Pop My Culture Podcast
Cole, Vanessa and quick-witted podcasting king Jimmy Pardo ("Never Not Funny") talk the Game Show Congress, the Golden Globe nominations, Zac Effron's split, a passionate defense for Billy Ray Cyrus, the love of Campbell Scott, the latest Fockers installment, elevator movie reviews, early drafts of speeches, the Shakespearian Brad Pitt, the Pardcastathon, Helen Mirren's bod, [...]
Direct download: PMC30_Jimmy_Pardo.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:23pm PDT

Cole, Vanessa and sublime sketcheteer Paul Scheer ("Human Giant," "The League") talk Conan's return, Yo Gabba Gabba, Sexy Beast scenery-chewing, working with Jack McBrayer, getting fired from Meet Dave, Hot Air Balloon Cops, Cameron Diaz spoiling The Box at Comic-Con, catch phrases, Children's Hospital, the new Tron, Respecto Montalbon, Weird Al's In 3D, Titus Welliver's [...]
Direct download: PMC29_Paul_Scheer.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:59pm PDT

Cole, Vanessa and amazing actor and Aaron Sorkin-regular Joshua Malina ("Sports Night," "The West Wing") talk the new Crackle series Backwash, Bulworth, Sorkin walk n' talks, pranking Bradley Whitford, Knights of Badassdom, poker, Sarah Silverman, the Broadway Bowling League, Modern Family, Mondogate, remaking Three Amigos, pebble skin, "going a different way with it," Jon Hamm, [...]
Direct download: PMC28_Josh_Malina.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 5:29pm PDT

Cole, Vanessa, and charming character actor Alan Ruck ("Ferris Bueller's Day Off," "Spin City") talk Twister, Trekkers, learning to ride a horse, Gene Saks, My Favorite Year, Willow Smith, Jan De Bont, Barry Bostwick's sandwich, tiny Katharine Hepburn, Alan's iconic Red Wings jersey, The Grey Fox, Justified, The Expendables vs. Sex and the City, and [...]
Direct download: PMC27_Alan_Ruck.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:11pm PDT

Cole, Vanessa and the comic's comic Andy Kindler ("Last Comic Standing," "Everybody Loves Raymond") talk Modern Family, Top Hat Cleaners, Johnny Carson, drunken Charlie Sheen, Bob's Burgers, reinventing Last Comic Standing, chubby things, funny words, bedazzled sunglasses, radio DJs, Back to the Future, wise 32-year-olds, Doug Benson fan voices, vowels done the Entourage way, and [...]
Direct download: PMC26_Andy_Kindler.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 6:59pm PDT

Cole, Vanessa and writer/director/animator Savage Steve Holland and brilliant actor Curtis Armstrong ("Better Off Dead," "One Crazy Summer") talk cult movies, Clan of the Cave Bear, Banksy, Bobcat Goldthwait, the brilliance of Joe Flaherty, improvisation, EEK! The Cat, Bruce and Demi's wedding, Revenge of the Nerds, the Porky's remake, Whammys, the Flintstones, the importance of [...]
Direct download: PMC25_Holland_Armstrong.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:43pm PDT

Cole, Vanessa and super-funny siblings Randy and Jason Sklar, aka The Sklar Brothers ("Cheap Seats Without Ron Parker," and The Sklarbro Country Podcast) talk the Crackle web series Held Up, schmancy milk cud, Tony! Toni! Toné, Halloween costumes, Running Wilde, Jon Dore, the other Mark Wahlberg, the British Office, busy Tivos, Bowling Camp, Stevie Ray [...]
Direct download: PMC24_Sklar_Brothers.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 6:52am PDT

Cole, Vanessa and stand-up comedian extraordinaire Graham Elwood ("The High Road with Doug Benson," "The Comedian's Got a Boo Boo") talk Cram, The Town, making Podcasts, Justin Bieber's drum solo, Whammy, dumb executives, wearing four watches, comedyfilmnerds.com, game shows after dark, Frogguy36, landmarks in movies, Devil, seeing Star Wars twenty times in the theater, puppet [...]
Direct download: PMC23_Graham_Elwood.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:49am PDT

Cole, Vanessa, and the masterful, oft-masked actor Doug Jones ("Pan's Labyrinth," "Hellboy") talk the Webbernet, working with Guillermo del Toro, Lady GaGa, fan art, the longevity of Hocus Pocus, Buffy's "Hush" episode, learning Spanish, Gay Robot, getting drunk as Abe Sapien, passing the time during prosthetics, Hoarders, wearing meat dresses, eating fairies, Boris Karloff, Silver [...]
Direct download: PMC22_Doug_Jones.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 5:58am PDT

Cole, Vanessa and lovable comedic actor Tony Hale ("Arrested Development," "Chuck") talk The Situation, Tim Conway, awkward scientist conversations, the Arrested Development movie, ranking the Real Housewives, the Lost finale, working with Mitchell Hurwitz, salmon allergies, Just Desserts, Andy Barker P.I., angering sorceresses, puppy-producing lawns, The Walking Dead, the new Dancing With the Stars cast, [...]
Direct download: PMC21_Tony_Hale.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:22pm PDT

Cole, Vanessa, and hilarious scene-stealer Joe Lo Truglio ("The State," "Role Models") talk the upcoming Simon Pegg/Nick Frost flick Paul, landlord Tim Gunn, the new Piranha movie, My Dinner With Andre 3D, Spaghetti with Fried Bumblebees, Lifetime Television, Marley and Me, Queens of Country, Hankiefest, interest alleys, The State sketch CD, Sssssss, the 3-cent coin, [...]

