Pop My Culture Podcast

Ed Crasnick ("Win Ben Stein's Money," "After Lately") joins Cole and Vanessa to chat about Bill Cosby, Mike Nichols, My Favorite Year, The Tonight Show, Yarmy's Army, The Westside Comedy Theater, Shelley Berman, The Philadelphia Story, the ultimate Woody Allen movie and being live on Conan O'Brien.

 

Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first talk show you saw live, or were super into if you haven't seen one in person) on our website for a chance to win a comfy Pop My Culture T-Shirt!

Direct download: PMC166_Ed_Crasnick.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:34am PST

Michael Ironside ("Total Recall," "Starship Troopers") joins Cole and Vanessa to chat about Extraterrestrial, the comet landing, sword fighting with Christopher Lambert, being a ranking officer on Top Gun, that eaten by an anaconda guy, tough stunt work, Brittany Allen, Christian Bale's "ass problem," working with David Cronenberg, Keiko the Orca, the exploding Scanners head and Sean Connery's tab-ducking. 

 

Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first science fiction book you were into) on our website for a chance to win a Starship Troopers Blu-Ray signed by Michael!

Direct download: PMC165_Michael_Ironside.mp3
Category: -- posted at: 11:57pm PST

Mindy Cohn ("The Facts of Life," "Scooby-Doo") joins Cole and Vanessa to chat about Renee Zellweger, home phones, George Clooney, hover boards, Guardians of the Galaxy on cassette tape, Penelope Cruz, shooting in Paris and Australia, No Hook-Ups, following a crush on twitter, John Turturro, Velma's perfect day and getting discovered by Charlotte Rae.

 

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Direct download: PMC164_Mindy_Cohn.mp3
Category: -- posted at: 8:44pm PST

Pamela Adlon ("King of the Hill," "Louie") chats with Cole and Vanessa about Jan Hooks, clowns terrorizing towns, spiders, Mike Judge, Uber, Frank Welker, Rita Moreno, listening to vinyl, coming up with Bobby Hill's voice and Pamela's emergency landing with one of the Olsen Twins.

 

Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first thing you ever gave to a crush to show them that you liked them, or the first thing that they gave you) on our website for a chance to win a "Louie" Season 2 DVD signed by Pamela!

Direct download: PMC163_Pamela_Adlon.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:28am PST

 

Patrick Fischler ("Mad Men," "Lost") chats with Cole and Vanessa about True Detective Season 2, Twin Peaks, The Mannequin Man, onions, getting decked by Don Draper, donning a Dharma Initiative jump suit, movie theaters, Happy Valley, Parenthood, breaking up with Homeland and Patrick's Roadhouse!

 

Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first thing you can remember binge-watching) on our website for a chance to win a Mad Men Season 2 Blu-Ray signed by Patrick!

Direct download: PMC162_Patrick_Fischler.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:06pm PST

A special PMC live from the LAPodcast with a great panel of legendary voice actors! Dee Bradley Baker ("American Dad"), Richard Horvitz ("Invader Zim"), Maurice LaMarche ("Futurama"), Laraine Newman ("Saturday Night Live") and Janet Varney ("The Legend of Korra") join Cole and Vanessa to chat about the voice business, meeting idols, coming up with voices, unusual recording venues and even do some fun script readings as some of their iconic characters.

 

Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first time you ever performed, publicly or for family) on our website for a chance to win a poster from the event signed by the performers!

Direct download: PMC161_LegendsOfVoiceActing.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:57pm PST

Michael Showalter ("The State," "Wet Hot American Summer") joins Cole and Vanessa to chat about third boobs, cannibal restaurants, Peter Pan live, They Came Together, Sally Field, Taco Party, Guys Can Be Cat Ladies Too, Pringle, Mystery Diagnosis, and the greatest movie about cats ever.

 

Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first camp experience you ever had) on our website for a chance to win a Wet Hot American Summer DVD or a Stella Season 1 DVD set signed by Michael!

Direct download: PMC160_MichaelShowalter.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:59pm PST

Cary Elwes ("The Princess Bride," "Robin Hood: Men In Tights," "Saw," "Twister") joins Cole and Vanessa to chat about Andre the Giant, Rob Reiner's Hibachi grill, sword fighting with Bob Anderson, watching Billy Crystal work, live LACMA reads, William Goldman, Rodents of Unusual Size, Christopher Guest, Errol Flynn, Fat Albert impressions, Treasure Island and writing his new memoir!

Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first pirate-related thing you were into) on our website for a chance to win a spectacular Princess Bride poster signed by Cary!

