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  • The Popcast Live! Dallas and Chicago

    Should we hang out? Yes, please. The Popcast Live! is a two-hour stage event that has the same heart as the weekly episodes but with all the best parts blown out for in-person consumption.  No edits, no censors, and no take backs. Plus, a room full of people who like the same thing that you like.  DATES + LOCATIONSDallas: Friday, June 21, 8pm CT Gilley’s DallasNote: Last show in Texas until at least 2026. Don't miss out!Chicago: Saturday, June 22, 8pm CT The Vic Theatre TICKETSDALLAS: GUIDES FOR DALLAS AND CHICAGODownload HERE!LIVESTREAMDate: Saturday, June 22, 8pm CTTicket Link: Purchase tickets HERE!Livestream Party Guide: Arrives as a Digital Download with your ticket!EXCLUSIVE MERCHVisit!Be sure to check out the exclusive Popcast Live! Collection! available until Tuesday, April 16.

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  • 551: Top Slang To Use and Avoid

    In this episode, we make sure your vocab is bussin by discussing slang trends. Plus, Knox red lights his relationship with the sun.Relevant links: Our full show notes are at! Get our seasonal merch and get a On Wednesdays We Popcast sticker. See it all at mentions: Survey on slang | golden retriever vs. black catGREEN LIGHTS:Jamie: show- Nally (PBS) | book -The Very Secret Society of Irregular Witches by Sangu MandannaKnox: show- I Cheerfully Refuse (Amazon)SPONSORS:Olive & June: Get 20% off your first system at Frames: Use code POPCAST to get $30 off plus free shipping at Pair Eyewear: Use code POP for 15% off your first pair at paireyewear.comChomps: Get 20% off your first order and free shipping at all our sponsors at SEGMENTBecome a Patreon supporter to get access to this week’s The More You Know news segment. This week we discussed Kristin Cavallari, Diddy, and more. Get a 7-day free trial at to our Monthly Newsletter: our Amazon Link: | this week’s featured itemFollow Us: Instagram | Twitter | Facebook
  • 550: Misheard Lyrics

    In this episode, we invite you to crank it up as we share the lyrics listeners admit they had wrong. Plus stay for Jamie’s rapid red lights. MENTIONS: Our full show notes are at!: We have new, seasonal merch! Order by April 16 at Crazy, Sexy, Cool lookback | Left Eye burned down a house?! | What does Ryan Tedder look ilke? He wrote what? | iconic | Levii’s Jeans by BeyonceGet part two of this episode on Patreon. There’s a 7-day free trial! light mentions: Julia Delpy | Lizzo | DiddyGreen lights:Jamie: album- Cowboy Carter by Beyonce Knox: dad light series- Renegade Nell | series - Three Body Problem (also: book) |  book- The Other Valley by Scott Alexander HowardSponsors: See all our sponsors at
  • 549: Spring Break Listener Confessions

    In this episode, we warm you up for spring break by sharing listener spring break confessions. Relevant links: Our full show notes are at Jamie: Join us for our summer shows June 21 and June 22! We address the Kate Middleton’s news in Monday’s The More You Know. Get a 7-day trial at  Mo: see all the comments on our spring break confessionsPrank: No Rip TPMentions: Beach Read casting | 3 Body Problem | HooplaAs promised: How to get a non-resident library card if your library doesn't have Hoopla (via Everyday Reading)Special thanks to our contributors: somkrislo | meghanannrose | breraymo | sarahcetra | ashleylaurenparks | natdaria | rachel.growney | dansbuchansBonus segment: Our Patreon supporters can get full access to this week’s The More You Know news segment. Become a partner.  This week we discussed the Kate Middleton diagnosis, Jamie meeting two celebrities last weekend and more.Green lights:Jamie: movie- Molli and Max in the FutureKnox: book- Pathogenesis: A History of the World in Eight Plagues by Jonathan Kennedy | show - The Gentleman (Netflix)Episode sponsors: Quince: Get free shipping and 365-day returns at See all our sponsors at
  • 548: The Kate Middleton Mystery Explained

    In this episode, we explain the Kate Middleton mystery– the context, why people care, and which conspiracies we hope are true. Plus find out what Saltburn, Mary Berry, and Gonzaga has to do with this all. RELEVANT LINKS:Our full show notes are at us in Dallas and Chicago! Info: here: Overview / timeline | Reddit: r/royalfamily/Look and see: Kate gate photo | Diana and Charles dolls | Kate and Will on A Berry Royal ChristmasFly by mentions: Saltburn | Tampongate | 30 Rock: Prince Hapsburg | The Crown | “Chaos is a ladder” | Matta_of_Fact | E. HolmesBonus segment: Our Patreon supporters can get full access to this week’s The More You Know news segment. Become a partner. This week we discussed a beef sized hole, Marcelo on SNL, and more. Green lights:Jamie: series- Extraordinary | Beyond UtopiaKnox: book- The Mysterious Case of the Alpertone Angels by Janice HallettEpisode sponsors: Betterhelp: 10% off first monthFactor: code POPCASTPOD50 gets you 50% off your first month and 20% off your secondPair Eyewear: 15% off first pairSee all our sponsors at
  • 547: Please Advise 6 with Emily P. Freeman

    In this episode, we are joined by the ever-wise and wonderfully voiced @emilypfreeman and together we play life coach and solve real-life listener dilemmas in our sixth installment of Please Advise. If you need help with a baby name, want to stop trapping leprechauns, or just want our definitive ranking on potatoes, we’ve got you covered. Relevant links: Our full show notes are at NO MO: Replay yesterday’s AUA with a free 7-day trial of PatreonBecome internet friends with our BFOTS Emily P. Freeman: | @emilypfreeman | The Next Right Thing | How To Walk Into a Room: The Art of Knowing When To Stay and When to Walk AwayQuoted: JBG’s Oscars commentaryI cannot find the party potatoes anywhere on @sarah.e.bradshaw’s feed. I’m starting to wonder if they were real. -Indi Green lights:Jamie: book- The Excitements by CJ WreyKnox: show- ShōgunEpisode sponsors: Vanderpump VillaSee all our sponsors at
  • 546: Revising Movie History, Erin Gets Quizzed, and Jamie Talks Whales...

    In this episode, to honor this Sunday’s Oscar ceremony, we're revisiting Hollywood's biggest night from 5, 10, and 20 years ago. We recap the winners, lament the snubs, and debate what holds up and what’s forgotten. Plus we quiz Erin and Jamie talks whales.RELEVANT LINKS: Our full show notes are at Sidepiece: Dune deep dive comes this Friday for our Patreon supporters. Join us: @thepopcast - see our Oscar SMK Streaming Guide91st Academy Awards // Olivia Coleman’s acceptance speech | Glenn Close & other losers86th Academy Awards // The Selfie | Adele Dazeem76th Academy Awards // Meryl Streep x Martin Short | Mamie Gummer IMDbGREEN LIGHTS:Jamie: movie- Dune 2 | book- Listen For The Lie by Amy TinteraKnox: tv- Survivor 46 | film: The Zone of InterestBONUS: Get our weekly news segment The More You Know as a Patreon partner. This week we discussed Oscar nominations and more.SPONSORS:Olive & June: Get 20% off your first system at Vila: Watch it on Hulu, streaming on NetflixSee all our sponsors at