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.

General Manager of Twist & Shout Records Patrick Brown joins Kevin and Taylor to talk about jazz purists, smack, and the diverse catalog of Miles Davis

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Category:Pop Culture -- posted at: 5:17am EDT

3 Cheers for Street Justice! Comedian/Dictator of Fun Josh Androsky hops out of the car and into the podcast to talk about getting thrown out of a karaoke bar, trying to one-up Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and how a good 'raoke set can make up for a bad stand-up set.

Direct download: These_Things_Matter_Episode_105.mp3
Category:Pop Culture -- posted at: 5:03am EDT

Comedian Andy Sell came all the way from L.A. to talk to Kevin and Taylor about working for Bradbury, the poetic nature of his work, and "the moment of truth."

Direct download: These_Things_Matter_Episode_104.mp3
Category:Pop Culture -- posted at: 2:29am EDT

From Illegal Pete's/Great Than Collective Virgil Dickerson joins Kevin and Taylor to discuss growing up on the mean streets of southern Colorado, East Coast vs. West Coast, and raising a kid as a rap fan.

Direct download: These_Things_Matter_Episode_103.mp3
Category:Pop Culture -- posted at: 4:54am EDT

Musician/Pizza Enthusiast David Castillo joins Kevin and Taylor to talk about finding a new drummer every set, AJ Davila's influence on his work, and how freeing it is to sing in spanish.

Direct download: These_Things_Matter_Episode_102.mp3
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For our live two year anniversary, we took the show on the road! With appearances from Ru Johnson, Timmi Lasley, Sam Tallent, Jessi Whitten, Randy Washington, Rob Burleson, Robin Edwards, Jordan Doll, Fez Garcia, David Gborie, Andrew Orvedahl, Chris Charpentier and Jules Posner, our live show from the Sidewinder Tavern has something for everyone, including the Limp Bizkit lover in your life! Listen in as our guests each tell one story about one song.

Direct download: These_Things_Matter_Episode_101.mp3
Category:Pop Culture -- posted at: 11:24am EDT

Kevin and Taylor have made it to their 100th episode! As a result they thought it was time to look back on the best qupis, stories, and guests of the first two years of the show.

Direct download: These_Things_Matter_Episode_100.mp3
Category:Pop Culture -- posted at: 11:55am EDT

Composer Nathan Hall joins Kevin and Taylor to talk about being one of the three Tori Amos fans in his small home town, her influence on his work, and how she manages to strike a personal nerve.

Direct download: These_Things_Matter_Episode_99.mp3
Category:Pop Culture -- posted at: 3:28am EDT

Drummer Fez Garcia takes time away from his many bands to join Kevin and Taylor to talk about getting ritalin instead of a drum set, seeing Mars Volta live for the first time, and the importance of not being a poser.

Direct download: These_Things_Matter_Episode_98.mp3
Category:Pop Culture -- posted at: 6:31am EDT

Colorado Public Radio's Scott Carney joins Kevin and Taylor to talk about dance music for intellectuals, having a cool dad, and the "David Bryne Dance."

Direct download: These_Things_Matter_Episode_97.mp3
Category:Pop Culture -- posted at: 5:11am EDT