Pop Rocket’s come early this week! Alonso Duralde guest hosts for this, our second week of the MaxFunDrive. The deadline for supporting this show is fast upon us, so if you haven’t yet become a new or upgrading member, do it now! Go to our donation page.
You can donate while listening to this special Thursday edition of the show. This episode has something for everyone–sapphic sisters, metal heads, Hallmark Channel enthusiasts and, of course, horror buffs.
One note of caution: There are spoilers, so if you haven’t yet seen Us, and you want to see it before learning about any of its twists and turns, you should skip the discussion. If you HAVE seen it, brace yourself for the in-depth discussion. Does this movie live up to its hype? Is the symbolism in the movie effective? Why does Wynter think she has to watch it again? These questions, and more, will be answered.
Karen is all about
Scary Spice Mel B’s confession that she hooked up with Ginger Spice, Geri Halliwell
Alonso is all about Hallmark hiring the hosts of the Hallmark podcast
The Bubbly Sesh
Wynter is all about the Netflix Mötley Crüe biopic The Dirt
That’s My Jam
Margaret: James Blake – Power On
Alonso: XTC – The Wheel and the Maypole
Wynter: Lil Nas X – Old Town Road
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In this episode...
- Alonso Duralde
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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