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Pop Culture Confidential

By Pop Culture Confidential

Pop culture conversations with today's innovators, entertainers and newsmakers - podcast hosted by Christina Jeurling Birro.

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    Episode 136: author David Sedaris (Calypso)03/21/2019
    37:58
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    Epi 135 Writer Daniel Stiepleman 'On The Basis Of Sex', writing his aunt Ruth Bader Ginsburg's story03/06/2019
    16:25
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    Episode 134: Our 2019 TV update! Russian Doll, Fosse/Verdon, Big Little Lies and more03/01/2019
    26:07
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    Epi 133: The Pop Culture Confidential 2019 Oscar predictions special with Kyle Buchanan (NY Times)02/17/2019
    26:38
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    132: R Kelly/Bryan Singer, shocking exposés and survivors getting heard. Guest: writer Rachel Leah02/09/2019
    27:34
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    Episode 131: Tony McNamara, screenwriter "The Favourite"01/23/2019
    22:36
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    Episode 130: Director Rich Moore, Producer Clark Spencer "Ralph Breaks The Internet" + Spring TV01/17/2019
    31:33
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    Epi 129: The race towards the Oscars! Predictions and analysis with critic+Oscar expert Thelma Adams01/08/2019
    29:16
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    128:Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Emily Mortimer, Ben Whishaw,Rob Marshall 'Mary Poppins Returns'12/20/2018
    18:12
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    Epi 127: Tonia Sina, Intimacy Director ‘Directing sex scenes for stage and film in the #metoo era’11/21/2018
    17:55
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    Episode 126: author Soraya Chemaly 'Rage Becomes Her: The Power of Women's Anger'11/14/2018
    39:52
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    Episode 125: Garrard Conley, author ‘Boy Erased' + our Halloween movie/TV special10/31/2018
    1:21:36
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    Episode 124: Luke Davies, Screenwriter (‘Lion’ 'Beautiful Boy’)10/24/2018
    32:12
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    Episode 123: cinematographer Linus Sandgren (“First Man”) + an update on the Oscar race!10/19/2018
    35:04
  7. 15.
    Episode 122 writer Constance Grady: the Kavanaugh hearings and reflections in popular culture.10/11/2018
    27:44
  8. 16.
    Episode 121: Björn Runge, director "The Wife”10/05/2018
    40:50
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    Episode 120: Writer/Director Paul Schrader “First Reformed"09/26/2018
    19:02
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    Episode 119: TV Special Part 2. The creators of Netflix “Maniac” + Emmys recap09/18/2018
    28:57
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    Episode 118 TV Special Part 1. The creators of ”Forever”, Alan Yang and Matt Hubbard.09/17/2018
    20:01
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    Episode 117: Todd Fisher ”My Girls: A Lifetime with Carrie and Debbie”09/11/2018
    47:50
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    Episode 116: John David Washington & Sera Gamble09/06/2018
    51:27
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    Episode 115: SPECIAL Your vote counts! + Greg Poehler08/31/2018
    35:20
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    Episode 114: “Boy Erased” Garrard Conley08/28/2018
    1:13:33
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    PCC Episode 113: "Weird Al" Yankovic08/20/2018
    30:13
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    Episode 112: Actor, comedian, author Jimmy O. Yang (Silicon Valley, Crazy Rich Asians)08/13/2018
    30:34
  18. 26.
    Episode 111: Zoe Perry of ‘Young Sheldon’ & the Season Highlights06/07/2018
    36:44
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    Episode 110: Fall TV Lineup & Comedy in the Trump Era06/06/2018
    30:34
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    Episode 109: Screenwriter Craig Mazin on writing, the Weinsteins & his new HBO series “Chernobyl"06/06/2018
    55:21
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    Episode 108: Henry Winkler - Barry, Arrested Development & being The Fonz06/06/2018
    24:08
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    Episode 107: Killing Eve & The Cosby Verdict06/06/2018
    28:11
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    Episode 106: Comedy writer Nell Scovell + The 2018 Summer Movie Preview06/06/2018
    32:24
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    Episode 105: Director Johan Renck - Bowie, Breaking Bad & the new series ‘Chernobyl’06/06/2018
    41:18
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    Episode 104: Ane Crabtree & Bill Barretta06/06/2018
    35:34
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    Episode 103: Michael Kenneth Williams & Joy Press06/06/2018
    39:06
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    Episode 102: Dr Adam Rutherford & Jonathan Abrams06/06/2018
    35:51
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    Episode 101: Gustaf Skarsgård06/06/2018
    48:46
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    Episode 100: Ruth E. Carter on costuming 'Black Panther' & Liz Shannon Miller of IndieWire06/06/2018
    41:13
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    Episode 99: William Jackson Harper, star of The Good Place & Professor Kennan Ferguson03/16/2018
    30:54
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    Episode 98: The 2018 Oscar Special03/01/2018
    39:02
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    Episode 97: Karamo Brown, Queer Eye02/22/2018
    26:56
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    Episode 96: Doug Jones, The Shape of Water02/13/2018
    38:09
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    Episode 95: Mac Quayle, Composer02/04/2018
    30:48
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    Episode 94: Oscar Nominations With Sasha Stone Awards Daily01/23/2018
    22:22
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    Episode 93: Ellen Lewis on casting 'The Post'01/18/2018
    55:06
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    Episode 92: James ‘Fitz’ Fitzgerald - Manhunt: Unabomber01/09/2018
    39:02
  38. 46.
