Pop Culture Cosmos

Pop Culture Cosmos

It's our look at the latest news and trends in pop culture with our Discover Pods Awards nominated two weekly shows and bonus programs. One of Podbean's recommendations for Summer Podcasts! https://tinyurl.com/y2apm3ut

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October 18, 2021 62 min

Josh and Gerald return with all the major film, TV, and gaming news from this past weekend's DC FanDome as Batman, Aquaman, Black Adam, Shazam, Flashpoint, and more were represented. What has caught our eye for all these upcoming projects? Plus the guys talk about the fascination behind Succession season 3, a weekend box office report with news of Halloween Kills latest box office victims, Back 4 Blood impressions and if it scr...

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The pop culture news keeps on coming as Melinda Barkhouse and Gerald Glassford get you up to speed on all the latest information. They talk about how Marvel has found its Adam Warlock and when we might see him in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Mark Harmon departs NCIS in its 18th season and that may have fans missing Agent Gibbs far too soon. The Last Duel and Halloween Kills hit theaters this weekend and the talk gets to which of ...

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Josh and Gerald are back as they're talking the debut House of the Dragon trailer and if the future series will live up to its lofty predecessor, Game of Thrones. Plus the guys are interested in the reception next month for Resident Evil: Welcome To Raccoon City, the new live-action film coming to Netflix and if it will kick-start a new line of Resident Evil movies. Also, new Arcade 1up machines are on their way for the holiday...

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Melinda and Gerald are back as they're talking No Time to Die hitting US theaters, What If Episode 9 and some closing season one thoughts, Tick Tick Boom on Netflix, Far Cry 6 and Metroid Dread landing on consoles, what Marvel has in store for WandaVision's Agatha, and who are you with the return of CSI Vegas! All this and producer/author Steve Rubin stops by on the eve of 007's return to America to talk about his amazi...

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Josh Pederson and Gerald Glassford are back talking about a big win for Venom: Let There Be Carnage and No Time To Die at the box office, a Video Game Soccer mismatch between Electronic Art's FIFA 22 and Konami's E-Football has gotten more definitive, and thoughts on the announcements from Square Enix and XBOX at this year's Tokyo Game Show. Plus Gerald recants his original statements on Marvel's What If series, and...

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Melinda and Gerald are back in the Multiverse as they get you up to speed on all things pop culture. Venom: Let There Be Carnage is one of the big movies heading to theaters this week, and the hosts give you the update on the advance word from critics on the film and if it will still do big box office numbers this weekend. Plus the duo has a ton of fun talking about Netflix's brand new series out of Korea entitled Squid Game an...

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Pro wrestling fans! Gear up for some great sports entertainment conversation as John Orlando from the PVDCast stops by in a conversation taped before big events WWE Summerslam and AEW All Out 2021 about the state of the industry. Hear our thoughts on what we thought then of major companies like AEW, WWE, ROH, MLW, and more and what priorities needed to be changed. You'll find out what was our view of the health of professional ...

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Netflix had its Tudum presentation this past weekend and Josh and Gerald touch on just a sample of what was front and center, including news on The Witcher, Stranger Things, Extraction, Cobra Kai, and much more plus what recent purchase looks to have them building some interesting stories in the future. Josh takes issue with the Sonic the Hedgehog games and their declining returns. What has gone so wrong for the once much-beloved f...
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Much to discuss for Melinda and Gerald on today's episode with the results from this past weekend's Emmys meaning big wins for The Crown and Ted Lasso, making them question whether or not to get back into each series. Plus the duo talks about the recent onslaught of programming on the way with big names like Hanks, Washington, and more for Apple TV+ and how it may possibly change the landscape of the streaming wars. Dis...

