Pop Capsule Podcast
Join Evan and Mallory every Thursday as they recap the top pop culture moments from 10 and 20 years ago.
info_outline Episode 72 - Yoo Hoo! Big Movie Blowout! 06/30/2022
Episode 72 - Yoo Hoo! Big Movie Blowout! The summer of movies is in full swing! Join us this week as we take a look at Like Mike (and the power of electrified shoes), Men in Black 2 (sequels vs. originals), Magic Mike (who needs plotlines?) and the Tom Cruise/Katie Holmes divorce. Tune in now for all the details. Get 10% your first month of Better Help when you visit betterhelp.com/poppod
info_outline Episode 71 - Be My Ohana, Maybe? 06/23/2022
Episode 71 - Be My Ohana, Maybe? We're hurtling towards summer at lightning speed which means it's the season for big blockbusters and songs of the summer! This week's topics are no exception - tune in now to hear our thoughts on Lilo and Stitch, Minority Report, 'Call Me Maybe' hitting number 1, and the death of Nora Ephron. Get 10% off your first month of Better Help when you visit betterhelp.com/poppod
info_outline Episode 70 - Bourne to Be Wild 06/16/2022
Episode 70 - Bourne to Be Wild Grab your scooby snacks and buckle up because it's another wild week on the podcast! This week we take a look back at The Bourne Identity (Matt Damon as an action star), Scooby Doo (the controversial villian choice), Nik Wallenda (the family high wire business), and the 2nd annual Critics Choice TV awards.
info_outline Episode 69 - Call Me, Beep Me If You Want a Tony 06/09/2022
Episode 69 - Call Me, Beep Me If You Want a Tony What's the sitch, you ask? Well start warming up those pipes because this is a music heavy episode! This week we take a look at teen hero Kim Possible (and the iconic theme song), the first season of American Idol (when Justin met Kelly!), the CMT Awards (the best country names) and the Tony Awards (James Corden strikes again!). Tune in now to hear it all!
info_outline Episode 68 - Survey Says...Sk8er Boi 06/02/2022
Episode 68 - Survey Says...Sk8er Boi We're just a pod, nostalgia's our thing....can we make it anymore obvious? This week we look back at season 1 of The Wire (good morning Baltimore!), the release of 'Let Go' by Avril Lavigne (the original pop punk princess) and the death of Richard Dawson (and why kissing people you meet is NOT A THING).
info_outline Episode 67 - That's Unfair to Dave Matthews 05/26/2022
Episode 67 - That's Unfair to Dave Matthews It's another week and we're coming in hot! This week we are fired up about many things, but especially our 4 nostalgia throwbacks: the release of 'The Eminem Show', 'The Pianist' winning the Palme D'Or, Phillip Phillips winning American Idol and the 'Miami Zombie' attack.
info_outline Episode 66 - Sand Gets Everywhere 05/19/2022
Episode 66 - Sand Gets Everywhere Attention all nerds - this episode is for you! Join Evan and Mallory as they nerd out over X Files (and our own skeptic/believer dynamic), Star Wars: Attack of the Clones, Jim Parsons coming out and Kristen Wiig's SNL graduation! This episode is chock full of geeky goodness, so tune in now to check it out!
info_outline Episode 65 - Hit Me With Your Best Q's 05/12/2022
Episode 65 - Hit Me With Your Best Q's This week on the pod, we take a break from the top pop culture moments from 10 and 20 years ago to answer some listener questions! Tune in now to hear our thoughts on Jeopardy, Dermot Mulroney and whether we'd Fuck, Marry or Kill Fred Flinstone. It's another can't miss episode!
info_outline Episode 64 - Distractingly Large and Upsettingly Thor (Ft. Javier Melo) 05/05/2022
Episode 64 - Distractingly Large and Upsettingly Thor (Ft. Javier Melo) Evan's podcast worlds collide this week as Javier from Crossbody of Work stops by the pod! Together we take a look at Spiderman (Tobey vs. Tom), the change from WWF to WWE (and a hot take on pandas) and The Avengers (our definitive rankings!). Tune in now for all the laughs, and our best 2032 prediciton yet!
