The Super Hero Hour Hour 11/14/17 – The Top 5 Shows of the Week

In a special bonus episode of the Super Hero Hour Hour, Greg, Joanna, Mike, and Ryan continue their ranking of last week’s shows. The Taste Buds tackle the top five shows, and they may just surprise you! Will Rick and his gang take it all down? Will the addition of the Elongated Man stretch the…

The Super Hero Hour Hour 11/10/17 – Arrow

The Taste Buds review the latest episode of Arrow. Manu Bennett is back as Deathstroke, and Joanna is back to talk about him. She helps out Mike, Greg, and Ryan as they review not only that episode of also new episodes of Inhumans, The Walking Dead, The Gifted, Supergirl, Lucifer, The Flash, Legends of Tomorrow, and Gotham! All of…

TRAILER TRASH

TRAILER TRASH In which we review the films opening this weekend, just based on the trailer, to 100 percent accuracy. MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS REJECTED TAGLINE: If it’s an inanimate object, you CAN still use that word! REVIEW: Kenneth Branagh directs himself as the greatest detective of all time up against a murderer’s row…

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The Super Hero Hour Hour 10/27/17 – The Walking Dead

By Ryan Haley | October 27, 2017

The Walking Dead is back! After taking a whole six days off of showing a zombie show, AMC brings back The Walking Dead for its 8th and somehow not final season. Taylor and Ryan bring in Taste Bud Greg to help them decide whether or not the 8th season will be a good one. They also take a…

The Super Hero Hour Hour 10/20/17 – Fear the Walking Dead

By Ryan Haley | October 20, 2017

This week, the Taste Buds review the two-part season finale of Fear the Walking Dead! On a recent quality upswing, will the third season of the spinoff show stick the landing? Or will it stumble back into being the weak show it has been in the past. Tune in to find out! Also, reviews of every other…

WRITERS’ BLOCK EPISODE 12: Ada Limón

By Mike Gravagno | October 19, 2017

Continuing guests from Chapman University’s Tabula Poetica reading series, Ada Limón stops by Writers’ Block to read from her collection Bright Dead Things, as well as sneak peeks of her upcoming book. She and Mike talk about reoccurring themes in her work, what it means for a poem to know that it’s a poem, and the…

The Super Hero Hour Hour 10/13/17 – Riverdale

By Ryan Haley | October 13, 2017

It’s the season premiere of Riverdale! On the first week of the Showpocalypse, the Taste Buds focus on that sleepy, creepy, never-eat-Peeps-y town that took their lives by storm not one year ago. Can the runaway train keep on rolling down the track? Or would a runaway train not be on a track? If a train comes…

The Super Hero Hour Hour 10/06/17 – The Gifted

By Ryan Haley | October 7, 2017

The Gifted has come to dig into the “everyday” family life of the X-Men Universe, and the Taste Buds have their say! Will it live up to X-everything that has come before? Do the C-List mutants Warpath, Blink, Polaris, and Flashlight-Hands have what it takes to carry a show where the Brotherhood and the X-Men…

WRITERS’ BLOCK EPISODE 11: KATIE MANNING

By Mike Gravagno | October 6, 2017

Poet Katie Manning dropped by Chapman University for the Tabula Poetica reading series, and Mike got to speak with her before her poetry talk! She reads from her full-length collection Tasty Other as well as from her four chapbooks! The two talk about research in poetry, what happens when your identity changes in your adult…

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THIS WEEK AT YPF

By Mike Gravagno | October 3, 2014 | Comments Off on THIS WEEK AT YPF

What You Missed This Week at YourPopFilter.com : In the YPF Fall TV bracket, Tim and Eric’s Bedtime Stories fought Madame Secretary, Scorpion faced off with Gotham , Happyland battled Transparent , and Selfie took on Manhattan Love Story .   On the podcast side of things, PopFilter Versus Heat Checks (which means anytime someone…

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Battle For The Net

By Mike Gravagno | September 10, 2014 | Comments Off on Battle For The Net

  If you woke up tomorrow, and your internet looked like this, what would you do? Imagine all your favorite websites taking forever to load, while you get annoying notifications from your ISP suggesting you switch to one of their approved “Fast Lane” sites.Think about what we would lose: all the weird, alternative, interesting, and…

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WE DID IT!

By Mike Gravagno | July 30, 2014 | Comments Off on WE DID IT!

  We did it! Thank you Filterinos  for your support, be it monetary, emotional, spiritual,, intellectual, sexual, but most of all monetary. It means a lot that everyone would give so generously to a handful of people who are addicted to pop culture, even if you only gave to get us to shut the fuck up.…

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