Satan School for Girls Lisa Christiansen: Rose Marie on Twitter Andrea Warner: Jackie Shane Music...

Duration: 01:14:14


Episode 102: The Craft with guest Hannah McGregor

10/18/2017
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Show notes: The Problem with "That's Problematic" your fav is problematic Witch, Please Secret Feminist Agenda The Craft trailer Artisanal brooms from Granville Island Fairuza Balk's Magickal Marketplace in Los Angeles Recommendations Lisa: Jeremy Scott: The People's Designer Andrea: Weaves, Wide Open Hannah: Jess Zimmerman, Role Monsters on Catapult Music recommendations: "Back to the '90s" by Douglas Mulvey aka D-REX From Free Music Archive CC BY 4.0 Theme song...

Duration: 00:59:00


Episode 102: The Craft with guest Hannah McGregor

10/18/2017
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Show notes: The Problem with "That's Problematic" your fav is problematic Witch, Please Secret Feminist Agenda The Craft trailer Artisanal brooms from Granville Island Fairuza Balk's Magickal Marketplace in Los Angeles Recommendations Lisa: Jeremy Scott: The People's Designer Andrea: Weaves, Wide Open Hannah: Jess Zimmerman, Role Monsters on Catapult Music recommendations: "Back to the '90s" by Douglas Mulvey aka D-REX From Free Music Archive CC BY 4.0 Theme song...

Duration: 00:59:00


Episode 101: The Love Witch with guest Louise Burns

10/11/2017
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This week we are thrilled to be joined by musician, broadcaster and producer Louise Burns in the studio to discuss one of her favourite films: the Love Witch. Join us as we dissect this fascinating tale of a beautiful young witch and her gothic Victorian apartment. Also discussed: plastic surgery, Halloween Fred Durst, Blade Runner and the secret life of octopuses. Episode 2 in our 4-part series celebrating Witch Month. Show notes: Everything You Need To Know About Microneedling Cardi...

Duration: 00:54:53

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