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Josh and Gerald set you up for the week with talk of the arriving series Doom Patrol and Star Wars: Visions. Plus both guys watched Shang-Chi in its third weekend at #1 in the United States. How was the movie for Josh and was it better the second time around for Gerald? (SPOILERS) Plus they share thoughts on what they would like MORE from a Lord of the Rings game than just going mobile with Rise To War. Diablo 2 sees a new life but...

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This week, Melinda and Gerald are looking at The Hawkeye trailer, the career of Norm Macdonald, Apple's iPhone 13 series, the "Twins" sequel becoming triplets, What If Episode 6, Deathloop's tremendous critical response, and Cry Macho with Clint Eastwood. All this and we talk to Kennedy Phillips about his upcoming audio comedy series Clutch! A Kobold Story! Check out the preview episode HERE and his information page...

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Josh and Gerald return to go into depth on Playstation's latest showcase of upcoming games including God of War: Ragnarok, Spider-Man 2, Gran Turismo 7, The Wolverine, A Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic remake, and more! Also, the guys share thoughts on Netflix's upcoming live-action reimagining of the anime classic Cowboy Bebop and Josh ponders the new Matrix Resurrections trailer. Plus Dawn Fobbs from the Mother-Dau...

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This week's episode has Melinda Barkhouse sitting in the big chair as she and Gerald ponder if the new Matrix Resurrections trailer will lead us to a return to the Matrix itself. Plus Melinda geeks out over what was announced during Paramount's Star Wars Day presentation, and they talk about the latest What If episode on Disney+ and how zombies have taken over our beloved Marvel universe. Plus TJ Johnson files a report ...

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Jasen Dutch from Dig on America is back as we bring you some last-minute advice on your drafts and look at week one matchups that can help you get off to a good start in your Fantasy Football league.

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Gerald returns from his trek of Hawaii to talk with Josh about what has been trending in pop culture during his time off. The guys discuss Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings as Gerald has a (mostly) Spoiler-Free review of the film as it reaches Labor Day record levels at the box office. Plus they discuss the dropping of the Spider-Man No Way Home trailer and how this could lead to some amazing but confusing times for followe...

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Shawn Shamrock aka TgLordShamrock on Twitch and host of the Shamrock Social Podcast stops by to preview the rest of the scheduled 2021 slate for the video game calendar. The guys go over the big guns including Halo Infinite, Call of Duty: Vanguard, Battlefield 2042, Far Cry 6, Dying Light 2, and much more! Plus they look back at the best releases so far for 2021, and what first and third-party publishers might have the advantage an...

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The Legendary Australian Grill Master Ben Arnot from the Smoking Hot Confessions experience is back again talking about two of his big loves, grilling and pop culture. Listen in as he and Gerald go over where we stand in the early stages of Marvel's What If series, the aftermath of Black Widow, the big week ahead for Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, and what the future might hold for more elements of the Marvel Cinema...

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As Facebook's #1 TableTop RPG streamer, the Pop Culture Cosmos brings together some of the most intelligent minds to create some of the most incredible adventures. But who are these people behind the scenes who pull the strings on these awesome games week after week? Find out in our first Dungeon Master roundtable as DM's Roger, Mich, Melinda, Rob, and Michael come together as they share thoughts with Gerald on what got the...
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It's our five-year anniversary as Josh Pederson, Big Dawg, along with Gerald Glassford calling in from the shores of Maui preview the upcoming slate of films that (For Now) are scheduled to come out the rest of this year. We preview all the big films including Shang-Chi and the Legend of The Ten Rings, Dune, Spiderman: No Way Home, and more plus weigh if there have been any standout movies so far and recall some memories of fiv...

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Melinda Barkhouse, one of our incredible DM's for our #1 TableTop RPG streaming channel on Facebook steps in to host with Gerald as they talk about Marvel's What If episode two (SPOILERS) with the arrival of King T'Challa in a new retelling of the Guardians of the Galaxy adventure. Plus they have comments on Sony's $100 million dollar sale of Transylvania 4 to Amazon, the prospects for the upcoming series Star Wars:...

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