Podcast 42

Podcast 42

The World's Most Popular, Often Inaccurate And Sometimes Squirreled Retelling Of Pop Culture History Podcast.... Show More

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Michael Buble wants to write another Christmas album, but is out of inspiration. So what does he do? He kidnaps the cast of Podcast 42! Only when he finds out they are of no use to him, he leaves them in various Rankin/Bass Christmas specials. It's up to Chris, with the help of a repentive Buble to get them back before Christmas Eve so Podcast 42 can record their yearly Christmas Show! Featured Beer: Sugar Shack's Maple Sto... Read more

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November 27, 2019 56 min

The original idea was to do a show that featured all 4 houses of Hogwarts, and then Godric Gryffindor just sort of took over and we ended up just doing the Gryffindor house this time. Which in a way worked out great because now we have three other show ideas! Cheating? A little, but join us as we explore the Gryffindor history. Featured Beer: Revolution Brewing's Oktoberfest

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November 18, 2019 80 min

We play Mad Libs, but slightly inappropriate ones, plus three very special secret mad libs at the end. (Hint: It's in the graphic.) If you like pure silliness, then this is the episode for you. Featured Beer: Chihuahua’s Limon

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November 6, 2019 58 min

It's the 50th Anniversary of the groundbreaking children's television program, Sesame Street. Join us as we find our way to where the air is sweet, and talk to Grover, Elmo, Oscar The Grouch, Bert and Ernie, and more as we learn how this show was created. Editor's Note: We call Oscar The Grouch's pet worm, Wormy and the actual name was Slimey. Our Apologies. Featured Beer: Funky Buddha's White Sangria

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Meeting David Harbour * Sabrina's Car Crash * 47 Million Pounds Of Chinese Food * Answering Emails * Muffins Commercial * Featured Beer: Abita Brewing's Hop On Juicy Pale Ale

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October 18, 2019 65 min

The beloved British series Dr Who is our next subject. Join us as we jump through time into some of the history of the show. We talk about the 1st, 4th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, and 13th Doctors, as well as River, Missy, Amy Pond, and more.  With over 56 years of stories, you will never run out of Dr Who fandom. Featured Beer: Bell's Two Hearted Ale

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October 3, 2019 86 min

We take some classic nursery rhymes and throw them through Google translator, throw a little history to the piece, and come up with a very weird and strange episode. Spoiler Alert: If you like it when we get to the point right away, then this is NOT the episode for you. Featured Beer - Moosehead Canadian Lager

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September 26, 2019 73 min

It's Volume Two of Creepypasta Theater. We take the classic internet horror story and reenact them for your and our amusement! Featuring the stories: A Close Encounter with the Tails Doll, Then Who Was Phone?, Never Leave Your Toys Alone, Pooped A Skeleton, and more. Featured Beer - TBBC's Reef Donkey

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September 18, 2019 55 min

Some really silly talk about 1930's Superheroes and modern day Aliens.

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September 11, 2019 74 min

The original queen of comedy Lucille Ball took her radio show to CBS where she created a hit. Lucille would continue her success for decades to come. The fiery red head would then go on to inspire comedic women for generations. Her marriage to Desi Arnaz was a romantic whirlwind that captured and broke America's hearts at the same time. Join us as we look back on her career. Featured Beer - Shiner Ruby Redbird

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August 28, 2019 67 min

The conclusion to our third installment of our annual Pop Culture Big Brother game. We each take 5 people from TV, Movies, History, Music, Books, Real or Fictional, and stick them in a house. Then we battle it out just like the TV show! JL has won the last two times...will he make it a third? This is episode 2 of 2.

Featured Beer: Goose Island's SPF

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August 21, 2019 70 min

It's the third installment of our annual Pop Culture Big Brother game. We each take 5 people from TV, Movies, History, Music, Books, Real or Fictional, and stick them in a house. Then we battle it out just like the TV show! JL has won the last two times...will he make it a third? This is episode 1 of 2.

Featured Beer: Goose Island's SPF

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August 1, 2019 63 min

Take one part strange sightings, two parts Government secrets, add some fearless kids, and a dark force that turns a small town upside down. You now have Netflix's Stranger Things. We take a look into how this show came to be by holding an intervention for the big baddie of the series: The Mind Flayer! (Also we make fun of Will's hair alot) Featured Beer: Badger State Brewing's BRW-SKI

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July 17, 2019 82 min

It's our 100th episode! We decided instead of doing someone else's pop culture history (abridged), we would do our own pop culture history (abridged)! Now with extra bonus mash-up! But wait there is more! (There is no more.) Thanks to all who listen, who share, and who support. Without you guys we are nothing! Featured Beer: New Glarus Spotted Cow

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July 5, 2019 89 min

Coke-a-Cola is a beverage known the world over. It is literally the most popular drink on the planet. But how did it get this way? And who started the company? And did it really have the secret ingredient of cocaine? We answer all of these question in a soap opera style presentation as we explore the history of Coke-a-Cola.

Featured Beer: Voodoo Ranger's Jucifer IPA

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June 12, 2019 82 min

Sir Elton John, is one of the most highly acclaimed and successful solo artists of all time. He has achieved numerous gold, platinum, multi-platinum albums, and even one diamond album. He has sold more than 300 million records worldwide, and holds the record for the biggest selling single of all time, Candle In The Wind 1997. Elton launched his first tour in 1970, and has been a tour-de-force since. Featured Beer: Tampa Bay Brewing... Read more

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May 31, 2019 82 min

This topic was a request. We take the legend of Iron Man and turn it into a comedy roast. Just like the ones you see on TV. Join Hulk, Pepper Potts, Howard Stark, Bethany Cord, and many surprise guests as we go beyond the movies and into the comics to uncover the history of the playboy and hero: Tony Stark. This week we are sponsored by SeatGiant.com and Podcoin.

Featured Beer: Harpoon Dunkin' Coffee Porter

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May 8, 2019 86 min

Barbie was Ruth Handler's creation borrowed from a German Sex Doll she picked up while on vacation in Switzerland. Ruth fought with the all male Mattel executives to bring this toy into every little girl's hands. Barbie showed little girls that woman had the power to be anything they wanted to be, not just housewives and mothers. Despite public outcry on Barbie's unrealistic body and Mattel cooking the books, Barbie is ... Read more

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April 24, 2019 74 min

Hamilton: A sung-and-rapped musical about the life of American Founding Father Alexander Hamilton. It was inspired by the 2004 biography; Alexander Hamilton by historian Ron Chernow. Winner of numerous awards and accolades, although sometimes criticized for it's not quite accurate depiction of the real life of the patriot. We take look into how this was made from a simple mix-tape into the hit Broadway musical.  Featured Wine: ... Read more

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April 10, 2019 75 min

The Legend of Zelda really kicked the RPG game movement into high gear, with it's compelling story lines and quality designs. This game also help to create Nintendo into a household name. The original Zelda was released on a gold cartridge that you could actually save your game on! This was new at the time and a game changer. This week we take a look into what made this game a legend. Featured Beer: Second Self Beer Company’s T... Read more

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