333 episodes

Wherever pop culture and politics collide, Ira Madison III and Louis Virtel are on hand to examine the gorgeous wreckage from their uniquely queer perspective. Each week, our “Princes of Pop Culture” are joined by the likes of Michelle Yeoh, Hunter Doohan, John Boyega, Connie Britton, Gabrielle Union, and Sheryl Lee Ralph to unpack the latest controversies, laude character actress appreciation, and all the shade that’s fit to throw. New episodes drop every Wednesday.

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    • Society & Culture
    • 4.6 • 9.5K Ratings

Wherever pop culture and politics collide, Ira Madison III and Louis Virtel are on hand to examine the gorgeous wreckage from their uniquely queer perspective. Each week, our “Princes of Pop Culture” are joined by the likes of Michelle Yeoh, Hunter Doohan, John Boyega, Connie Britton, Gabrielle Union, and Sheryl Lee Ralph to unpack the latest controversies, laude character actress appreciation, and all the shade that’s fit to throw. New episodes drop every Wednesday.

    Jojo Siwa, Sex and the City, & Ripley with Carla Gugino

    Jojo Siwa, Sex and the City, & Ripley with Carla Gugino

    Ira and Louis discuss Jojo Siwa’s rebrand and alleged invention of “Gay Pop,” Sex and the City’s Netflix arrival, Ripley, and Jerrod Carmichael’s show. Carla Gugino joins to discuss The Girls on the Bus, her start in 80s multi-cams, working with Robert Rodriguez and Brian DePalma, and more.



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    • 1 hr 25 min
    Beyoncé’s Cowboy Carter with Justice Smith and Kendra James

    Beyoncé’s Cowboy Carter with Justice Smith and Kendra James

    Ira, Louis, and guest host Kendra James discuss Beyoncé’s sprawling new album Cowboy Carter. Justice Smith joins Ira and Louis to discuss the American Society of Magical Negroes, critical responses to the film, and more. Plus, Nicki Minaj’s Pink Friday 2 World Tour and the internet’s debate on hot SNL cast members.

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    • 1 hr 32 min
    Cowboy Carter & Genre Shifts, Immaculate & Nun Movies w. The Veronicas

    Cowboy Carter & Genre Shifts, Immaculate & Nun Movies w. The Veronicas

    Ira and Louis discuss Beyoncé’s impending album Cowboy Carter and other artists who’ve shifted genres, nun horror flick Immaculate and other nun-related films, the Chateau Marmont, 2024 bingo cards, and responses to Kate Middleton’s announcement. The Veronicas join to discuss their new album Gothic Summer, their film influences, and more.

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    • 1 hr 18 min
    Music Roundup: Ariana Grande, Justin Timberlake, Kacey Musgraves w. Leslie Bibb & Michael Arceneaux

    Music Roundup: Ariana Grande, Justin Timberlake, Kacey Musgraves w. Leslie Bibb & Michael Arceneaux

    Ira and Louis and guest host Michael Arcenaux (author of I Finally Bought Some Jordans) new albums from Ariana Grande, Justin Timberlake, and Kacey Musgraves. Leslie Bibb joins to discuss her new series Palm Royale and more. Plus, fashion takes, Vanderpump Rules, Bill Maher, and Survivor.

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    • 1 hr 33 min
    The 2024 Oscars w. Martha Plimpton

    The 2024 Oscars w. Martha Plimpton

    Ira and Louis discuss the 96th Academy Awards, Madonna’s Celebration Tour, and the ongoing Kate Middleton drama. Martha Plimpton joins to discuss her new role in HBO’s The Regime and more.

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    • 1 hr 38 min
    “Capote vs. The Swans, Kate Middleton, & Rebecca Ferguson’s Mystery Co-Star” w. Tom Hollander

    “Capote vs. The Swans, Kate Middleton, & Rebecca Ferguson’s Mystery Co-Star” w. Tom Hollander

    Ira and Louis discuss the mysteries surrounding Kate Middleton's alleged disappearance and which of Rebecca Ferguson's male co-stars yelled at her on set, why The Traitors isn't actually a good game, RuPaul's critique of Madonna, and Dune nerds hating on Zendaya. Tom Hollander joins to discuss Feud: Capote vs. The Swans and working with great directors like Gus Van Sant and Robert Altman. Plus, a discussion of Capote's legendary Black and White Ball.

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    • 1 hr 25 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
9.5K Ratings

9.5K Ratings

Nicole1507 ,

Floop is a madman, help us, save us

Thanks for having Carla Gugino on so I could get high and watch Spy Kids.

musicandmoss ,

Day 1 listener

Makes my week. Brings me joy. Love you both. I live on a small island in the middle of no where and you are my life line to pop culture.

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Talking over each other

Please fix. Really hard to listen

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