Direct download: PMC20_JoeLo_Truglio.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:47pm PDT

Cole, Vanessa and our favorite mad scientist Frank Conniff (TV's Frank from "Mystery Science Theater 3000″) talk Glamour's 50 Sexiest Men, cat people, The Expendables, the Minneapolis stand-up scene, Albert Brooks, The Rockford Files reboot, the early days of MST3K, Sabrina The Teenage Witch, Kim Cattrall, spaceship rides, the writing process, Robert Pattinson's hairy wrists, [...]

Direct download: PMC19_Frank_Conniff.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:14am PDT

Cole, Vanessa and original "Not Ready For Primetime Player" Laraine Newman ("Saturday Night Live," "Metalocalypse") talk Lilo's jail sentence, the real Bob Vila, the world of voiceover, Katherine Hepburn impressions, french horn-playing handymen, rebellious teenagers, the early days of SNL, Fozzie Bear, sexual attraction to juniper trees, The Groundlings, eternal coolots, and Vanessa's perceived poor [...]
Direct download: PMC18_Laraine_Newman.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 6:44pm PDT

Cole, Vanessa and stand-up comedian and Twitter king Rob Delaney talk Graham Linehan, alopecia, Elton John, Boston accents, Twitter mood maps, Favstar, Inception, singing the National Anthem, Rock Band, Katy Perry, the infamous Comic Con stabbing, Witstream, Devil in the White City, white guys with dreadlocks, remote-controlled Voltron, Joan Rivers, and Rob's obsession with Slayer. [...]
Direct download: PMC17_Rob_Delaney.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:43pm PDT

Cole, Vanessa and master improviser Michael Hitchcock ("Waiting for Guffman," "Best in Show") talk Celebrity Rehab, working with Christopher Guest, having a "jacuzze," The Room, McRibs, Troll 2, The Groundlings, watching extras, Glee, sailor uniforms, Party of Five, the Turtle Man, Judge Judy, childhood marionettes, Flash Mountain, House Arrest, and Michael's startling discovery on Google. [...]
Direct download: PMC16_Michael_Hitchcock.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:39am PDT

Cole, Vanessa and movie riffing royalty Michael J. Nelson, Kevin Murphy and Bill Corbett ("Mystery Science Theater 3000," RiffTrax.com) talk The Dark Knight, slave Leias, casting The Hulk, helicopter flicks, Tom Waits and Shania Twain mashups, the demise of Blockbuster, favorite Road House lines, unusual Halloween costumes, Fat Mama, spirit gum, Tron guy, sad vuvuzelas, [...]
Direct download: PMC15_Nelson_Murphy_Corbett.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:51pm PDT

Cole, Vanessa and their favorite television physics nerd Simon Helberg ("The Big Bang Theory," "Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog") talk Emmy snubs, a 3D Captain Ron remake, Tony Shalhoub, the Dr. Horrible sequel, wet underwear, Comic-Con, the Real Housewives, weird heart attack commercials, Hong Kong Phooey, owning physical CDs, the end of the internet, The TV [...]
Direct download: PMC14_Simon_Helberg.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:44pm PDT

Cole, Vanessa and the incredibly tall and equally hilarious Matthew Lillard ("Scream," "Scooby-Doo") talk the state of the film industry, merkins, Joan Rivers, Phantom vs. Les Mis, Hackers, Kenny Rogers, writing soup letters, Joan Embry internships, the upcoming Scream sequel, scary movies, the Human Centipede, Madisonsfoundation.org, writing a surf musical, and Cole and Matthew's Shaggy-off. [...]
Direct download: PMC13_Matthew_Lillard.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 6:29pm PDT

Cole, Vanessa and television staple Cristine Rose ("Heroes," "How I Met Your Mother") talk sweaty glows, Angela Petrelli, So You Think You Can Dance, the writers strike, Pushing Daisies, Maggie Smith, playing Jackie Kennedy, Picket Fences, Toy Story 3, the Ferris Bueller TV show, ghost cops, disco, Ishtar, Todd Oldham, The Biggest Loser, Hoot hooting, [...]
Direct download: PMC12_Cristine_Rose.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:59pm PDT

Cole, Vanessa and TWO amazing guests-Oscar Nunez ("The Office") and Danny Pudi ("Community") chat in front of a live audience in Aspen, Colorado about Stephen Seagal, Willow, paintball specialists, groping, Galarraga's perfect game, Donald Glover for Spiderman, velvet improvisers, Jaden Smith, proud prominent noses, missing q-tips, gypsy Burt Reynolds, and things that are shit hot. [...]
Direct download: PMC011_OscarNunez_DannyPudi.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:58pm PDT

