Pop This! Podcast Episode 282: Josie and the Pussycats with Erika Thorkelson
Release Date: 05/19/2021
We continue on our tour of music movies and musicals and talk about one of the classics this week: the 1985 musical drama A Chorus Line. Also discussed: the music of Nimkish, the cult of ambition, and aggressive Vancouver crows.info_outline Pop This! Podcast Episode 285: Enchanted
This week we continue with our musical madness with the 2007 live action/animated musical fantasy romantic comedy film Enchanted. Also discussed: Crash Landing on You, back alley art, and Friends: The Reunion.info_outline Pop This! Podcast Episode 284: Dreamgirls
This week we continue our tour of musicals and music films with the hit film Dreamgirls. Also discussed: fire ants, Diana Ross in Mahogany, and the book How To Do Nothing by Jenny Odell.info_outline Pop This! Podcast Episode 283: Moulin Rouge! with Carlos Hernandez Fisher
This week, pop culture omnivore Carlos Hernandez Fisher joins us to talk about a movie he saw five times in theatres: Moulin Rouge! Also discussed: Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, Mare of Easttown, and our ongoing efforts to reintegrate into society.info_outline Pop This! Podcast Episode 282: Josie and the Pussycats with Erika Thorkelson
This week writer Erika Thorkelson subs in for Lisa as we discuss the 2001 cult classic film Josie and the Pussycats. Also discussed: Fanny, Bridget Jones, and our various midlife crises.info_outline Pop This! Podcast Episode 281: Sister Act
This week we hit week three of our musicals series with 1992 smash-hit movie Sister Act and discover that it may not be a musical. Also discussed: the I Am All In podcast, Whoopi Goldberg's EGOT, and ideas for a gender-flipped version of Jaws.info_outline Pop This! Podcast Episode 280: Mamma Mia!
Summary: "Women in overalls." This week we kick-off our musical season with the ever-popular jukebox rom-com Mamma Mia! Also discussed: DOXA Documentary Film Festival, food-stealing dogs, and our most memorable wipeouts. Show notes: (Instagram) (Instagram) (YouTube) (NPR) Recommendations: Andrea W.: (TV) Andrea G.: , May 6-16 (online film festival) Lisa: by Daniel James Brown (book) Music credits: "Good Times" by Podington Bear From Theme song "Pyro Flow" by Kevin Macleod Intro bed:...info_outline Pop This! Podcast Episode 279: Thunder Force
This week we talk about Melissa McCarthy's superhero comedy Thunder Force and discover it may not be the movie we want, but it's the movie we need. Also discussed: snakes in the woods, nature documentaries, and Thandiwe Newton's season of Line of Duty.info_outline Pop This! Podcast Episode 278: Oscars 2021 preview with Dorothy Woodend
Culture editor and film critic Dorothy Woodend drops by this week to tell us all about the films to keep an eye on at this year's Oscars. Also discussed: thrift store art, fried chicken, and Shira Spector's graphic novel Red Rock Baby Candy.info_outline Pop This! Podcast Episode 277: Minari
This week we all feel a little emotional after watching Minari. Also discussed: Lucky Grandma, our best bathing practices, and the graphic novel Stone Fruit.info_outline
Midlife. Feel Good About Feeling Bad (a book containing the essay "Me and Bridget Jones" by Erika Thorkelson)
Pop This! EP 124: A Wrinkle in Time with Erika Thorkelson
Andrea W.: Fanny (documentary)
Andrea G.: Good Girls (Netflix)
Erika: Space Sweepers (Netflix)
Intro bed: "OLPC" by Marco Raaphorst
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