    Awards Season: Sterling K. Brown12/29/2017
    21:53
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    Oscar Race: Cinematographer Hoyte Van Hoytema, Dunkirk12/21/2017
    51:59
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    Episode 91: The Oscar Race with Mark Johnson12/11/2017
    47:39
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    Episode 90: Jennifer Haley – Writer, Mindhunter11/29/2017
    49:33
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    Episode 89: Amanda Hess, The New York Times11/20/2017
    39:44
  43. 51.
    Episode 88: Breaking Bad 101 with Alan Sepinwall11/02/2017
    22:53
  44. 52.
    Episode 87: Director Kasper Collin & Sasha Stone of Awards Daily10/25/2017
    46:49
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    Episode 86: Jeff Schaffer – Executive Producer, Curb Your Enthusiasm10/05/2017
    32:11
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    Episode 85: Pamela Adlon09/18/2017
    19:34
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    Episode 84: The 2017 Fall Movie and Oscar Preview Special09/14/2017
    41:30
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    Episode 83: The 2017 Fall TV & Emmy Prediction Special09/07/2017
    40:48
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    Episode 82: Writer & Director Ruben Östlund08/25/2017
    44:22
  50. 58.
    Episode 81: Sterling K. Brown08/17/2017
    21:53
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    Episode 80: Peter Baker - Chief White House Correspondent, New York Times08/09/2017
    29:26
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    Episode 79: Cinematographer Hoyte van Hoytema - Dunkirk08/02/2017
    51:59
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    Episode 78: Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud with author Anne Helen Petersen & Our Summer Tips06/27/2017
    54:20
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    Episode 77: Television Maverick: Writer & Producer Chuck Lorre06/07/2017
    39:23
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    Episode 76: Jon Ronson & Helen Hollyman05/30/2017
    59:36
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    Episode 75: Culinary writer Katie Parla & The Nerdist’s Alicia Lutes05/17/2017
    57:06
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    Episode 74: News, Trends and Controversies - The 2017 Spring Roundup05/09/2017
    38:26
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    Episode 73: Writer, Producer and Director – Paul Haggis04/21/2017
    52:41
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    Episode 72: Tony Hale – Star of Veep & Arrested Development04/11/2017
    25:40
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    Episode 71: From Frasier, 24, Fargo and Legion - Jean Smart, TV Royalty03/24/2017
    17:31
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    Episode 70: ‘Missing Richard Simmons’ with Dan Taberski03/14/2017
    23:39
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    Episode 69: The stars of Orange is the New Black and Netflix Ted Sarandos03/08/2017
    28:24
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    Episode 68: The 2017 Oscar Special02/22/2017
    41:19
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    Episode 67: Eugene Lee - Legendary SNL Production Designer02/16/2017
    33:08
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    Episode 66: Colleen Atwood - Three-Time Oscar-Winning Costume Designer02/09/2017
    19:29
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    Episode 65: Disney animation legends ride the waves with Moana02/02/2017
    40:09
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    Episode 64: Damien Chazelle & Mandy Moore – La La Land01/18/2017
    38:18
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    Episode 63: Kirsten Johnson - Director of ‘Cameraperson'01/11/2017
    43:58
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    Episode 62: Hollywood Legend Roger Corman & Professor Lilly Goren01/03/2017
    37:56
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    Episode 61: The Legacy of The Daily Show12/21/2016
    43:44
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    Episode 60: Oscar Predictions with Gregory Ellwood & Josefin Asplund star of Vikings12/15/2016
    49:29
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    Episode 59: Steven Knight, Screenwriter of ‘Allied’12/08/2016
    21:15
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    Episode 58: Dr. Jessica Coon ‘Arrival’ & Vinzenz Kiefer ‘Jason Bourne’12/01/2016
    41:34
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    Episode 57: Morgan Spurlock, director of “Rats”11/12/2016
    17:50
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    Episode 56: Star of Atlanta – Brian Tyree Henry11/01/2016
    15:18
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    Episode 55: Joe Swanberg, creator of ‘Easy’ on Netflix10/26/2016
    50:10
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    Episode 54: 'Life, Animated' director Roger Ross Williams and The Playlist’s Jessica Kiang10/19/2016
    1:02:22
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    Episode 53: Cynthia Nixon10/12/2016
    18:05
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    Episode 52: The Politics of Funny09/29/2016
    43:05
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    Episode 51: The Legacy of Oliver Stone & the Doc that Shocked09/09/2016
    1:03:09
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    Episode 50: Fall Movie Preview & Facing Escobar09/01/2016
    46:42
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    Episode 49: Pop Culture Confidential Fall TV Preview08/20/2016
    41:09
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    Episode 48: Stranger Things - The Breakout Summer TV hit08/20/2016
    57:13
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    Episode 47: Director Paul Feig, Ghostbusters08/20/2016
    20:55
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    Episode 46: Melissa Silverstein & Matt Zoller Seitz08/20/2016
