Episodes

Episode 157: Our reactions to the Oscar nominations! With critic and Oscar expert Thelma Adams

Jan. 13, 2020

A Pop Culture Confidential special! The great The…

REVISITING: Barbara Ling, Production Designer on Tarantino's 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood'

Jan. 5, 2020

Welcome back to PART 2 of our 'Once Upon a Time i…

REVISITING: Mary Ramos, Music Supervisor on Tarantino's 'Once Upon A Time in Hollywood'

Jan. 5, 2020

One of our favorite guests returns to Pop Culture…

Episode 155: Award-winning set decorator Regina Graves 'The Irishman'

Nov. 27, 2019

Award-winning set decorator Regina Graves (‘Blue Jasmine’, ‘I am Legend’, ‘The Knick’, ‘Gotham’, ‘Vinyl)’ joins us this week to talk about her work on Martin Scorsese’s epic new picture 'The Irishman’, premiering on Netflix …

Episode 154: Director Jay Roach "Bombshell"

Nov. 20, 2019

An exclusive hour with director Jay Roach about his explosive, upcoming new movie ‘BOMBSHELL’! Emmy award winning director Jay Roach ('Austin Powers', 'Meet the Parents', ‘Recount', 'Game Change', ‘ Trumbo') joins us to talk…

Episode 153: A guide to the streaming wars with Richard Lawson, chief critic @ Vanity Fair

Nov. 9, 2019

Get ready for battle! With the help of Richard Lawson, chief critic @ Vanity Fair, Pop Culture Confidential guides you through the, so called, streaming wars! Already overwhelmed by the content streaming out there? Well, get…

Episode 152: Gianni Russo "Hollywood Godfather My Life in the Movies and the Mob"

Oct. 30, 2019

This week on Pop Culture Confidential, Gianni Russo, author of the memoir ‘Hollywood Godfather’. Mr. Russo has a led a life so eventful it’s not surprising that the book has already been optioned, and a TV show is in the mak…

Episode 150: Writer/Director Levan Akin 'And Then We Danced'

Sept. 24, 2019

Episode 150: Writer/Director Levan Akin 'And Then We Danced' by Pop Culture Confidential

Epi 149: Awards season is here! Oscar buzz from the film festivals+ Emmy predictions w/ Claudia Puig

Sept. 16, 2019

The Joker! J Lo! Adam Driver! Almodovar! An excit…

Episode 148: Kaitlyn Dever, Susannah Grant, Sarah Timberman Netflix 'Unbelievable'

Sept. 10, 2019

This week on Pop Culture Confidential: writer/creator Susannah Grant, producer Sarah Timberman and actor Kaitlyn Dever about their gripping, true crime, drama ‘Unbelievable’. The Netflix limited series is based on an explosi…

Episode 147: Liz Hannah, Writer/Producer on Mindhunter Season Two

Sept. 3, 2019

This week on Pop Culture Confidential we are thrilled to have screenwriter Liz Hannah in conversation about the incredible new season of Mindhunter, as well as working with Steven Spielberg on The Post and more! Liz Hannah b…

Episode 146: Vilhelm Blomgren, 'Midsommar'

Aug. 20, 2019

Join us for this great conversation as we dive deep into this seasons most buzzed about movie Ari Aster’s critically acclaimed ‘Midsommar'. Our guest is the very talented new star Vilhelm Blomgren. This summer Blomgren has s…

Episode 145: Barbara Ling, Production Designer on Tarantino's 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood'

Aug. 12, 2019

Welcome back to PART 2 of our 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' special! This week are joined by the legendary production designer Barbara Ling (The Doors, Batman & Robin, Falling Down, Less Than Zero). Barbara Ling talks to u…

Episode 144: Mary Ramos, Music Supervisor on Tarantino's 'Once Upon A Time in Hollywood'

Aug. 7, 2019

One of our favorite guests returns to Pop Culture Confidential! Music Supervisor Mary Ramos has spent 27 years working with Quentin Tarantino, on every one of his films. Mary Ramos has expertly and painstakingly helped make …

Episode 143: Jeremy Strong, Succession

June 11, 2019

Ahead of the much awaited second season of Succession, we are thrilled to have actor Jeremy Strong join us to talk about his brilliant performance as Kendall Roy. The critically acclaimed series, also starring Brian Cox as t…

142: Brett Gelman on the genius of Fleabag, finding comedy in drama +taking a stand against misogyny

May 30, 2019

We are so happy to have actor, comedian and writer Brett Gelman with us this week to talk about one of the best shows on TV ‘Fleabag’, his great performance on it and so much more.  Brett Gelman is everywhere! No doubt you'v…

Episode 141: Jessica Yellin, former CNN Chief White House Correspondent. Author of Savage News

May 10, 2019

This week on Pop Culture Confidential awarding winning journalist and former CNN Chief White House Correspondent Jessica Yellin. Mr Yellin spent decades covering Capitol Hill, domestic policy, the White House, elections and …

Episode 140: The Pop Culture Confidential movie preview special with critic Claudia Puig!

May 3, 2019

This week we are joined by the President of the L…

Episode 139: Jared Harris star of HBO's 'Chernobyl'

April 26, 2019

This week on Pop Culture Confidential actor Jared Harris joins us to talk about his spectacular performance in the new HBO miniseries ‘Chernobyl’. We talk about researching his character, Valery Legasov, the real-life Soviet…

Epi 138: Erin Lee Carr 'All That You Leave Behind' on love, loss, lessons from her father David Carr

April 13, 2019

This week we talk to documentary filmmaker Erin Lee Carr who has written the brutally honest and beautiful memoir 'All That You Leave Behind', about her relationship with her father the celebrated NY Times reporter David Car…

Epi 137 Nicholas Monsour editor "US". On Jordan Peele, editing horror, all those audience theories

April 5, 2019

This week we are so glad to speak to film editor Nicholas Monsour about his work on the innovative, multi-leveled, genre-defying and just flat out terrifying new movie ‘Us'. In this fascinating conversation Mr. Monsour speak…

Episode 136: author David Sedaris (Calypso)

March 21, 2019

This week on Pop Culture Confidential, Christina talks to one of her personal favorites, author David Sedaris! Sedaris, a contributor to the New Yorker and This American Life, has sold 12 million copies of his books. His per…