Pop Culturing

Cathy & Todd Adams

In this entertaining, funny and smart look at pop culture, Cathy+Todd Adams flip the switch on their Zen Parenting Radio podcast with a look at their favorite movies, tv shows and books. In between the one-liners and laughs, they break down key moments and little-known facts and touch upon underlying themes of self-awareness and what it means to be human. From “I gave her my heart and she gave me a pen” to “you’re so money and you don’t even know it”, Pop Culturing will keep you laughing and growing.

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Midnight Mass is an American supernatural horror streaming television miniseries created and directed by Mike Flanagan and starring Zach Gilford, Kate Siegel, Hamish Linklater, Samantha Sloyan, Rahul Kohli and Henry Thomas.

Oct 7

1 hr 17 min

Fatal Attraction is a 1987 American psychological thriller film directed by Adrian Lyne from a screenplay written by James Dearden, based on his 1980 short film Diversion.

Mar 17

1 hr 10 min

When Harry Met Sally... is a 1989 American romantic comedy film written by Nora Ephron and directed by Rob Reiner. It stars Billy Crystal as Harry and Meg Ryan as Sally.

Mar 3

1 hr 7 min

The Silence of the Lambs is a 1991 American psychological horror film directed by Jonathan Demme and written by Ted Tally, adapted from Thomas Harris' 1988 novel.

Feb 17

1 hr 9 min

The Breakfast Club is a 1985 American teen coming-of-age comedy-drama film written, produced, and directed by John Hughes.

Jan 27

1 hr 30 min

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer is a 1964 Christmas stop motion animated television special produced by Videocraft International, Ltd. (later known as Rankin/Bass Productions) and currently distributed by Universal Television.

Dec 2020

59 min 45 sec

Teen film is a film genre targeted at teenagers and young adults by the plot being based on their special interests, such as coming of age, attempting to fit in, bullying, peer pressure, first love, teen rebellion, conflict with parents, and teen angst or alienation.

May 2020

1 hr

William Bradley "Brad" Pitt (born December 18, 1963) is an American actor and film producer. He has received multiple awards, including two Golden Globe Awards and an Academy Award for his acting, in addition to another Academy Award and a Primetime Emmy Award as producer under his production company, Plan B Entertainment.

May 2020

1 hr 4 min

Little Fires Everywhere is an American drama web television miniseries, based on the 2017 novel of the same name by Celeste Ng. It premiered on Hulu on March 18, 2020 and consists of eight episodes.

Apr 2020

1 hr 9 min

Lost is an American drama television series that originally aired on ABC from September 22, 2004, to May 23, 2010, over six seasons, comprising a total of 121 episodes. The show contains elements of supernatural and science fiction, and follows the survivors of a commercial jet airliner flying between Sydney and Los Angeles, after the plane crashes on a mysterious island somewhere in the South Pacific Ocean.

Apr 2020

1 hr 12 min

Lost is an American drama television series that originally aired on ABC from September 22, 2004, to May 23, 2010, over six seasons, comprising a total of 121 episodes. The show contains elements of supernatural and science fiction, and follows the survivors of a commercial jet airliner flying between Sydney and Los Angeles, after the plane crashes on a mysterious island somewhere in the South Pacific Ocean.

Apr 2020

1 hr 15 min

Knives Out is a 2019 American mystery film written and directed by Rian Johnson, and produced by Johnson and Ram Bergman. A modern whodunit, the film follows a family gathering gone awry, after the patriarch's death leads a master detective to investigate.

Apr 2020

52 min 55 sec

Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness is a 2020 true crime documentary television series about the life of Joseph Allen Maldonado-Passage, popularly known as Joe Exotic.

Apr 2020

56 min 18 sec

Marvel's The Avengers(classified under the name Marvel Avengers Assemble in the United Kingdom and Ireland), or simply The Avengers, is a 2012 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero team of the same name, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.

Mar 2020

1 hr 6 min

Artie (Billy Crystal) and Diane (Bette Midler) agree to look after their three grandkids when their type-A helicopter parents need to leave town for work. Problems arise when the kids' 21st-century behavior collides with Artie and Diane's old-school methods.

