Category: Comedy

Your Weekly Six-Pack of Pop Culture! Brett, Brian and Dan record live out of San Diego and talk Movies, Headlines, Sports, Music, TV and everything Pop Culture. New Episodes released every Monday!

February 5, 2018

The One About…Super Bowl LII, Boring.Co’s Not a Flame Thrower, & a Taco Bell Taste Test

The guys kick off this show with a Taco Bell taste test, Brett's favorite, of its new product, "Nacho Fries." After they suffer through that, the talk Super Bowl LII (everything but the game), the discuss Elon Musk's Boring.Co selling 20,000 flame throwers, they break down the embarrassing Facebook group "Down With Disney’s Treatment of Franchises and its Fanboys" and its plan to sabotage the Black Panther ratings, USA & SyFy moving towards using explicit language, inlcuding F**K, on programming, and the guys talk F1's move to eliminate trophy girls and which other sports should do away with those aspects of their sports.

January 29, 2018

The One About…the Grammys, XFL, Toys R Us & more with Alyssa Root

The guys are joined by The Rooted Warrior, health and lifestyle blogger Alyssa Root as they talk Ballast Point's future at Downtown Disney and what a Disney themed brewery would look like; how Chinese scientists clnoed a monkey and if humans are next, and really if Michael Bay predicted the future; Vince McMahon's announcement of the XFL's babyface return; Toys R Us's closure of over 180 stores and what other foundations of our childhoods no longer exist; Brian discusses the Grammys, how he feels about the current state of music, and Dan introduces the new game "Is this 'Lil' rapper real?" and the guys have an exclusive interview with Alyssa discussing the creation of The Rooted Warrior, her plans to launch her own podcast, her personal warrior story, and more!

January 22, 2018

The One About…Nintendo Labo, Tom Cruise’s Stunts, Celebrity Conspiracy Theories & more with Aaron Philip Clark

This week the guys are joined by crime author and screenwriter Aaron Philip Clark as they talk the Nintendo Labo announcement and the future of cardboard, Tom Cruise's injuries and why he keeps doing his own stunts, the WWE Royal Rumble and favorite annual sporting events, if Kylie had Kim and Kanye's baby and other celebrity conspiracy theories, what's up with the Google Art & Culture App, and Aaron provides his insights into writing crime fiction, the best onscreen noir adaptations, his writing style and influences, and more!

January 16, 2018

SEAON FOUR PREMIERE: The One About…Logan Paul, Mark Wahlberg, Black Mirror, & the Laundry Pod Challenge

Somehow the guys have made it to SEASON FOUR! In their season premiere the guys crack open a great six pack this week as they talk holiday breaks, Season Four plans, celebrity news including Logan Paul and Mark Wahlberg, they break down Black Mirror season four, discuss the incredibly stupid "laundry pod challenge," and they talk Costco's return policy and the worst things they've ever tried to return!

January 2, 2018

The Guys Watch Jack Frost



If you were sad the holidays were over, that life is back to normal, well the guys have your escapism cure right here. As is tradition, the guys sat through another terrible holiday movie for your enjoyment. So dust off the VHS of Jack Frost (or stream it on HBO GO like they did), sit back, and let the guys destroy this movie so you don't have to.


Here's to 2018 and never forgetting how far Michael Keaton had really fallen at one point.

December 11, 2017

The One About…Star Wars The Last Jedi & Battlefront 2, Bitcoin, and Hate Watching The Walking Dead

This week the guys are covering everything Star Wars, talking theories, thoughts and predictions for Episode VIII The Last Jedi, all of the issues EA has encountered with Battlefront 2 and how the game has continued to rip off its players, they breakdown the rise and climb of Bitcoin over the past week and what crypto-currency means for everyone moving forward, and Brian explains why he's still watching The Walking Dead (and upset with himself for still watching it) and the guys share other shows they've "hate watched."

December 7, 2017

The One About…The Disaster Artist, Avengers Infinity War, & Matt Lauer

This week the guys are breaking down the upcoming movie from James Franco and Seth Rogan, The Disaster Artist, which is based off a book which is based off the making of the "best worst movie" ever made, The Room. They also share what the worst movie they've each seen has been, the guys breakdown the Matt Lauer story and how the scandals in entertainment continue to poor out, and they review the epicness that was The Avengers Inifinity War trailer, the records it broke, and what it means for the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. 

November 13, 2017

The One About…Hollywood Scandals, Papa John’s, Justice League Predictions, & Grunt1bComics with Chad Cavanuagh

We know we've been gone for what seems like forever, we know while we've been gone Hollywood has gone to sh*t, and we know that while we've been gone GEOSTORM was nearly #1 at the box office....but all that stops now....




And we're coming back from break better than ever, one of us is even married now! (yeah we couldn't believe it either) There's no better way to come back from break than with one of the best friends of the Pop Not Soda show, Chad Cavanaugh from Grunt1bComics! Chad accompanies us as we catch up on everything we missed during break: Astros winning one of the mose popular World Series in recent memory, Papa John's becoming the official pizza of the Alt Right, and the flood gates breaking on sexual harassment, misconduct, and assault cases in Hollywood. 

With the release of DC's Justice League looming, we all weigh in on our predictions for the film and its success (if any) at the box office. And the guys catch up with Chad, finding out what it felt like to finish his first two comic book series, what he's currently working on, how he'll be when his comics eventually get adapted to film, and what the future of Grunt1bComics has in store!

Make sure to check out this episode and follow Chad and Grunt1bComics at Grunt1bComics across all social media platforms.

September 18, 2017

The One About…It, iPhone X, Leonardo DiCaprio as the Joker, and the Emmys

Surprise!! They guys know they're supposed to be on break, but so much in the world of pop culture went down this past week the guys knew they had to get the band back together.

So this week, the guys are talking about the record breaking It, the possibility of Leo taking up the mantle of the Joker in an origin story, they break down all the new Apple products and if the iPhone X is really worth it, and the guys give a rundown of all their Emmy predictions!

August 28, 2017

SUMMER FINALE: The One About…MoviePass, Whole Foods, & Game of Fantasy Thrones

As summer comes to an end, the guys are taking a break! But before they do, they're here for one last epic summer episode. They're talking how Amazon and Prime Members are going to take over Whole Foods, the ridiculousness that is MoviePass and how AMC is unsuccessfully trying to stop it, and the guys give their first ever Game of Fantasy Thrones line up, which you definitely won't want to miss!


As the guys take a break for a few weeks, make sure to follow them on their instagram @pop_notsoda to see special live videos and stories of any of their adventures on break!