**SPOILER ALERT! KAREN TONGSON REVEALS THE WINNER OF THE 2006 COOK ISLANDS SEASON OF SURVIVOR. YOU’VE BEEN WARNED**
This week on Pop Rocket, the gang talks about the lazy hazy days of summer. The amount of content that is released during the spring months slows down as summer moves on. But what shows did we miss when we were devouring the big springtime hits like The Handmaid’s Tale, Big Little Lies and Master of None? Guy talks about the Oprah network soap opera Greenleaf, and his obsession with past seasons of Survivor. Margaret is diving into the true crime genre and watching The Keepers, a 7 part docuseries on Netflix. Karen’s love of everything 80’s comes through in her recommendation of AMC’s Halt and Catch Fire. At the top of the show, Margaret brings up the latest Bill Maher controversy, and the panel have a conversation about gender, race, and the inability for some comedians to create respectful content in 2017. Plus, we get some solid jam recommendations from the gang, just in time for summer.
Guy Branum, Karen Tongson, and Margaret Wappler
Margaret Wappler – Inara George – Genius
Karen Tongson – Erasure – Chains of Love
Guy Branum – Little Mix – Shout Out To My Ex
Each week we’ll add everyone’s jams to this handy Spotify playlist.
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Symone Sanders and Ice Cube on Real Time with Bill Maher
Produced by Christian Dueñas and Kara Hart for MaximumFun.org.
In this episode...
- Guy Branum
- Karen Tongson
- 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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