info_outline Episode 63 - Now You're Just Somebody That Was on That Show 04/28/2022
Episode 63 - Now You're Just Somebody That Was on That Show We're cheesy, we're breezy, and this week we're also wheezy! This week we battle through hoarse voices and constant tangents to bring you the top pop culture moments from 10 and 20 years ago. Tune in now to hear our thoughts on Dharma and Greg, Lisa 'Left Eye' Lopes, Gotye and Sophia Grace & Rosie!
info_outline Episode 62 - Make Me Like Ike 04/21/2022
Episode 62 - Make Me Like Ike From greek weddings to dead presidents and everything in between, this may be the most chaotic and tangent filled episode ever! This week Evan and Mallory take a look at Foolish by Ashanti (and some bold music video choices), My Big Fat Greek Wedding (where Windex fixes everything), the debut of Veep (with some wild presidential campaign slogans), and the death of Dick Clark (American Bandstand and men named Dick!)!
info_outline Episode 61 - Out of the Woods 04/14/2022
Episode 61 - Out of the Woods This week's episode is brought to you by 3G: Girls, Golf and General Hospital! This week Evan and Mallory take a look back at the 10,000th episode of General Hospital (wild soap opera storylines!), Tiger Woods winning his 3rd Masters (fantasy golf menus!), the release of 50 Shades Darker (the world of fan fiction!), and the debut of Girls (smash hit or crushing flop?)! It's another can't miss episode!
info_outline Episode 60 - Ladies Love Michael Dukakis 04/07/2022
Episode 60 - Ladies Love Michael Dukakis We're back, back, back again with another wild week of nostalgia! Join us this week as we take a look back at National Lampoon's Van Wilder, the funeral of Queen Elizabeth, the debut of Scandal and the end of Rick Santorum's presidential run.
info_outline Episode 59 - Choose Episode 59, It's Hilarious 03/31/2022
Episode 59 - Choose Episode 59, It's Hilarious Grab your hockey skates and baseball gloves, because we're talking sports in this week's episode! Join us as we take a look back at The Rookie (Dennis Quaid plays baseball), Linkin Park (in the end, it doesn't even matter), Goon (Canadian hockey at its finest) and 2012 April Fool's Pranks!
info_outline Episode 58 - Mickey Mouse's Bachelor House 03/24/2022
Episode 58 - Mickey Mouse's Bachelor House We have only one question heading into this week's episode - will you accept this rose? That's right, on this week's episode we take a look at the dating show that started it all, The Bachelor! We also look back on the 2002 Oscars (LOTR was robbed!), fun.'s number 1 hit (do you remember the lyrics?) and the debut of Disney Junior (hot dog!). Tune in now for all the details!
info_outline Episode 57 - Dancing with the Bauers 03/17/2022
Episode 57 - Dancing with the Bauers From undercover cops to foxtrot hops, it's another busy week on the pod! This week, Evan and Mallory take a look back at 24 (the rise of clock-based anxiety), Simple Plan (they're not kids anymore!), Dancing with the Stars (Houghs vs. Osmonds), and 21 Jump Street (the perfect reboot). Tune in now to hear the hilarity!
info_outline Episode 56 - The Raw Sex Appeal of Ray Romano (ft. Nineties Babies Nostalgia) 03/10/2022
Episode 56 - The Raw Sex Appeal of Ray Romano (ft. Nineties Babies Nostalgia) It's another wild week on the pod and this time, we have guests! This week we are joined by Amanda and Jessica from Nineties Babies Nostalgia to tackle more top pop culture moments from 10 and 20 years ago. Together, we take a look at Ice Age, Cadet Kelly and The Hunger Games! It's another can't miss episode :)
info_outline Episode 55 - One Trick Kony 03/03/2022
Episode 55 - One Trick Kony Start spreading the news - we're talking about Evan's favourite moment from all of 2012: the KONY 2012 moment! In addition to this viral campagin, we take a look back at Sesame Street's 4000th episode, the debut of The Osbournes and the release of Project X.
info_outline Episode 54 - Cinderella and Her Bear Fellas 02/24/2022
Episode 54 - Cinderella and Her Bear Fellas Cinderella dressed in yellow went downstairs to...star in a sequel? Join Evan and Mallory this week as they chat about Cinderella 2: Dreams Come True, the 2002 Grammys, the 2012 Oscars and the Berestain (not Berenstein!) Bears. It's another fun episode full of tangents - tune in now to check it out!
