Pop Culture Sh*tshow
By Pop-Culture Sh*tshow Podcast with Tessa Betz and Becca Conary
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Pour a drink - we’ll have one, too - kick back, and enjoy comedic conversation with two funny ladies as they explore society, childhood, and the pop culture that shapes us all!
||Explicit#27: Mmm, Tasty!||Hey, good-looking, whatcha got cookin'? Well, whatever it is, you better film it overhead! That's right - this week the ladies of PCSS take a deep dive into the world of Tasty videos. You know, the ones that your Aunt Susan tags you in all the time....||2/21/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#26: Be Mine||Whether you're in love with your boo or single and (maybe) ready to mingle, have we got the show for you! This week Tessa and Becca chat all things Valentine's Day. From its romantic-ish origins and how it became the holiday it is today to its...||2/14/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#25: Hiding in Plain Sight - Surviving R. Kelly||When asked if the documentary "Surviving R. Kelly" would continue to air amidst threats of legal action, Lifetime’s response was clear: "Lifetime has always been a brand that champions women’s stories. The documentary will air as scheduled,...||2/7/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#24 - Do YOU spark joy?||New Year, Same (but admittedly slightly more tidy) Us! That’s right - the ladies of PCSS are hopping aboard the KonMari train - choo choo b**ch! We talk about folding your underwear and whether an ice scraper from your boyfriend counts as a gift or...||1/31/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#23: No Sense(s) - Bird Box and A Quiet Place||Don't open your eyes and don't make a sound - this week Becca and Tessa are back from vacation and talking Bird Box and A Quiet Place! We'll ask the hard questions - how do they poop on the boat? Why would you have a baby with scary...||1/24/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#22: Let's Get This (Ginger)Bread||We all love a good baking competition but have you experienced gingerbread? Welcome to the season’s fiercest baking extravaganza! Learn all about the seasonal treat and the competitive world of gingerbread houses on our last episode of 2018. Take...||12/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#21: Happily Ever After - Christmas Edition||Cozy fires, buckets of hot cocoa, and a Hallmark-style Christmas movie - is there anything better? Not for Becca or Tessa! And certainly not for special guest Kirsten Ballard, a Hallmark Christmas Movie connoisseur! The ladies of PCSS dive DEEP into...||12/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#20: You Sunk My Battleship - Board Games||If you've ever been bankrupted by your siblings while playing Monopoly, then you know that board games can bring out the worst in people. Becca and Tessa also discuss the life lessons they bring, recent obsessions with trains and domination, and a...||11/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#19: Minisode - Black Friday Special!||Now that you're fully stuffed to the gills and in full stretchy attire, isn't it the perfect time to run a shopping marathon? Yup. Black Friday is wild! But never fret - we've got the tips to help you find the deals without sacrificing your turkey...||11/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#18: Declassified Thanksgiving Survival Guide||Yay - you're looking forward to a day off from work and stuffing your face on Turkey Day! And also spending $300 on a plane ticket and maybe three days trapped with your dearest (and most annoying) loved ones. Wondering how you'll survive...||11/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#17: Put it together and what have you got? Music compilations!||Before Pandora and Spotify, we had Now and Kidz Bop to bring together all our fav top 40 tunes. Learn all about the music compilations that kept us going and ponder their relevance today in this week’s episode of PCSS. Explore life’s deep...||11/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#16: Mainstream Moral Lessons - VeggieTales||Get your fill of morals and silly songs - that's right, Becca and Tessa are dishing on VeggieTales. The animated show starring a cucumber and tomato with no arms or legs, but a lot of heart. The ladies discuss their fav "Silly Songs with Larry" and...||11/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#15: What are you supposed to be? - Halloween Costumes!||What do floor tiles, 2008 Obama supporters, and Lisa Frank all have in common? Becca and Tessa have dressed as them all for Halloween! Get the scoop on their major hits and misses as you plan for your night of trick-or-treating. Not sure what to wear?..||10/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#14: I'll Take Game Shows for 300, Alex||No whammy, big money! Tessa and Becca are breaking down game shows - from the tax burden, to how we know we could play them better than the contestants, and how maybe they are a little like MLMs (look it up). Listen and play along! Make us proud...