Pop Style Opinionfest: Zooming Through It All

Posted on May 01, 2020

Jon Glaser as Jeremy Jamm, Jay Jackson as Perd Hapley, Ben Schwartz as Jean-Ralphio Saperstein, Rashida Jones as Ann Perkins, Amy Poehler as Leslie Knope, Nick Offerman as Ron Swanson, Aubry Plaza as April Ludgate, Adam Scott as Ben Wyatt, Retta as Donna Meagle, Aziz Ansari as Tom Haverford, Chris Pratt as Andy Dwyer, Rob Lowe as Chris Traeger, Jim O’Heir as Jerry Gergeich, Jason Mantzoukas as Dennis Feinstein.


Kittens, did you sniffle your way through last night’s Parks and Recreation reunion? If you missed it, don’t worry. We’ve got you covered. Or, well… NBC and YouTube do:




In fact, we’ve got a ton of video accompaniment to this week’s podcast because the topic of the week is all of those video-conferenced attempts at keeping us entertained at this time. The Parks and Rec reunion was just the latest in a string of low-fi pop culture moments, including the Disney Sing-a-Long, the Sondheim birthday tribute, and recent episodes of Saturday Night Live:





And we, being opinionated bitches, have a few thoughts we need to get off our manly chests regarding this newest form of mass-media entertainment. Is it just what we need? Is it going to have long-lasting effects on how our mass-media culture will be produced and disseminated? Does it have limitations or drawbacks? Are there ways to improve them? Why do some work better than others?


These and many more frivolously meaningful questions are asked and answered by the two opinionated bitches we previously referred to. You’ll have to listen to hear them all, but trust: We cried during “5000 Candles in the Wind.”

Thanks for listening – and any other ways you support us, kittens! Stay safe and well IN THESE UNCERTAIN TIMES … *tinkly piano music*



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