 

Pre-order Cary's book "As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from The Making of The Princess Bride" (out October 14th from Simon & Schuster) on Amazon and follow Cary on Twitter @Cary_Elwes

Direct download: PMC159_Cary_Elwes.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 6:36pm PST

Jay Chandrasekhar ("Super Troopers," "Beerfest") talks with Cole and Vanessa about the leaked celebrity nudes, Game of Thrones, Dancing with the Stars, Fisher Stevens, the ultimate stoner comedy, making video shorts, Chicago sports, The Andy Griffith Show, swearing, the Amazon pilot "Really," and Steve Lemme's breakdancing jeans commercial.

 

Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first cruise you ever went on, and if you liked it) on our website for a chance to win a comfy new Pop My Culture T-Shirt! Be sure to check out Jay's new Amazon pilot, "Really," and vote for it! Check it out here: http://amzn.to/1qyrmeA

Direct download: PMC158_Jay_Chandrasekhar.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:50pm PST

Romy Rosemont ("Glee") and Mary Birdsong ("Reno 911!") chat with Cole and Vanessa about The Emmy's, silver jump suits, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Judy Garland, Downwardly Mobile, Bitter Party of Five, Chariots of the Gods, Party Wizards, Andy Serkis, Mickey Rourke and the Kardashians texting during a moment of silence at the VMAs.

 

Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first alien/extra terrestrial thing you were into or freaked out by) on our website for a chance to win a brand new Pop My Culture T-Shirt!

Direct download: PMC157_RomyRosemont_MaryBirdsong.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:43pm PST

Sam Richardson ("VEEP", "The Office") joins Cole and Vanessa to chat about the loss of Robin Williams, the Kardashian burglaries, TV show theme songs, TSA agentry, The Snorks, weird audition rooms, the Seinfeld legacy, Kanye West, Weird Al's chart topper, Luther, Detroit vs. Tampa Bay, NerdHQ, Noah Ritter and Cole's so-so Al Jarreau.

 

Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first action figure you can remember buying) on our website for a chance to win a comfy new Pop My Culture T-Shirt!

Direct download: PMC156_Sam_Richardson.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:53pm PST

Skeet Ulrich ("Scream," "Jericho") and Amelia Jackson-Gray ("The Campaign," "Snakes on a Train") chat with Cole and Vanessa about The Girl on the Roof, Paul Feig's Ghostbusters 3, Boyhood, Guardians of the Galaxy, Richard Linklater, the meat needle guy, 911 Facebook calls, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, David Mamet, slasher flicks, tomato baths and Skeet's refusal to read for Ang Lee!

Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first movie you remember lining up for and waiting a long time to see) on our website for a chance to win a "Scream" movie collection Blu-Ray or a "Newton Boys" DVD signed by Skeet!

Direct download: PMC155_SkeetUlrich_AmeliaJackson.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:54pm PST

Lauren Lapkus ("Orange is the New Black”, “Jurassic World”) and Chris Alvarado (Second City's Undateable) join Cole and Vanessa to chat about Comic Con, Biz Markie, breakdance battles, Freddie Prinz Jr. vs. Keifer Sutherland, Topless maids, Kyra Sedgewick, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Keanu Reeves, The Newlywed Game, The Real Housewives, binge watching, and "the cat from Puss n' Boots."

 

Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first comic strip you were into) on our website for a chance to win a comfy new Pop My Culture T-Shirt!

Direct download: PMC154_LaurenLapkus_ChrisAlvarado.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:51pm PST

Katie Findlay ("The Killing," "The Carrie Diaries") chats with Cole and Vanessa about Premature, the death of Archie, Betheny Frankel, sloths on boats, band names, Boyhood, Island of the Blue Dolphins, long working hours, Catwoman, spoilers, "cat fantasy," ballet terms, spoiling takes, Etsy stores, super powers and guarding the secret of Rosie Larsen's killer.

 

Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first Young Adult novel you can remember being into) on our website for a chance to win some promotional Premature condoms (you heard us right…condoms) signed by Katie!

Direct download: PMC153_Katie_Findlay.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:45pm PST

Erin Gibson and Bryan Safi (co-hosts of the Throwing Shade podcast) chat with Cole and Vanessa about Robin Thicke, Gary Oldman's Playboy interview, space cream, "vegan-friendly" podcasts, Biz Marquee, Harrison Ford's injury, celebrity apologies, Battle of the Network Stars, eye hairs and living troll dolls.

 

Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first time you can remember winning a cash prize) on our website for a chance to win a comfy new Pop My Culture T-Shirt!

Direct download: PMC152_ErinGibson_BryanSafi.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:30pm PST

John DiMaggio ("Adventure Time," "Futurama") chats with Cole and Vanessa about the possible Indiana Jones reboot with Robert Pattinson, celebrities buying toilet paper, Rik Mayall, Gwyneth Paltrow's moody water, voicing Bender, Tracy Morgan, The Penguins of Madagascar, Aquaman, Bob Bergen, miming phones, I Know That Voice, and Rob Paulsen's little known role in DePalma's Body Double.

Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first sugary drink you were into) on our website for a chance to win a "Jake the Dog" hat and an Adventure Time DVD signed by John!

Direct download: PMC151_John_DiMaggio3.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:01am PST

Patton Oswalt ("Ratatouille," "Young Adult") joins Cole and Vanessa for their 150th episode to chat about the upcoming summer movie season, Jaws, Godzilla, Wesley Snipes, Guardians of the Galaxy, a sunnier Spider-Man, X-Men Days of Future Past, Johnny Depp walking the floor of Comic-Con, Miracle Mile, The Green Lantern, Lupita Nyong'o, Eddie Deezen, mutants with terrible powers, Monsters, and the ever-changing arch of movie trailers.

 

Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first convention of any type that you attended) on our website popmyculturepodcast.com for a chance to win a "Ratatouille" Blu-Ray signed with Patton! 

Direct download: PMC150_Patton_Oswalt.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:07am PST

Bruce McCulloch ("The Kids in the Hall") joins Cole and Vanessa to chat about trophies, the Michael Jackson Hologram, The Black Keys, residuals, playing women, the origins of Gavin, Shadowy Men on a Shadowy Planet, Macklemore's unfortunate costume, CatSplosion, the young Rolling Stones, and Cole's lame idea for a nautical themed "Dive Bar." 

Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first instrument you ever owned, and if you ever got good at it) on our website for a chance to win a Kids in the Hall Season 2 DVD box-set signed by Bruce!

Direct download: PMC149_Bruce_McCulloch.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:25pm PST

Mackenzie Astin ("The Facts of Life," "Iron Will") joins Cole and Vanessa to chat about massive TV show cancelations, performance art, dinosaurs throwing first pitches, The Garbage Pail Kids movie, Fuzzbucket, sunday Softball, the undefined Iron Will whistle, working with Brian Cox, the big three networks, dated videos, Kita the dog, Full Metal Jacket and George Clooney's farting contest. 

 

Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first cereal you can remember buying because of a free toy inside) on our website for a chance to win a comfy Pop My Culture T-Shirt!

Direct download: PMC148_Mackenzie_Astin.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:38pm PST

John Michael Higgins ("Pitch Perfect," "Best in Show") chats with Cole and Vanessa about Seth Rogen vs. Justin Bieber, weird Craigslist ads, Hitchcock's The Birds, Disneyworld's Test Track, the Cups song, Shape Magazine, airplane film cuts, Shi Tzus, the Dartmoor Zoological Park, The Kingston Trio, Canada, being Oprah and the beauty of improv.

 

Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first choir you were a part of) on our website for a chance to win a "Best in Show" DVD signed by Michael!

Direct download: PMC147_JohnMichael_Higgins.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:35am PST

PMC 146: Stephen Root

Stephen Root ("Office Space," "Newsradio") chats with Cole and Vanessa about Colbert and Letterman, 3-year-olds trapped in a claw machine, U.S. Airways twitter fiasco, Coachella celebs appropriating cultures, Cosmos, King of the Hill, Phil Hartman, Justified, red staplers, Chock Full of Notes, Spock, Gary Cole, Fargo and improvising about married squirrels.

 

Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first adventurous thing you can remember trying at a restaurant) on our website for a chance to win an "Office Space" Blu-Ray signed by Stephen!

Direct download: PMC146_Stephen_Root.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:59am PST

Haley Joel Osment ("The Sixth Sense," "The Spoils of Babylon") joins Cole and Vanessa to chat about the How I Met Your Mother Finale, the Muppets at the El Capitain, Willie Nelson's stolen armadillo, Disney Theme Park movies, Ministry, the Entourage Movie, Kevin Smith, the Academy Awards, old theaters, Snake Island, Game of Thrones, alternative catch phrases and being safe around lions.

Leave your answer to the Firsts question (the first TV miniseries you were into) on our website for a chance to win a Sixth Sense DVD signed by Haley!

Direct download: PMC145_Haley_Joel_Osment.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:28pm PST

Andy Daly ("Review with Forrest MacNeil," "Semi-Pro") talks with Cole and Vanessa about the conscious uncoupling of Paltrow and Martin, Kanye & Kim's Vogue cover, Nick Cannon's whitefaced Connor Smallnut, brunch, Christian morning radio, riverboat gamblers, robots, unused camping equipment, coon dog cemeteries, Eastbound and Down, and Andy's bird keeping for an unusual magician.

Leave your answer to the firsts question (the fist morning radio program or radio talk show you can remember being into) on our website for a chance to win a cozy new Pop My Culture T-Shirt!

