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The VoxPopcast

By Vox Populorum

We’ve all had a discussion or an argument about popular culture. Sometimes it happens on Facebook, Tumblr or Twitter. Maybe it was in a literature, history, philosophy or psychology class in college. Perhaps it was at the local comic book shop. Or maybe it was at a bar and you ended up stabbing someone with a bottle or bludgeoning them with a pool cue. All of these discussions are exactly the same. The tenured professor at an academic conference deconstructing Batman through a Derrida lens is really doing the same thing as a bunch of teenagers passing a joint around in their mother’s basement. One just uses bigger words and the other swears more. Honestly, though, we’re not sure which. So why not bring them all together? Vox Populorum is a blog and podcast devoted to pop culture criticism. We believe that the best way to understand culture is to discuss it. Please join our weekly round table of media critics, academics and fans for engaging discussion about movies, novels, comic bo

  1. 1.
    e137. Think Virtually, Live Locally! Our New Virtual Reality11/23/2020
    1:10:38
  2. 2.
    e136. Describing 14 Films We Haven’t Seen11/16/2020
    1:08:07
  3. 3.
    e135. Election 2020: So Now What?11/09/2020
    1:33:47
  4. 4.
    e134. Reality of Horrors!11/02/2020
    1:18:04
  5. 5.
    e133. Comedy of Horrors!10/26/2020
    1:08:08
  6. 6.
    e132. Is 2020 the Darkest Timeline?10/19/2020
    1:11:01
  7. 7.
    e131. Cuties: Eroticizing the Innocent and Infantilizing Sexuality10/12/2020
    1:23:38
  8. 8.
    e130. Freshman Year in Quarantine10/05/2020
    1:03:39
  1. 9.
    e129. Corsets: Enhancement, Imprisonment, Empowerment, & Empresses09/28/2020
    1:02:24
  2. 10.
    e128. 9 Popular Culture Pet Peeves We Hate and Why09/21/2020
    1:07:55
  3. 11.
    e127. Dungeons & Diversity09/14/2020
    1:04:03
  4. 12.
    e126. Reconstructing Deconstructed Superheroes09/07/2020
    1:13:11
  5. 13.
    e125. It’s the End of the World as we show it…08/31/2020
    1:09:20
  6. 14.
    e124. Marveling Over Marble League!08/24/2020
    1:06:59
  7. 15.
    e123. Culture, Context, Protest, and Memefication08/17/2020
    1:19:22
  8. 16.
    e122. twentysomethingteen08/10/2020
    1:07:12
  9. 17.
    e121. The Improv Story Game08/03/2020
    1:11:23
  10. 18.
    e120. Quarantine Comfort TV07/27/2020
    1:03:47
  11. 19.
    e119. Copaganda II: Going Rogue07/20/2020
    1:19:57
  12. 20.
    e118. #activism07/13/2020
    1:02:38
  13. 21.
    e117. Post-Release Censorship and the Disney Vault07/06/2020
    1:21:00
  14. 22.
    e116. Copaganda, Cartoons, and You06/29/2020
    1:36:36
  15. 23.
    e115. Why Do We Love Minor Characters?06/22/2020
    1:15:01
  16. 24.
    e114. Your Black Friend is Tired06/15/2020
    1:35:22
  17. 25.
    e113. Cartoons vs. Avatars06/08/2020
    1:13:21
  18. 26.
    e112. Social Media and Free Speech06/01/2020
    1:11:36
  19. 27.
    e111. STILL Not Over It!05/25/2020
    1:15:59
  20. 28.
    e110. Comic Studies-350: X-Men Course Syllabus05/18/2020
    1:57:52
  21. 29.
    e109. Scores & Soundtracks05/11/2020
    1:18:15
  22. 30.
    e108. Bad Things We Love05/04/2020
    1:16:08
  23. 31.
    e107. Senior Year in Quarantine04/27/2020
    1:07:50
  24. 32.
    e106. COVID-19 & the Death of the Comic Shop04/20/2020
    1:19:36
  25. 33.
    e105. Animal Crossing & Cozy Games in Worldwide Pandemics04/13/2020
    1:13:34
  26. 34.
    e104. 5 Victorian Parlour Games for Worldwide Pandemics04/06/2020
    1:15:48
  27. 35.
    e103. Birds of Prey and the Fantaboulous Deconstruction of one VoxPopcast03/30/2020
    1:17:05
  28. 36.
    e102. News by Meme03/23/2020
    1:09:31
  29. 37.
    e101. Not the Next Big Thing03/16/2020
    1:13:24
  30. 38.
    e100. Hollywood vs. FanCasting03/09/2020
    1:12:48
  31. 39.