Mar 2020

54 min 5 sec

Cathy and Todd talk about this classic from 2000 about a teenage journalist writing for Rolling Stone in the early 1970s, his touring with the fictitious rock band Stillwater, and his efforts to get his first cover story published.

Feb 2020

1 hr 6 min

Todd and Cathy discuss Fast Times at Ridgemont High from 1982.  

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Feb 2020

55 min 26 sec

Todd and Cathy discuss flair bartending and island hookups from the 1988 movie Cocktail.

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Jan 2020

1 hr 8 min

Todd, Cathy, and their daughter Camryn talk about the Oscar nominations, the snubs, the probable winners, and why this was a good year for movies.

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Jan 2020

49 min 5 sec

Cathy and Todd discuss 2020’s Golden Globes Awards

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Jan 2020

37 min 19 sec

Cathy and Todd discuss Planes, Trains, and Automobiles and why it’s become everybody’s favorite Thanksgiving movie.

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Nov 2019

56 min 43 sec

Todd and Cathy discuss GoodFellas and why Tommy is funny like a clown.

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Nov 2019

45 min 35 sec

Cathy and Todd discuss Pretty in Pink and why “I just want them to know that they didn't break me” still makes an impact 33 years later.

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Oct 2019

1 hr

Cathy and Todd discuss classic 80's St. Elmo's Fire, a favorite and a prominent movie of the brat pack genre.

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Oct 2019

1 hr 3 min

Cathy and Todd discuss Netflix’s Unbelievable and why reactions to traumatic experiences are varying and unpredictable.

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Sep 2019

1 hr 12 min

Cathy and Todd discuss Jerry Maguire and why a mission statement can lead to meaning and intimacy.

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Sep 2019

1 hr 4 min

Cathy+Todd discuss The Shawshank Redemption (#1 IMDB movie of all time), and why some endings are deserved.

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Sep 2019

1 hr 11 min

Cathy+Todd discuss Dead Poets Society and share why Mr. Keating is the teacher we all need.

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Aug 2019

1 hr 5 min

Cathy and Todd discuss Say Anything movie from the 80's and share why Lloyd and Diane’s love and friendship inspired us to be better people.

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Aug 2019

1 hr 1 min

Cathy+Todd discuss the television series Sex and the City and share why these four women became our friends.

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Aug 2019

1 hr 24 min

Cathy and Todd discuss 2018’s 8th Grade and why Kayla really is the coolest girl in the world.

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Jul 2019

1 hr 9 min

Cathy and Todd discuss Big Little Lies and the amazing actresses and plot lines that make this show a phenomenon. They discuss the differences between this season and last season, share some of the characters best lines and interactions, and process how the adults are like kids and the kids are like adults.

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Jul 2019

1 hr 19 min

Cathy+Todd discuss Swingers, a funny, heartfelt, and effortlessly cool 90's comedy classic staring Vince Vaughn and Jon Favreau.

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Jul 2019

58 min 37 sec

Cathy and Todd discuss 2011’s Bridesmaids and the power of female comedians.

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Jul 2019

58 min 11 sec

Cathy and Todd discuss 1986’s Stand by Me and the importance of male friendship. Stand by Me is a 1986 American coming-of-age film directed by Rob Reiner and starring Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman, and Jerry O'Connell (in his debut film.) The film is based on Stephen King's 1982 novella The Body. Its title is derived from Ben E. King's eponymous song, which plays over the ending credits.

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Jun 2019

1 hr 12 min

Cathy & Todd bring you their second Pop Culturing episode with a discussion about the highly-rated, A Star is Born with Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper.

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Jun 2019

1 hr 13 min

Cathy & Todd bring you their first Pop Culturing Podcast episode with their discussion about the classic comedy, Parenthood and why it stands the test of time. Podcast show notes available here: https://zenparentingradio.com/poptalks/parenthood/

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Jun 2019

1 hr 16 min