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Pop Rocket Ep. 178: We Say Goodbye to The Americans

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Margaret, Alonso, Karen
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Pop Rocket
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Alonso Duralde
Guests: 
Karen Tongson
Guests: 
Margaret Wappler

**Warning: This episode contains spoilers from The Americans series finale. If you, like Margaret, want to avoid the spoilers, skip from 7:01 to 14:20.**

This week, Margaret Wappler and Karen Tongson are joined by Alonso Duralde, one of the hosts of the Max Fun podcast Who Shot Ya?, a movie podcast that isn’t hosted by dude-bros. The gang will discuss the finale of FX Series The Americans and the effect of the Cold War on pop culture.

Alonso is all about is all about National Drive-In Day, which is on June 6th but can absolutely be celebrated all month. Margaret is all about Ali Wong’s new Netflix Special Hard Knock Wife , which has gained a lot of attention for being equal parts hilarious, honest and raunchy. Karen is all about the finale of The Americans which - SPOILER ALERT - she and Alonso will discuss in detail.

And in honor the Russian spy drama coming to an end, the team will take a look at what effect the Cold War, nuclear anxiety and cloak-and-dagger politics had on pop culture, both in the modern context and in the 80’s.

With Margaret Wappler, Karen Tongson and Alonso Duralde.

That’s My Jam:

Alonso Duralde - The Police - Miss Gradenko.

Karen Tongson- Sting - Russians

Margaret Wappler - The Smiths - Ask.

You can let us know what you think of Pop Rocket and suggest topics in our Facebook group or via @PopRocket on Twitter.

Produced by Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org. Edited by Julian Burrell.

Inside Pop Ep. 126- Pose, Kanye West, Roseanne Cancellation

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Inside Pop

This week, we are serving all sorts of pop culture realness - starting with our first impressions of the new Ryan Murphy series, Pose, on FX. Amita shares how Viceland's My House influenced her viewing experience of Pose and Sean comments on why both shows are helping bring a piece of LGBTQ culture to the masses.

Then, Amita shares her thoughts and honest critique about Kanye West's new 7 song album, Ye, and revealing that he is bipolar.

Plus, we discuss if the idea of a Roseanne spinoff is smart or problematic.

And Sean gives a rare high rating to Amita's big sell from last week- a TED Talk by Tracee Ellis Ross.

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Ask Shmanners

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Shmanners

Hello Internet! We're back with another ALL QUESTIONS episode! Enjoy and be sure to share!

Wonderful! Ep. 37: Secret Attic Biscuits

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Wonderful!

Rachel's favorite poem about a big city! Griffin's favorite gentle sport! Rachel's favorite spicy sauce! Griffin's favorite week of gaming news!

Music: "Money Won't Pay" by bo en and Augustus - https://open.spotify.com/album/7n6zRzTrGPIHt0kRvmWoya

Shlubby White Guy Eddie Murphy

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Jonah Raydio

Shlubby White Guy Eddie Murphy

No guest this week and we recorded on a Sunday afternoon. Talked Neils self inflicted haircut bet, Jonahs old shiny jeans, and gum chewing. You normal Sunday afternoon stories. Neil tells a half remembered story from an Ian MacKay interview with Henry Rollins. Jonah introduces the new segment “Jonah’s Right, Prove Him Wrong”, where you the viewer get a chance to tell him why he’s wrong about things. Write us at Jonahraydio@gmail.com to get your chance to argue with him.

And if you’re in Los Angeles this weekend, please come by the grand opening of World Famous Original, where Jonah will be DJing and Neil will be drinking. Cash will be there too.

SHONGS-

Tenement- Your Life of Mine

Mike Krol- 15 Minutes

Dillinger Four- I Coulda Been A Contender

Armalite- Dans Hands Melt

Mike Phirman- Chicken Monkey Duck

Grandaddy- Brush With The Wild video

Aaron Beckhum- Carpenters Song

Still Buffering: How to Conspiracy Theories

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Still Buffering

Have you ever doubted that the Earth is round? Or believed that Avril Lavigne is not really still OUR Avril? Then chances are, you might be a teen and you might have been exposed to some crazy Internet conspiracy theories, and today we're diving deep into that rabbit hole, so come join us!

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Music: "Baby You Change Your Mind" by Nouvellas

Story Break #59: Creepy Crawlers

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Story Break

The team tackles an always difficult horror movie and come up with something mega creepy and mega crawly based off the hit latex bug baking toy!

We Got This #171 - Best Talking Dog Movie with David Nadelberg

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David Nadelberg

In the proud history of kibbitzing k-9 films, which stands supreme? Mark and Hal are joined by their friend Dave Nadelberg from Mortified to get to the bottom of things.
Come see We Got This LIVE at the PHIT Comedy Theater in Philadelphia during the Philly Podcast Festival! We've got two shows on Saturday, June 23rd - for tickets and info, click here!

Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 534: Pop Tart with Helen Hong

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Helen Hong

Comedian and podcaster Helen Hong joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Helen's recent trip to Adana, Turkey for a USO tour, the buttwashing toilet that Jesse has in his very own home, and the generous gift Helen recently received consisting of a bag of high tech dildos. Plus, we discuss the newly-announced sci-fi comedy podcast BUBBLE created by Jordan and produced by Maximum Fun!!

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Bubble on MaximumFun.Org

Check out the trailer now!

And if you are in Los Angeles, come to the Bubble launch party on June 12th at Dynasty Typewriter! Get tickets here!

The Greatest Discovery Ep 20: Mirror Universe Mr. DNA

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When Star Trek Discovery fan-fic presents itself as less than worthy, Adam and Ben seek out some new Discovery stories that are canon. But when the Comixology app downloads a tale from the Mirror Universe, it's time for the boys to grow some goatees and swipe some panels. Will the pages of Succession help with the Star Trek fix? Do our hosts wear white gloves while reading comics? How many copies of Heavy Metal Magazine do Adam and Ben now own?

It's the episode that flips the pages but doesn't crease the spine!

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