59 episodes

We are two friends that explore pop culture ranging from TV, comic books, and sports through the lens of fatherhood. We talk about our kids, our friends, and life in our 40's.

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We are two friends that explore pop culture ranging from TV, comic books, and sports through the lens of fatherhood. We talk about our kids, our friends, and life in our 40's.

    Friday Vibes - Fathers of Easttown (Ep 48)

    Friday Vibes - Fathers of Easttown (Ep 48)

    Friday Vibes is an open mic session hosted by us, Papa Culture Podcast, featuring our friends and listeners where we talk about.. anything really. 
     
    In this session, we dive deep into the HBO Max show, Mare of Easttown, starring Kate Winslet. We are joined by our friend Ben to discuss the finale, small town feels, trauma, and the fathers of Easttown. 
     
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    Papa Culture Presents 1990 (Ep 47)

    Papa Culture Presents 1990 (Ep 47)

    The 1990’s were pivotal years for Anton and John and the pop culture during that era definitely made its imprint! Join them as they go back with a 1990’s retrospective. 

    First up, 1990! What songs, movies, and other pop culture hit back then and have helped define them? Be surprised! (Or not.) 
    Your most important song, movie, or pop culture moment not make the discussion? Tell us what we forgot at our 1990's Discord channel!
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    Friday Vibes Compilation One (Ep 46)

    Friday Vibes Compilation One (Ep 46)

    Friday Vibes is a open mic session hosted by us, Papa Culture Podcast, featuring our friends and listeners where we talk about.. anything really. This is a compilation of three of our first sessions where we talk about parenthood, pop culture, and everything in between. Session 1: Our friends Lisa and Art where we talked about serious things like teaching remotely during a pandemic and the politics and dynamics of school choice. We also talked about lighter things like choosing our favorite New Kid and favorite memories of Digital Underground music.Session 2: Art was back and joining him were Dennis aka the DJ known as DNSB and Carlo aka the producer of the Papa Culture Podcast theme song and photographer former emcee. We talked about post vaccine steaks, creativity during a pandemic, and video games.Session 3: New guests, Ben and Albert, joined us during their lunch times. We talked about burritos, TV show recommendations, the connections built through pop culture among friends and as parents with their kids, and sports.Watch the sessions on Facebook or Instagram @papaculturepod.* * *Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube: @papaculturepod

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    Theme music provided by Shift the MC: https://soundcloud.com/shiftthemc

    Talking Vaccines and Wrestlemania with Dr. Milin (Ep 45)

    Talking Vaccines and Wrestlemania with Dr. Milin (Ep 45)

    Milin Ratanasen has been practicing medicine for 10 years as a primary care physician in Sacramento. He went to medical school at UCLA and then became a Chief Resident at UC Davis. A father of 3, he is a liffelong wrestling and hip-hop nerd. During the pandemic, he became heavily involved in vaccine effort at his facility. He graciously sat down to talk about his work and how professional wrestling and hip hop have helped him during the pandemic.Here are some resources to learn more about the COVID-19 Vaccine for you and your family:The California Endowment's Multilingual ResourcesTranslateCOVID.orgYour COVID-19 Vaccination (CDC)Tayo Help - The Caretaker Project from FYLPROFollow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube: @papaculturepod

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    Theme music provided by Shift the MC: https://soundcloud.com/shiftthemc

    Empathy is the Antidote (Ep 44)

    Empathy is the Antidote (Ep 44)

    May is Mental Health Awareness Month and we are diving into the impact of COVID-19 on mental health staff at hospitals. Sheila and Ben are Licensed Clinical Social Workers who have been on the front lines. They share their experiences and insights learned from a roller coaster of year in a pandemic including the collective trauma of isolation, uncertainty, and crisis. They also share their beacons of hope that are rooted in empathy. 

    We encourage you to take care of your mental wellness. The best resources are those that are local to you. Here are some links to organizations or hubs to gain more education and support for your mental health.

    National Alliance of Mental Illness that has chapters across the country
    Palo Alto University’s collection of Asian, Asian American, Pacific Islander, and South Asian Student Resources
    Mental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic (NIMH)

    Get Immediate Help in a Crisis (Phone Lines)

    Call 911 if you or someone you know is in immediate danger or go to the nearest emergency room.

    National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
    Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255); En español 1-888-628-9454
    The Lifeline is a free, confidential crisis hotline that is available to everyone 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The Lifeline connects callers to the nearest crisis center in the Lifeline national network. These centers provide crisis counseling and mental health referrals. People who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have hearing loss can contact the Lifeline via TTY at 1-800-799-4889.

    Crisis Text Line
    Text “HELLO” to 741741
    The Crisis Text hotline is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week throughout the U.S. The Crisis Text Line serves anyone, in any type of crisis, connecting them with a crisis counselor who can provide support and information.

    Veterans Crisis Line
    Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) and press 1 or text to 838255Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube: @papaculturepod 

    Music in this episode: “Back to Me” by Tab and Anitek used under Creative Commons.

    The Crimes of Crime Scene (Ep 43)

    The Crimes of Crime Scene (Ep 43)

    Anton and John dive deep into Netflix's 4 episode mini-series "Crime Scene: The Disappearance at the Cecil Hotel." Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube: @papaculturepod

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    Theme music provided by Shift the MC: https://soundcloud.com/shiftthemc

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