Pop Culture, Autobiographically. Join hosts Kevin O'Brien and Taylor Gonda as they discuss things that matter, e.g. music, movies, books, and TV. We talk to guests and each other about pop culture and its never ending impact on our lives.

Join us as we chat with musician and competitive beardsmen Joe Mills about the prince of darkness, Nick Cave!

Direct download: These_Things_Matter_229.mp3
Category:Pop Culture -- posted at: 10:36am EST

DJ Erin Stereo has finally fulfilled her 2016 goal of appearing on our show! We're happy to oblige when the topic is Buffy The Vampire Slayer! Join us as we talk about Joss Whedon's metaphorically brimming high school saga. It's Buffy, Xander, Willow, Giles, Cordelia, Angel, Spike, Oz and all the rest of the gang!

Direct download: These_Things_Matter_Episode_228.mp3
Category:Pop Culture -- posted at: 9:57am EST

Join us as we get political talking to comedian Nate Craig about the PBS NewsHour!

Direct download: These_Things_Matter_Episode_227.mp3
Category:Pop Culture -- posted at: 10:06am EST

We were so thrilled to do a live show once again from the Denver Film Festival! This time around we talked about movie musicals with producer/director Patrick Hackett, actor Hayden Szeto and actor/Gerry/Jerry/Terry/Larry... Jim O'Heir!

 

Direct download: These_Things_Matter_Podcast_Episode_226.mp3
Category:Pop Culture -- posted at: 12:39am EST

Join us for our last New York episode as we talk to comedian Sharon Spell of The Sharon Spell Show about her favorite TV show, The Golden Girls. From Midwestern housewives to New Jersey drag queens, all of America loves Blanche, Rose, Sophia and Dorothy. And how could you not?! Great writing, great timing, cheesecake, and incredible shoulder pads! Thank you for being a friend and listening.

Direct download: These_Things_Matter_Episode_225.mp3
Category:Pop Culture -- posted at: 1:29am EST

Still in New York, by way of New Jersey, Kevin and Taylor talk to WFMU's Pat Byrne about The Boss. It's Bruce Springsteen time (and a little talk of The E Street Band)! Listen in as we discuss fathers and sons, grabbing that girl and getting out of town, plus Ben Stiller's amazing Bruce impression.

Be sure to listen to Pat Saturday nights on PROVE IT ALL NIGHT at wfmu.org!

Direct download: These_Things_Matter_Episode_224.mp3
Category:Pop Culture -- posted at: 1:49am EST

Kevin and Taylor flew all the way to New York City to talk to comedian Scott Sharp about the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and they hadn't even seen the Michael Bay movies! Yeah, they've got their priorities well in order. Listen in! AND GRAB A PIZZA, MAN! BUT NO ANCHOVIES!

Direct download: These_Things_Matter_Episode_223.mp3
Category:Pop Culture -- posted at: 11:02am EST

Kev and Tay are sans guest for this minisode. They talk about the Fall (a bit) and school (as usual) and the election (for like a second) and The Simpson's Tree House of Horror.

Direct download: TTM_Minisode_8.mp3
Category:Pop Culture -- posted at: 9:47am EST

Kev and Tay are sans guest for this minisode. They talk about the Fall (a bit) and school (as usual) and the election (for like a second) and The Simpson's Tree House of Horror.

Direct download: TTM_Minisode_8.mp3
Category:Pop Culture -- posted at: 9:47am EST

On today's ep we talk to Alamo Drafthouse Denver's Steve Bessette about the one and only Paul F. Tompkins. Steve showed up in a lovely ensemble and bow tie to discuss the man, the myth, the Ice-T impersonator! (Not to mention Cake Boss, Gary Marshall, Werner Herzog and many many more!) 

Direct download: These_Things_Matter_Episode_222.mp3
Category:Pop Culture -- posted at: 1:06pm EST