Culture Shows

Adam Ruins Everything

First, on the Adam Ruins Everything TV show, Adam Conover broke down widespread misconceptions about everything we take for granted. Now, join Adam as he sits down with the experts and stars from the show to go into even more detail.

Latest Episode

Adam Ruins Everything Episode 47: Rachel Weil on Femicom and the Value of Preserving Classic 'Girl' Video Games

Bullseye

Bullseye is a public radio show about what's good in popular culture. With a keen editorial eye, Bullseye sifts the wheat from the chaff, and brings you hot culture picks, in-depth interviews with the most revered and revolutionary creative people and irreverent original comedy.

Bullseye is equal parts funny and fascinating. Whether you're already plugged in to the culture map, or looking for a signpost, Bullseye will keep you on target. More About Bullseye

Latest Episode

Bullseye with Jesse Thorn: Susan Orlean and Jazz singer Gregory Porter

Can I Pet Your Dog?

Every Tuesday, dog owner Allegra Ringo and dog wanter Renee Colvert talk to guests about their dogs, discuss dogs they met this week, and brief you on dogs news. They go on assignment to dog events and report back with what you need to know. If there's a dog, they're gonna pet it!

Email them at canipetyourdogpodcast@gmail.com!

Latest Episode

CIPYD 163: Easing into Halloween with Tricks & Treats

Dead Pilots Society

In Dead Pilots Society, scripts that were developed by studios and networks but were never produced are given the table reads they deserve. Starring actors you know and love from television and film, a live audience, and a good time in which no one gets notes, no one is fired, and everyone laughs. Presented by Andrew Reich (Friends; Worst Week) and Ben Blacker (The Writers Panel podcast; co-creator, Thrilling Adventure Hour).

Latest Episode

Episode 30 - Talk Nerdy to Me written by Morgan Murphy

Everything's Coming Up Simpsons

Every week, Allie Goertz and Julia Prescott interview comics, writers, animators and show creators about their favorite episode of “The Simpsons.”

Latest Episode

Everything's Coming Up Simpsons Ep. 159: The Otto Show w/ Brian Brushwood and Justin Robert Young

Friendly Fire

John Roderick, Adam Pranica and Benjamin Ahr Harrison are exploring titles from the entire history of cinema about every war, big and bigger. They discuss filmmaking, geopolitical history, nerd out about uniforms and equipment, and crack wise the entire time. To the victor go the spoiler alerts!

Latest Episode

Friendly Fire Ep 41: Von Ryan's Express

The Greatest Discovery

The Greatest Discovery is a special series about Star Trek: Discovery from the hosts of MaximumFun.org’s hit Star Trek podcast The Greatest Generation. Each Tuesday after a new episode of Discovery, Adam and Ben will recap and review the first new Trek show in over a decade. Its the unofficial, irreverent and filthy aftershow Discovery didn’t know it needed.

Latest Episode

The Greatest Discovery Ep 29: How to Fix Your Butt

The Greatest Generation

The Greatest Generation is a comedy podcast about Star Trek, beloved by everyone from people who’ve never seen an episode, to complete dorkazoids who are fluent in Klingon.

Twice a week Benjamin Ahr Harrison and Adam Pranica watch an episode of Star Trek and tell you what’s great, what’s bad, and what’s hilarious about the show they grew up loving, and still do. It’s a little bit nerdy, a lot filthy, and exposes some of Adam and Ben’s most embarrassing stories from their dorky childhoods.

Latest Episode

The Greatest Generation DS9 Ep 232: Big Commander Energy (DS9 S3E9)

Heat Rocks

Hosted by Oliver Wang and Morgan Rhodes, every episode of Heat Rocks invites a special guest to talk about a heat rock - a hot album, a scorching record. These are in-depth conversations about the albums that shape our lives.

Our guests include musicians, writers, and scholars and though we don't exclusively focus on any one genre, expect to hear about albums from the worlds of soul, hip-hop, funk, jazz, Latin and more.

New episodes every Thursday on Apple Podcasts or whatever you get your podcasts.

