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Tune in each week to hear the WIRED Entertainment squad discuss (and sometimes bicker over) the biggest news in movies, music, TV, and Internet culture. Want to know what we think of the latest superhero flick, prestige TV show, or Twitter beef? It's all right here—you just have to turn off all your other screens first.

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You Know What? 2016 Was a Pretty Great Year for Pop Culture

12/15/2016
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This week on the WIRED Culture podcast we're looking back at the year that was.

Duration: 00:38:58


It’s Time for a Big Ol’ Holiday TV Smackdown!

11/24/2016
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Want to hear the WIRED Culture crew fight about the best things to watch on TV at the holidays? You're in luck.

Duration: 00:34:30


A Tribe Called Quest’s New Record Is Awesome. National Politics? Not So Much

11/17/2016
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A lot has happened since we last recorded a WIRED Culture podcast.

Duration: 00:44:59


Doctor Strange Has Us Totally Entranced

11/10/2016
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This week on WIRED's culture podcast we're talking about Marvel's Sorcerer Supreme and the election's most-biting late-night moments.

Duration: 00:42:59


Too Much Internet Speculation Is Ruining TV

11/3/2016
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On this week's WIRED Culture podcast, we're trying to figure out if too many fan theories are making TV shows less fun.

Duration: 00:42:17


But Really, Who’s Better: Tom Cruise or Ben Affleck?

10/19/2016
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This week's WIRED Culture podcast asks a very tough question.

Duration: 00:33:01


Which Late-Night TV Host Is Better at Trump Takedowns?

10/13/2016
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On this episode of the WIRED Culture podcast, we're talking about what late-night presenters are doing political humor best.

Duration: 00:38:18


Trust Us: Luke Cage and Westworld Are Better Off on TV

10/6/2016
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One started as a movie. The other started in comics. Have they both found the right medium with television?

Duration: 00:44:21


The Secrets of Luke Cage, Straight From Its Showrunner

9/30/2016
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In this special edition of the WIRED Culture podcast, Cheo Hodari Coker talks about what it's like to work with Marvel and what makes superhero TV special.

Duration: 00:17:12


Folks, TV May Have Reached Peak Millennial Slacker-Com

9/29/2016
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Netflix's most recent streaming series is just the latest in a long line of stories about young people trying to figure themselves out. Is it too much?

Duration: 00:35:42


That Brilliant Emmys Telecast Has Us Jonesing for Fall TV

9/21/2016
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On this week's WIRED Culture podcast we're talking about just how great TV is right now. (And it really is!)

Duration: 00:35:13


Does Atlanta Have to Be ‘Important,’ or Just Good?

9/8/2016
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On this week's podcast, the WIRED Culture team is discussing Donald Glover's new show for FX, and what it means for television.

Duration: 00:34:56


Culture Podcast: In Honor of The Night Of, We Pick the Greatest Finales Ever

9/1/2016
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Now that HBO's latest prestige drama has wrapped up, we're looking back (mostly) fondly on some of our favorite series endings of all time.

Duration: 00:32:43


Culture Podcast: We Indulge in Some Necessary Frank Oceanography About Blonde

8/25/2016
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We spent a lot of time unpacking Frank Ocean's latest release(s) on this week's culture podcast. Join us, won't you?

Duration: 00:52:52


Culture Podcast: We Didn’t Really Have Fun at the Sausage Party

8/17/2016
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In the latest installment of the WIRED Culture podcast, the gang is here to talk about the latest from Seth Rogen and co. The post Culture Podcast: We Didn't Really Have Fun at the Sausage Party appeared first on WIRED.

Duration: 01:03:43


Bonus Culture Podcast: Can the Harry Potter Play Cast the Same Spell as the Books?

8/15/2016
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On a special episode of our culture podcast, we talk about the published script for J.K. Rowling's new play, featuring the return of her beloved wizards. The post Bonus Culture Podcast: Can the Harry Potter Play Cast the Same Spell as the Books? appeared first on WIRED.

Duration: 00:58:03


Culture Podcast: Fighting Over Suicide Squad Is Our New Fave Sport

8/11/2016
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This week on the culture podcast we're talking about a lot of disappointments, but we're also reveling in the joy of the Olympics. The post Culture Podcast: Fighting Over Suicide Squad Is Our New Fave Sport appeared first on WIRED.

Duration: 01:07:22


Culture Podcast: We Were Bourne for This! (Sorry But Also Not)

8/3/2016
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We spent most of the last week recovering from Comic-Con, but that doesn't mean we're too tired to gab in this week's culture podcast. The post Culture Podcast: We Were Bourne for This! (Sorry But Also Not) appeared first on WIRED.

Duration: 01:02:28


Culture Podcast: We’ve Recovered From Comic-Con and Need to Talk About It

7/27/2016
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Here's what we really thought of all those Marvel, DC, and cult TV panels in San Diego last week. The post Culture Podcast: We've Recovered From Comic-Con and Need to Talk About It appeared first on WIRED.

Duration: 00:59:50


Culture Podcast: Go See Ghostbusters Because We Told You So

7/21/2016
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This week the WIRED Culture podcast crew has some serious ghost-busting feelings to process. There's also some giddy excitement for Comic-Con, too. The post Culture Podcast: Go See Ghostbusters Because We Told You So appeared first on WIRED.

Duration: 00:55:56

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