Pop Culture Cosmos

Pop Culture Cosmos

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January 17, 2022 62 min

Jamie Monroy aka Degenerate2018 on Twitch sits in again with Gerald as they discuss Scream taking the top spot at the US box office over Spider-Man: No Way Home. Does this mean that the web-crawling megahit's time in the sun is fading? Or does it have more big money to make at the theaters? Plus the guys also share thoughts on the just-ended season one of Yellowjackets on Showtime and why this popular program is similar (and di...

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Jamie Monory aka Degenerate2018 on Twitch returns for an under the weather Melinda as we pay respects to the late Bob Saget, and honor our own Josh Pederson on his new addition to the family. They get into the action for this week talking about the reboot of Scream out this weekend in theaters and if people are ready to see Ghostface wanting to play a game once again. The guys are also lamenting over the final episode of Dexter: Ne...

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Ben Arnot from Smoking Hot Confessions returns as we talk a ton of pop culture including what our interest is in #HBOMax's #Peacemaker series, #Pixar's #TurningRed going straight to #DisneyPlus possibly meaning something bigger for Disney, a #Fallout Series coming to #AmazonPrime, #TheBoys getting a release date, and what's popular these days at the grilling and cooking capital of the internet, Smoking Hot Confessions? ...

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Melinda Barkhouse-Ross and Gerald Glassford are back covering the latest news and trends in pop culture with a great list of topics for today's program. The consumer electronics world showcased its wares this week at CES 2022, and the hosts share their thoughts on what appealed most to them including Sony's new PSVR2, Samsung's Freestyle Projector, and Dell/Alienware's Concept Nyx. Plus the arcade wars heat up at CE...

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We wish you a #HappyNewYear with Jamie Monroy aka Degenerate2018 and Alex Monroy aka Atomicmonkii on Twitch stopping by for this week with Gerald as we open The Book of Boba Fett on Disney Plus with thoughts on chapter (episode) one. The group will Strike Fast and Strike Hard with thoughts on Cobra Kai season four, if it lives up to last year's stellar third campaign, and if Netflix will allow it to continue for a season five. ...

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Our final episode of the year brings us the best of pop culture for Gerald Glassford in movies, television, and video games as he runs down his list of what he enjoyed the most this year. Plus he and Melinda Barkhouse-Ross share thoughts on what they're looking forward to what's expected to arrive in 2022. And John Orlando from the PVDCast returns to the program to hand out with Gerald the awards for Best Wrestler, Best Wom...

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We begin the final week of 2021 with thoughts from Dawn Fobbs of the Mother-Daughter-ISH podcast on what was really good on television this year. From broadcast to cable and streaming she covers it all on what she thought clicked with her in 2021. Plus John Orlando from the PVDCast stops by to share thoughts on the year in pro wrestling. How did the major companies like AEW and WWE fare? And he recounts the sad story of Ring of Hon...

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Melinda Barkhouse-Ross and Gerald Glassford are back as we celebrate the holidays with you by sharing our SPOILER-ish thoughts on the recently released Matrix Resurrections. Was this movie good enough to return this once favored franchise back to its former glory? Plus the crew breaks down episode six of Marvel's Hawkeye and all the shocking revelations and battles and ask how good season one was overall. Does this series deser...

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Spider-Man: No Way Home has obliterated the box office as it dominates the world but just how good a movie is it? Josh Pederson and Gerald Glassford break it down with SPOILERS of all that was good (and not so good) about the movie responsible for the biggest opening of the pandemic. Plus the guys talk about the sensation on Paramount known as Yellowstone and how its success will translate to its prequel series coming out, 1883. Al...

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On this week's episode, Melinda Barkhouse-Ross and Gerald Glassford get you set for one of the biggest weekends of 2021 as Spider-Man: No Way Home swings its way into theaters, it's time again to toss a coin to your witcher with the arrival of The Witcher season 2 on Netflix, and after its season finale, is Succession the best television series out there? All this and we break down episode five of Hawkeye on Disney+ wit...

