Artists, Composers, Movies, Music, Musicians, Pop Culture Podcast, Theater & Plays

Episode 48: ABBA and Mamma Mia

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Honey, honey, how this episode thrills us! In case you missed it, Mamma Mia 2 came out earlier this week. So we are so excited to have Tana back this episode to talk to us about ABBA, jukebox musical (and movie) Mamma Mia, and cover groups. Is Pierce Brosnan’s singing voice as bad as the internet says? Listen here to find out!

Awards, Movies, Pop Culture Podcast

Episode 46: The Sharkies

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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.

Holiday Episodes, Movies, Pop Culture Podcast

Episode 45: Independence Day

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Happy 4th of July from all of us at Pop Culture Footnotes! What better way to celebrate Independence Day the holiday than to sit down and talk about Independence Day the movie? Join Courtenay, Shannon, and our guest, Alex, as we discuss plot, memorable scenes, and show-stopping inspirational speeches. #presidentbillpullman #bestpresidentever

Movies, Pop Culture Podcast

Episode 44: Casablanca

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Refugees, #resistance, and Nazis—oh my! No, it’s not today’s headline. It’s 1944 “Best Picture” winner, Casablanca! Join Courtenay and Shannon as they discuss one of the greatest films ever made, including quotable lines, memorable scenes, and the movie’s influence in 1960s counter-culture. Here’s lookin’ at you, kid.

Movies, Pop Culture Podcast

Episode 43: Jurassic Park

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Before you go see Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom this weekend, get geared up with our recap of the original trilogy and the reboot (thus far). Join Courtenay, Shannon, and our friend Whitney as we cover plot, the most heavily quoted lines, and the meme-iest of the films’ scenes. We got so caught up in whether we could that we didn’t stop to think if we should!

Movies, Pop Culture Podcast

Episode 42: The Ultimate Pixar Showdown

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What’s the best Pixar movie of all time? That’s what Courtenay, Shannon, and guest Derrick intend to discover this week. We go through our ultimate Pixar bracket match-up by match-up, weighing originality, story quality, moral lessons, and general likability for each film to determine our winners. Now you know!

Check out our filled out bracket here, and be sure to comment and let us know if you agree with our picks!

Also, be sure to check out all the great work Derrick is doing on the Mosaic Podcast!