Some Like It Pop

Some Like It Pop BroadwayWorld.com's Pop Culture podcast hosted by Senior TV and Film Critic Matt Tamanini and BWW TV Los Angeles Bureau Chief, Jennifer McHugh. Matt and Jenn discuss and argue about all things pop culture, from television to movies to Broadway and everything in between.


MOST POPULAR ARTICLES
LAST 30 DAYS

LAST 365 DAYS

'Some Like it Pop' Podcast Releases Season 2 of 'Making a Musical' with Marc Kudisch, Creators, Stars of INVISIBLE: THE MUSICAL'Making a Musical' Season 2 w/ Marc Kudisch, Creators, Stars of INVISIBLE
Posted: Aug. 26, 2019


BWW's 'Some Like it Pop' Counts Down Top-10 Showtunes of All-Time
November 25, 2016

In their special 10th List-O-Palooza episode, Matt and Jenn are returning to their roots by counting down their Top-10 Favorite Showtunes of all-time. So, check out this new episode of Some Like It Pop's List-O-Palooza, then tweet Matt and Jenn and tell them what they got wrong!

BWW's 'Some Like It Pop' Chats RECTIFY, FOX's ROCKY HORROR, & Tons of HAMILTON
November 17, 2016

Hello Pop Culture survivors! In this second half of a previous Some Like It Pop recording session, Matt and Jenn discuss their favorite show on TV 'Rectify,' they discuss FOX's 'Rock Horror Picture Show' remake and PBS's 'Hamilton's America,' and they finish off with Show and Tell. FYI- Since this recording happened Pre-Election, we are going to skip Matt's Show and Tell submission... it's just still too painful.

BWW's 'Some Like it Pop' Grades and Ranks TV's Biggest Networks. Do You Agree?
November 10, 2016

Hello pop-culture truthers! On this of Some Like It Pop's third season, Matt and Jenn break down each of the major TV networks and assess how they are doing based on their programmatic mission statements, and then, as they are wont to do, they rank them.

BWW's 'Some Like it Pop' Reviews THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN, Play 'Live, Binge, Pass' w/ Fall TV
October 18, 2016

Hello Pop Culture Loyalists! On this first episode of Some Like It Pop's third season, Matt and Jenn review the new film THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN, play a game of 'Live, Binge, or Pass' on new fall TV shows, and we finish off with Show and Tell.

BWW's 'Some Like it Pop' Breaks Down the 2016 Emmys w/ their Wishes, Wants, Wills
September 15, 2016

Matt and Jenn's first ever pre-iTunes podcast was their 2015 Emmy predictions. A year later, they are back to give you all of their Wishes, Wants, and Wills for this year's slate of nominations; and for one of them, it was a lot more difficult than it needed to be!

BWW's 'Some Like It Pop' Discusses the Summer TV that Was & the Fall TV that Will Be
September 14, 2016

Hello Pop Culture Hackers! On this final full episode of Some Like It Pop's summer hiatus, Matt and Jenn dive deep into the shows that they enjoyed watching on TV over the summer, as well as some of the things that we are looking forward to in the fall. They also discuss summer movies with talking food, and we finish off with Show and Tell.

BWW's 'Some Like it Pop' Counts Down Top-10 Summer Movies of All-Time
September 7, 2016

As Matt and Jenn are wrapping up their 'Some Like It Pop' summer hiatus, they finally got together to count down their Top-10 Favorite Summer Movies of all-time. So, check out this new episode of Some Like It Pop's List-O-Palooza, then tweet Matt and Jenn and tell them what they got wrong! 

BWW's 'Some Like It Pop' Discusses GHOSTBUSTERS, MIKE & DAVE, SWISS ARMY MAN, SUICIDE SQUAD!
July 28, 2016

Happy Summer Pop Culture Gurus! In this special episode, we venture into dark, air-conditioned movie theaters to chat about our favorite flicks of Summer 2016, as well as some we are looking forward to seeing soon. We discuss 'Ghostbusters,' 'Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates,' 'The Lobster,' 'Swiss Army Man,' 'Bad Moms,' 'Suicide Squad,' 'Yoga Hosers,' and 'Sausage Party.'

BWW's 'Some Like It Pop' Breaks Down the Best (and Worst) of Summer TV
July 22, 2016

Hello Pop Culture Lifeguards! On this episode of BroadwayWorld's Some Like It Pop Podcast we discuss the best and worst of the 2016 Summer TV calendar. We discuss how HBO's newest prestige drama 'The Night Of,' the triumphant return of 'Mr. Robot,' and some surprising shows, both good and bad, and we finish off with Show and Tell.

