Guy, Margaret, and Oliver are joined by special guest, comedian and writer Jonathan Rowell to talk about Mexico and Canada’s pop culture. Sabado Gigante, Walter Mercado, You Can’t Do That On Television, Porky’s and so much more! Plus, The Pop Rocket Book Club talks all about Sleeping Giants by Sylvain Neuvel.
With Guy Branum, Oliver Wang, Margaret Wappler and guest Jonathan Rowell
That’s My Jam:
Jonathan Rowell – Donny Hathaway – We’re Still Friends (Live)
Oliver Wang – Betty Davis – Politician Man
Margaret Wappler – Feist – The Circle Married the Line
Guy Branum – Fergie – M.I.L.F.$
Each week we’ll add everyone’s jams to this handy Spotify playlist.
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Produced by Colin Anderson & Christian Dueñas for MaximumFun.org.
In this episode...
- Guy Branum
- Jonathan Rowell
- Oliver Wang
- Margaret Wappler
About the show
Pop Rocket is a high-octane weekly discussion of the culture we all love to love. Join host Guy Branum and panelists Wynter Mitchell, Karen Tongson, and Margaret Wappler for smart, funny, sometimes sweary chat about everything great in entertainment. Combining comic, journalistic, academic, and digital media expertise, the Pop Rocket team will keep you up-to-date on what’s most exciting in pop culture this week.
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