Movies, Pop Culture Podcast

Episode 39: Ocean’s Eleven

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This week on Pop Culture Footnotes, Courtenay and Shannon get geared up for the release of Ocean’s Eight by discussing the rest of the Ocean’s franchise. We talk about the original Rat Pack film and how it differs from the recent Ocean’s trilogy. Plus, Shannon shares some inside knowledge about her hometown, Vegas. Check it out!

PS. Is there a film, band, book, or celebrity you want to know more about? Shoot us an email and tell us about it. We’re now accepting topic recommendations for the fall, so hit us up at popculturefootnotes@gmail.com today.

 

Authors, Books, Movies, Pop Culture Podcast

Episode 38: Ian Fleming

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This week, we explore Ian Fleming, the man turned spy turned novelist. Join us as Courtenay attempts to stump Shannon with Ian Fleming trivia and we talk about the fascinating details of the man who created the most most widely recognized spy franchise of all time.

How’d you do on our Fleming trivia questions? Be sure to let us know in the comments!

Authors, Books, Movies, Pop Culture Podcast

Episode 37: The English Patient

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Join Courtenay, Shannon, and special guest Jenn as we dive into The English Patient this week. We discuss both the book and the film, contemplate the overall skeeziness of all the characters, and generally ponder the question: “How in the heck did this movie win so many awards?” You don’t have to be English to watch this movie, but you sure do need to be patient.

Authors, Books, Movies, Pop Culture Podcast

Episode 36: To Kill a Mockingbird

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Happy Birthday, Harper Lee! We’re celebrating by discussing one of the greatest American novels ever written: To Kill a Mockingbird. Join Courtenay, Shannon, and special guest Whitney as we discuss the plot of the novel and its sequel, Go Set a Watchman, as well as cultural impact and more.

PS. Have you seen Avengers: Infinity War yet? If so, hop on over to Pop Pop Culture to catch our own Courtenay’s take on the film!

Actors, Comics, Directors, Movies, Pop Culture Podcast

Episode 35: Marvel, Phase 3

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Avengers: Infinity War comes out this week, and the excitement in the air is palpable here at PCF. Join Courtenay and Shannon as we have Andrew back to discuss the third and final phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. WARNING: this episode contains spoilers for the most recent Marvel movies, including Thor: Ragnarok and Black Panther.

Like what you hear? Give Andrew some love over at Pop Pop Culture. Bonus: you can check out his review of Black Panther featuring PCF’s own Courtenay!

PS. If you missed any of the movies from Phase 1 or Phase 2, be sure to check out our previous episodes!

Authors, Books, Movies, Music, Pop Culture Podcast, Theater & Plays

Episode 34: Peter Pan

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It’s a two-for-one week at Pop Culture Footnotes! This time, Heidi returns to join Courtenay and Shannon in celebrating the birthday of renowned children’s author J.M. Barrie. We discuss his most famous work, Peter Pan, as well as some of our favorite and (in Courtenay’s case) least favorite adaptations.

Composers, Music, Pop Culture Podcast

Episode 33: The Beatles, Part 1

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What would you do if we sang out of tune? Sorry about the hiatus last week, folks. We had to take advantage of the lovely spring weather and get out for a bit.

The good news is that we’re back this week with not one, but TWO new episodes! This episode, we’re joined by Karla to discuss arguably the greatest musical act of all time, the Beatles.

Stay tuned tomorrow for episode #2!