Pop My Culture Podcast

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

Paul Brittain ("Saturday Night Live") joins Cole and Vanessa to chat about Stephen Colbert, the melodica, Apple's new pencil, low stake pranks, breaking down and assembling sets quickly at SNL, IO Chicago, Sex Ed Vincent, squirts vs. splats, stand up on TV and Paul's uncle Bob Newhart. 

 

Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first injury that either landed you in the hospital or left you with a scar) on our website for a chance to win a comfy new Pop My Culture T-Shirt!

Direct download: PMC188_Paul_Brittain.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:44am PST

Wayne Federman ("The Larry Sanders Show") and sub co-host Jaime Fox ("Kevin Pollak's Chat Show") join Cole to chat about The Fat Jew's aggregated content, Tracy Morgan's return to SNL, Norm McDonald becoming Col. Sanders, Star Wars Land, move title mashups, Stella Adler, Pistol Pete Maravich, The Human Conversation podcast, irrational fears, The Wayne Federman International Film Festival, Arby's and Harold Ramis.

Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first rollercoaster you can remember riding, and if you liked it) on our website for a chance to win a comfy Pop My Culture T-Shirt! 

Direct download: PMC187_WayneFederman_JaimeFox.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:50pm PST

Jess Harnell ("Animaniacs," "Doc McStuffins") chats with Cole and Vanessa about the sad demise of Hitchbot, Mick Fanning's shark encounter, Andrea Romano, meeting Steven Spielberg, Rock Sugar, Paul Stanley, Grim Gloom, finding the Sewer Urchin's voice, Oasis, "throat rippers," Kramer, Splash Mountain and Jess trying to convince a skeptical 11 year-old that he's the voice of Wakko.

Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first computer game you were into) on our website for a chance to win an "Animaniacs" box set autographed by both Jess and past guest Rob Paulsen (that's Wakko and Yakko, folks!)

Direct download: PMC186_Jess_Harnell.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:04pm PST

Ginger Gonzaga ("Mixology," "Legit") chats with Cole and Vanessa about Key & Peele, Dr. Seuss, Cara DeLevigne's crappy interview, Cecil the Lion's terrible fate, Jim Jeffries, a necklace much discussed by the network, Poly Sci Chi, mumble core, Mrs. Doubtfire, The Duplass Brothers, Prince, The Groundlings and Ginger's dog voice.

 

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

Direct download: PMC185_Ginger_Gonzaga.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:08pm PST

Dan Van Kirk ("Doug Loves Movies" and "Sklabro County" podcasts) and, um, "Mark Wahlberg" stop by to chat about Comic Con, lines, Star Wars vs. Kevin Smith, leaked trailers, Suicide Squad, The Wahlberg Solution, The Vanderpump Rules, the guy that gotten eaten by an alligator and a truly breathtaking Olsen Twins reveal.

Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first time you can remember setting off fireworks, or seeing a big display) on our website for a chance to win a soft Pop My Culture T-Shirt!

Direct download: PMC184_DanVanKirk.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:36pm PST

Diane Franklin and Amanda Wyss (the leading ladies of the 80s classic "Better Off Dead") chat with Cole and Vanessa about the E.L. James Twitter Q&A, President Obama on WTF, the new Spiderman reboot, internet trolls, Savage Steve Holland, the Better Off Dead Live Read at SF Sketchfest, curly hair, Orphan Black, John Cusack, Orange is the New Black and the missing Beth hangers.

 

Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first time you went skiing, and if you liked it) on our website for a chance to win a Better Off Dead Blu-Ray and art print signed by Diane and Amanda!

Direct download: PMC183_DianeFranklin_AmandaWyss.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:04pm PST

Josh McDermitt ("The Walking Dead") joins Cole and Vanessa to chat about Jurassic World, Inside Out, Boyz II Men, "whiz," barbershop quartets, cruel mom pranks, overalls, Jaden Smith, Michael Cuddlitz, zombie extras, movie titles lost in translation, Elizabeth Olsen, and Josh's fear of E.T.

 

Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first movie monster that really scared you) on our website for a chance to win a comfy Pop My Culture T-Shirt!

