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Episode 92: 'Always Be My Maybe' with Guest Host Ify Nwadiwe and comedian Atsuko Okasutka

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Always Be My Maybe

This week’s episode is ROMCASTIC! Ify Nwadiwe returns as guest host and we’ve ALSO got comedian slash actress slash host of Let's Go Atsuko!, Atsuko Okatsu, to talk Always Be My Maybe! Plus, the panel decides which Asian characters from the big screen they’d want--or not--in their friend posse. Will Short Round make the cut?

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In news, The Academy will award four honorary Oscars..
Netflix, Disney and other major entertainment companies threaten to take their business elsewhere in states that have passed laws to severely restrict reproductive rights.
Audiences almost never got to see the orgy set to ‘Benny and the Jets’ in Rocketman.

Staff Picks:

Drea - Last Black Man in San Francisco
Alonso - Can't Stop the Music
Ify - Shin Godzilla
Atsuko - Paddington 2

With Alonso Duralde, Drea Clark, Ify Nwadiwe, Atsuko Okatsuka

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Who Shot Ya? Episode 87: 'Avengers: Endgame' and Fond Farewells

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Avengers: Endgame

In this episode, the gang says "auf wiedersehen" to two beloved powerhouses - The Avengers, and more importantly, our beloved host Ricky Carmona. But don't worry, this is a fond farewell, with Ricky bringing that Bustelo-fueled Carmona Energy. Plus, the gang answers several calls from the Who Shot Line. And, as always, staff picks.

In news, RIP John Singleton, director Dee Rees sheds some light on "discrimanatory theater practices," and repertory theaters are worried about Fox's film library under Disney ownership.

Staff Picks:

Alonso - Howards End
Drea - Knock Down The House
April - Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché
Ricky - Sneakers, The Night of the Hunter, Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation, Interview with the Vampire, Strangers on a Train, Invasion of the Body Snatchers, All About Eve, John Wick: Chapter 2.

With Alonso Duralde, Drea Clark, April Wolfe, and Ricky Carmona.

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Story Break #106: Disney: Endgame

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Forget about comic books - what if EVERY Disney IP merged together for gigantic multi-feature series? We attempt to visualize what this fan fest might look like! Note: NO Avengers Endgame spoilers here (because we all hadn't seen it yet). Warning: This episode contains Freddie's very bad interpretation of a Cajun? French accent? We're still unsure.

Tackling the Topics with some Giggles (Homecoming, Slavery Marketing, Mary Poppins, Russia)

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Minority Korner

We're all gobsmacked by Beyonce and her amazing Homecoming performance! We're also giving out takeaways from the documentary and why some people be getting deleted on FB for saying some ridiculous stuff about Queen Bey. We're also confused by this new trend in using Slavery in Marketing... what? Who thought this was a good idea? Nnekay is talking about Mary Poppins and the racist undertones. James is covering how Russia used Black journalist and activist to help rig the election for Trump. Then James is tackling 5 top headlines. Lets get into it!

Links!

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/28/movies/mary-poppins-returns-blackface...

https://www.theroot.com/mueller-report-reveals-how-black-activists-white...

http://www.newnownext.com/harrys-shaving-ad-trans-man/04/2019/?fbclid=Iw...

http://www.newnownext.com/pope-francis-discard-gay-people-dont-have-huma...

https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/439116-white-house-offers-to...

https://www.cnn.com/2019/04/16/us/notre-dame-rebuild-louisiana-churches-...

https://www.blackpressusa.com/chairwoman-waters-introduces-bill-to-end-h...

Who Shot Ya? Episode 83: Does 'Dumbo' Fly? The Gang Discusses the New Tim Burton Film and the Movies They Loved as Teenagers with Janet Varney

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Dumbo

Elephants flying? Well this podcast flies...because it's so entertaining! Drea and Alonso are joined by The JV Club host, writer and actor, Janet Varney. They discuss the new Tim Burton remake, Dumbo. Plus, in celebration of Janet's appearance on the show, the gang talks about the movies they loved the most as teenagers. And, as always, staff picks.

In news, R.I.P. Agnes Varda, Joel Coen goes solo with his MacBeth adaptation, and the anti-abortion propaganda film Unplanned does well at the box office.

Staff Picks:

Alonso - Diane
Drea - District 9
Janet - Halt and Catch Fire

With Alonso Duralde, Drea Clark, and Janet Varney

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The JV Club Ep. 317: Lilan Bowden

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The JV Club
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Lilan Bowden

Put on your tank top and suuuuuuper baggy jeans for a visit with Lilan Bowden (known for her role in the Disney Channel show "Andi Mack"), and don’t let the Usher poster on her teenage wall fool you. From early improv to wall collages, this episode is a potpourri of creativity.

Come see Janet at PodX in Nashville from May 31 to June 2! 

Hosted by Janet Varney.

Edited by Julian Burrell for Maximum Fun.

Who Shot Ya? Episode 82: I Got 4 on It! The Gang Discusses Jordan Peele's 'Us' and Their Favorite Big, Dumb Action Movies

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Us

It's a Max Fun Drive miracle! An episode released on a Thursday, Ricky's back at the helm, AND the gang's talking about one of the most hyped movies of the year - Us. There are gonna be SOME spoilers in this episode, but remember what April says "It's not what happens but how it happens that makes a movie worth watching." The crew also discusses their favorite big, dumb action films. And as always, staff picks.

In news, R.I.P. Larry Cohen, Disney gets rid of the Fox 2000 division, and a high school in New Jersey puts on a theatrical production of Alien.

Staff Picks:

April - The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie
Drea - The Invitation
Ricky - Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

With Alonso Duralde, April Wolfe, Drea Clark, and Ricky Carmona

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Pop Rocket Goes to USC to Teach the Kids Why Pop Culture Matters

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Pop Rocket

It’s the first live episode of Pop Rocket. Professor Karen Tongson invited the panel to give a lesson on why pop culture matters, with a focus on the past decade. You’ll learn what pop culture of the 2010s will last, and what culture won’t be remembered. Plus we’ll hear from some of Karen’s students, including a special jam brought to the show by Clayton. You won’t want to miss this must-listen episode!

All Abouts

Margaret: Out for Blood

Karen: Shrill

Wynter: The Fox-Disney merger

That's My Jam

Margaret: Lizzo - Cuz I Luv You

Clayton: 4 Non Blondes - What’s Up

Wynter: Beyonce feat. Frank Ocean - Superpower

Karen: Guy Branum, Karen Tongson, Margaret Wappler, Wynter Mitchell-Rohrbaugh

Did you know that you can now call and leave voicemails for the show? You can! If you want to comment on an episode, give us any feedback or just call to get advice from a panel member, the number is: (530) 237-4108

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

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Produced by Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.

Story Break #96: Pirates of the Caribbean

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Ahoy mateys! We take on a new pirate movie and even visit the new and improved ride at Disneyland! Yarr!

The JV Club Ep. 310: Carrie Poppy

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The JV Club
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Carrie Poppy

Calling all giant-cross-necklace owners and cross-legged sitters! If you’ve been waiting for a very niche episode of The JV Club made just for you, this episode with the wonderful (Host of the podcasts "Oh No Ross & Carrie" and "Hidden Mickeys") is it.

Everyone else: never fear! There’s also plenty of whale-watching-out-for, summer camp revelations, and everyone’s favorite, pig dressage.

Hosted by Janet Varney.

Edited by Julian Burrell for Maximum Fun.

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