Episode 7: 50 Shades, SNL, and Social Media

Episode 7

17th February 2015

50 Shades, SNL at 40 and Social Media. With Guy Branum, Wynter Mitchell, Oliver Wang and Margaret Wappler.

Episode notes

This week we’re all about 50 Shades, Jupiter Ascending and SNL at 40. We’ll have a conversation about social media in which Guy explains how it can tickle the “witch-hunty part of your brain” and finish up with a selection of everyone’s jams of the moment.

With Guy Branum, Wynter Mitchell, Oliver Wang and Margaret Wappler.

That’s My Jam:

Wynter MitchellKnow Yourself by Drake
Oliver WangDedicated to the One I Love by The Shirelles
Margaret WapplerYou Don’t Own Me by Lesley Gore
Guy BranumThe return of Girl Scout Cookies.

Each week we’ll add everyone’s jams to this handy Spotify playlist.

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In this episode...


  • Wynter Mitchell
  • Guy Branum
  • Margaret Wappler
  • Oliver Wang

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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