Direct download: PMC182_Josh_McDermitt.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:49pm PST

Ilene Graff ("Mr. Belvedere") joins Cole and Vanessa to chat about Zoe Saldana's husband's name change, Jerry Seinfeld, Frank Sinatra, Broadway, Oprah, singing the national anthem, big bands, Bob Uecker, Caitlyn Jenner, TV moms and debunking/rebunking the Christopher Hewitt Belvedere Urban Legend.

 

Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first standards singer or album you were into) on our website for a chance to win a Pop My Culture T-Shirt!

Direct download: PMC181_Ilene_Graff.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 4:10pm PST

Harland Williams ("Half Baked," "There's Something About Mary") joins Cole and Vanessa to chat about Mad Max: Fury Road, David Letterman's retirement, monkey ringbearers, charging silverback gorillas, the uber-scary Spooky Buddies, the Farrelly Brothers, Rocketman, Fudgy Wudgy Fudge Face, The Harland Highway, hockey movies, a Dahmer sitcom and Vanessa's amazing celebrities drowning impressions.

 

Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first thing you ever bought our wanted to buy off of television) on our website for a chance to win a "Dumb and Dumber" and "Rocketman" DVD signed by Harland!

Direct download: PMC180_Harland_Williams.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:15pm PST

Laura Dreyfuss ("Glee," Broadway's "Once") joins Cole and Vanessa to chat about the end of American Idol, canceled TV shows, Mayweather vs. Pacquiao, Hair, Sleep No More, understudies, Bombs Away!, Dear Evan Hanson, shooting musical sequences and stealing Dolly Parton's voice.

 

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

Direct download: PMC179_LauraDreyfuss.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:52pm PST

Paul Adelstein ("Private Practice," "Scandal") joins Cole and Vanessa to chat about Ant-Man's tiny billboards, Mae Whitman's Independence Day bullshit recast, the Houston Rockets Twitter emoji scandal, bedazzling, working at Bravo, summer tentpoles, endoscopies, the Grey's Anatomy pilot recasting, the Oakwood acting apartments, Marti Noxon, Prison Break and those Cleveland Browns.

 

Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first US Landmark you can remember taking a trip to see) on our website for a chance to win a Pop My Culture T-Shirt!

Direct download: PMC178_PaulAdelstein.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:51pm PST

Agnes Bruckner ("The Returned," "Once Upon a Time") joins Cole and Vanessa to chat about the death of McDreamy, Avengers press junkets, Jared Leto's Joker pic, HBO's Real Sex, Mickey Rourke, the Independent Spirit Awards, coming to Storybrooke, Hungary, Formula 1 racing, Sportscenter, a last minute improv grouping and becoming Anna Nicole Smith.

 

Leave your answers to the firsts question (the first R-Rated or racy thing you can remember watching behind your parents' backs) on our website for a chance to win a comfy Pop My Culture T-Shirt!

Direct download: PMC177_Agnes_Bruckner.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:12pm PST

Brian Palermo (The Groundlings, "Pee-Wee's Big Holiday") joins Cole and Vanessa to chat about the new Star Wars Teaser, Romancing the Stone, working with David Fincher, the Universal Studios tour, Batman vs. Superman, Fuller House going official, waaaaatersliiiide, the #KyleJennerChallenge, Game of Thrones, Wheel of Fortune and Brian's time host Family Feud at a casino in Atlantic City.

 

Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first club you were a part of) on our website for a chance to win a Social Network Blu-Ray signed by Brian!

Direct download: PMC176_Brian_Palermo.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:58pm PST

Jessica Chobot (Nerdist News) and Whitney Moore (Birdemic) join Cole and Vanessa LIVE at Wondercon 2015 to chat about TV show reboots, Fast 7, Mad Max Fury Road, Paul Blart II, "Aw Nuts!," video game lands, winning things, anime alter egos, Fuller House, and a semi-realistic Iron Man balloon that scared Jessica. 

 

Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first video game you bought with your own money) on our website for a chance to win a comfy Pop My Culture T-Shirt!

Direct download: PMC175_JessicaChobot_WhitneyMoore.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:16pm PST

Phil Hendrie (The World of Phil Hendrie) joins Cole and Vanessa to talk about the rebooted Archie Andrews series, Stairway to Heaven, cars running on wood, Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy, the Katzenjammer Kids, Woody Allen, Bill Watterson and taking over a college radio station.

