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David Lynch’s Popular Surrealism Considered on Pretty Much Pop: A Culture Podcast #59

https://podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/secure/partiallyexaminedlife/PMP_059_8-29-20.mp3 Pretty Much Pop hosts Mark Linsenmayer, Erica Spyres, and Brian Hirt--along with guest Mike Wilson--discuss the director's films from Eraserhead to Inland Empire plus Twin Peaks and his recent short films. We get into the appeal and the stylistic and storytelling hallmarks of his mainstays--Blue Velvet, Wild at Heart, Lost Highway, and Mulholland Drive--and also consider outliers like Dun...
Tags: Google, Television, Podcasts, Film, College, Roger Ebert, Jack, David Lynch, Patricia Arquette, Facebook Twitter, Mulholland Drive, Mike Wilson, Matt Rourke, Hanh Nguyen, Pretty Much Pop, Mark Linsenmayer Erica Spyres


Conversation with a Swiftie: Pretty Much Pop #58 Addresses the Taylor Swift Phenomenon

https://podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/secure/partiallyexaminedlife/PMP_058_8-15-20.mp3 Prompted by the release of new album Folklore and the 2020 documentary Miss Americana, your hosts Mark Linsenmayer, Erica Spyres, and Brian Hirt speak with guest Amber Padgett about her love of Taylor, ranking the albums/eras, Taylor as songwriter/puppetmaster, why the hate, weird levels of fan engagement, double standards in expectations for female artists, and more. Like all of our disc...
Tags: Google, Music, Beyonce, Taylor Swift, Podcasts, College, Paris, Taylor, Ryan Adams, Facebook Twitter, Erica, Laura Snapes, Padgett, Erik Madigan, Rolling Stone Interview, Pretty Much Pop


Back to the Arena: Battling the Hunger Games Prequel with Pretty Much Pop: A Culture Podcast (#57)

https://podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/secure/partiallyexaminedlife/PMP_057_8-9-20.mp3 Remember when The Hunger Games was everywhere? Its author Suzanne Collins has decided that young people could benefit from more exploration of Just War Theory through the world of Panem, and so has published The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, a prequel covering the early years of future president Coriolanus Snow during the 10th Hunger Games. Pretty Much Pop hosts Mark Linsenmayer, Erica S...
Tags: Google, Podcasts, Lionsgate, The Hunger Games, Film, Suzanne Collins, College, Literature, Facebook Twitter, Annalisa Quinn, Ya Novels, Panem, Sarah Lyall, Constance Grady, Peter Bloom, Pretty Much Pop


What Is a “Blerd?” Pretty Much Pop: A Culture Podcast #56 Discusses Nerd Culture and Race with The Second City’s Anthony LeBlanc

https://podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/secure/partiallyexaminedlife/PMP_056_8-1-20.mp3 The Interim Executive Producer of The Second City joins your hosts Mark Linsenmayer, Erica Spyres, and Brian Hirt to discuss the scope of black nerd-dom: what nerdy properties provide to those who feel "othered," using sci-fi to talk about race, Black Panther and other heroes, afrofuturism, black anime fans, Star Trek, Key & Peele, Get Out vs. Us, and more. A few articles you might enjoy: ...
Tags: Google, Podcasts, College, America, Current Affairs, Sci Fi, Second City, Anthony, Black Panther, Afrofuturism, Facebook Twitter, Peele, Sinbad, Anthony LeBlanc, Sam Stone, Comics/Cartoons


Food As Pop with Prof. C. Thi Nguyen (Pretty Much Pop: A Culture Podcast #55)

https://podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/secure/partiallyexaminedlife/PMP_055_7-17-20.mp3 Your hosts Mark Linsenmayer, Erica Spyres, and Brian Hirt are joined by Utah philosophy prof and former food writer C. Thi Nguyen to talk food as art, foodies, elitism, food TV, cooking vs. eating, and how analyzing food is like analyzing games. Read Thi's work at objectionable.net, including the article on "outrage porn" we talk about that he co-wrote with Bekka Williams, and his general...
Tags: Google, Utah, Hollywood, Podcasts, College, Food & Drink, Foodies, Facebook Twitter, Bourdain, Michael O Connell, Thi Nguyen, Jaron Gilinsky, Josephine Livingstone, Pretty Much Pop, Mark Linsenmayer Erica Spyres, Brian Hirt


