This week, the gang sits down with LA Times film critic, Tre’vell Anderson to talk about the LGBTQ film festival, Outfest! Guy, Margaret, and Karen discuss the documentary Chavela, Wynter gives her take on the Icelandic thriller Rift, and Tre’vell talks about the Ferguson documentary Whose Streets.
Plus, a special announcement for you Rocketeers! We’re opening up Jumbotrons for Pop Rocket. If you ever wanted to have YOUR message read on the show, well now is your chance! Just go to maximumfun.org/jumbotron and click on Pop Rocket.
Next week is the Pop Rocket Summer Book Club episode so if you haven’t purchased your copy of Parable of the Sower, you can get it HERE
Margaret Wappler – Imperial Teen – Our Time
Karen Tongson – Carly Rae Jepsen – Cut to the Feeling
Wynter Mitchell – Katy Perry – Tsunami
Guy Branum – The Walker Brothers – The Sun Ain’t Gonna Shine Anymore
Tre’vell Anderson Todrick Hall ft. Bob the Drag Queen – Wrong Bitch
Each week we’ll add everyone’s jams to this handy Spotify playlist.
In this episode...
- Guy Branum
- Margaret Wappler
- Karen Tongson
- Wynter Mitchell
- Tre'vell Anderson
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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