Pop Culture Planet

By Kristen Maldonado

Blast off into the world of entertainment with Pop Culture Planet! Hosted by TV and film critic Kristen Maldonado, Pop Culture Planet is a weekly video podcast featuring analytical pop culture discussions and interviews with diverse voices in the space. Watch new episodes every Thursday at 6:30pm EST on youtube.com/kaymaldo or listen on your favorite podcast listening platforms. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/kristen-maldonado/support

  1. 1.
    Harvey Guillén Talks What We Do In The Shadows and The Latinx Hustle | Interview
    27:24
  2. 2.
    The Come From Away Cast Talks Community Healing and Bringing Theatre Home | Interview
    15:25
  3. 3.
    Peyton Elizabeth Lee and Kourtney Kang Talk Doogie Kameāloha M.D. and Representation | Interview
    14:14
  4. 4.
    Rodney L. Jones III Talks Candyman, Fargo, and His Dream Film Adaptation | Interview
    11:52
  5. 5.
    Director Kelsey Egan Talks Complex Themes Of Ritual, Family, and Memory In Glasshouse | Interview
    25:21
  6. 6.
    Director Manjari Makijany Talks Spin, Skater Girl, and Strong Female Stories | Interview
    8:24
  7. 7.
    Vivo Writer Quiara Alegría Hudes Talks Gabi's Strong Sense Of Character | Interview
    12:04
  8. 8.
    Benjamin Norris Talks Never Have I Ever Season 2 and Comedy Inspirations | Interview
    27:20
  1. 9.
    The Future Of Streaming | Featuring Mama's Geeky and Geekly Goods
    1:00:10
  2. 10.
    Lili Haydn & Ben Bromfield Talk Composing Music For Netflix's Ginny & Georgia | Interview
    20:02
  3. 11.
    George Northy Talks GBF, Faking It, Charmed & Authentic LGBTQ+ Stories | Interview
    27:45
  4. 12.
    Philip Klein Talks Composing Netflix's Wish Dragon and Favorite Movie Scores | Interview
    22:45
  5. 13.
    Blake Lee Talks About Not Glamorizing The Dark Storylines In Cruel Summer | Interview
    12:21
  6. 14.
    Cassandra Jabola and Jeff Boyette Talk About Amy Tan: Unintended Memoir | Interview
    21:57
  7. 15.
    Kristian Mercado Figueroa Talks Nuevo Rico and Telling Our Own Stories | Interview
    17:52
  8. 16.
    Dante Basco Talks The Fabulous Filipino Brothers and Uplifting Asian American Stories | Interview
    17:40
  9. 17.
    Kayla Yumi Lewis and Luke Salin Talk Parked In America At SXSW | Interview
    18:18
  10. 18.
    Women In Criticism | Featuring Kay-B, Courtney Howard, Rachel Wagner
    1:19:09
  11. 19.
    Haskiri Velazquez Talks Playing An Ambitious Latina On Saved By The Bell | Interview
    14:53
  12. 20.
    The Magic Of Holiday Movies | Featuring Kay-B, Austin Burke, Rachel Wagner
    1:09:40
  13. 21.
    The Explainer: Exploring TV and Film On A Deeper Level | Featuring Heavy Spoilers
    35:04
  14. 22.
    Troy Iwata On Netflix's Dash and Lily and Being A Mixed Race Actor In Hollywood | Interview
    18:41
  15. 23.
    The Power Of Animation | Featuring Rachel Wagner and Ronald Smith
    58:45
  16. 24.
    Zoey Luna On The Craft: Legacy, Real Magic, and Trans Latinx Representation | Interview
    27:58
  17. 25.
    Dissecting Final Girls In Horror | Featuring Steph Cozza and Amy Cassandra Martinez
    54:32
  18. 26.
    The Legacy Of Back To The Future | Featuring Cris Parker and Dave Lee Down Under
    51:31
  19. 27.
    The Spooky Nostalgia Of October | Featuring The Movie Oracle and Yael Tygiel
    1:30:15
  20. 28.
    Noemí Gonzalez On Joining The Cast Of Netflix’s Selena and Telling Latinx Stories | Interview
    29:42
  21. 29.
    Exploring Women and People Of Color In Horror | Featuring Movie Files and Ana Sofia
    1:03:38
  22. 30.
    Jeanine Mason On Liz Ortecho, Positivity, and The Power Of Latinx Community | Interview
    1:10:21
  23. 31.
    Powerful Witches In Pop Culture | Featuring The Movie Oracle and The Turnout
    1:29:03
  24. 32.
    Madison Reyes On Julie And The Phantoms And Being A Role Model For The Latinx Community | Interview
    23:01
  25. 33.
    Anatomy Of A Female Filmmaker | Featuring Kim Hoyos and Bruna Pias
    1:09:57
  26. 34.
    Yvette Monreal On Being A Superhero, Her Latina Roots, And Keeping A Supportive Circle | Interview
    57:07
  27. 35.
    Uplifting Latinx Representation | Featuring Rosa Parra and Catherine Gonzales
    1:07:55
  28. 36.
    Analyzing Teen Movies | Featuring Inn My Humble Opinion and Colin Williams
    2:05:55
  29. 37.
    Exploring Blockbusters and Franchises | Featuring Sean Chandler and Griffin Schiller
    1:21:43
  30. 38.
    Why The World Loves Superhero Culture | Featuring Movie Files, Kay-B, Yael Tygiel
    2:03:21
  31. 39.
    Indian Representation In Hollywood | Featuring Sarita Nauth and The Casual Moviegoer
    1:19:10
  32. 40.
    Mind-Bending Sci-Fi and Horror That Will Mess With Your Head | Featuring Steph Cozza and Impression Blend
    51:42
  33. 41.
    Best TV and Movies Of 2020 So Far! | Featuring Pay Or Wait and Inn My Humble Opinion
    42:59
  34. 42.
    Pop Culture Planet Trailer
    1:38

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