Rick and Morty as Absurdist Humor, Yet Legitimate Sci-Fi with Family Drama (Pretty Much Pop: A Culture Podcast #54)

https://podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/secure/partiallyexaminedlife/PMP_054_7-25-20.mp3 Mark Linsenmayer, Erica Spyres, and Brian Hirt address the 4-season 2013 Adult Swim show, which currently has a 94% critics' rating on Rotten Tomatoes. What kind of humor is it, and how are we supposed to take its sci-fi and family drama elements? While its concepts start as parody, with an anything-goes style of animation, they're creative and grounded enough to actually contribute to mu...
Tags: Google, Comedy, Television, Podcasts, South Park, College, Sci Fi, Mort, Tom, Facebook Twitter, Morty, Rick, Rick And Morty, Eric Eisenberg, Joe Matar, Pretty Much Pop


Does Every Picture Tell a Story? A Conversation with Artist Joseph Watson for Pretty Much Pop: A Culture Podcast #51

https://podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/secure/partiallyexaminedlife/PMP_051_6-27-20.mp3 Storytelling is an essential part of Las Vegas artist Joseph Watson's painting methodology, whether he's creating city scenes or public sculpture or children's illustrations. So how does the narrative an author may have in mind affect the viewer, and is this different for different types of art? Joseph is perhaps best known as the illustrator of the Go, Go, GRETA! book series and does onl...
Tags: Google, Art, Facebook, Podcasts, College, Pablo Picasso, Brian, Las Vegas, Quentin Blake, Narnia, Joseph, Facebook Twitter, Greta, Erica, Shepard, Andrey


Pretty Much Pop: A Culture Podcast #49 Considers Conspiracy Theories as Pop

https://podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/secure/partiallyexaminedlife/PMP_049_6-13-20.mp3 Ex-philosopher Al Baker works at the UK-based Logically, a company that fights misinformation. He joins your hosts Mark Linsenmayer, Erica Spyres, and Brian Hirt to try to answer such questions as: What's the appeal of conspiracy theories? How similar is being consumed them to being a die-hard fan of some pop culture property? What's the relation between pernicious conspiracy theories and...
Tags: Google, Politics, UK, Podcasts, College, Bbc, Cia, Conspiracy Theories, Mel Gibson, Elvis, Facebook Twitter, Matt Miller, Hugh Gusterson, Craig Silverman, Karl Popper, al Baker


What Is a “Casual Game?” Pretty Much Pop: A Culture Podcast #46 Talks to Nick Fortugno, Creator of “Diner Dash”

https://podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/secure/partiallyexaminedlife/PMP_046_5-21-20.mp3 Famed game designer Nick joins your hosts Mark Linsenmayer, Erica Spyres, and Brian Hirt to consider fundamental questions about the activity of gaming (Nick calls games "arbitrary limits on meaningless goals") and what constitutes a casual game: Is it one that's easy (maybe not easy to win, but at least you don't die), one meant to be played in short bursts, or maybe one with a certain k...
Tags: Google, College, Wikipedia, NICK, Facebook Twitter, Nick Fortugno, Mark Linsenmayer Erica Spyres, Brian Hirt, Aubrey Anable, Matija Hanicar, Niraj Chokshi Popcap, Keith Stuart Gaming Conceptz, Vince Vader, Insaniquarium


