This week, Guy and the gang talk about awards season and give some Oscar predictions! How will awards shows change in the #metoo era? Are we all tired of obvious Oscar bait? WHY DO THE GRAMMYS EXIST?! Plus, Karen catches up on Downton Abbey, Wynter discusses Black Mirror, Margaret loves Amazon’s Rose Parade show, and Guy argues on Facebook about Call Me By Your Name.
With Guy Branum, Wynter Mitchell, Karen Tongson and Margaret Wappler.
That’s My Jam:
Margaret Wappler – Jonny Greenwood – House of Woodcock
Karen Tongson – Japanese Breakfast – Machinist
Wynter Mitchell – ABBA – Happy New Year
Guy Branum – Curtiss Maldoon – Sepheryn (Ray of Light)
Each week we’ll add everyone’s jams to this handy Spotify playlist.
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Produced by Christian Dueñas for MaximumFun.org.
In this episode...
- Guy Branum
- Margaret Wappler
- Wynter Mitchell
- Karen Tongson
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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