Should old pop culture be forgot and never brought to mind? Certainly not! That’s why Shannon, Courtenay, and Andrew have come together this week to bring you a recap of the biggest pop culture moments from 2018. Happy New Year, everyone!
New episode! This week, Courtenay and Shannon talk about the Emmys. We explain how the awards work, who the major nominees are this year, and who we think will win. Place your bets now!
Ever wondered which shark movie has the best shark attack? Which one features the most improbable escape from a shark? We really sink our teeth into it as Courtenay, Shannon, and guest Brittney get ready for Shark Week, marrying two of Shannon’s greatest loves: awards shows and shark movies.
Also, Andrew from Pop Pop Culture gate crashes our episode and makes some good jokes, I guess.
This week, Shannon has a particular set of skills; skills she has acquired over a very long period. Skills that make her a nightmare for office Oscar pools everywhere. And she’s putting her particular set of skills to good use this week, filling us in on which films are currently considered frontrunners for each category of the Academy Awards. Take a listen so you too can impress your friends and family with your knowledge of this year’s Oscar nominees!
BTW, did you know we’re currently running a CONTEST?!
To celebrate our first year covering the Academy Awards, Pop Culture Footnotes is holding an Oscar predictions competition. Make your picks for a chance to win a $25 gift card to the movie theatre of your choice!
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The nominees have been announced and the Oscars campaigning has begun—it’s Shannon’s favorite time of the year! So if you’re like most people and didn’t get the chance to see all nine of the films nominated for Best Picture this year, we’ve got you covered. Join Courtenay, Shannon, and Tana as we recap the 2018 Best Picture nominees, explaining what they’re about and why (we think) they’ve been nominated. And the Oscar goes to…