Pop Culture Podcast, TV

Episode 9: Stranger Things, Season 1

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Like most of the world, we can’t wait for Stranger Things season 2 to come out this Friday. But if you missed the boat on the first season and don’t think you can get caught up in time, we’ve got an episode for you. Join Courtenay, Shannon, and Tana as we go over the plot of season 1, discuss ’80s references from the show, and dive a little deeper into why this Netflix phenomenon resonates so strongly with its audience.

Books, Pop Culture Podcast

Episode 8: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Join us as we begin our run-up to Halloween with this spooky episode about a classic piece of American folklore, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. We fill you in on the plot, talk about some of the most notable film adaptations, and discuss the cultural impact of this legendary story. Get it? “Legendary?”

Pod News

We’re Totes Offish!

We are excited to announce that Pop Culture Footnotes is now available via iTunes! We know, we’ve gone totally mainstream.

On the plus side, though, this will make Pop Culture Footnotes easier to download and stream, which is good news for any and all of you awesome listeners out there. We’ll also (hopefully) be able to attract more listeners, which will allow us to produce more types of content in the future. Huzzah!

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Pop Culture Podcast, TV

Episode 6: Doctor Who

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Follow along as Courtenay (unsuccessfully) attempts to convert Shannon and Tana into Doctor Who fans. Courtenay goes over the history of Doctor Who, breaks down various characters and baddies, and discusses the five “essential” episodes Courtenay asked Shannon and Tana to watch as homework. Geronimo!

Authors, Books, Movies, Pop Culture Podcast

Episode 5: Blade Runner & Philip K. Dick

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Want the scoop on 1982’s Blade Runner before you go see Blade Runner 2049? Join Courtenay, Shannon, and Tana as we discuss the film and its source material, Philip K. Dick’s Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? We also discuss Dick’s life, the themes of his other work, and the influence he has had on modern-day sci-fi.