Direct download: PMC144_AndyDaly.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:19pm PST

Sarah Burns ("Enlightened," "Drunk History") joins Cole and Vanessa to chat about Ke$ha vs. Kesha, True Detective, Obama and Between Two Ferns, Pinwheel, O'Douls, Simon: The Movie, Legal Beagles, chutney, dangerous Barney activities, the Gottis, being Jen Kirkman's voice, and Sarah's truly sad day.

 

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

Direct download: PMC143_Sarah_Burns.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:24pm PST

PMC 142: Julie Brown

Julie Brown ("Earth Girls Are Easy," "Shakes the Clown") chats with Cole and Vanessa about The Oscars, Kim Novak, Adele Dazeem, montages, Courtney Cox, Hot Pocket sex, Jim O'Heir, Jeff Goldblum's acting seminar, Madonna vs. aging, the Minerva Mink voice, Clueless, Florence Henderson, Curl Up and Dye, Camp Rock, and making The Homecoming Queen's Got a Musical. 

 

Leave your answer to the Firsts question (the first biography or autobiography you were really into) on our website for a chance to win a "Clueless" DVD signed by Julie!

Direct download: PMC142_Julie_Brown.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:49pm PST

Dana Snyder ("Aqua Teen Hunger Force," "The Venture Bros.") joins Cole and Vanessa to talk the Olympics closing ceremonies, The Lego Movie, plastic surgery, Las Vegas, tentacles vs. burrowing, Bruce Dern's gambling papers, Squidbillies, Dana's love of Madea movies, voice overs at Target, Adult Swim billboards, Jim Backus, and people scattering ashes on Disneyland's The Haunted Mansion ride.

 

Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first celebrity death you can remember being affected by) on our website for a chance to win a comfy new Pop My Culture T-Shirt.

Direct download: PMC141_Dana_Snyder.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:31pm PST

PMC 140: Omar J. Dorsey

Omar J. Dorsey ("Eastbound and Down," "Rake") joins Cole and Vanessa to chat about The Superbowl, the new BK Ringo, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Ken Marino, Dumb Starbucks, Shirley Temple Black, Walton Goggins, Philip Seymour Hoffman, en epic New Orleans party, Jake The Snake Roberts, working with Quentin Tarantino, The Real Housewives of Atlanta and Shia LaBeouf's weird performance art.

Leave your answers to the firsts questions (the first Pro-Wrestling thing you were into) on our website for a chance to win a comfy Pop My Culture T-Shirt!

Direct download: PMC140_Omar_Dorsey.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:55am PST

Christine Lakin ("Step By Step") joins Cole and Vanessa to chat about the Veronica Mars movie, Shia LaBeouf, growing up in the business, on-set tutoring, skywriting, Justin Bieber (*sigh*), road trippin' with Kristen Bell and Kristen Chenoweth, musical spoofs, and constructing the perfect Garry Marshall holiday film.

Leave your answer to the Firsts question (the first dance class you ever took) on our website for a chance to win a comfy Pop My Culture T-Shirt!

Direct download: PMC139_Christine_Lakin.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:01pm PST

Josh Gondelman (stand-up comic and co-author of Twitter's Modern Seinfeld) joins Cole and Vanessa to chat about The Golden Globes, science and dragons, Diddy, Jaqueline Bisset, Seinfeld supporting players, Tough Mudder race, letter writing, American Hustle, and Jay-Z's REAL name.

Leave your answer to the Firsts question (the first time you tried stand-up, or spoke in public) on our website for a chance to win a signed copy of Josh's CD, "Everything's The Best!"

Direct download: PMC138_Josh_Gondelman.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:46am PST

Guests Dana Gould ("The Simpsons), Jim O'Heir ("Parks and Recreation"), Kevin Pollak ("The Usual Suspects") and Jodie Sweetin ("Full House") still at the table with Cole and Vanessa- but this time, conversation centers on the terrible things 2013 threw at us – with each person sharing their personal Worst 5 lists, as well as offering up a New Year’s Resolution and their “theme song” for 2013.

Leave your personal Worst 5 of 2013 on our website for a chance to win a copy of Entertainment Weekly’s The Best and Worst of 2013 issue, signed by all of our guests!

Direct download: PMC_popmycork2013-Part2.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:42am PST

Returning guests Dana Gould ("The Simpsons), Jim O'Heir ("Parks and Recreation"), Kevin Pollak ("The Usual Suspects") and Jodie Sweetin ("Full House") join Cole and Vanessa for part one of this special look back at the year that was 2013. 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 2013 on our website for a chance to win a copy of Entertainment Weekly’s The Best and Worst of 2013 issue, signed by all of our guests! Stay tuned for Part 2 — The Worst of 2013, coming soon!

Direct download: PMC_popmycork2013-Part1.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:36pm PST

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