Pop My Culture Podcast

Fred Willard ("Best In Show," "Waiting For Guffman") joins Cole and Vanessa live from SF Sketchfest to chat about the origins of Wha Happened, Star Wars, improvisation, Catherine O'Hara, DC Follies, Coney Island, Ace Trucking Company, mothers throwing away Baseball Cards, Tom Jones, calling dog shows, "Mollyball," Martin Mull and working with Christopher Guest.

Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first baseball game you can remember going to) on our website for a chance to win a comfy Pop My Culture T-Shirt and some other secret schwag!

Direct download: PMC198_Fred_Willard_SFSketchfest.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:22pm PST

Returning guests Pamela Adlon ("Louie"), Guy Branum ("Chelsea Lately"), Janet Varney ("You're The Worst") and Wayne Federman ("The Larry Sanders Show") are still at the table with Cole and Vanessa- but this time, conversation centers on the terrible things 2015 threw at us – with each person sharing their personal Worst 5 lists, this time a little more scattershot, as well as offering up a New Year’s Resolution and their “theme song” for 2015.

Leave your personal Worst 5 of 2015 on our website for a chance to win a copy of Entertainment Weekly’s The Best and Worst of 2015 issue, signed by all of our guests!

 

 

Direct download: PMC196_PopMyCork_Part2B.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:47pm PST

Returning guests Pamela Adlon ("Louie"), Guy Branum ("Chelsea Lately"), Janet Varney ("You're The Worst") and Wayne Federman ("The Larry Sanders Show") join Cole and Vanessa for part one of this special look back at the year that was 2015. Wine and conversation flow freely as each guest and the hosts navigate through personal Top 5 lists and argue the merits of their selections.

Leave your personal Top 5 of 2015 on our website for a chance to win a copy of Entertainment Weekly’s The Best and Worst of 2015 issue, signed by all of our guests! Stay tuned for Part 2 — The Worst of 2015, coming soon!

Direct download: PMC196_PopMyCork_Part1.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:02pm PST

Sarah Baker ("Louie," "Go On") joins Cole and Vanessa to chat about Saint North, movies that tanked, Mary Kate Olsen's wedding, Christopher Guest, Mascots, an Oscar bait sci-fi film, all-brown eyes, Muppets, The Kids in the Hall, puppet interns and memorizing that monologue for Louie.

Leave your answers to the firsts question (the first gift you ever received that the giver didn't QUITE get right) on our website for a chance to win a comfy Pop My Culture T-Shirt!

Direct download: PMC195-SarahBaker.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:22pm PST

Rob Huebel ("Childrens Hospital," "Transparent") joins Cole and Vanessa to chat all things Adele, the Vlassic Pickle Stork, Shark Tank, people not using microphones, safe sets, out-bonding Bond at a party, rebooting Blofeld, Respecto Montalban, Queen of Versailles, Roger Moore, wedding speeches, The Shit Show, Tom Lennon, sketch groups using video, Draft Kings Tattoos, and the professionalism of Tom Cruise.

Leave your answer to the firsts question (The first documentary that made you change or consider changing a part of your lifestyle, or that made you get involved in the cause or subject matter) on our website for a chance to win a "Childrens Hospital" Seasons 1&2 DVD signed by Rob and cast mates Rob Corddry, Lake Bell, Ken Marino, Erinn Hayes and producer Jon Stern!

Direct download: PMC194_RobHuebel.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:23pm PST

Matt Mira ("The Nerdist Podcast") joins Cole and Vanessa to chat about Spectre, Apple devices, the size of Daniel Craig, Chopped Tank, lens flares, Children of Men, 80's on 8, Starship Captains, the Genius Bar, The Olsen Twins' Christmas List, Austin Powers in Goldmember, Mr. and Mrs. Smith, and the multitude of James Bond wardrobe Matt owns and wears regularly.

Leave your answer to the Firsts question (the first spy thing you were into) on our website for a chance to win a comfy Pop My Culture T-Shirt!

Direct download: PMC193_Matt_Mira.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:22pm PST

Scott Aukerman ("Comedy Bang! Bang!" and "Mr. Show") joins Cole and Vanessa to chat about big backsides, Sacramento Theater Company, Scott's start in comedy, Nick Kroll and friends vs. zombies, Church haunted houses, Bassists that are also judges, New York Minute, timely Halloween costumes, and the difficulty of making sketches relate to one another.

Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first haunted house you went in, and if it scared you) on our website for a chance to win a Pop My Culture T-Shirt!

Direct download: PMC192_Scott_Aukerman.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:00pm PST

Lori Alan ("Spongebob Squarepants," "Family Guy") joins Cole and Vanessa to chat about Justin Bieber living like Jesus, Grease Live!, video game voice over work, Tom Kenny, Schnoopy, The Pee Wee Herman Show, The Invisible Woman, Bumble the dog, Alanis Morissette and how Lori got her start doing voices.

Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first rescue animal you adopted) on our website for a chance to win a comfy new Pop My Culture T-Shirt!

Direct download: PMC191_LoriAlan.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:11pm PST

Dee Wallace ("E.T.," "The Howling," "Cujo") joins Cole and Vanessa to chat about The Frighteners, self love, spider eyes, "The Pengi Show," Drew Barrymore's reaction to a sick E.T., St. Bernard's and egg whites, Wes Craven and BuppaLaPaloo! Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first plush animal you had) on our website for a chance to win an E.T. Blu-Ray signed by Dee!

Quick! Support Dee's Kickstarter for BuppaLaPaloo, the bear that teaches children about self love and self worth. The Kickstarter ends in the wee hours of the morning TONIGHT! Check it out at buppalapaloo.com and please help fund it! 

Direct download: PMC190_Dee_Wallace.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 4:43pm PST

Matt Kirshen ("Last Comic Standing," "Probably Science Podcast") joins Cole and Vanessa to chat about the Emmys, the Dinklage gum controversy, Tracy Morgan, Pop Pop Hubba Bubba, Heroes, The Muppets, Game of Thrones, selfies vs. sharks, Bonobos monkeys, Wesley Snipes, and a whole lot of Toms. 

Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first movie based on a book that you can remember really loving) on our website for a chance to win a signed copy of Matt's debut CD "I Guess We'll Never Know."

Thanks to our sponsor this episode, Mack Weldon! Buy some of the best underwear you'll ever own -- head to mackweldon.com and use the code POPMY to receiver 20% your first order! Seriously, this stuff is great and Cole was a customer before they came on board to support the podcast!

Direct download: PMC189_Matt_Kirshen.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:34pm PST