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.

On today's ep we have one of our favorite guests and the winner of our Most Times On The Podcast Award, Mr. Sam Tallent. Sam Stops by to talk about one of his favorite authors, Cormac McCarthy. Author of The Road, All The Pretty Horses, No Country For Old Me, and Sam's absolute fave, Blood Meridian.

Join in as we talk about death and violence. Man's inhumanity to man! How 'bout it?!

Direct download: These_Things_Matter_Episode_241.mp3
Category:Pop Culture -- posted at: 4:57pm EDT

"That's it, baby, when you've got it, flaunt it, flaunt it!"

Hey! It's our fave radio DJ Jessi Whitten talk about her fave director/writer/actor/producer Mel Brooks!

Direct download: These_Things_Matter_Episode_240.mp3
Category:Pop Culture -- posted at: 10:22am EDT

"I used to be Irish Catholic; Now I'm an American. You know, you grow."

We had a blast talking to comedian Matt Braunger about George Carlin and his 1972 album CLASS CLOWN. Join us as we delve into the mind of the man known for his wordplay and his political prowess.

Be sure to catch Matt on stage when he comes to your town!

Direct download: These_Things_Matter_Episode_239.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:45am EDT

On today's episode we talk to writer (and Taylor's old college pal) Rob Walker about the one and only John Hughes, director of THE BREAKFAST CLUB, UNCLE BUCK, PRETTY IN PINK, SIXTEEN CANDLES, ETC!

Direct download: These_Things_Matter_Episode_238.mp3
Category:Pop Culture -- posted at: 10:21am EDT