 

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

Direct download: PMC174__Phil_Hendrie.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:12pm PST

Daniel Franzese ("Mean Girls," "Looking") chats with Cole and Vanessa about Carol Burnett, the roast of Justin Bieber, dinner with Gene Wilder, Nick Nolte, The Elizabeth Taylor Aids Foundation, the My Favorite Year musical, ugly ducking high school movies, Phil Silvers, Serial Mom and scratch n' sniff stickers.

Leave your answers to the firsts question (the first time you ditched school, if you ever did) on our website for a chance to win a "Mean Girls" DVD signed by Daniel! And be sure to visit the Elizabeth Taylor Aids Foundation, of which Daniel is an ambassador! 

Direct download: PMC173-DanielFranzese.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 4:11pm PST

Todd Glass (The Todd Glass Show) joins Vanessa and Cole to chat about the Blurred Lines verdict, Harrison Ford's airplane crash, stealing material, opening for bands, that damn dress everyone was talking about, Ain't That Peculiar vs. Happy, senior ensemble dramadies, David Letterman, Eddie Pepitone, open mics, fun snaps and that one time that Vanessa started a war.

 

Leave your answers to the firsts question (the first time you got sent to the Principal's Office) on our website for a chance to win a comfy Pop My Culture T-Shirt!

Direct download: PMC172_Todd_Glass.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:08pm PST

Scott Adsit ("Big Hero 6," "30 Rock") joins Cole and Vanessa to chat SNL40, 50 Shades of Gray, Celebrity Autobiography, Tracy Morgan, becoming Baymax, TV Funhouse, Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, doing 30 Rock live, a weird SNL first date, hairheads and the best/worst movie for January we can come up with. 

Leave you answer to the firsts question (the first animated movie you fell in love with and why) on our website for a chance to win an "30 Rock" Season 1 DVD signed by Scott!

Direct download: PMC171__Scott_Adsit.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:27pm PST

Leonard Matlin & Baron Vaughn (Maltin on Movies podcast) join Cole and Vanessa to chat about the Oscars 2015, Neil Patrick Harris, cartoon first appearances, Casablanca, Little Rascals showdown, biopics, miscastings, David Oyelowo, favorite films, The Lego Movie, Boyhood, the Lost Horizon "reimagining" and Cole's Oscar-themed snacks.

 

Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first movie review you ever wrote for any medium, school report, etc.) on our website for a chance to win a Leonard Matlin's 2015 Movie Guide signed by Leonard!

Direct download: pmc170_LeonardMaltin_BaronVaughn.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:13pm PST

James Adomian ("Comedy Bang! Bang!"), Ron Funches ("Undateable") and Ryan Lambert ("The Monster Squad") join Cole and Vanessa live at SF Sketchfest, the San Francisco Comedy Festival, to chat about the death of SkyMall, Cheetos new snack Sweetos, Selma, Tropical Chill Pepsi, Comedy Colisseum, flesh fanny packs, puppets, the experience of flying, cartoon theme songs and the longest conversation about Lego, ever.

 

Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first regrettable hairstyle you got) on our website for a chance to win a (now) limited edition SkyMall catalog signed by all of us!

Direct download: PMC169_LIVE_fromSFSketchfest_2015.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:31pm PST

Returning guests Sarah Burns ("Enlightened"), Michael Hitchcock ("Best in Show"), Missi Pyle ("Gone Girl") and Stephen Tobolowsky ("Groundhog Day") are still at the table with Cole and Vanessa- but this time, conversation centers on the terrible things 2014 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 2014.

 

Leave your personal Worst 5 of 2014 on our website for a chance to win a copy of Entertainment Weekly’s The Best and Worst of 2014 issue, signed by all of our guests!

Direct download: PMC168_PMC_PopMyCork_Worstof2014.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 6:47am PST

Returning guests Sarah Burns ("Enlightened"), Michael Hitchcock ("Best in Show"), Missi Pyle ("Gone Girl") and Stephen Tobolowsky ("Groundhog Day") join Cole and Vanessa for part one of this special look back at the year that was 2014. 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 2014 on our website for a chance to win a copy of Entertainment Weekly’s The Best and Worst of 2014 issue, signed by all of our guests! Stay tuned for Part 2 — The Worst of 2014, coming soon!

Direct download: PMC167_PMC-PopMyCork_Bestof2014.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:11pm PST

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