BWW's 'Some Like It Pop' Releases a Mini-Episode Chatting 2016 Emmy Noms
July 19, 2016

Happy Summer Pop Culture Gurus! In this special episode, BroadwayWorld's Matt Tamanini and Jennifer McHugh venture into the 2016 Emmy nominations, which were full of surprises, both of the good and bad variety. They are tickled pink about the inclusion of shows like THE AMERICANS, MR. ROBOT, LAST MAN ON EARTH, and more. They are also still confused why MODERN FAMILY maintains a perennial spot in the Best Comedy category. 

BWW's 'Some Like it Pop' Counts Down Top-10 Tony Award Performances
July 7, 2016

Even though Matt and Jenn are technically on a 'Some Like It Pop' hiatus over the summer, they just can't help getting together to make lists of things. So, in this new episode of Some Like It Pop's List-O-Palooza, Matt and Jenn reveal their Top 10 Favorite Tony Awards Performances.

'Some Like It Pop' Counts Down Their Top 10 TV Season Finales
June 1, 2016

Even though Matt and Jenn will continue to do new episodes of Some Like It Pop over their summer hiatus, this is their technical 'Season Finale,' so, in staying on theme, in this new episode of Some Like It Pop's List-O-Palooza, Matt and Jenn reveal their Top 10 Favorite TV Season Finales.

BWW's 'Some Like It Pop' Goes Deep on Tony Nominations, Superheroes, Kidnapped Cats
May 16, 2016

Hello Pop Culture Illuminati! On this episode of BroadwayWorld's Some Like It Pop Podcast we discuss the recent Tony nominations from the perspective of theatre lovers that live thousands of miles from Broadway, our unique approaches to theatre and TV, 'Captain America: Civil War', and 'Keanu.' And, as always, we wrap up the episode with 'Show and Tell.'

BWW's 'Some Like It Pop' Gets into the #Hamiltome on a Special 'Hamilsode'
April 28, 2016

Happy Tony Season Pop Culture Obsessives! In this special episode, we venture into the whimsy and wonder that is 'Hamilton: The Revolution,' or as it is more colloquially know, 'The Hamiltome.' Jenn and I discuss, the art, the prose, the footnotes, the audiobook, and what's next for 'Hamilton.' 

'Some Like It Pop' Counts Down TV's Best Dramas, Announces New Contest!
April 21, 2016

After having done two List-O-Palooza episodes around theatre themes and two on movies themes, this week Jenn and I finally got around to our sweet spot, and dove into a television theme. In our latest List-O-Palooza episode, we countdown our Top-10 Currently Running Television Dramas!

BroadwayWorld's 'Some Like It Pop' Dives Deep into TV Cults, Clones, and True Crime!
April 13, 2016

Hello Pop Culture Obsessives! On this episode of BroadwayWorld's Some Like It Pop Podcast we get a little bit dark as we review some of TV's darkest thrillers. We also discuss the recent true crime explosion, returning HBO comedies, Savion Glover tap dancing, and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's 'Mycroft Holmes' novel.

BWW's 'Some Like It Pop' Discusses Easter Candy, Lots of TV, SHE LOVES ME, HAMILTON, and Ted Cruz!
April 1, 2016

Hello Pop Culture Bon Vivants! On this episode of BroadwayWorld's Some Like It Pop Podcast we take a deep dive into what we are currently watching on TV and what we are looking forward to watch as well. We also talk a little theatre, movies, politics, and bemoan our busted NCAA Tournament brackets and check-in on our 1990s and 2000s TV and Movie Bracket.

The 'Some Like It Pop' Hosts Count Down Top-10 Best Picture Winners, Many Theatre Connections
March 25, 2016

In our first two List-O-Palooza episodes, we counted down our Top-10 Favorite Plays (listen here) and Top-10 Favorite Musicals (listen here). In this episode, which you can listen to below, we attempt to branch out of the theatrical with our Top-10 Favorite Oscar Best Picture Winners, but every time we think we're out, they pull us back in again. We apologize for any mispronunciations, we try to do the best we can, but talking is hard y'all.

BWW's 'Some Like It Pop' Podcast Launches 90s & 00s TV/Movie March Madness
March 17, 2016

Happy St. Patrick's Day Pop Culture Enthusiasts! While we know that most of our listeners aren't huge sports fans, we are. So, we wanted to find a way to blend our love of sports and pop culture. Therefore, on this special mini-episode, after Matt and Jenn wax poetic about their love for the NCAA Basketball Tournament, we unveil our 2016 TV and Movies Bracket Challenge; and the best part is, you get to pick the winners, and can even win prizes!

BWW's 'Some Like It Pop' Discusses if CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND is the Best Show on TV, More
March 10, 2016

Hello Pop Culture Wunderkinds! On this episode of BroadwayWorld's Some Like it Pop Podcast we look back at the best and worst of the 2016 Oscars, discuss what might be the best show on TV, and look at a slew of new TV shows debuting in March.



2