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Omar Dorsey interview on Pop My Culture podcast

Omar J. Dorsey (“Eastbound and Down,” “Rake”) joins Cole and Vanessa to chat about The Superbowl, the new BK Ringo, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Ken Marino, Dumb Starbucks, Shirley Temple Black, Walton Goggins, Philip Seymour Hoffman, en epic New Orleans party, Jake The Snake Roberts, working with Quentin Tarantino, The Real Housewives of Atlanta and Shia LaBeouf’s weird performance art.

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Omar J. Dorsey with hosts Cole Stratton and Vanessa Ragland


  • Comment by corinne — February 18, 2014 @ 12:17 pm

    This video is the only loosely wrestling related thing I’ve ever been particularly interested in, but I have watched it about a zillion times:

  • Comment by Liz — February 18, 2014 @ 3:09 pm

    I don’t have an answer to the question, BUT I had to share that this podcast made me realize that River and Joaquin Phoenix are related. My mind was so blown and I felt like such an idiot that I had to pause the podcast for about 10 minutes. At least to make me feel better, I asked two other people in their mid to late 20s who also didn’t know this.

  • Comment by Jen — February 18, 2014 @ 8:56 pm

    This is embarrassing but I have always loved Scotland. The embarrassing part is that I thought that Rowdy Roddy Piper was a real Scotsman. He doesn’t even have an accent! What can I say? I was a kid.

  • Comment by Andrew — February 18, 2014 @ 10:29 pm

    I have been a pro wrestling fan for just about as long as I can remember–I started really caring about wrestling about the time of Wrestlemania 2, when I was 8 or 9, and have been a fan ever since. The earliest WWF storyline I can recall feeling strongly about was the feud between the Hart Foundation and the British Bulldogs. I remember watching Saturday Night’s Main Event where the main event was a best two out of three falls match for the tag team championship, and being ridiculously angry when the Hart Foundation cheated to win the third fall. I think my dad tried to explain that it was all staged at the time, but I was having none of it…I really was upset about the whole thing.

  • Comment by Andrew — February 21, 2014 @ 10:36 pm

    Follow up to my previous entry: I posted the comment before listening to the episode and hearing Cole’s admission that the Bulldogs were also among his favorites as a kid. I also loved Jake the Snake and Damian. Also, upon looking further into whether my memory was accurate, I find that I was conflating the Hart Foundation/Bulldog feud, which culminated in their facing off at Wrestlemania III, after the biased referee cost the Bulldogs the title, and a later 2 out of 3 falls match, I think it was the Harts right about the time they turned face and were feuding with Demolition.

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