Comics, Movies, Pop Culture Podcast

Episode 26: Marvel, Phase 1

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It’s still February, but we at Pop Culture Footnotes are already getting excited about Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War. Join Courtenay, Shannon, and special guest Andrew as we discuss the first six additions to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, commonly referred to as “Phase 1.”

PS. If you like what you hear, be sure to check out Andrew on his podcast, Pop Pop Culture! Bonus: you can catch Courtenay on this week’s episode, all about the new Black Panther movie. You can also follow Pop Pop Culture on Facebook and Twitter.

Directors, Holiday Episodes, Movies, Pop Culture Podcast

Episode 25: Nora Ephron


It’s Valentine’s Day, and love is in the air. Join Courtenay, Shannon, and Tana as we discuss the Queen of Romantic Comedy herself, Nora Ephron. We go over our three favorite Ephron movies (When Harry Met Sally Sleepless in Seattle, and You’ve Got Mail) and Ephron’s contribution to the genre as a whole.

We’re also sad to announce that this is Tana’s last episode as a regular contributor on Pop Culture Footnotes. Be sure to tune in to the last few minutes of the episode to hear more. We love you, Tana!

Awards, Directors, Movies, Music, Pop Culture Podcast, Reviews

Episode 24: Best Picture Nominee Recaps, 2018

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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…

Books, Movies, Pop Culture Podcast

Episode 23: Harry Potter, Part 4

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It’s the end of our Harry Potter rampage! Join us as we go over plot for the final installment in the HP series and discuss how the Harry Potter phenomenon has affected pop culture in the 10+  years since the last book came out.

We also promised to share the link to one of Courtenay and Shannon’s favorite Harry Potter parodies, “A Very Potter Musical.” Enjoy!

Books, Movies, Pop Culture Podcast

Episode 22: Harry Potter, Part 3

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Welcome back to our Harry Potter spree! This episode, we talk about Books 6 and 7….Haha, just kidding! We spent a whole hour just talking about Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. Rest assured, we have taken Courtenay’s mic away from her for a while. Anyway, hope you all enjoy!

Books, Movies, Pop Culture Podcast

Episode 21: Harry Potter, Part 2

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We continue on our Harry Potter streak this week with this episode, in which Courtenay, Shannon, and Tana go over plot for Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire and Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. And apologies about the audio quality—Death Eaters interfered with our recording equipment. Stupefy!

Books, Movies, Pop Culture Podcast

Episode 20: Harry Potter, Part 1

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Welcome to 2018! We’re ringing in the new year by reliving one of the best parts of our childhood: Harry Potter. Bad news, though. While we were recording, Dobby cast his house elf magic on us. Guess he thought that if we never stopped talking about Harry Potter, we wouldn’t be able to make it to Hogwarts. And then, to make matters worse, Crookshanks walked all over the keyboard and totally messed up the audio. Hence the long run time and bad audio quality for this episode. It definitely wasn’t because we recorded all of our Harry Potter episodes back in September when we had no idea what we were doing….Yep. Buckle up for lots of HP plot summary, folks!