Pop My Culture Podcast
Phil LaMarr ("Pulp Fiction," "Madtv") goofs off with Cole and Vanessa and chats about working with Tarantino, People's Sexiest Man Alive, The Descendants, the sorting hat, going to Broadway, The Groundlings, the Mr. T. cartoon, the Pirates of the Caribbean ride, Morgan Freeman, Detective Comics, a steady stream of turkey, the lost Matrix scenes, Marvin's [...]
Direct download: PMC62_Phil_Lamarr.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:30pm PDT

Ethan Suplee ("My Name is Earl," "Mallrats") chats with Cole and Vanessa on their first podcast with the Nerdist network about Boy Meets World, neverending Risk games, Settlers of Catan, D&D, sad Bowie stories, Greg Garcia, looking for aliens, Remember the Titans, playing a skinhead, Without a Paddle fights, making videos with Jack White, the [...]
Direct download: PMC61_Ethan_Suplee.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 4:33am PDT

Dave Anthony and Greg Behrendt from the Walking The Room Podcast stop by to chat with Cole and Vanessa about the art of retweeting, Jack and Jill, The Hunger Games, ranking overrated bands, the Duggars, the coining of the term Zombie, celebrity peeing, snot skin, Cameron Diaz, Mr. Catpoop, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, [...]
Direct download: PMC60_Anthony_Behrendt.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 4:12pm PDT

Meredith Salenger ("The Journey of Natty Gann," "Dream a Little Dream") joins Cole and Vanessa to talk about twitter stalking, Brett Ratner, suing Kim Kardashian, The Muppets, kissing John Cusack, hanging with Harry Dean Stanton, virgin daiquiris, fan sites, Melancholia, Corey Feldman's MJ moves, working with a wolf, Seth Myers' unheralded extra work, River Phoenix, [...]
Direct download: PMC59_Meredith_Salenger.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 6:21pm PDT

Fred Dekker (writer/director of "The Monster Squad" and "Night of the Creeps") stops by for this Halloween episode with Cole and Vanessa to chat about Lindsay Lohan, Estate of Panic, the true nature of game shows, Shane Black, the "Pad o' Guys," George A. Romero, UFO spottin' Billy Ray Cyrus, James Bond, Monty Python, scary [...]
Direct download: PMC58_Fred_Dekker.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:36pm PDT

Tom Lenk and Adam Busch (Andrew and Warren from "Buffy the Vampire Slayer") stop by to chat with Cole and Vanessa about Project Runway, Paula Deen's butter-flavored lip balm, the Sonic Youth split, sleeping Belafonte, Frydaddies, Drones, Milli Vanilli, cassingles, Tim Gunn's new catchphrases, faked radio kidnappings, The Dali Lama vs. Steven Seagal, Common Rotation, [...]
Direct download: PMC57_Lenk_Busch.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 6:39pm PDT

Jonathan Silverman ("Weekend at Bernie's," "Brighton Beach Memoirs") joins Cole and Vanessa to talk Steve Jobs, Neil Simon, The Addams Family Musical, Mark Rylance, The X Factor, The Playboy Club, Long Island Medium, Top Shot, working with Jack Lemmon, Gene Saks, Beverly Hills High, favorite film nametags, Little Big League, NBC cross-over night, spooky Halloween [...]
Direct download: PMC56_Jonathan_Silverman.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 6:04pm PDT

Matt Berry and Rich Fulcher ("The Mighty Boosh," "Snuff Box") join Cole and Vanessa to talk sketch shows, Drive, sex vs. violence, Garth Marenghi's Dark Place, Snow White & The Huntsman, the end of All My Children, unusual racehorses, skin suits, hard-to-obtain DVDs, cash-filled briefcases, booger collections, an unusual new Bill Cosby show, David Bowie, [...]
Direct download: PMC55_Berry_Fulcher.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:50pm PDT

Cole, Vanessa and comedic actress extraordinaire Julia Duffy ("Newhart," "Designing Women") talk Toddlers and Tiaras, comedy phone calls, the Mohos, working with George Clooney, Baby Talk, Wizards and Warriors, the final Entourage, Local Hero, The Love Boat, the Coen Brothers, movies vs. theater, applesauce, Love of Life, technology, embarrassing commercials, and where the Newhart gang [...]
Direct download: PMC54_Julia_Duffy.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:26pm PDT