info_outline Episode 53 - I'm Not a Girl, Not Yet a Meowman 02/17/2022
Episode 53 - I'm Not a Girl, Not Yet a Meowman Alright meow, let's get into another wild week of pop culture nostalgia! This week, Evan and Mallory look back at the road trip flick Crossroads, the (debateably) hilarious Super Troopers, the Simpson's 500th episode and Nicki Minaj's follow up hit Starships.
info_outline Episode 52 - This is What Olympic Dreams Are Made Of 02/10/2022
Episode 52 - This is What Olympic Dreams Are Made Of Hey now, hey now - grab your butterfly clips and gold medals and join us for another jam packed episode! This week we take a look at the 2002 Salt Lake Olympics (including the figure skating scandal), the Lizzie McGuire season 2, the death of Whitney Houston and the 2012 Grammy Awards.
info_outline Episode 51 - Champagne Superbowla 02/03/2022
Episode 51 - Champagne Superbowla Get out your stadium snackboards and get comfy on the couch - it's our second Superbowl Spectacular episode! Join us as we take a look at the 2002 Superbowl (spoiler: Pats win) and the 2012 Superbowl (spoiler: Pats lose) and their respective halftime shows!
info_outline Episode 50 - A Scandal to Remember 01/27/2022
Episode 50 - A Scandal to Remember Grab a box of tissues and your saddest mixtape because our 50th episode is SAD SAD SAD. This week, we cry nostalgic tears as we talk about A Walk to Remember, the Enron scandal, Shaun White's X Games record and Lana Del Rey's 'Born to Die'. Episode 50 is another can't miss ep!
info_outline Episode 49 - All That and a Bag of Chips 01/20/2022
Episode 49 - All That and a Bag of Chips Did you miss us? We might have missed last week but we are back this week with bigger stories and hotter takes than ever before! Join us as we deep dive into the 2002 Golden Globes, the reboot of Nickelodeon's All That, Lebron James' NBA record and Jim Carrey turning 50! It's another can't miss episode!
info_outline Episode 48 - Giving 2021 the Boot 01/06/2022
Episode 48 - Giving 2021 the Boot We're BAAAACK! That's right folks - after a short break for the holidays we are back in action with Season 2 of the pod, taking a look at the top pop culture moments from 10 and 20 years ago (2002 and 2012)! In this first episode, we look back at the American Music Awards, the iMac G4 computer, Lionel Messi's Ballon D'Or win and the start of the US primaries!
info_outline Episode 47 - End of Year Spectacular 12/23/2021
Episode 47 - End of Year Spectacular It's the end of 2021 so we are taking one final look back at 2001 and 2011! Join Evan and Mallory as they give their top ten moments from each of these two banner years. What will they choose as their number 1 moments? Tune in to find out!
info_outline Episode 46 - Not Another Damn Podcast 12/16/2021
Episode 46 - Not Another Damn Podcast We're closing out the year with one last regular episode of the pod! This week Evan and Mallory take a look at Not Another Teen Movie, Usher's U Got it Bad, the Golden Globe nominations, and 2011's Sherlock Holmes.
info_outline Episode 45 - Tapwater Springs and Hobbit Things 12/09/2021
Episode 45 - Tapwater Springs and Hobbit Things We're travelling through time and space this week, from the wilds of Canada to the mountains of New Zealand! Join Evan and Mallory to hear their thoughts on Angela Anaconda, the premiere of the Lord of the Rings, New Year's Eve (the film), and the Rod Blagojevich corruption charges.
info_outline Episode 44 - Here Comes the Son of Donda 12/02/2021
Episode 44 - Here Comes the Son of Donda We take a look at the highs and lows of pop culture on this week's episode! Join Evan and Mallory as they talk about the death of George Harrison, the premiere of Ocean's 11, a Rihanna chart topper and the 2012 Grammy nomination concert!
info_outline Episode 43 - Q to the Hizz-A 11/25/2021
Episode 43 - Q to the Hizz-A We're changing things up this week and making this episode ALL ABOUT US! You sent us your questions and we have the answers! Tune in to hear our thoughts on pandemic pop culture, iconic fashion trends, childhood shows and even pizza toppings!