Pop My Culture Podcast

Amber Tamblyn ("Joan of Arcadia," "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants") joins Cole and Vanessa to chat about Project X gone awry, Michael Bay vs. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Marilyn Manson, poetry, her pop Russ Tamblyn, scary movies, Twin Peaks, found-footage films, Pippi Longstocking, "Paranormal Activia," soap operas, Knot's Berry Farm, lower-back breast implants, Human Centipede, dreamy Hugh Laurie, and Amber's sudden rap battle with Tyrese!

Leave your answer to the Firsts question (the first soap opera or daytime-specific program you were really into) on our website for a chance to win The Ring Blu-Ray signed by Amber!

Direct download: PMC74_Amber_Tamblyn.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:29pm PDT

John Hodgman (author of "That is All" and the resident expert on "The Daily Show") and surprise drop-in guests Aimee Mann (Oscar-nominated singer/songwriter and front woman of 'Til Tuesday) and John Roderick (singer/songwriter of Seattle indie rock outfit The Long Winters) join Cole and Vanessa at the Chateau Marmont to discuss The Hunger Games, young adult fiction, Zork, Justin Long, Battle Royale, Dick Gregory, early computers, the Tripod Trilogy, stickball fights, hobo bindles, and the anniversary of John Belushi's death in the very hotel they are recording in.

Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first computer you ever had, and what you primarily used it for) on our website for a chance to win a copy of "That is All" or "More Knowledge Than You Require" signed by our favorite deranged millionaire John Hodgman!

Direct download: PMC73_Hodgman_Mann_Roderick.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:39pm PDT

Judy Greer ("Arrested Development," "13 Going on 30") charms Cole and Vanessa and chats about Jeff Who Lives At Home, The Descendants, the extended Taco Bell menu, Bayou Billionaire, American Judy, New Orleans vs. Hawaii, the Duplass Brothers, pickled bologna, Madonna parties, re-enacting, Alexander Payne, double dutch, and the incredibly insane zombie Whitney Houston video.

Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first 80s-era band or singer you really got into) on our website for a chance to win an Arrested Development Season 1 DVD signed by Judy!

Direct download: PMC72_Judy_Greer.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:24am PDT

Fred Stoller ("Everybody Loves Raymond," "Seinfeld") goofs around with Cole and Vanessa and chats about The Oscar telecast, thrill seekers, Cirque du Soleil, Billy Crystal, Dog Day Afternoon, Dr. Demento, arm belly buttons, Hunchbacks going to college, Murphy Brown, pitching to Larry David, The Shawshank Redemption, Norm McDonald, The Wizards of Waverly Place, desert-island comics, and a bloody-finger-texting Selena Gomez.

Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first comedy or novelty song you were really into) on our website for a chance to win a pic of Fred in Dumb and Dumber and a notepad from the writer's room of Seinfeld signed by Fred!

Direct download: PMC71_Fred_Stoller.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:20am PDT