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We hit the ground running on our latest episode as Josh Pederson and Gerald Glassford get you up to speed with everything worth noting from the 2021 Game Awards. From the world premiere announcements to the major award winners to asking if this was the best TGA ever the guys break it down for you on what has become the video game industry's biggest event of the year. Plus Josh has put in some time with Halo Infinite's campa...
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Melinda Barkhouse-Ross and Gerald Glassford return to brighten up your weekend with thoughts on Marvel's continuing Hawkeye series and how episode four provides some depth into its titular character. Plus why we're singing praises over Steven Spielberg's retelling of a West Side Story as it hits theaters, the disappointing early impressions of the star-studded feature Don't look up, the Oscar prospects and Netflix p...

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December is taking shape in pop culture as Josh Pederson and Gerald Glassford talk about this week's release of the Halo Infinite campaign and if this could (or should) be the final journey for Master Chief. The guys also share thoughts on the Spider-Man Across The Spider-Verse Part One and Peacemaker trailers and also offer up five awesome pop culture-related gifts for the holidays in collectibles, books, home video, and consu...

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We're closing in on the end of 2021 and as we enter the month of December, Melinda Barkhouse and Gerald Glassford will be taking a look at some of the good news in pop culture for this year. First up is Marvel's return to television for Disney Plus. How has their first series on the streaming platform worked out? And how important have they become? Plus Melinda's husband Robbie Ross brings his wealth of pop culture know...

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We look back on an interesting Thanksgiving holiday period in pop culture as Josh Pederson and Gerald Glassford return to talk about the holiday period and the highs and lows from the box office. The guys share thoughts on Encanto's win, The House of Gucci's encouraging signs, and the failure of Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City. Plus the debate begins on the all-time greatest bands with the debut of the Peter Jackson ...

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We're back as Melinda Barkhouse and Gerald Glassford get you up to speed on the Post-Thanksgiving episode of the PCC Multiverse as Gerald goes into a "nerd cry" upon hearing the news that two of his favorite IP's, Mass Effect and Blade Runner (along with Alien), could finally be getting some well-deserved television adaptations that have been a long time coming. Melinda and her husband Robbie Ross chime in with thou...
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Josh Pederson and Gerald Glassford are back with thoughts on a box office win and a review for Ghostbusters: Afterlife and if it will find any life after this latest try at the series. Plus Josh is talking about the Halo Infinite multiplayer with some notes on what's working and what's not with XBOX's first attempt at a free-to-play experience. And the guys share what they've seen so far with Cowboy Bebop, Arcane ge...

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We're super busy as Pop Culture runs wild with Melinda Barkhouse and Gerald Glassford getting you updated with what's happening this week including the latest Spider-Man: No Way Home trailer, Halo Infinite celebrating 20 years of XBOX by releasing its Free-To-Play multiplayer, Star Trek Discovery debuting season four on Paramount+, and Tiger King 2 hitting Netflix. Plus Battlefield 2049 and Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and...

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Gerald Glassford and an internet-hobbled Josh Pederson are back to wrap up Disney Plus Day with thoughts on the streaming service, its Marvel and Non-Marvel content, and what additional steps need to be taken for it to continue to gain viewers. Plus XBOX reaches two anniversaries with its 20th year in existence and the first for the XBOX series and its rival the Playstation 5. How has the first year fared for both these console mak...

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Melinda Barkhouse and Gerald Glassford are back and they're talking some bumps in the road for Disney Plus just before its huge Disney Plus Day, why Belfast is a leading Oscar contender as it hits theaters, plus GTA Trilogy: The Definitive Edition, The Elder Scrolls: Skyrim hitting 10 years old, and why we're excited for Blade Runner Black Lotus coming to Adult Swim. Plus why those looking for something new should look into...

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