Cole and Vanessa are joined by iconic music video auteur Nigel Dick (director of over 300 music videos-by Britney Spears, Oasis, Guns N' Roses, Paul McCartney, Backstreet Boys, Celine Dion, Cher, Cheap Trick, Def Leppard, The Pussycat Dolls, Nickelback, R.E.M., Leann Rimes, Barry Manilow, Jessica Simpson, Elton John, Sheryl Crow, Mandy Moore, Kenny Loggins, David [...]
Direct download: PMC53_Nigel_Dick.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 5:39am PDT

Cole, Vanessa and the fellas from the hit comedy podcast Superego (Matt Gourley, Jeremy Carter and Mark McConville) talk the VMAs, Dancing With the Stars, Dance Moms, Beyonce's crazy pregnancy reveal, the future, Channel 101, Chazz Bono, Nancy Grace, Bond Girls, Megaforce, single dads, GaGa's stupid new character, dog lovers, skin goatees, skinny Jonah Hill, [...]
Direct download: PMC52_Super_Ego.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:28pm PDT

Cole, Vanessa and the charming Rider Strong ("Boy Meets World," "Cabin Fever") talk Disneyland secrets, Breaking Bad, the Glee 3D fiasco, the late Kate Plus 8, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Les Miserables, role-playing, Pepper Dennis, Attack the Block, There Will Be Blood Reboots, Fraggle Bits, Steven Segal, The Dungeon Master, gore vs. [...]
Direct download: PMC51_Rider_Strong.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 6:15pm PDT

Cole, Vanessa and the stunning Emma Caulfield ("Buffy The Vampire Slayer," "Bandwagon") talk bunnies, the Teen Choice Awards, TiMER,  a new Lifetime Movie, comic books, Sci-Fi, the JLo/Marc Anthony split, Cash Cab, True Blood, Ripped, The Land of the Lost, Truckbeef, mysterious lotteries, Tubie, hubs and clouds, and Emma's crazy cool Kickstarter reward. Leave your [...]
Direct download: PMC50_Emma_Caulfield.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:55pm PDT

Cole, Vanessa and our favorite wise-cracking uncle Dave Coulier ("Full House," "America's Funniest People") talk the origin of Cut It Out, Skating with Celebrities and Nancy Kerrigan, The Olsen Twins, rooming with Bob Saget, Jim Henson, a new booger sitcom, Brecht, Out of Control, Bernie Brillstein, the Bure Brothers, clean stand-up, The Jackalope, Santana Claus, [...]
Direct download: PMC49_Dave_Coulier.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:15am PDT

Cole, Vanessa and quintessential '80s teen bully William Zabka ("The Karate Kid," "Back to School") talk the Roast of Charlie Sheen, the Academy Award nominated short Most, Rodney Dangerfield's diving double, tongue razorblades, No More Kings' Sweep The Leg video, HFF (Hold For Francis), high school drama teachers, European Vacation, reading for Johnny, Tank Girl, [...]
Direct download: PMC48_William_Zabka.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 5:22pm PDT

Cole, Vanessa and voice-acting king Rob Paulsen ("Animaniacs," "Pinky and the Brain") talk the Efron/Tisdale kiss, Transformers 3, Shy Beef, Joey Chestnut and competitive eaters, Parisian things, playing at Joe Louis with Mr. Hockey, the Chuck Norris Trophy, Frank Welker, Man vs. Food, Dick Beals' book upsell, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, voicing Carl Wheezer, Michael [...]
Direct download: PMC47_Rob_Paulsen.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:27pm PDT

Cole, Vanessa, and our favorite Usual Suspect Kevin Pollak ("Casino," "A Few Good Men," and "Kevin Pollak's Chat Show") talk Game of Thrones, Ryan Dunn vs. Roger Ebert, Doug Hutchison's craddle robbing, poker, meeting William Shatner, an Oscar party with Lemmon & Matthau, Hugh Hefner, keys to doing impressions, chunky Prefontaine, the Million Dollar Mystery [...]
Direct download: PMC46_Kevin_Pollak.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:53am PDT

Cole, Vanessa and our favorite film frau Mindy Sterling ("Austin Powers," "Drop Dead Gorgeous") talk Toddlers and Tiaras, Super 8, Weinergate, The Groundlings, So You Think You Can Dance, iCarly, DeNiro vs. Streep, improv films, jungle cartoons, America's Next Top Model, our celebrity doppelgangers, Midnight in Paris, Tracy Morgan's rant, the real Ringo Starr, butchering [...]

