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Weekly discussion of the culture we all love to love. Join host Guy Branum and panelists Wynter Mitchell, Karen Tongson, and Margaret Wappler for smart, funny and sometimes sweary chat about everything great in entertainment. Combining comic, journalistic, academic and digital media expertise, the Pop Rocket team will keep you up-to-date on what's most exciting in pop culture.
24 May 2019 • 1 hour 13 mins
**Warning - this episode contains lots of tears** For the final episode of Pop Rocket, the panel convene to give listeners one last All About, one last Jam, and they look back at the past four and a half years, and all the various milestones they’ve shared with one another and their listeners while doing the show--marriages, deaths, birth, book deals, finding a new home, and so many other memories. It’s raw. It’s wonderful. In addition, we’ll hear phone calls from listeners and friends of the show about what Pop Rocket meant to them. Plus, Guy shares the best abortion joke he’s ever heard. Lastly, Wynter and Karen reveal their new, upcoming podcast, and how you can stay in touch with them beyond Pop Rocket. ALL ABOUTS Margaret: Broad City series finale Karen: Gentleman Jack Wynter Veep Guy: Long Shot That's My Jam Margaret: George Harrison-If Not for You Karen: The Postal Service - Such Great Heights Guy: Christine Anu, David Hobson - Now Until the Break of Day Wynter: Sid Vicious - My Way Announcement Karen Tongson and Wynter Mitchell-Rohrbaugh have a new podcast in the works called Waiting to X-hale Waiting to X-hale Podcast Waiting to X-hale is a brand new woman-of-color driven podcast hosted by Wynter Mitchell-Rohrbaugh, and Karen Tongson, revisiting the pop culture and transformative social issues that defined Generation X. Our discussions, debates, and instructional interludes will let you see your favorite (and least favorite) aspects of GenX culture in a way that sheds new light on both then, and now. A special preview episode is dropping in early June with regular episodes recurring after Karen returns from her book tour in July. For more information, sign up for the Waiting to X-hale newsletter, and follow the show on Twitter: @waiting2xhalepd With Guy Branum, Karen Tongson, Margaret Wappler, Wynter Mitchell-Rohrbaugh Produced and edited by Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.