||10/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#13: (Not So) Spooky Scary - Halloweentown & Hocus Pocus||Bust out your brooms, Clark bars, and witches brew! It’s time to spill the tea on our favorite childhood Halloween flicks. Hocus Pocus and Halloweentown are here to get you into the spooky spirit of Halloween nostalgia. Let’s be real - who...||10/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#12: It's October 3rd...||In this episode, the ladies discuss a movie so quotable, it made *fetch* happen. That's right - Mean Girls! Special guest Peter Carter shares how Mean Girls influenced his career and the film's lasting impact. Just a taste: YOU CAN'T SIT WITH US!...||10/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#11: Required Viewing - When Harry Met Sally||When Harry Met Sally is a fall film favorite and romantic comedy classic that inspired the sitcoms and romcoms you love to ask the question - "can men and women really be just friends?" Becca and Tessa discuss their own trials and tribulations...||9/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#10: F is for...||Fall! Pumpkin spice and everything nice, the best season of all has returned! Football fans and basic b*tches everywhere rejoice. Your Han Solo swagger and seasonal addictions may commence. But for all of you haters out there don’t...||9/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#9: Nostalgia: Early 2000s Fads||In this episode, Tessa and Becca dive deep into nostalgic waters to discuss early 2000's fads. The conversation weaves its way through toys we loved, movies we still quote, styles we regret, and a never-ending love for boy bands. Do you feel...||9/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#8: Disney Cats||Cat got your tongue? When high society meets animation there is always something to talk about! Take a listen as Tessa and Becca explore the interplay between the classical music of The Aristocats and the jazz of their alley cat friends before diving...||9/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#7: MySpace and Facebook||Remember the days of Tom, top friends, and profile skins? Before Facebook ruled the school, MySpace was the place to be! Join Tessa and Becca as they explore the early years of social media where they put their teenage angst on display while...||8/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#6.5: The Purge (Part Two)||Featuring Special Guest Christian Fair||8/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#6: The Purge (Part One)||In this minisode of Pop Culture Sh*tshow, Becca and Tessa dip their toes into the terrifying first two films of The Purge series. They also offer free advice to black market auction attendees: just stay home - it can only end badly for ya!...||8/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#5: Binge-Worthy Baking Competitions||Are you a baking whiz or do you find that your attempts in the kitchen leave your loved ones running for the hills? Either way, have we got the baking show for you! Tessa and Becca talk the rise in popularity of baking competition shows from the...||8/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#4: Ahead of Their Time: Golden Girls||Picture it September 1985 - Four fierce widows shake things up and make television history! On-screen Sophia, Dorothy, Blanche, and Rose pushed the envelope by tackling important social issues like immigration, LGBTQ rights, aging, and more!...||8/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#3: TV Families: Bob's Burgers||In this episode of Pop Culture Sh*tshow, Becca and Tessa talk bingeable TV with an emphasis on the critical darling and fan favorite, Bob’s Burgers. From Tina’s awkwardness to Louise’s chaotic tendencies and Gene’s eccentricities rounding out...||8/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#2: Neopets & Scientology||We all enjoyed Neopets as kids (except Tessa apparently)! But did you know that the beloved creatures of Neopia have a dark secret? Well... Scientology is here to ruin your childhood. Episode 2 is a wild ride with some childhood memories,...||7/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#1: Urban Dictionary||In the inaugural episode of Pop Culture Sh*tshow, Tessa and Becca explore the phenomenon of the website Urban Dictionary. They take a look at the definitions of the top baby names for boys and girls in 1993. (If your name is Ashley, we want to...||7/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Buckets of Chuckles
Tessa & Becca bring on the funny as they talk about some of the best things in life...liiiike Veggie Tales. I love listening to these two, great stuff!
Pop Culture and Fun
I love this! The chemistry is great, and there are a lot of fun pop culture references. I like it because it's not a conversation about celebrities (which I could care less about) but different things that influence us in pop culture.
Super entertaining and interesting, my kind of podcast. Just binged the more recent episodes and looking forward to more!