Does Local News Deserve More of Your Attention? Pretty Much Pop: A Culture Podcast #44 w/ Deion Broxton of Bison Meme Fame

https://podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/secure/partiallyexaminedlife/PMP_044_5-8-20.mp3 Is news entertainment? To what extent has local news consumption decreased given the alternatives? Deion is an on-air reporter for NBC Montana who was recently memified for fleeing amusingly from some bison. He joins your hosts Mark Linsenmayer, Erica Spyres, and Brian Hirt to discuss what we might be missing out on, the uses and abuses of news coverage, reality vs. media portrayals, and t...
Tags: Google, Media, Podcasts, College, Local News, Facebook Twitter, Mark Jacob, NBC Montana, Deion, Jay Jennings, Pretty Much Pop, Mark Linsenmayer Erica Spyres, Brian Hirt, Deion Broxton, Bison Meme Fame, Melody Kramer Local News


Decoding Korean Cinema: A Pretty Much Pop Culture Podcast (ep. 43)

https://podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/secure/partiallyexaminedlife/PMP_043_4-30-20.mp3 We're seeing a lot of Korean media in American popular culture nowadays, what with Parasite winning the Oscar for best picture and K-Pop and K-Dramas finding an increasing American cult following. This is not an accident: The Korean government has as an explicit goal the growth of "soft power" through exported cultural products. This Korean Wave (Hallyu) was aimed foremost at Asia but has...
Tags: Google, Asia, Podcasts, Film, College, China, United States, Korea, Cinderella, North America, Busan, K Pop, Martin, Facebook Twitter, Bong Joon, Pretty Much Pop


Soundtrack Composer Craig Wedren (Zoey’s Playlist, Glow, Shrill) Joins Pretty Much Pop: A Culture Podcast #41 on TV Musicals

http://podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/partiallyexaminedlife/PMP_041_4-16-20.mp3 Craig was the front-man of the brainy punk band Shudder to Think from the mid-'80s through the '90s and has created music for many TV shows and films. He joins your hosts Mark Linsenmayer, Erica Spyres, and Brian Hirt due to his involvement with the current NBC musical dramedy Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist, which along with Glee, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Nashville, Rise, etc. represents a new era of ...
Tags: Google, Music, Television, Podcasts, Nbc, College, Netflix, Colbert, Craig, David Byrne, Facebook Twitter, Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist, Shudder to think, Pretty Much Pop, Mark Linsenmayer Erica Spyres, Brian Hirt


What’s the Function of Criticism? Pretty Much Pop: A Culture Podcast #36 with Critic Noah Berlatsky

http://podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/partiallyexaminedlife/PMP_036_3-11-20.mp3 Do we need professional critics regulating our entertainment intake?  Noah has written for numerous publications including The Washington Post, The Atlantic, NBC News, The Guardian, Slate, and Vox, and his work has come up for discussion in multiple past Pretty Much Pop episodes. He was invited to join hosts Mark Linsenmayer, Erica Spyres, and Brian Hirt in spelling out the functions of criticism...
Tags: Google, Music, Film, College, Noah, Criticism, Atlantic, Bob Dylan, Literature, Vox, Mel Brooks, Hemingway, Mark, Facebook Twitter, Weiner, Ken Russell


Are Video Games an Effective Vehicle for Storytelling? Pretty Much Pop: A Culture Podcast #35 Featuring Don Marshall

http://podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/partiallyexaminedlife/PMP_035_2-25-20.mp3 Do you play video games for the plot? Given that most people don't actually finish most games, it would be unexpected if storytelling were the most important element. On this episode of Pretty Much Pop: A Culture Podcast, your hosts Mark Linsenmayer, Erica Spyres, and Brian Hirt are joined by former video game professional (and current TV development executive) Donald E. Marshall to talk through ...
Tags: Google, Podcasts, Video Games, College, Simon, Mark, Don, Facebook Twitter, Chris Stone, Colin Campbell, Time TV, Karl Schroeder, Don Marshall, Alvaro Zinos Amaro, Pretty Much Pop, Mark Linsenmayer Erica Spyres


