Pop My Culture Podcast (podcast)

 

Cole and Vanessa say goodbye after six wonderful years with this final Pop My Culture episode, live from the 16th Annual SF Sketchfest presented by Audible. Join them and special guests Paul F. Tompkins ("Spontaneanation"), Samm Levine ("Freaks and Geeks") and Rhett Miller (The Old 97's) as they discuss the best and worst moments of 2016 and answer one final pissed-off wizard question. Our thanks to Nerdist for giving us a home and all of you for listening over the years!

Direct download: PMC213_TheFinalEpisode.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:46pm PST

Kirsten Vangsness ("Criminal Minds") chats with Cole and Vanessa about awards screeners, La La Land, Hidden Figures, Scientology DVDs, Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid, musicals, Mr. Rogers, Penelope Garcia fanfic, bringing Batman to get out of a citation, Casey Stratton, Harriet the Spy, Diani and Devine Meet The Apocalypse and Kirsten's two line pilot opportunity.

Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first classic film noir film you were into) on our website for a chance to win a Diani and Devine postcard signed by Kirsten!

Direct download: PMC212-Kirsten-Vangsness.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:02pm PST

Brian Huskey ("Childrens Hospital," "Another Period") chats with Cole and Vanessa about People of Earth, Lindsay Lohan's new accent, The Cubs historic win, a female James Bond, The Monkees, Sally Field, Monster in a Wheelchair, Mr. Neighbor's House, animal birthing, The New Zoo Review and Brian's new alter ego Brian Bichon. 

Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first thing you binge watched) on our website for a chance to win a comfy Pop My Culture T-Shirt!

Direct download: PMC211_BrianHuskey.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:10pm PST

 

Toby Huss ("The Adventures of Pete and Pete," "Halt and Catch Fire") joins Cole and Vanessa to chat about Millie Bobbie Brown, Mike Judge, paper routes, punk rock, the origins of Artie the Strongest Man in the World, typing games, Bob Forehead, bartending at the Knitting Factory, Big Mike, cannibal hobos and big-crotch long johns.

Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first computer you ever had) on our website for a chance to win an "Adventures of Pete and Pete" 20 Year Reunion poster from SF Sketchfest signed by Toby, Danny Tamberelli, Michael C. Maronna, Rick Gomez, Chris Viscardi and Will McRobb!

Direct download: PMC210-Toby-Huss.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:35pm PST

Illeana Douglas ("To Die For," "Cape Fear") chats with Cole and Vanessa about TCM's Trailblazing Women, Manhattan Punchline, Katherine Bigelow, Melvyn Douglas, Billy Wilder, Anne Baxter, background actors, top-loading VCRs, Richard Dreyfuss, Jam, Albert Brooks, The Late Bloomer, West Coast vs. East Coast indie films and Illeana's hippie childhood. 

Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first comedy record you were into) on our website for a chance to win a Ghost World DVD signed by Illeana, and a copy of her book "I Blame Dennis Hopper: And Other Stories from a Life Lived In and Out of the Movies," which comes to paperback on October 8th!

Direct download: PMC209-IlleanaDouglas.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:37pm PST

Andre Gower and Ryan Lambert (stars of "The Monster Squad") chat with Cole and Vanessa about Justin Bieber's deleted Instagram account, Kids Incorporated, Square One Television, Peter Scolari, With or Without You, The E.T. Atari cartridges, Summer Olympics, Curling, Circus of the Stars, and Andre's bad-ass celebrity BMX biker team.

Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first Atari game you were into) on our website for a chance to win a Monster Squad Blu-Ray signed by Andre and Ryan!

Direct download: PMC208_AndreGower-RyanLambert.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:20pm PST

Epic Lloyd (aka Lloyd Ahlquist, "Epic Rap Battles of History") and Mary Doodles (aka Mary Gutfleisch) chat with Cole and Vanessa about Stranger Things, Pokemon Go madness, Falcor the Luck Dragon, Vidcon, Emmy Noms, Gelflings, the Netflix model, costume shopping and staring at your phones.

Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first YouTube or viral video you can remember being really into) on our website for a chance to win a signed copy of Lloyd's new EP "HERE." Also leave your answer on our website and tweet it to  @marydoodles & @pmcpodcast with the hashtag #PopMyDoodles for a chance to win an original drawing by Mary based upon your answer!