Cole, Vanessa and sketch pro Mo Collins ("MadTv," "Arrested Development") talk podcasting crickets, Sandy Bullock, skit vs. sketch, Parenthood, unusual awards, Carol Burnett, the Strawberry Shortcake doll smell, teenage bands, sparkly vampires and zombies, odd fetishes, Lorrainisms, Betty White, popsicle stick jokes, Bazooka Joe comics, and boxes full of poop.  
Direct download: PMC10_Mo_Collins.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:18pm PDT

Cole, Vanessa and adorable Linda Cardellini ("Freaks and Geeks," "E.R.") talk jeggings, Bieber Fever, Ewe Tube, sex tapes, the American Idol finale, Nancy Grace, Brett Michaels, Top Chef Masters, satellite radio, Snapitude, unicorns, Precious, Scooby Doo, the Burger King from Back to the Future, and the importance of Dead Man On Campus' Guy #2.  
Direct download: PMC09_Linda_Cardellini.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:49am PDT

Cole, Vanessa and hilarious gentleman comic Paul F. Tompkins ("Best Week Ever," "Mr. Show with Bob and David") talk tattoos, twitter wars, Kid Nation, Law & Order, riverboat gamblers, Lindsay Lohan, There Will Be Blood, flippers, The Pacific, invisible sound guys, Morgan Spurlock Food Detective, Treme, The Philly Fanatic, broadcasting in a leafblower, and what [...]
Direct download: PMC08_Paul_F_Tompkins.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:30am PDT

Cole, Vanessa and 80s/90s teen flick icon Keith Coogan ("Adventures in Babysitting," "Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead") talk weepy Disney films, Iron Man 2, meta filmmaking, Hiding Out's pedophilia, Canadian child doubles, The Waltons, Just the Ten of Us, the Monologue a Day Project, John Cusack's fascination with Cassiopeia, stripping babysitters, 6th grade rock [...]
Direct download: PMC07_Keith_Coogan.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:45pm PDT

Cole, Vanessa and the handsome, hilarious Mather Zickel (“Rachel Getting Married,” “Reno 911!”) talk Dungeons & Dragons, Bubo, the Smurfs Movie, anal media, heavenly bunk-beds, Critters 2, 3D, Joe Estevez, Roger Corman, the Janekasaurus, and Mather’s set-lifted wardrobe.  
Direct download: PMC06_Mather_Zickel.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:28pm PDT

Cole, Vanessa and our favorite Nerdist Chris Hardwick ("Web Soup," "Singled Out") talk Tron, the iPad, remaking Fletch, the Disney Vault, getting naked for Steven Seagal, Lode Runner, Hufflepuff, foul-mouthed kids, Dave Coulier, the Hollywood Squares, demeaning commercial auditions and a super-extreme version of Apple Care.  
Direct download: PMC05_Chris_Hardwick.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 6:43pm PDT

Cole, Vanessa, and the dream captain of Vanessa’s heart Bobby Campo ("Final Destination," "Legally Blondes," Vanessa’s Fantasies…) talk comics, horror movies, Teen Witch, more Teen Witch, Sookie’s Sexuality, Snow Caps, cougars, Lollapalooza, humiliating blue cat mascot outfits, Risk, and much more...and they did it all while trying to talk through the incredibly thick sexual tension [...]
Direct download: PMC04_Bobby_Campo.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:42am PDT

Cole, Vanessa and lovely, lovely, lovely guest Deanna Russo ("Knight Rider," "Gossip Girl") talk terrariums, Jesse James, Brotherhoodies, Cloris Leachman, fan K.I.T.T. creations, Carlton Cuse, the night of 140 Tweets, Breaking Bad, @ signs, making eye contact with Richard Simmons, horse appendages, verbal nodding, sounding smart, and Cole's ridiculously literal t-shirt.  
Direct download: PMC03_Deanna_Russo.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 6:58pm PDT

Cole, Vanessa and special guest Janet Varney ("Dinner and a Movie," "Entourage") talk Corey Haim, celebrity crushes, the biosphere, shirtless saxophone solos, Dan Fielding's wardrobe, Little Man Tate, and Andie MacDowell's "acting."  
Direct download: PMC02_Janet_Varney.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:39am PDT

Cole, Vanessa and special guest Samm Levine ("Freaks and Geeks," "Inglourious Basterds") talk Oscars, unobtainium, dancing Buzz Aldrin, measurement beans, Paris rooftops and Vanessa's unhealthy obsession with Zac Efron. Let us know what you think in the comments (that's like a modern day "suggestion box" for you old timers. But hey, listening to a "podcast" [...]
Direct download: PMC01_Samm_Levine.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 4:58pm PDT

Introducing the Pop My Culture Theme Song! First Full Episode coming soon!!
Direct download: popmyculture_theme.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:19am PDT