Pop My Culture
  • September18th

    Cary Elwes interview on Pop My Culture podcast

    Cary Elwes (“The Princess Bride,” “Robin Hood: Men In Tights,” “Saw,” “Twister”) joins Cole and Vanessa to chat about Andre the Giant, Rob Reiner’s Hibachi grill, sword fighting with Bob Anderson, watching Billy Crystal work, live LACMA reads, William Goldman, Rodents of Unusual Size, Christopher Guest, Errol Flynn, Fat Albert impressions, Treasure Island and writing his new memoir!

    Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first pirate-related thing you were into) on our website for a chance to win a spectacular Princess Bride poster signed by Cary!

    Pre-order Cary’s book “As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from The Making of The Princess Bride” (out October 14th from Simon & Schuster) on Amazon and follow Cary on Twitter @Cary_Elwes

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    Cary Elwes with hosts Vanessa Ragland and Cole Stratton

    The Princess Bride poster signed by Cary Elwes

  • September10th

    Jay Chandrasekhar interview on Pop My Culture podcast

    Jay Chandrasekhar (“Super Troopers,” “Beerfest”) talks with Cole and Vanessa about the leaked celebrity nudes, Game of Thrones, Dancing with the Stars, Fisher Stevens, the ultimate stoner comedy, making video shorts, Chicago sports, The Andy Griffith Show, swearing, the Amazon pilot “Really,” and Steve Lemme’s breakdancing jeans commercial.

    Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first cruise you ever went on, and if you liked it) on our website for a chance to win a comfy new Pop My Culture T-Shirt! Be sure to check out Jay’s new Amazon pilot, “Really,” and vote for it! Check it out here: http://amzn.to/1qyrmeA

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    Jay Chandrasekhar with hosts Cole Stratton and Vanessa Ragland

  • September1st

    Romy Rosemont and Mary Birdsong interview on pop my culture podcast

    Romy Rosemont (“Glee”) and Mary Birdsong (“Reno 911!”) chat with Cole and Vanessa about The Emmy’s, silver jump suits, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Judy Garland, Downwardly Mobile, Bitter Party of Five, Chariots of the Gods, Party Wizards, Andy Serkis, Mickey Rourke and the Kardashians texting during a moment of silence at the VMAs.

    Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first alien/extra terrestrial thing you were into or freaked out by) on our website for a chance to win a brand new Pop My Culture T-Shirt!

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    Mary Birdsong and Romy Rosemont with hosts Vanessa Ragland and Cole Stratton

  • August20th

    Sam Richardson interview on Pop My Culture podcast

    Sam Richardson (“VEEP”, “The Office”) joins Cole and Vanessa to chat about the loss of Robin Williams, the Kardashian burglaries, TV show theme songs, TSA agentry, The Snorks, weird audition rooms, the Seinfeld legacy, Kanye West, Weird Al’s chart topper, Luther, Detroit vs. Tampa Bay, NerdHQ, Noah Ritter and Cole’s so-so Al Jarreau.

    Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first action figure you can remember buying) on our website for a chance to win a comfy new Pop My Culture T-Shirt!

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    Sam Richardson with hosts Cole Stratton and Vanessa Ragland

  • August12th

    Skeet Ulrich and Amelia Jackson-Gray interview on Pop My Culture podcast

    Skeet Ulrich (“Scream,” “Jericho”) and Amelia Jackson-Gray (“The Campaign,” “Snakes on a Train”) chat with Cole and Vanessa about The Girl on the Roof, Paul Feig’s Ghostbusters 3, Boyhood, Guardians of the Galaxy, Richard Linklater, the meat needle guy, 911 Facebook calls, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, David Mamet, slasher flicks, tomato baths and Skeet’s refusal to read for Ang Lee!

    Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first movie you remember lining up for and waiting a long time to see) on our website for a chance to win a “Scream” movie collection Blu-Ray or a “Newton Boys” DVD signed by Skeet!

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    Skeet Ulrich and Amelia Jackson-Gray

    Scream and Newton Boys signed by Skeet Ulrich

  • July30th

    Lauren Lapkus and Chris Alvarado interview on pop my culture podcast

    Lauren Lapkus (“Orange is the New Black”, “Jurassic World”) and Chris Alvarado (Second City’s Undateable) join Cole and Vanessa to chat about Comic Con, Biz Markie, breakdance battles, Freddie Prinz Jr. vs. Keifer Sutherland, Topless maids, Kyra Sedgewick, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Keanu Reeves, The Newlywed Game, The Real Housewives, binge watching, and “the cat from Puss n’ Boots.”

    Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first comic strip you were into) on our website for a chance to win a comfy new Pop My Culture T-Shirt!

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    Lauren Lapkus with hosts Cole Stratton and Vanessa Ragland and guest Chris Alvarado

    Check out the delightful raver pics from Chris’s past that he mentions in the episode:

    Chris Alvarado Raver - pictures from the past