This week’s show is a double dose of schadenfreude!
The gang compares the dueling documentaries Hulu’s “Fyre Fraud” and Netflix’s “Fyre,” which tell different versions of the tropical shit show that landed its mastermind Billy McFarland behind bars.
Wynter is all about Crashing and True Detective.
Margaret is all about the memoir Love and Trouble: A Midlife Reckoning by Claire Dederer, who you may recognize from her article in the Paris Review What Do We Do with the Art of Monstrous Men.
Karen is all about CATWALK: Tales from the Cat Show Circuit on Netflix, and the rivalry between a “well-muscled” Turkish Angora named Bobby, and a voluminous Red Persian named Oh La La.
Guy is all about Sex Education on Netflix.
That’s My Jam
Wynter: Phil Collins – I’m Not Moving (Idjut Boys remix)
Karen: Queen – Play the Game
Margaret: ROSALÍA – MALAMENTE
Guy: Mark Ronson (feat. Miley Cyrus – Nothing Breaks Like a Heart
With Guy Branum, Karen Tongson, Margaret Wappler, Wynter Mitchell-Rohrbaugh
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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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