    e99. Pseudo-Academic Content: Listener Discretion is Advised03/02/2020
    1:10:43
  32. 40.
    e98. Experience vs. Consumer Culture02/24/2020
    1:06:27
  33. 41.
    e97. Fictional & Celebrity Crushes02/17/2020
    1:10:05
  34. 42.
    e96. Mask Theory02/10/2020
    1:03:25
  35. 43.
    e95. The Good Place and Philosophy02/03/2020
    1:04:52
  36. 44.
    e94. Why Do Award Shows Suck?01/27/2020
    1:18:07
  37. 45.
    e93. Golden Age of Comics01/20/2020
    1:17:56
  38. 46.
    e92: 2010s Decade in Review01/13/2020
    1:26:15
  39. 47.
    e91. 2020 Box Office Draft01/06/2020
    1:26:10
  40. 48.
    e90. 30 Good Things You Missed!!! 2019 Year in Review12/30/2019
    1:48:06
  41. 49.
    e89. Star Wars: Epic Retrospective12/23/2019
    1:28:36
  42. 50.
    e88. Yes, Internet, There is a Santa Claus12/16/2019
    1:12:30
  43. 51.
    e87. Sentimentalism: Punching Them in the Feels12/10/2019
    1:18:18
  44. 52.
    e86. Good Things We Hate12/02/2019
    1:12:05
  45. 53.
    e85. Digital Acting (and Deep Fakery)11/25/2019
    1:13:56
  46. 54.
    e84. Comics, Sci-Fi, Fantasy: What is Geek Culture?11/18/2019
    1:00:37
  47. 55.
    e83. 🙂Watching Watchmen😵11/11/2019
    1:22:14
  48. 56.
    e82. Love, Politics and Jane Austen11/04/2019
    1:03:22
  49. 57.
    e81. Stephen King and Horror10/28/2019
    1:25:34
  50. 58.
    e80. Irredeemable Characters10/21/2019
    1:18:27
  51. 59.
    e79. Crowdfunding Creative Culture10/14/2019
    1:16:34
  52. 60.
    e78: Monster Studies-201: Course Syllabus10/07/2019
    1:05:49
  53. 61.
    e77. Pop Culture Etiquette09/30/2019
    1:07:07
  54. 62.
    e76. Music Back in MY Day…09/23/2019
    1:12:18
  55. 63.
    e75. Judging a Show by its Pilot?09/16/2019
    1:05:26
  56. 64.
    e74. Harry Potter and the Politics of Wizardry09/09/2019
    1:12:32
  57. 65.
    e73. Reading Practices09/02/2019
    1:14:47
  58. 66.
    e72. The Power of Cuteness08/26/2019
    1:16:12
  59. 67.
    e71. Back to School08/19/2019
    1:25:57
  60. 68.
    e70. Does Pop Culture Matter?08/12/2019
    50:23
  61. 69.
    e69. So, let’s talk about Puerto Rico…08/05/2019
    1:14:22
  62. 70.
    e68. Parallel Media07/29/2019
    1:08:02
  63. 71.
    e67. Social Justice Knitting07/22/2019
    1:09:30
  64. 72.
    e66. Fandom Petitions07/15/2019
    1:06:22
  65. 73.
    e65. AR Gaming07/08/2019
    1:06:37
  66. 74.
    e64. Mythologizing the Founders07/01/2019
    1:11:11
  67. 75.
    e63. Transcosplaphobia06/24/2019
    1:13:07
  68. 76.
    e62. Comics! You know… for the Kids!06/17/2019
    1:12:14
  69. 77.
    e61. Narrative REMIX!06/10/2019
    1:17:14
  70. 78.
    e60. Poverty Shaming06/03/2019
    1:15:42
  71. 79.
    e59. Game of Finales05/27/2019
    1:28:59
  72. 80.
    e58. Gaming an Empire05/20/2019
    53:54
  73. 81.
    e57. You Kant Like That!05/13/2019
    1:09:10
  74. 82.
    e56. Endgame Analysis05/06/2019
    1:22:25
  75. 83.
    e55. PCA-2019 Recap04/29/2019
    1:02:55
  76. 84.
    e54. The Unbearable Whiteness of being Batman04/22/2019
    1:06:27
  77. 85.
    e53. PCA/ACA 2019 Preview: Comic Studies04/15/2019
    1:22:47
  78. 86.
    e52. PCA/ACA 2019 Preview: Game Studies04/08/2019
    1:07:41
  79. 87.
    e51. So What Is Subculture Anyway?04/01/2019
    1:09:17
  80. 88.
    e50. Are You What You Wear?03/25/2019
    1:20:57
  81. 89.
    e49. Cinema vs. Streaming03/18/2019
    1:06:01
  82. 90.
