Two UCSB sociology grad students discuss the world of pop culture and entertainment as viewed through a more critical lens weekly on KCSB 91.9 FM in Santa Barbara. We like to think of it as a smarter, more critical version of Entertainment Tonight.

Thursday, December 08, 2005

KCSB's Pop Life 12-07-05

KCSB's Pop Life 12-07-05 (32.7 MB)

today's topics include irv gotti's acquittal, ford's decision to not market to gay customers, eddie van halen and his d-bag ways, scott stapp and his d-bag ways, wacky baby names, heather locklear and richie sambora, rock's most improbable couple are possibly breaking up, the power of jimmy kimmel's tie, and why in the world brad pitt wold want to adopt angelina's kids unless as ja'nean wildly speculates that they've already secretly been married. this is our penultimate braodcast, so be sure to tune in next week for what's sure to be a completely mailed in broadcast. just kidding, come say goodbye next week. enjoy!

Wednesday, November 30, 2005

KCSB's Pop Life 11-30-05

KCSB's Pop Life 11-30-05 (34.1 MB)

today's topics include the passing of asian screeen legend pat morita, the sundance film festival's attempt to stay indie cool, nick and jessica breaking up and how it affects you and me, our tacit approval of kirsten dunst's floozie ways, and an extended discussion of the concept of indie in the mediums of movie and music. as always, we also check some charts, celebrate celebrity birthday's and gossip about celebrity romances. enjoy!

Wednesday, November 23, 2005

KCSB's Pop Life 11-23-05

KCSB's Pop Life 11-23-05 (29.1 MB)

again, about no podcast last week. the cd burner screwed up so we lost a good show. anyways, this week, JP is out of town so it was just me by my lonesome. as you might guess, it's a music intensive podcast, but there are some segments about digital media that you might find interesting. enjoy!

Thursday, November 10, 2005

KCSB's Pop Life11-09-05

KCSB's Pop Life 11-09-05 (27.9 MB)

sorry this is up late. anyways, todays topics include the scientologists ordering tom cruise to betray his sister, the major networks charging for their crappy shows, and the village voice, trouble in britney-dise, the flagship indy media entity completely selling out. just so you guys know, it's pledge week here at KCSB, so a good bit of the show is dedicated to asking you the listener to call in and help support the station. if you, o sweet and clean podcast listener want to help support KCSB, you can call KCSB at anytime 24 hours a day at 805.893.2424 and make a pledge. we'd appreciate the support. don't forget to tell 'em how much you like the pop life radio show. thanks and enjoy!

Wednesday, November 02, 2005

KCSB's Pop Life 11-02-05

KCSB's Pop Life 11-02-05 (25.1 MB)

today's topics include the 50 cent billboard controversey, the closing of the wac museum in LA, the prospect of lindsay lohan working for emilio estevez, mr. sulu coming out of the space closet, and parents television council recent list of 10 most family friendly and 10 worst family friendly television shows. as always, we also celebrate celebrity birthdays and gossip about celebrity romances. i forgot to press record when the show started so the first 10 or 15 minutes didn't get recorded, so you ended up missing an fun coversation about the retirement of gerard depardieu. sorry, i suck. enjoy!