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Latest Episode

EP 56: Women Behaving Boldly #3: Joi on Betty Davis' "They Say I'm Different" (1974)

Inside Pop

Inside Pop is the weekly podcast that dives deep ​inside the world of pop culture. Television producers Amita Patel and Sean David Johnson bring their knowledge of the entertainment industry and their passion for pop culture to cover the stories you need to know about and care about. Together this dynamic duo brings a welcome diversity (they are African American and Indian American; Male and Female, Gay and Straight, Married and Single and wannabe residents of Sunnydale, CA and Dillon, TX) into the pop culture podcasting landscape.

Latest Episode

Inside Pop Ep. 137- Women in the Director’s Chair: A Conversation with Queen Sugar’s DeMane Davis (R)

Magic Lessons with Elizabeth Gilbert

Bestselling author Elizabeth Gilbert returns for the second season of her hit podcast MAGIC LESSONS, ready to help another batch of aspiring artists overcome their fears and create more joyfully. This year’s guest experts include Neil Gaiman, Gary Shteyngart, Amy Purdy, Michael Ian Black, Brandon Stanton, Martha Beck, and Glennon Doyle Melton.

Latest Episode

Magic Lessons Ep. 209: “Show Up Before You’re Ready” featuring Glennon Doyle Melton

Minority Korner

Stop on by Minority Korner, a new podcast, every Friday. We'll visit neighborhood korners like: good ole race korner, the gender fun korner, sexy ass LGBTQIIALMNOP (there's a lot of letters there) korner, pop culture korner, politics korner, nostalgia korner, all from the lens of these two crazy minorities. Learn. Laugh. Play... like Blue's Clues! Only... more Black, gay, and lady like.

Latest Episode

MK 150: It's A Pop Culture Parade and A Movie Review! (Nappily Ever After, Cher, Cornerstore Caroline, The Hate U Give, Dirty Money, Active Measures, Putin, Birds of Prey)

Oh No, Ross and Carrie!

Welcome to Oh No, Ross and Carrie!, the show where we don’t just report on fringe science, spirituality, and claims of the paranormal, but take part ourselves. Follow us as we join religions, undergo alternative treatments, seek out the paranormal, and always find the humor in life’s biggest mysteries. We show up - so you don’t have to. Every month we share a new investigation, along with occasional bonus interviews and updates.

Latest Episode

Ross and Carrie Synchronize With Teal Swan (Part 1): Shadow Work Edition

Pop Rocket

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.

Latest Episode

Pop Rocket Ep. 196 Bad Times at the El Royale w/Drea Clark

Reading Glasses

Do you love books? Want to learn how to make the most of your reading life? Join hosts Brea Grant and Mallory O’Meara every week as they discuss tips and tricks for reading better on Reading Glasses, a podcast designed to help you get more out of your literary experiences.

As professional creatives and mega-readers, Mallory and Brea are experts on integrating a love of reading into a busy lifestyle. Listeners will get help for bookish problems, like how to vanquish that To-Be-Read pile and organize those bookshelves. Brea and Mallory also offer advice on reader dilemmas. How do you climb out of a reading slump? How do you support authors while still getting books on the cheap? Where do you hide the bodies of the people who won’t stop talking while you’re trying to read? No matter what you read or how you read it, Reading Glasses will help you do it better.

Latest Episode

Ep 71 - Books for Halloweenies and Madeleine Roux!

Rose Buddies

The Bachelor is too dangerous a television series to try to watch alone. That's where Rose Buddies comes in: Media experts Rachel and Griffin McElroy — get this! — watch episodes of The Bachelor family of products, and then — this next part is genius — talk about them on a podcast. They'll have their erudite analysis ready for you the morning after new episodes of The Bachelor, or The Bachelorette, or Bachelor in Paradise or of whatever other hellspawn is birthed from this franchise's fertile womb.

Latest Episode

Roze Buddiez: International Date Line

Sawbones

Dr. Sydnee McElroy and her husband Justin welcome you to Sawbones: A Marital Tour of Misguided Medicine. Every Friday, they dig through the annals of medical history to uncover all the odd, weird, wrong, dumb and just gross ways we've tried to fix people over the years. Educational? You bet! Fun? We hope!