The Allure of Puzzlement: Pretty Much Pop #34 w/ Adal Rifai on Escape Rooms and Other Puzzling Pastimes

http://podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/partiallyexaminedlife/PMP_034_2-17-20.mp3 The comic and the tragic are well-established modes within entertainment, but what about the puzzling? Riddles may have been a chief pastime in days of yore (well, they're featured in Oedipus and The Hobbit, anyway), but does this way of being entertained have a place in today's age of mass media? Improviser and podcaster Adal Rifai joins Mark Linsenmayer, Erica Spyres, and Brian Hirt to discuss ...
Tags: Google, Games, Podcasts, College, US, Chicago, Facebook Twitter, David Spira, Io, Adal, Escape Rooms, Pretty Much Pop, Mark Linsenmayer Erica Spyres, Brian Hirt, Hello From the Magic Tavern, Hey Riddle Riddle


Updating Joseph Campbell’s “Hero’s Journey” to Cover Female Action Heroes–Pretty Much Pop: A Culture Podcast #33

http://podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/partiallyexaminedlife/PEL_ep_237_2-13-20_AdFree.mp3 This week's guest Vi Burlew has arisen, a shining figure clad in mail, carrying aloft a shimmering broadsword to bring your hosts Mark Linsenmayer, Erica Spyres, and Brian Hirt this topic about the hero's journey. This general plot structure dating back to ancient myth was detailed by Joseph Campbell and famously and deliberately plundered to create the plot of the original Star Wars. S...
Tags: Google, Star Wars, Podcasts, Film, College, Wikipedia, Disney, Feminism, Harry Potter, Campbell, Luke, Facebook Twitter, Joseph Campbell, Biggs, Eowyn, Maureen Murdock


Moral Philosophy on TV? Pretty Much Pop #32 Judges The Good Place

http://podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/partiallyexaminedlife/PMP_032_2-3-20.mp3 Mark Linsenmayer, Erica Spyres, and Brian Hirt discuss Michael Schur's NBC TV show. Is it good? (Yes, or we wouldn't be covering it?) Is it actually a sit-com? Does it effectively teach philosophy? What did having actual philosophers on the staff (after season one) contribute, and was that enough? We talk TV finales, the dramatic impact of the show's convoluted structure, the puzzle of heaven bein...
Tags: Google, Television, College, Philosophy, Michael Schur, Facebook Twitter, Schur, Sam Adams, Todd May, NBC TV, Sophie Gilbert, Spiegel Im Spiegel, Jeremy Bearimy, Pretty Much Pop, Mark Linsenmayer Erica Spyres, Brian Hirt


Robin Williams’ Celebrity Struggles: A Discussion with Dave Itzkoff by Pretty Much Pop: A Culture Podcast (ep. 31)

http://podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/partiallyexaminedlife/PMP_031_12-16-19.mp3 New York Times culture reporter Dave Itzkoff joins your hosts Mark Linsenmayer, Erica Spyres, and Brian Hirt to consider issues raised by Dave's 2018 biography Robin: How do we make sense of our strange relation to celebrities, and what are strategies that celebrities use to deal with their asymmetric relationship to the world? While Robin Williams tried, in gratitude, to share himself with his ...
Tags: Google, Hbo, Podcasts, College, Robin Williams, Dave, New York Times, Joaquin Phoenix, Robin, Facebook Twitter, Bret Easton Ellis, Dave Itzkoff, Pretty Much Pop, Mark Linsenmayer Erica Spyres, Brian Hirt, Robin Dave


Scorsese’s The Irishman in the Context of his Oeuvre–Pretty Much Pop: A Culture Podcast #29 Featuring Colin Marshall

http://podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/partiallyexaminedlife/PMP_029_1-16-20.mp3 What distinguishes the highly lauded 2019 film The Irishman within director Martin Scorsese's body of work? Frequent Open Culture contributor Colin Marshall joins Mark Linsenmayer, Erica Spyres, and Brian Hirt to talk about what we do and don't connect with in Scorsese's work and how these films qualify as "art films" despite their watchability, not to mention the big budgets and stars. We cover ...
Tags: Google, New York, Podcasts, Film, College, Scorsese, Nicolas Cage, Martin Scorsese, Facebook Twitter, Peter Boyle, Dave Itzkoff, Colin Marshall, Jimmy Hoffa, Pretty Much Pop, Mark Linsenmayer Erica Spyres, Brian Hirt