    39:05
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    Episode 45: Going Full Frontal with Miles Kahn08/20/2016
    37:24
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    Episode 44: Outcast’s Patrick Fugit and Reg E. Cathey08/20/2016
    36:46
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    Episode 43: Behind of Scenes of The Late Late Show08/20/2016
    18:26
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    Episode 42: Becoming Meryl Streep08/20/2016
    29:19
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    Episode 41: From Jaws to Dory – The Summer Blockbuster Season08/20/2016
    16:42
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    Episode 40: The Incredible History of Wonder Woman08/20/2016
    28:41
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    Episode 39: Star of the Broadway smash hit Hamilton: Anthony Ramos08/20/2016
    26:16
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    Episode 38: Revisiting The People v. OJ Simpson: American Crime Story08/20/2016
    24:43
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    Episode 37: Miss L – Anonymously exposing the sexism of the acting world08/20/2016
    19:41
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    Episode 36: Bridget Carpenter – Adapting Stephen King’s 11.22.63 for Television08/20/2016
    19:54
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    Episode 35: Rocking the Vote – Music, Politics & the Campaign08/20/2016
    30:25
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    Episode 34: The People v. OJ Simpson: American Crime Story08/20/2016
    24:43
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    Episode 33: Jenni Konner, a force behind HBO's Girls + the final Oscar verdict!08/20/2016
    48:57
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    Episode 32: Comedy with a Passion! Writer Kevin Avery: Last Week Tonight, Totally Biased08/18/2016
    24:57
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    Episode 31: From Pulp Fiction to Spotlight - Master Class with Music Supervisor Mary Ramos08/18/2016
    53:12
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    Episode 30: The ‘Spotlight’ Special08/18/2016
    19:26
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    Episode 29: Susan Sarandon on Hedy Lamarr - Actress, Rebel and Inventor03/03/2016
    25:03
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    Episode 28: The TV Season Highlights & Franklin Leonard of The Black List03/03/2016
    44:38
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    Episode 27: The Filmmakers of Making a Murderer03/03/2016
    23:49
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    Episode 26: The Oscar Countdown Continues!03/03/2016
    25:17
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    Episode 25: Gloria Steinem – A conversation with the feminist icon01/31/2016
    30:29
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    Episode 24: Creating Carol with Screenwriter Phyllis Nagy01/31/2016
    31:31
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    Episode 23: Mad as Hell - The Journalism Genre in Hollywood01/17/2016
    29:17
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    Episode 22: The Star Wars Episode01/02/2016
    58:27
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    Episode 21: Creating the Costumes of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Kurt and Bart11/20/2015
    29:16
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    Episode 20: Listen to Me Marlon11/20/2015
    22:32
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    Episode 19: ‘The Leftovers’ Carrie Coon & the Science of Good TV11/06/2015
    46:34
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    Episode 18: Behind the Scenes of Narcos - Escobar and the Blow Business10/29/2015
    40:00
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    Episode 17: From Friday Night Lights to Cailtin Jenner - Buzz Bissinger10/29/2015
    36:04
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    Episode 16: Priyanka Chopra - From Bollywood Superstar to Hollywood Rising Star10/20/2015
    22:58
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    Episode 15: Making the Impossible Possible – The Visual Effects of The Walk10/20/2015
    34:48
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    Episode 14: Superagent Sue Mengers & the Groundbreaking Showrunners of TV and their heirs.09/28/2015
    46:00
  118. 126.
    Episode 13: Spotlight on Boston with Black Mass & The Oscar Race Continues09/28/2015
    44:17
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    Episode 12: The Pop Culture Confidential Emmy Special09/11/2015
    26:02
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    Episode 11: Project UROK – Destigmatizing mental illness through comedy and community.09/11/2015
    22:35
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    Episode 10: Goodfellas to Forrest Gump - Legendary Casting by Ellen Lewis09/11/2015
    32:24
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    Episode 9: Show Me A Hero09/11/2015
    24:38
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    Episode 8: The Geopolitics of Funny - Aasif Mandvi, The Daily Show to The Brink08/05/2015
    58:52
  124. 132.
    Episode 7: Summer TV wrap up special and early Oscar gold!08/05/2015
    38:11
  125. 133.
    Episode 6: Kevin McEnroe & Our Town06/11/2015
    27:54
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    Episode 5: Groundbreakers & Side Splitters05/28/2015
    33:38
  127. 135.
    Episode 4: The Letterman Late Night Legacy05/15/2015
    32:43
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    Episode 3: The Art of Game of Thrones and the Swede who conquered television.05/15/2015
    29:46
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    Episode 2: Clinton to Colbert - The Unbreakable Relationship Between Pop Culture and Politics04/25/2015
    39:11
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    Episode 1: Aliens and the Jungle04/15/2015
    43:47

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