Direct download: PMC45_Mindy_Sterling.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 6:30pm PDT

Cole, Vanessa and original Satellite of Love-er J. Elvis Weinstein ("Mystery Science Theater 3000," "Freaks and Geeks") talk summer movies, Thor, the Hangover II letdown, Home Ec., the final Oprah show, SNL vs. SCTV, a new Lifetime show, America's Funniest Home Videos, Cowboys and Aliens, Prince, the riffing writing process, horrendous shop class accidents, Beers [...]

Direct download: PMC44_J_Elvis_Weinstein.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 5:23pm PDT

Cole, Vanessa and our favorite returning gentleman humorist Paul F. Tompkins ("The Paul F. Tompkast," "Best Week Ever") talk lots of American Idol, some college, Lars Von Trier, the Arnold Schwarzenegger fiasco, The Rapture, Scotty's weird mic holding technique, The Brothers Grimm, Bridesmaids, So You Think You Can Dance, participation trophies, Fargo vs. The Big [...]
Direct download: PMC43_Paul_F_Tompkins.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:24pm PDT

Cole, Vanessa and the dynamic musical comedy duo Garfunkel & Oates (Riki Lindhome & Kate Micucci) talk vanity plates, Odyssey of the Mind, blue snowsuits, the White House Correspondents Dinner, Famous Food, Bristol Palin's face work, The Olive Garden, the premiere of PMC Thunderdome, Glee duets, ABC's old school TGIF, the Just the Ten of [...]
Direct download: PMC42_Garfunkel_Oates.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:10pm PDT

Cole, Vanessa and the hilarious Thomas Lennon ("The State," "Reno 911!") talk The Royal Wedding, Beefaroni, The X-Files, the firefly from The Princess and the Frog, texts from Zac Efron, the Black Eyed Peas, Morrissey vs. Kerouac, Medium Head Group, Ren Faire, Rollerhounds, call-in guests, accidental fingerings, Prince Charles' infamous quote, Franzia, and memories of [...]
Direct download: PMC41_Thomas_Lennon.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 4:14pm PDT

Cole, Vanessa and the wryly funny Brice Beckham (Wesley from "Mr. Belvedere") talk the San Diego Chicken, Lady GaGa vs. Weird Al, Game of Thrones, Robert Goulet, debunking Belvedere myths, Brocktune, Drama 3/4 Productions, Dune characters, humorless Prince, being too dark for Spike & Mike, unusual musicals, pranking the Pres, Leon Redbone, molestisodes, and the [...]
Direct download: PMC40_Brice_Beckham.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:58pm PDT

Cole, Vanessa and the lovely and hilarious Casey Wilson ("Saturday Night Live," "Happy Endings") talk Real Housewives, Stella Adler, Jacob Lusk's man-in-the-mirror statement, karaoke, meeting Lorne Michaels, The Governator cartoon, baby filmmakers, cowboys vs. ballplayers, the musical Cats, accents, stage moms, extreme Idol contestants, Russell Brand overload, and Vanessa and Casey's bonding moment over one [...]
Direct download: PMC39_Casey_Wilson.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 6:04pm PDT

Cole, Vanessa and four terrific cast members from the beloved series "Freaks & Geeks"-Samm Levine (Neil Schweiber), Sarah Hagan (Millie Kentner), Natasha Melnick (Cindy Sanders), and Steve Bannos (Mr. Kowchevski) talk American Idol, fireplace wasps, tailoring emergencies, Jennifer Hudson's Oscar, the Black Swanstroversy, The Missing Bus episode, James Franco's insane behavior, sideshow freaks vs. math [...]

