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Lisa Christiansen is a broadcaster, journalist and longtime metal head. Andrea Warner is a music critic, author and former horoscopes columnist. Every week they talk about things they love, stuff that pisses them off and pop culture: movies new and old, TV, books, music and more. Press play and come hang out with your two new best friends.

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    • 4.8 • 20 Ratings

Lisa Christiansen is a broadcaster, journalist and longtime metal head. Andrea Warner is a music critic, author and former horoscopes columnist. Every week they talk about things they love, stuff that pisses them off and pop culture: movies new and old, TV, books, music and more. Press play and come hang out with your two new best friends.

    The White Lotus with Cynara Geissler | Episode 296

    The White Lotus with Cynara Geissler | Episode 296

    Cynara Geissler joins us to talk about the series everyone is watching: The White Lotus. Also discussed: home improvement horror stories, LuLaRich, and one-day stands.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    The Chair with Florence Chee | Episode 295

    The Chair with Florence Chee | Episode 295

    Summary:
    "Festive pinafore." This week Dr. Florence Chee joins us to talk about Sandra Oh's new show The Chair. Also discussed: Shang Chi, pole dancing, and Andrea Warner's final wishes.

     
    Show notes:

    7 Girlfriends Decide To Spend The Rest Of Their Lives Together And Buy A House For $580k (Bored Panda)
     
    Pole Dancing Made It To The Super Bowl. Now It Wants Another Stage: The Olympics (NPR)
     
    A Chair Reviews The Chair. Sandra Oh’s Netflix series gets academia uncomfortably, hilariously right (Slate)
     
    Dr. Florence Chee on Twitter
     

    Recommendations:

    Flo: Kingdom (Netflix)
     
    Andrea W.: AIDS Activist History Project
     
    Andrea G.: Shang Chi
     
    Lisa: Nine Perfect Strangers 
     
    Music credits:
    "Life of Riley" by Kevin MacLeod
    From: incompetech.com
    Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License




     


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    Pop This! is two women talking about pop culture.
    Lisa Christiansen is a broadcaster, journalist and longtime metal head. Andrea Warner is a music critic, author and former horoscopes columnist.
    Press play and come hang out with your two new best friends.
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    Summer re-release: What is the best dance movie of the '80s: Dirty Dancing or Footloose?

    Summer re-release: What is the best dance movie of the '80s: Dirty Dancing or Footloose?

    We dig deep into the vaults to bring you the last episode of our summer re-release series. It's our epic debate from May 2018 over whether the best dance movie of the '80s is Dirty Dancing or Footloose. Who won this argument? You'll have to re-listen to find out.

    • 51 min
    Summer re-release: Pregnancy, celebrity & the female body with Jackie Wong

    Summer re-release: Pregnancy, celebrity & the female body with Jackie Wong

    This week, we go deep into the archives for our best-of summer repeat and dig up our timeless conversation with writer and editor Jackie Wong talking about pregnancy, celebrities and the female body. Also discussed: Lisa's love affair with salad, Francis McDormand in Fargo, and Criminal.

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    Summer re-release: I May Destroy You

    Summer re-release: I May Destroy You

    It is summer repeat season at Pop This! and this week we re-visit our episode on Michaela Coel's brilliant series I May Destroy You. Also discussed: drive-ins, period sex, and the excellent podcast It's Been A Minute.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Summer re-release: Sex and the City with Vivek Shraya

    Summer re-release: Sex and the City with Vivek Shraya

    Summer is here and Pop This! is playing nothing but the hits! That's right, starting this week, we are on a short summer break and re-releasing some of our all-time favourite episodes. We're starting with one of the funniest, coolest, smartest guests we’ve ever had on the podcast: author, musician, and filmmaker Vivek Shraya, who joined us to talk about Sex and the City.

    • 51 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
20 Ratings

20 Ratings

scarvesandbooks ,

Warms My Heart

This podcast is so incredibly near and dear to my heart for so many reasons. The hosts are *hilarious* and the amount of pop culture covered between them is staggering. But here’s the best part: you don’t even have to know what movie/book/tv show they may be talking about in order to listen to an episode. They do fully warn you of spoilers if you do want to go and watch it on your own, but it’s not at all necessary to appreciate the dialogue they have. I listen to a lot of podcasts and not one has made me laugh as hard as this one does.
They do talk about serious issues as well, and I think that that is also something they handle beautifully. This is also the first podcast I’ve ever listened to where the hosts feel free to disagree with each other, will both respectfully listen to each other, and sometimes one changes their opinion, and sometimes one doesn’t, but the important thing is how respectful and well they model disagreeing with someone’s opinion. I just wanted to note his much I appreciate that.
I look forward to this podcast every week, have listened to every episode, and just want to thank the three ladies responsible for it so much ❤️.

Biboopbiboop ,

Fierce, feminist, funny

Andrea and Lisa are two incredibly bright and witty women who say the things that I've many times felt as a woman about pop culture but haven't always said out loud, and they do so unapologetically. This podcast is truly a gift to women!! Thank you Lisa and Andrea

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