The Great American Pop Culture Quiz Show

The Great American Pop Culture Quiz Show

Join us each week on The Great American Pop Culture Quiz Show for three fun rounds of trivia designed to challenge your pop culture brain and tickle your podcast fancy. Cheer on your favorite contestant as they progress towards the season championship match or throw your hat in the ring and apply to become a contestant yourself!... Show More

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October 19, 2020 49 min

With the first season of The Great American Pop Culture Quiz Show complete, we celebrate with our first of many theme matches — Marvel Comics and the Marvel Cinematic Universe!

Join us as Ben, Darren and Tim test their knowledge of all things Marvel including a Marvel Cinematic Universe invasion of the rest of pop culture and a trip through some of Marvel’s weirdest storylines. We’ve got werewolves and time travel shenanigans aplen...

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After 12 matchups of pop culture knowledge display, 24 contestants eliminated, and 36 Lightning Rounds played, it all comes down to this: The Season One Finale to determine our first Super-Mondo Champion of Champions!

Derek, Ilan, and Monty complete the running of the trivia gauntlet first by getting into contrarian pop music. How many songs that have "don't" in the imperative can our players identify? Then, it's a ...

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October 5, 2020 48 min

Trivia! Playoffs! Musicals! Exclamation Points! The last round of the playoffs is here! Prior champions Joe, Monty, and Kevin duke it out, pop culture trivia-style, for the last slot in the season one championship match.

After a round of trivia about pop culture romances that don’t exactly hold up to scrutiny, players will test their knowledge of stage musicals based on other pop culture properties (you know, the kind where you jus...

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September 28, 2020 60 min

Filmed books and fictional bands abound this week on The Great American Pop Culture Quiz Show! The playoffs continue as returning victors Alex, Ilan, and Nick tackle trivia about what happens when a movie or TV version of a book is better than the original.

Then, our contestants become armchair rock critics for our favorite fictional bands, identifying them based on clips from their music, and interviews with the band members.

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September 21, 2020 48 min

The playoffs begin with Oscar acceptance speeches and mysterious locations! Returning champions Derek, Anna, and Bobby battle it out by touting all their pop culture knowledge. But only ONE will continue on to the championship match!

Our first game this week asks players to identify the Hollywood figure by listening to their Oscar acceptance speeches, while also challenging them on additional Oscar trivia!

After that, the contestan...

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September 14, 2020 44 min

This week on The Great American Pop Culture Quiz Show, contestants Don, Cate, and Kevin "consider the alternative" about some favorite TV shows, naming shows based on plot descriptions from the point-of-view of secondary characters.

Then, we'll switch gears to movies with a deep dive on the IMDb Top 100 movies. Players will aim low to score high, one-upping each other to guess the "worst of the best." It's a...

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September 7, 2020 52 min

This week, it's Disney minus the weird, dark and creepy stuff they left out of their animated adaptations.

Before that however, our players will speculate on the birthing techniques of their favorite characters, and then try to name the common character from a list of three different actors who have played them.

Then as promised, it's on to "Disney Minus," where players identify the differences between their favorit...

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August 31, 2020 52 min

It's a cavalcade of comic book crossovers and pop culture rhymes in this week's competition! After a rousing round of My Champion, Bobby, Stephen and Susanna test their knowledge of crazy comic book crossover events that brought together unlikely characters and properties.

Then, it's on to a rhyming game, where from a mashed up description, players parse out the two rhyming TV show and movie titles that have been combin...

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It's time to identify the altered TV show themes our resident composer has created when he confused his major and his minor keys up. After that, it's time to browse some very silly pieces of very real pop culture merch—and pay all the respect to the vociferous fans of a certain animated series.

Our talented combatants Elenore, Mark, and Ilan have a bit of a fishy start, but all's well that ends well... and the ending? W...

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August 10, 2020 52 min

This week we invite you to listen to our contestants defend their favorite characters from deadly sharks, and test their knowledge of forgotten movie sequels, before piecing together some mashed up TV and movie titles à la The King and I, Tonya.

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    August 3, 2020 57 min

    A new division on the Season 1 bracket means three new players will run the gauntlet this week on The Great American Pop Culture Quiz Show.

    After defending the sandwich skills of their favorite characters in "My Champion," Amanda, Lea, and Joe will test their memories of movies that share their titles with popular songs. Later, the stakes will rise as they combine their pop culture knowledge with their understanding of a de...

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    Season one of The Great American Pop Culture Quiz Show continues onward with three players who are more than up to a challenge. Adam, Alex, and Kelly-marie brave some terrible wordplay combining their pop culture knowledge with their memory of high school chemistry in "Marge Excitable's Periodical Table Of Elements" before honing their musical ears while identifying backwards version of famous film scores.

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    July 20, 2020 49 min

    The inaugural season of The Great American Pop Culture Quiz Show kicks off with our first three official eye-of-the-tiger competitive players.

    Marvel as Lynsey, Derek and Rachel navigate the storied history of special guest stars and cameos. Then get ready to buy ! buy! buy! when we visit in-universe advertisements.

    No need to open your wallet to listen to our show so make sure to subscribe and don't miss an episode. If you wan...

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    July 13, 2020 48 min

    For our first episode, we called on three of our friends to kick the tires here at The Great American Pop Culture Quiz Show. In this non-regulation special episode, sportswriter Will Leitch is joined by Fug Girl Jessica Morgan and the Jeb part of Dave And Jeb Aren't Mean, Jeb Lund.

    Our three contestants deal with bovine justice, answering questions posed by pop culture titles and a 27-course trip through culinary mash-up madnes...

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