Pretty Much Pop: A Culture Podcast #27 Discusses the Impact and Aesthetics of Star Wars

http://podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/partiallyexaminedlife/PMP_027_1-3-20.mp3 Mark Linsenmayer, Erica Spyres, and Brian Hirt grasp the low-hanging fruit in pop culture to talk about Star Wars: The unique place that these films have in the brains of people of a certain age, how we grappled with the prequels, and why we feel the need to fill in and argue about the details. We primarily focus on the two most recent emanations of this beast, The Mandalorian and Rise of Skywalke...
Tags: Google, Star Wars, Science Fiction, Television, Film, College, Sci Fi, Don, Facebook Twitter, Skywalker, Rob Bricken, Richard Brody, Dan Brooks, Alison Herman, Mandalorian, Brandon Katz


Pretty Much Pop: A Culture Podcast #26 Discusses Alan Moore’s Watchmen Comic and the HBO Show with Cornell Psychology Professor David Pizarro

http://podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/partiallyexaminedlife/PMP_026_12-20-19.mp3 Perhaps the most lauded graphic novel has been sequelized for HBO, and amazingly, it turned out pretty darn well (with a 96% Rotten Tomatoes rating!). Your hosts Mark Linsenmayer, Erica Spyres, and Brian Hirt are joined by the Cornell's David Pizarro, host of the popular Very Bad Wizards podcast. We consider Alan Moore’s 1986 graphic novel, the 2009 Zack Snyder film, and of course mostly the rec...
Tags: Google, Hbo, Television, Podcasts, Film, College, Alan Moore, Graphic Novels, Cornell, Damon Lindelof, Facebook Twitter, Moore, Zack Snyder, Matt Miller, Lindelof, David Pizarro


Sportscaster Dave Revsine (Big 10 Network) Joins Pretty Much Pop: A Culture Podcast to Discuss the Role of Sports in Pop Culture

http://podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/partiallyexaminedlife/PMP_025_12-9-19.mp3 How is spectator sports different from other types of entertainment? Dave Revsine (lead studio host for the Big Ten Network and former ESPN anchor) joins your hosts Mark Linsenmayer, Erica Spyres, and Brian Hirt to discuss the various sources of appeal, team identification, existing in a sports-filled world as a non-fan, watching vs. playing, human interest stories, sports films, and more.Some o...
Tags: Google, Washington Post, College, America, Dave, Espn, Christine, Facebook Twitter, Dan Steinberg, Jason Bailey, Logan Rhoades, Dave Revsine, Mark Linsenmayer Erica Spyres, Brian Hirt, Marco Iacoboni, Carolyn Canetti


Pretty Much Pop: A Culture Podcast #24 Considers Holiday Viewing: What’s Canon?

http://podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/partiallyexaminedlife/PMP_024_12-2-19.mp3 Join Mark Linsenmayer, Erica Spyres, and Brian Hirt for a special "snake draft," where we take turns picking the holiday films and TV specials that we think are (or should be) part of America's yearly viewing traditions. Were I to list all the shows and films we mention, that would give away our picks now, wouldn't it? Compare your intuitions about what is classic or seminal or over-rated with ou...
Tags: Google, Television, Podcasts, Film, College, Christmas, America, Brian, Imdb, George Lucas, Canon, Rudolph, Mark, Daniel, Facebook Twitter, Franklin


The Singer or the Song? Ken Stringfellow (Posies, R.E.M., Big Star) and Pretty Much Pop: A Culture Podcast #23 Discuss

http://podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/partiallyexaminedlife/PMP_023_11-14-19.mp3 What's your relationship to music? Do you just embrace the pure sound, or do you care about who made that sound? One way of seeing where you fall on this issue is whether you care more for singles or to whole albums or careers by artists. Ken Stringfellow, who co-fronts The Posies and was a member of R.E.M. and Big Star, joins Mark Linsenmayer, Erica Spyres, and Brian Hirt to talk about ...
Tags: Google, Music, Podcasts, College, Bbc, Madonna, Britney Spears, Lou Reed, Quincy Jones, Mark, Ken, Facebook Twitter, Ken Stringfellow, Damien Rice, Posies, Ric Ocasek