Direct download: PMC207_EpicLloyd-MaryDoodles.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:54pm PST

Lyric Lewis ("MadTV," "Supermansion") chats with Cole and Vanessa about Hiddleswift, the Ladybusters, James Bond, Jurassicverse, Aeropostale jeans, a pubic dress, meeting Jeff Goldblum, Tarzan, Beyonce, Game of Thrones and going through the program at The Groundlings.

Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first article of clothing you loved and wore the crap out of) on our website for a chance to win a comfy Pop My Culture T-Shirt!

Direct download: PMC206_Lyric_Lewis.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:12pm PST

Quincy Jones (stand-up special "Burning the Light" premieres on HBO June 2nd) chats with Cole and Vanessa about Harambe the gorilla, Mr. Holland's Set List, Wes Anderson, Gwyneth Paltrow's 15k solid-gold dildo, Ellen, writing material, Baz Luhrmann, The Bridgetown Comedy Fest and near fisticuffs over Fantastic Mr. Fox.

Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first album that you could listen to straight through without skipping a song) on our website for a chance to win a comfy Pop My Culture T-Shirt!

Direct download: PMC205_Quincy_Jones2.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 6:43pm PST

Rick Overton ("Groundhog Day," "Willow") chats with Cole and Vanessa about Trump, the YACHT fake sex tape, Prince and David Bowie, "Chard Underton," Money Run, Jules Verne, kilts, The Informant, improvising and Rick's early involvement with Andy Kaufman.

Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first movie that had special effects that blew you away) on our website for a chance to win a Willow Blu-Ray signed by Rick!

Direct download: PMC204_RickOverton.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:52pm PST

 

Grey Griffin ("Scooby Doo," "The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy") joins Cole and Vanessa to chat about AMC's potential texting during movies screens, the Rogue One trailer, tentacle boobs, Hook, Judge Judy, taking over Daphne, Drive-In movie theaters, Pug Champions, Star Wars knowledge and Grey's run-in with Joan Embery. 

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

Direct download: PMC203_Grey_Griffin.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:26pm PST

Pinky and The Brain themselves, Maurice LaMarche ("Futurama," "Zootopia") and Rob Paulsen ("Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," "Animaniacs"), join Cole and Vanessa live at Wondercon 2016 from the LA Convention Center to chat about upcoming summer movies, Batman Vs. Superman, the Ghostbusters Reboot, coming up with voices, bed snacks, Stabby Potter, Mr. Big, Morbo, Who's On First, Daredevil's New York and Yakko's Countries of the World.

Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first convention you went to) on our website for a chance to win a comfy Pop My Culture T-Shirt and something signed by Rob and Maurice!

Direct download: PMC202_Wondercon_PinkyBrain.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 6:47pm PST

Craig Cackowski ("Drunk History," "Community") chats with Cole and Vanessa about super hero overkill, meta-ness, Fuller House, 3-inch Donald Trump hot dogs, insult restaurants, top ten movie lists, hair belts, re-enacting, 10 Cloverfield Lane, Deadpool, the Spanish-American War, Britney Spears and The Notebook: Civil War.

Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first thing you remember doing a report on in school) on our website for a chance to win a comfy Pop My Culture T-Shirt!

Direct download: PMC201_Craig_Cackowski.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:56pm PST

Maria Bamford ("Lady Dynamite," "Adventure Time") joins Cole and Vanessa for their special 200th episode! They chat about Waze, that one plant, Mitch Hurwitz, doing comedy for your parents, knock knock jokes, pugs, Kris Jenner's booing at the iHeart80s show, self-help books, puppets, Black Friday shopping and My Cat From Hell. 

Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first pet you fell in love with) on our website and some of your favorite Pop My Culture memories for a chance to win a tour poster for Maria's SF Sketchfest show signed by Maria and some other great schwag!

Direct download: PMC200-MariaBamford.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:20pm PST

 

Matt Braunger ("MadTV," The Ding Donger Podcast) chats with Cole and Vanessa about the Super Bowl, Beyonce, Wall Drug, Top Chef, Terese Giudice, White Flight, American Crime Story, Fuller House, Disney Channel shows, iCarly, holograms, Thin Lizzy and Matt's summer coining the phrase "Are We Having Fun Yet?"

Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first time you drove across the country) on our website for a chance to win a Pop My Culture T-Shirt!

