Guy and Margaret talk about favourite duets, stand-up comedy and the best books from the past year and coming up in 2016. Plus producer Christian Dueñas drops by the studio to talk about video games.
With Guy Branum, Wynter Mitchell, Oliver Wang and Margaret Wappler.
Books Margaret’s excited about in 2016:
All the Single Ladies, Rebecca Traister (Mar. 1)
How to be a Person in the World, Heather Havrilesky (July 12)
A Mother’s Reckoning, Sue Klebold (Feb 16)
Imagine Me Gone, Adam Haslett (May 3)
The Underground Railroad, Colson Whitehead (Sept. 6)
Don DeLillo, Zero K (May)
Eligible, Curtis Sittenfeld (Apr. 19)
Innocents and Others, Dana Spiotta (Mar. 8)
The Wangs vs. The World, Jade Chang (Oct. 4)
Fine, Fine, Fine, Fine, Fine by Diane Williams
And Again by Jessica Chiarella
That’s My Jam:
Margaret Wappler – Hotel California by The Eagles
Guy Branum – No Rights No Wrongs by Jess Glynne
Each week we’ll add everyone’s jams to this handy Spotify playlist.
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In this episode...
- Guy Branum
- Margaret Wappler
- Christian Dueñas
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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