Latest Episode

Sawbones: 27 Reasons Why You Should Get Your Flu Shot

Shmanners

Join husband Travis McElroy and wife Teresa McElroy every Friday and they'll improve your etiquette week by week! Perplexed by thank you notes? Baffled by black tie? Dismayed by dinner parties? Worry no more, Shmanners has your answers! Tune in every Friday on MaximumFun.org!

Latest Episode

Retail: Grocery Store

Story Break

Story Break is a show where three Hollywood pros have one hour to turn a humble idea into cinematic gold. From pop culture to video games, breakfast cereals to board games, you'll never know where the next theoretical blockbuster movie or TV show might come from!

Latest Episode

Story Break #79: The Zybourne Clock

Switchblade Sisters

Switchblade Sisters is a new podcast providing deep cuts on genre flicks from a female perspective. Every week, film critic April Wolfe sits down with a phenomenal female film-maker to slice-and-dice a classic genre movie - horror, exploitation, sci-fi and many others! Along the way, they cover craft, the state of the industry, how films get made, and more. Mothers, lock up your sons, the Switchblade Sisters are coming!

Latest Episode

Switchblade Sisters Episode 50: 'Black Swan' with 'Jinn' Director Nijla Mu'min

Tights and Fights

Tights and Fights is the podcast that covers pro-wrestling with the sincerity and hilarity that it deserves. Every week, hosts Hal Lublin, Danielle Radford and Mike Eagle make sense of the chaos that is the world of sports-entertainment. Whether it's the latest headlines, a cultural analysis of an old angle or a debate about which wrestler has the best merch, Tights and Fights will examine every corner of the squared-circle for your enjoyment.

Latest Episode

Bonus Ep. 11: The inside story behind Mike Eagle’s match against OVW’s Shiloh Jonze

Trends Like These

Trends Like These is a weekly round-up of what's trending on social media and all over the internet. We'll prepare you to chat around the water cooler about celeb Twitter beefs, mysteriously colored dresses, flat Earth, Starbucks cups and so much more! We'll dig past the clickbait headlines to try to get to the real story! Brought to you every Friday by Travis McElroy, Brent Black and Courtney Enlow. We're real life friends talking 'bout internet trends!

Latest Episode

Facebook’s Big Big Lie, Trump Calls Stormy “Horseface,” Pete Davidson & Ariana Grande Split, Saudis Murder Journalist, Elizabeth Warren’s DNA Results, Diplomatic Pajama Cat, Cornerstore Caroline, Jason Blum Gaffe, 2020 Democratic Poll, PS4 PSA

The Turnaround

The Turnaround is a new show about our greatest living interviewers, hosted by Jesse Thorn and produced by Maximum Fun and Columbia Journalism Review. Featuring conversations with prominent interviewers about their careers and their craft, the show is a perfect resource for a new generation of storytellers and journalists. You'll hear Jesse speak with Larry King, Terry Gross, Werner Herzog, Audie Cornish, and so many more!

Latest Episode

The Turnaround with Dick Cavett

Wham Bam Pow

Wham Bam Pow is an action/scifi moviecast. Each week, host Cameron Esposito and panelists Rhea Butcher and Ricky Carmona will terminate your boredom with movie news, interviews & watch-along film reviews. It's one show to rule them all!

Latest Episode

Wham Bam Pow Ep. 112 - Sicario

Who Shot Ya?

A movie podcast that isn't just a bunch of straight white dudes. Comic Ricky Carmona is joined by critics Alonso Duralde and April Wolfe for a fast, funny flight through film. Who Shot Ya? is news, reviews and in-depth insight, beamed directly into your ears every week.

Latest Episode

Who Shot Ya? Episode 59: We Take Flight with 'First Man' and Discuss The Movies That Scared Us The Most

Wonderful!

Wonderful! is a podcast for joyful and enthusiastic people that like hearing about the passions, big and small, of other people. Each week Rachel and Griffin McElroy will talk about things they love and invite listeners to write in with their treasured items of enthusiasm. Topics may include movies, television, sports, books, drinks, eats, animals, methods of transportation, cooking implements, types of clothing, places in the world, imaginary places, fictional characters, and fonts, to name a few.

Latest Episode

Wonderful! Ep. 55: Ouchie Bravery