Direct download: PMC199_Matt_Braunger.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:26pm PST

Fred Willard ("Best In Show," "Waiting For Guffman") joins Cole and Vanessa live from SF Sketchfest to chat about the origins of Wha Happened, Star Wars, improvisation, Catherine O'Hara, DC Follies, Coney Island, Ace Trucking Company, mothers throwing away Baseball Cards, Tom Jones, calling dog shows, "Mollyball," Martin Mull and working with Christopher Guest.

Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first baseball game you can remember going to) on our website for a chance to win a comfy Pop My Culture T-Shirt and some other secret schwag!

Direct download: PMC198_Fred_Willard_SFSketchfest.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:22pm PST

Returning guests Pamela Adlon ("Louie"), Guy Branum ("Chelsea Lately"), Janet Varney ("You're The Worst") and Wayne Federman ("The Larry Sanders Show") are still at the table with Cole and Vanessa- but this time, conversation centers on the terrible things 2015 threw at us – with each person sharing their personal Worst 5 lists, this time a little more scattershot, as well as offering up a New Year’s Resolution and their “theme song” for 2015.

Leave your personal Worst 5 of 2015 on our website for a chance to win a copy of Entertainment Weekly’s The Best and Worst of 2015 issue, signed by all of our guests!

 

 

Direct download: PMC196_PopMyCork_Part2B.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:47pm PST

Returning guests Pamela Adlon ("Louie"), Guy Branum ("Chelsea Lately"), Janet Varney ("You're The Worst") and Wayne Federman ("The Larry Sanders Show") join Cole and Vanessa for part one of this special look back at the year that was 2015. 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 2015 on our website for a chance to win a copy of Entertainment Weekly’s The Best and Worst of 2015 issue, signed by all of our guests! Stay tuned for Part 2 — The Worst of 2015, coming soon!

Direct download: PMC196_PopMyCork_Part1.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:02pm PST

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

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

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

David Nadelberg (creator of Mortified) joins Cole and Vanessa to chat about The Sound of Music Live, Emmett Otter's Jugband Christmas, The Kids in the Hall, IFC vs. The Sundance Channel, The Golden Globe nominations, Oprah, being muppets, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Calvin & Hobbes, loneliness, and David's emotional session with Rick Schroder.

Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first Christmas movie or TV special you can remember being into) on our website for a chance to win a Pop My Culture T-Shirt.

Direct download: PMC135_David_Nadelberg.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 4:46pm PST

Kevin Heffernan ("Broken Lizard's Super Troopers" and Chewin It' with Kevin and Steve) joins Cole and Vanessa to chat about Paul Walker, Elan vs. Diane in 7A, Kanye West and Kim Kardashian's Bound 2, Mike Tyson's Punch Out, Jimmy Buffet, Brian Cox, full body tattoos, Jay Chandrasekhar vs. Michael Winslow, Justified, a plethora of Olivias, law school, and the sound of 4,000 people walking out on Kevin and Steve after Kevin Hart's set.

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

Direct download: PMC134_Kevin_Heffernan.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:11pm PST

Danny Tamberelli ("The Adventures of Pete and Pete," "All That") joins Cole and Vanessa to chat about Justin Bieber's brothel experience, body swapping, Jimmy Buffett, Starbucks Butterbeer, Cinnamon Life, The Mighty Ducks, The Baby-Sitters Club, Iggy Pop, getting slimed, playing bass, indestructible cockroaches, Spiccoli, and Danny's night at the movies with Emilio Estevez.

Leave your answers to the firsts question (the first video game you can remember trying to buy the moment it was released) on our website for a chance to win an Pete and Pete Season 1 DVD signed by Danny and show creators Will McRobb and Chris Viscardi!

Direct download: PMC133_Danny_Tamberelli.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:26pm PST

Paul and Storm (Learning Town, w00tstock) dish with Cole and Vanessa on Lou Reed, the Snoopy Snowcone maker, Kool-Aid, Urkel O's, Marathon Bars, Pop vs. Soda, Weird Al, Randy Newman, George Jar Jar Martin, The Magic Castle and the greatest movie in nerd history.

Leave your answers to the firsts question (the first movie score you can remember being really into) on our website for a chance to win a "Do You Like Star Wars?" CD signed by Paul and Storm!