Pretty Much Pop #22 Untangles Time-Travel Scenarios in the Terminator Franchise and Other Media

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/partiallyexaminedlife/PMP_022_11-21-19.mp3 Time-travel rules in The Terminator franchise are notoriously inconsistent. Is it possible for someone from the future to travel backwards to change events, given the paradox that with a changed future, the traveler wouldn't then have had the problem to try to come back and fix? Neither the closed-loop series of events in the first Terminator film nor the changed (postponed) future in the ...
Tags: Google, Science Fiction, Television, Film, College, Sci Fi, Brian, Time Travel, The Terminator, Darren Orf, Ken, Facebook Twitter, Nick Bostrom, Gleick, Angela Watercutter, Simon Worrall


Pretty Much Pop #19 Discusses Race and the Target Audience w/ Rodney Ramsey

http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/partiallyexaminedlife/PMP_019_10-27-19.mp3 We’ve all felt at various points (maybe at most points) that some media creation has reached us by mistake, that we are not the target audience. 20th century American TV was aimed largely at a white majority, with a parallel, underfunded channel of content aimed at people of color. So how have things changed? There still seem to be “black shows,” but how do they fit in to a landscape where i...
Tags: Google, Television, Film, College, Jesus, Facebook Twitter, Hannah Giorgis, Andre Seewood, White People Black, Pretty Much Pop, Mark Linsenmayer Erica Spyres, Brian Hirt, Rodney Ramsey, Watchmen Atlanta, BlacKkKlansman Tyler Perry Dear, James Strerngold


Pretty Much Pop #18 Discusses Stephen King’s Media Empire

http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/partiallyexaminedlife/PMP_018_10-20-19.mp3 Is the most popular writer of our time actually a good writer? Or maybe he used to be good but has long since run out of inspiration? What are the most effective ways to adapt these very readable short stories and novels? Does showing us the evil in a film lessen its impact? While you've been thinking about those questions, King has already written another book. Mark Linsenmayer, Eri...
Tags: Google, Television, Podcasts, Film, College, Stephen King, Literature, King, Buick, Facebook Twitter, Horror fiction, Pretty Much Pop, Mark Linsenmayer Erica Spyres, Brian Hirt, Aja Romano Is Stephen King, Jane Ciabattari Stephen King


Pretty Much Pop #16 Considers the Sitcom “Friends” 25 Years Later

http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/partiallyexaminedlife/PMP_016_10-4-19.mp3 Mark Linsenmayer, Erica Spyres, and Brian Hirt examine the conventions, techniques, and staying power of the beloved ’90s sitcom. Are we supposed to identify with, or idolize, or merely like these people? What makes the formula work, did it sustain itself over its 10-year run, was it successfully replicated (like by How I Met Your Mother or by Chuck Lorre?), and what parts haven’t aged well? ...
Tags: Google, TV, Television, College, Friends, Andrew Dalton, Wesley Morris, Margaret Lyons, Monica, Facebook Twitter, Chuck Lorre, Sitcoms, Nick Levine, J T, Scaachi Koul, Pretty Much Pop


The Appeal of UFO Narratives: Investigative Journalist Paul Beban Visits Pretty Much Pop #14

http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/partiallyexaminedlife/PMP_014_9-20-19.mp3 TV news reporter Paul Beban (ABC, Al Jazeera, Yahoo, and now featured on the Discovery Network's Contact) joins your hosts Mark Linsenmayer, Erica Spyres, and Brian Hirt to discuss the public fascination with UFOs, both at the peak of their popularity in the 50s and in the current resurgence. Do accounts of sightings necessarily make for good TV? Do you have to believe to be entertained? Is ...
Tags: Google, Television, Podcasts, Navy, College, US, America, Sci Fi, Brian, Michael, Gallup, PAUL, Facebook Twitter, Kucinich, Kayla Epstein, Rich Cohen