    e48. Political TV and Nostalgia03/11/2019
    1:12:20
  83. 91.
    e47. Milkshake Ducks & Problematic Artists03/04/2019
    1:07:42
  84. 92.
    e46. Black Superheroes and Representation02/25/2019
    1:35:22
  85. 93.
    e45. Game of Oscars02/18/2019
    1:25:19
  86. 94.
    e44. Young Monsters In Love02/11/2019
    1:14:41
  87. 95.
    e43. Sexy Ships & Head Canon02/04/2019
    1:19:16
  88. 96.
    e42. Diss Continuity01/28/2019
    1:05:55
  89. 97.
    e41. Snatching Banders?01/21/2019
    1:08:43
  90. 98.
    e40. Favourite RoyalTV (and movies)01/14/2019
    1:16:40
  91. 99.
    e39. Media Addiction01/07/2019
    1:15:19
  92. 100.
    e38. 2019 Box Office Draft12/31/2018
    1:05:52
  93. 101.
    e37. Problematic Christmas Songs12/24/2018
    1:02:23
  94. 102.
    e36. Cheesey Christmas Movies12/17/2018
    1:15:56
  95. 103.
    e35. SPOILERS! (and Mystery Boxes)12/10/2018
    1:20:59
  96. 104.
    e34. FarmSims: Digital Transcendentalism12/03/2018
    59:52
  97. 105.
    e33. Thanksgiving Politics11/26/2018
    1:25:32
  98. 106.
    e32. Reboots, Remakes, Revivals11/19/2018
    1:08:43
  99. 107.
    e31. Heroes, Villains & Antiheroes11/12/2018
    1:04:04
  100. 108.
    e30. Monster Mash 2: Breaking Twilight11/05/2018
    1:12:24
  101. 109.
    Episode 29: Sexy Halloween10/29/2018
    1:18:12
  102. 110.
    Episode 28: Slashers and Final Girls10/22/2018
    1:18:19
  103. 111.
    Episode 27: La Mort de l’Auteur10/15/2018
    1:15:41
  104. 112.
    Episode 26: The Secret Lives of Puppets10/01/2018
    58:12
  105. 113.
    Episode 25: Sex and the Disney Princess09/25/2018
    1:20:19
  106. 114.
    Episode 24: Genre in General09/18/2018
    1:14:50
  107. 115.
    Episode 23: Comic Studies-301: Course Syllabus09/10/2018
    1:23:16
  108. 116.
    Episode 22: Monuments and Memories09/03/2018
    1:18:09
  109. 117.
    Episode 21: Sports, Patriotism, and Social Justice08/28/2018
    1:13:33
  110. 118.
    Episode 20: Monster Mash08/21/2018
    1:27:52
  111. 119.
    Episode 19: Cosplayers of Color08/14/2018
    1:15:28
  112. 120.
    Episode 18: She-Ra and the Male Gaze08/07/2018
    1:21:22
  113. 121.
    Episode 17: Music, the Soundtrack of our Lives07/31/2018
    1:11:02
  114. 122.
    Episode 16: Sex in Video Games07/24/2018
    1:18:44
  115. 123.
    Episode 15: Cinematic Violence & the Impossible Body07/17/2018
    1:16:15
  116. 124.
    Episode 14: Captain America – Patriotism & Nationalism07/10/2018
    1:23:16
  117. 125.
    Episode 13: Mythic Reboots07/02/2018
    1:14:19
  118. 126.
    Episode 12: The Coming & Going of the Coming of Age06/25/2018
    1:26:30
  119. 127.
    Episode 11: Toxic Offenders & the Dark Side of Fandom06/19/2018
    1:12:18
  120. 128.
    Episode 10: Sex, Gender & FanFic06/12/2018
    1:01:30
  121. 129.
    Episode 9: Chutz-Pow! Superheroes of the Holocaust06/04/2018
    1:02:25
  122. 130.
    Episode 8: Academia & Viral Social Justice05/29/2018
    1:06:52
  123. 131.
    Episode 7: Comic Con Culture05/21/2018
    54:00
  124. 132.
    Episode 6: Sex & Drugs & Riverdale05/14/2018
    1:09:29
  125. 133.
    Episode 5: Infinity Franchises & Cinematic Universes05/07/2018
    1:18:02
  126. 134.
    Episode 4: Losing My Religiosity?05/01/2018
    1:01:50
  127. 135.
    Episode 3: Violence in Video Games04/23/2018
    1:05:14
  128. 136.
    Episode 2: Do You Remember Nostalgia?04/16/2018
    1:04:46
  129. 137.
    Episode 1: Origin Stories04/10/2018
    1:02:20

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