Direct download: PMC132_Paul_and_Storm.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:22am PST

Doug Benson (Doug Loves Movies, The Benson Interruption) joins Cole and Vanessa to chat about Bad Grandpa, fart-filerting underwear, unusual candle scents, alive vs. dead actors, The Great Race, game shows, cruises, Japan's new cuddle cafes, Leonard Maltin, being an extra on Blade Runner, spicing up congress, Friends, and Doug's quest to land John Lithgow on his podcast.
Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first time you remember going to a drive-in movie theater, and what you saw there) on our website for a chance to win a comfy new Pop My Culture T-Shirt!
Direct download: PMC131_Doug_Benson.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:54am PST

Armin Shimerman ("Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" and "Buffy The Vampire Slayer") chats with Cole and Vanessa about Gravity, surround-sound, grueling makeup processes, Regis and Kathy Lee, Quark's Bar, Kickstarting Diani & Devine, Harry Groener, Kitty Swink, time machines to Elizabethian times, Star Trek races, advice from Ron Perlman, judges, and Armin's touching experience on the last day of Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

Leave your answer to the firsts question (your first costume that required a lot of makeup) on our website for a chance to win a Diani & Devine Meet the Apocalypse promotional card signed by Armin!

Please support the Kickstarter for the new film Diani & Devine Meet the Apocalypse -- a new indie comedy starring Armin Shimmerman, Harry Groener, Barry Bostwick, Dawn Diddawick, Janet Varney, Gabriel Diani, Etta Devine and PMC co-host Cole Stratton! http://www.ddmta.com

Direct download: PMC130-Armin_Shimerman.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 5:11pm PST

PMC 129: Stars of TGIF with Reginald VelJohnson, Jodie Sweetin, Stuart Pankin and Brice Beckham (Live at LAPodfest)
The Stars of TGIF -- Reginald VelJohnson ("Family Matters"), Jodie Sweetin ("Full House"), Stuart Pankin ("Dinosaurs") and Brice Beckham ("Mr. Belvedere") join Cole and Vanessa at the Los Angeles Podcast Festival to chat appointment TV, debunking Belvedere, Circus Boy, smooching Hooch, Grandpa Cop and the Comfy Shoe, getting cast in Die Hard, Not Necessarily The News, The Olsen Twin Illuminati, Sword of Change and a very special episode quiz.
Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first on-screen or on-stage kiss you ever had, or just your first kiss) on our website for a chance to win a poster for the podcast signed by all of our guests!
Direct download: PMC129_TGIF.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:39am PST

Chris Gore (G4's "Attack of the Show") joins Cole and Vanessa to talk lens flares, the Breaking Bad finale, Dexter's lumberjack send-off, Justin Bieber's "climb" of the Great Wall of China, Film Threat, the collecting culture, indie flicks, Batman, written interviews, Bejeweled, and the time Charlie Sheen turned Chris in to the FBI.

Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first smart phone game app you purchased and whether you still play it today) on our website for a chance to win a signed copy of Chris' book, "Celebrities Poop."

Direct download: PMC128_Chris_Gore.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:25pm PST

PMC 127: Molly Quinn
Molly Quinn ("Castle," "We're The Millers") chats with Cole and Vanessa about ring wraiths, Escape From Tomorrow, the 50 Shades of Gray movie, books vs. movies, bathroom golems, eyelash wishes, 100 episode celebrations, Batman vs. Superman, costume fails, the Goonies, Willem DaFoe, DVD extras, The Hunger Games and Molly's odd attraction to Jafar.
Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first time you went camping and if you liked it) on our website for a chance to win a brand new Pop My Culture T-Shirt! 
Direct download: PMC127_Molly_Quinn.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:19pm PST

Robyn Lively ("Teen Witch" -- TOP THAT, other podcasts!) joins Cole and Vanessa to chat about Batman casting, twerking fails, Miley Cyrus, Longmire, Woody Harrelson, Twin Peaks, The Coreys, Not Quite Human, the Top That rap, little Kate Hudson, John Hughes films, John Travolta, LL Cool J, background acting, Ralph Macchio's accent and Robyn's emotional scene with Ben Affleck.
Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first rap song you tried to memorize) on our website for a chance to win a Teen Witch DVD signed by Robyn!
Direct download: PMC126_Robyn_Lively.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:10am PST

Jason Antoon and Tricia O'Kelley, stars of the web series "Bitter, Party of 5," join Cole and Vanessa to chat Twitter etiquette, Elmore Leonard, match box cars, Emmanuelle Beart, Riffifi, Martin Short, Downwardly Mobile, Stephanie Meyer, J.K. Rowling, Murder She Wrote, three name people, Captain EO, and Tricia's harrowing dognapping story.
Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first foreign film you were into) on our website for a chance to win a brand new Pop My Culture T-Shirt!
Direct download: PMC125_JasonAntoon_TriciaOkelley.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:00am PST

Luke Edwards ("The Wizard," "Little Big League") chats with Cole and Vanessa about Famke Janssen's weird break in, Kendrick Lamar, The Simpsons Tapped Out, playing young Johnny Depp, Dennis Farina, super soaker parties on Newsies, hockey, Buffalo Bill's Buffalo Bills, Joanne Whalley, cape man, Ken Griffey Jr.'s pranks, the Nintendo Power Glove, and Luke's drunken reunion with Jenny Lewis at her Silverlake abode.

Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first sports team you considered yourself a fan of, and why) on our website for a chance to win a "Little Big League" or "The Wizard" DVD signed by Luke!

Direct download: PMC124-Luke-Edwards.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:57pm PST

Melissa Claire Egan ("The Young and the Restless," "All My Children") joins Cole and Vanessa to talk musicals, The Last Session, Simon Cowell's baby, Lady Gaga, horny dolphins, A League of Their Own, Bowowween, Bugsy Malone, stabbing Susan Lucci, lots of Carries, invisibility, hand-holding otters and seventh grade productions of The Music Man.
Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first non-domesticated animal you were fascinated by) on our website for a chance to win a brand new Pop My Culture T-Shirt! And be sure to check out riedelcody.org, Melissa's great animal charity!
Direct download: PMC123_MelissaClaireEgan.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:19pm PST

Paul F. Tompkins ("Mr. Show," "Best Week Ever") returns for his third solo episode and chats with Cole and Vanessa about Comic Con, Kemosabe the Porcupine, classic cocktails, celebs using Kickstarter, Real Housewives star Teresa Giudice, arms vs. legs, Dick's Last Resort, Speakeasy, the voice of the busy dialtone, Dead Authors podcast, Cat Deeley, a field of Zac Efron, traveling magic acts, flying monkey attacks and Paul's encounter with King of Kong villain Billy Mitchell!

Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first time you remember gambling) on our website for a chance to win a Mr. Show DVD signed by Paul!

Direct download: PMC122-PaulFTompkins.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:19pm PST

Mel Harris ("Thirtysomething," "K-9") joins Cole and Vanessa to chat about the Royal Baby, Dennis Farina, Ludlum novels, Corey Monteith, Stargate SG-1, Paul Giamatti joining Downton Abbey, The $100,000 Pyramid, Placerville, Betty White, John Lithgow, The Pep Boys, Supermarket Sweep, Comic Con, being a twin, and Ed Begley Jr.'s awesome business card.

Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first game show you remember watching a bunch) on our website for a chance to win a DVD of "The Retrievers" signed by Mel and Cole (they did the movie together!).

Direct download: PMC121-MelHarris.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:20am PST

Timm Sharp ("Enlightened," "Undeclared") chats with Cole and Vanessa about Mos Def, Justin Bieber's mop bucked piss, robots vs. tax forms, Project Runway billboards, Andrew Garfield's gay Spiderman, bean punishments, psychic mediums, Darren Brown, Judd Apatow, Mike White, food houses, FOX, Jedi Nights and oh so many different shark combinations.
Leave your answer to the Firsts question (whether you are spiritual or not, the first moment you can recall when you felt some sort of divine intervention or a higher power at work) on our website for a chance to win an Undeclared complete series DVD signed by Timm and former guest Carla Gallo!
Direct download: PMC120_Timm_Sharp.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:32am PST

Mike Lawrence (stand-up comic and Nerd of Mouth podcast host) joins Cole and Vanessa to chat about Man of Steel, After Earth, Roland Emmerich, bugles, The EW bullseye, collectibles, Monsters University, popcorn fires, comic book alter egos, Doink the Clown, Jelly Bellys, the "greatest" movies list and Cole's I.Q./Pret a Porter Christmas miracle.
Leave your answer to the firsts questions (the first toy that you bought as a collectible and didn't take out of the box) on our website for a chance to win the 100 Greatest issue of Entertainment Weekly signed by three of us as well as a BRAND NEW Pop My Culture T-Shirt!
Direct download: PMC119_Mike_Lawrence.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:25pm PST

Missi Pyle ("Galaxy Quest," "Dodgeball") joins Cole and Vanessa to chat about North West, Paul Deen, getting a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, backgammon, dolphins, Mickey Rourke, Mark Rylance, "titbags," Tim Burton, making a silent film, Uggie and the other dogs, geodomes, Rain Wilson and living at Alicia Silverstone's house.