Direct download: PMC38_Freaks_and_Geeks.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 6:25pm PDT

Cole, Vanessa and some of the outstanding cast of The Thrilling Adventure Hour-writers Ben Acker and Ben Blacker, and actors Marc Evan Jackson ("Funny or Die Presents..."), Colin Hanks ("The Good Guys") and James Urbaniak ("The Venture Bros.")-talk insensitive Twittering, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, The Real Housewives, Drones, KWOD 106.5, The Bachelor, Racehorses vs [...]
Direct download: PMC37_Thrilling_Adventure.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 6:01pm PDT

Cole, Vanessa and the hosts of The Longshot Podcast (Sean Conroy, Eddie Pepitone, Jamie Flam and Amber Kenny) talk the Robocop statue, Rebecca Gayheart "trivia," Celebrity Apprentice, Death Metal, LA moments, Jon Cryer, Jose Canseco impressions, monkey sex, Celine Dion, putting Gary Busey in charge of anything, personal-space-invading Leonardo DiCaprio, new Broadway musicals and Eddie's [...]
Direct download: PMC36_The_Long_Shot.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:48pm PDT

Cole, Vanessa and cinema's quintessential nerd Eddie Deezen ("Grease," "Midnight Madness") talk Robert Zemeckis, motion-capture technology, I Wanna Hold Your Hand, Diablo Cody, Spielberg's 1941, Wendy Jo Sperber, Critters 2, playing a bully in Laserblast, the Marx Brothers, Star Trek or cuisine, time-traveling with The Beatles, Warner Brothers vs. Disney cartoons, Stephen Furst, Cameron Diaz [...]

Direct download: PMC35_EddieDeezen.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 4:04pm PDT

Cole, Vanessa and funny, friendly giant Steve Agee ("The Sarah Silverman Program") talk the Oscars, Justin Beiber in 3D, retro iPhone apps, Manpile vs. Goober, progressive rock and fantasy novels, Lindsay Lohan's impending jail sentence, Degrassi, bubble skin, a fantasy new Tony Danza sitcom, Rascal Flatts, Banksy's takeover of Los Angeles, Arcade Fire, Lady GaGa's [...]
Direct download: PMC34_Steve_Agee.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:05pm PDT

Cole, Vanessa and writer/director/stand-up extraordinaire Bobcat Goldthwait ("World's Greatest Dad," "Police Academy 2-4″) talk Snapped, phoning it in, Tarzan vs. Cheetah, Black Eyed Peas, The Kinks, montages, Bozo the clown, the difference between hobos and bums, Perez Hilton, Grover and Elmo, Clooney for a day, re-enacting, being tongue-tied around Elvis Costello, peaceful gun ranges, and [...]

Direct download: PMC33_BobCat.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:56pm PDT

Cole, Vanessa and the incredible Bob Odenkirk ("Mr. Show," "Breaking Bad") take the stage live at SF Sketchfest, the San Francisco Comedy Festival and talk TLC shows, Middle Earth, mudmen, the writing process, Judy Tenuta, Spider Man: Turn Off the Dark, Ashton Kutcher movies, hockey players, Bryan Cranston, The Critic's Choice Awards, Cupcake Wars, the [...]
Direct download: PMC32_Bob_Odenkirk.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:19pm PDT

Simon Helberg, Samm Levine, Danny Pudi, Deanna Russo and Janet Varney Cole, Vanessa, and five fantastic returning guests-Simon Helberg (The Big Bang Theory), Samm Levine (Freaks and Geeks), Danny Pudi (Community), Deanna Russo (Knight Rider), and Janet Varney (Dinner and a Movie)-talk about their favorite and least-favorite things of 2010 in this high-spirited and, uh, [...]
Direct download: PMC32_PopMyCork_Part2.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:49am PDT

Simon Helberg, Samm Levine, Danny Pudi, Deanna Russo and Janet Varney Cole, Vanessa, and five fantastic returning guests-Simon Helberg (The Big Bang Theory), Samm Levine (Freaks and Geeks), Danny Pudi (Community), Deanna Russo (Knight Rider), and Janet Varney (Dinner and a Movie)-talk about their favorite and least-favorite things of 2010 in this high-spirited and, uh, [...]

Direct download: PMC31_PopMyCork_Part1.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:46am PDT