Episodes

Episode 192: It's the HUGE 'Tenet' discussion episode! Guest: film critic John Bleasdale

Aug. 28, 2020

Film writer and critic John Bleasdale (The Guardi…

Epi 191: Professor Lilly Goren on Senator Kamala Harris, historic VP pic and pop culture +politics .

Aug. 17, 2020

“I want to be the last voice in the room” A partn…

Episode 189: Danny Trejo 'Inmate #1: The Rise of Danny Trejo'

Aug. 5, 2020

DANNY TREJO, the legend, on Pop Culture Confidential! Mr Trejo talks to us about his story, from a life of crime to hard prison time at San Quentin and Folsom prisons. How he turned his life around and how a promise to alway…

Episode 187: Brian Cox "Succession"

July 13, 2020

An exclusive hour with actor Brian Cox! Mr Cox joins us to talk about his incredible portrayal of Logan Roy on HBO’s Succession, who he jokingly calls his “evil twin”. We go deep into the making of the show, his thoughts on …

Episode 186: Director Sam Feder 'Disclosure: Trans Lives on Screen' (Netflix)

July 10, 2020

Director Sam Feder joins us to talk aboutDirector Sam Feder joins us to talk about his critically acclaimed documentary 'DISCLOSURE: Trans Lives on Screen', streaming now on Netflix! The doc looks at transgender representati…

Episode 184: Host and author Padma Lakshmi 'Taste the Nation', 'Top Chef'

June 16, 2020

Award winning host, author and executive producer Padma Lakshmi joins us this week! We talk about her excellent new documentary series 'Taste the Nation' (Hulu). Here she takes us on a journey across the US exploring the div…

Epi 183: Karina Longworth (You Must Remember This) on "Polly Platt, The Invisible Woman' and more

June 11, 2020

We are thrilled to welcome Karina Longworth to the show! Longworth is the creator and host of the now iconic podcast 'You Must Remember This'. Her excellent new season is called ‘Polly Platt, The Invisible Woman’ about the i…

Epi 182: Author/Media analyst Eric Deggans " Why the Images of George Floyd Dying Broke the Nation"

June 3, 2020

Eric Deggans, media analyst (NPR/NBC) and author of ‘Race-Baiter: How The Media Wields Dangerous Words to Divide a Nation’ joins us to talk about yet another case of police brutality that has shocked the world, Trumps respon…

Episode 180: Director Lenny Abrahamson "Normal People"

May 12, 2020

This week, Oscar nominated director and executive producer Lenny Abrahamson (Frank, Room, The Little Stranger) joins us to talk about his critically acclaimed and audience beloved series Normal People, an adaptation of the S…

Episode 179: John Turturro "The Jesus Rolls"

May 6, 2020

The man, the myth, The Jesus! Actor/writer/director John Turturro joins us to talk about his new movie ‘The Jesus Rolls’! As well as creating the iconic character with the Coen brothers, about the underachievers, the dreamer…

Episode 178: Screenwriter Jack Thorne ( Netflix 'The Eddy')

May 4, 2020

Screenwriter, playwright and five time BAFTA award winner Jack Thorne joins us to talk about his new Netflix series ‘The Eddy’, directed by Academy Award winner Damien Chazelle. Also, how E.T. impacted his writing and life, …

Episode 177: A special update! Big changes at the Oscars! With Erik Anderson (AwardsWatch)

May 1, 2020

Erik Anderson, editor-in-chief of Awardswatch.com…

Episode 176: Jason Hehir, Director, Michael Jordan's 'The Last Dance'

April 30, 2020

Director Jason Hehir joins us to talk about “The Last Dance” his series that, this week, became the most in-demand documentary in the world! “The Last Dance” is a brilliant deep dive into  Michael Jordan,  the Chicago Bulls'…

Epi 175: TV critic Eric Deggans (NPR) on the state of TV. The shutdowns, the future +what to watch!

April 25, 2020

Eric Deggans, TV critic and media analyst at NPR …

Episode 174: Holland Taylor "Hollywood"

April 22, 2020

Icon Holland Taylor joins us this week! Ms Taylor has a long career in the theatre and on Broadway. She’s starred in films like ‘The Truman Show’ and ‘Legally Blonde’ and on television in shows like ‘Bosom Buddies’ with Tom …

Episode173: Italian journalist Alessio Lasta, reporting from the frontlines of the Covid-19 pandemic

April 19, 2020

For the award winning Italian journalist Alessio …

Episode 171: Steve Schirripa, 'Sopranos', 'Talking Sopranos'

April 10, 2020

We had the best time talking to actor Steve Schirripa (Sopranos, Blue Bloods) who played one of our favorite characters on The Sopranos, Bobby ‘Baccala’ Baccalieri; the big hearted wise-guy, Uncle Juniors caretaker who later…

Episode 170: Arian Moayed 'Succession'

April 4, 2020

We had such a great conversation with actor, writer, theatre director and arts educator Arian Moayed! We talked about Mr Moayed's background, acting and healing through the arts and, of course, his terrific performance as St…

A message from Christina! Pop Culture Confidential Premium!

March 31, 2020

A message from Christina: Hey listeners! I have …