Leave your answer to the Firsts question (the first band you were ever in and what your role was, or if you weren't in one, if you ever pretended to be when you were young) on our website for a chance to win a Galaxy Quest Blu-Ray signed by Missi!

Direct download: PMC118_Missi_Pyle.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:00am PST

Will McRobb and Chris Viscardi (co-creators of "The Adventures of Pete and Pete") join Cole and Vanessa to talk The Expendables 3, NKOTB vs. Canada, lyric interpretation, "malookas," Petunia tattoos, The Psychedelic Furs, eating chapstick, drinking creme de menthe in the woods, garnishing wages, science degrees, Sanjay and Craig, Nickelodeon, Steve Buscemi, Michael Douglas' oral sex debacle, the end of summer and what it would be like if the Pete and Pete characters were in the Mad Men universe.
Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first rule you can remember rebelling against in the childhood) on our website for a chance to win seasons 1 & 2 DVDs of The Adventures of Pete and Pete signed by Will and Chris!
Direct download: PMC117-WillMcRobb_ChrisViscardi.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:26pm PST

Dana Gould ("The Simpsons") cracks wise with Cole and Vanessa about lens flares, Justin Bieber's Milestone award, Dr. Zaius, The Ben Stiller Show, Ray Harryhausen, Ralph Wiggum, wrangling Andy Dick, Albert Brooks, Dane Cook, Cobb's Comedy Club, Andrew Dice Clay, Grady's Oates and Dana's hilarious riff on Chris Matthews claiming the last jelly donut.
Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first novelty or comedic song you were into) on our website for a chance to win a Simpson Season 14 Blu-Ray signed by Dana!
Direct download: PMC116_Dana_Gould.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:59pm PST

Arye Gross ("Castle" and "Ellen") chats with Cole and Vanessa about canceled shows, CSI: NY, House II: The Second Story, The Grapes of Wrath, drunk radio hosts, 50 year old Tom Cruise, Beverly Hills Cop TV show, Mother Night, being replaced by Daniel Stern, A Midnight Clear, Coupe de Ville, John Travolta and Kelly Preston's dance scene in The Experts, Commencement, the return of 24 and the incredible life of photographer Horace Bristol.
Leave your answer to the Firsts question (the first classic novel you can remember being assigned to read and loving) on our website for a chance to win a Soul Man DVD signed by Arye!
Direct download: PMC115_Arye_Gross.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:14pm PST

Jodie Sweetin ("Full House") goofs off with Cole and Vanessa on Kim and Kanye's trademarked baby name, American Idol, Game of Thrones, Hollywood Squares, San Francisco, catch phrases, being Greek, The Goonies, double denim, Supermarket Sweep, Comet the Dog, Bob Saget, Urkel, Fozzie Bear, and the sad world of Kimmie Gibbler. 
Leave your answer to the firsts question (The first embarrassing hairstyle or bad haircut you got) on our website for a chance to win a Full House season 1 DVD signed by Jodie and past guest Dave Coulier!
Direct download: PMC114_Jodie_Sweetin.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:29pm PST

Ian Brennan (co-creator of "Glee") chats with Cole and Vanessa about Iron Man 3, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles role-playing game, gullible babies, show choirs, Ryan Murphy, surf jazz, Barcelona, Gwyneth Paltrow, Stephen Baldwin, additional Olsens, Brittany vs. Jessica and what it would be like if Buffalo Bill from Silence of the Lambs had a podcast.
Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first time you visited New York City, and what you remember from the trip) on our website for a chance to win some vintage season one Glee promotional buttons signed by Ian!
Direct download: PMC113_Ian_Brennan.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:07am PST

Brent Weinbach (The Legacy Music Hour) chats with Cole and Vanessa about Reese Witherspoon, blood-alcohol levels, Tara Reid, Justin Bieber vs. Anne Frank, Shrimpheads, bee genocide, Final Fantasy, the voice of an angel, Slippy Toad, Full House, Quoting Miss Daisy, Teen Mom's sex tape and Brent's terrible Garbage Pail Kid trade.
Leave your answer to the Firsts question (the first Nintendo game you bought) on our website for a chance to win a "Brent Weinbach: Mostly Live" stand-up CD signed by Brent!
Direct download: PMC112_Brent_Weinbach.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:23pm PST