This one had to be a two-parter. We just had SOOOO many feelings to discuss! Part 1: Part 2: Links: Buy the books (We receive a small portion of the proceeds from sales through this link) The Hunger Games' 10th anniversary New York Times article Team Peeta or Team Gale? Why Katniss is a Feminist … Continue reading Episode 4: The Hunger Games
This month Erin and Rhonda take on one of the biggest pop culture phenomena of our time: Star Wars. We discuss the saga's connections to both the past and the future, through its ties to folklore and mythology, its profound influence on effects and technology in filmmaking, and the Shakespearean threads woven throughout the series, … Continue reading Episode 3: Star Wars
We're heading to Stars Hollow, Connecticut for episode 2 of Pop DNA. Erin and Rhonda talk about everyone's favorite mother-daughter duo, Lorelai and Rory Gilmore, discussing Gilmore Girls' ties to Tolstoy, Austen, and the history of the American Revolution, and also how we're both unapologetically Team Jess. "Where you lead... I will follow..." Listen to … Continue reading Episode 2: Gilmore Girls
My introductory episode to Pop DNA, recorded about a year before the first official episode, and before my friend Erin agreed to join me as cohost. This is my original concept for the podcast. Thanks for joining us!