Poptarts

Mother's Day is upon us! And whether you'll be spending the day living it up with the woman who gave you life, rolling around with your own kidlets, or otherwise reflecting on matriarchy, you'll want to listen to the latest Poptarts podcast. In this epsiode, we're dishing out some unexpected recommendations for mom-centric shows and movies worth watching, and they run the gamut from sweet (Sound of Music anyone?) to salty (Gypsy FTW!). Joining hosts Emily Rems and Callie Watts on this spirited trip through...
Ladyboners. We all get them. But in this era of #MeToo and #TimesUp, it can be challenging to remember that there are actually still men in showbiz worthy of our devotion, admiration, and yes, LUST. Helping us rekindle our desire for our celebrity crushes in this episode of BUST's Poptarts podcast are Bim Adewunmi and Nichole Perkins, hosts of Thirst Aid Kit, Buzzfeed’s hilarious podcast devoted to women "lusting out loud." var player = new MediaElementPlayer('#player-30');   About: BUST's Poptarts is a twice-monthly podcast hosted by BUST Magazine editors Emily Rems and...
  Women’s magazines—love ‘em or hate ‘em, these publications have been bossing women around for over 300 years. But centuries later, its still hard to tell if they are a harmless form of entertainment or an insidious method for advertisers to undermine the self-esteem of an entire gender in pursuit of profit. And what even is the role of lady mags today in a world now ruled by Instagram? Helping us unpack all this and more on the latest episode of BUST’s Poptarts podcast is Molly...
  Black Panther is the biggest movie in the world right now and it is as gloriously feminist as it is fast-paced, exciting, and brimming with afro-futuristic excellence. In this discussion of the film with BUST culture reporter Bry’onna Mention on the Poptarts podcast, we get into the limitless possibilities of Princess Shuri, the hotness of Michael B. Jordan, cosplay, and more! var player = new MediaElementPlayer('#player-28');   About: BUST's Poptarts is a twice-monthly podcast hosted by BUST Magazine editors Emily Rems and Callie Watts that celebrates women in pop culture. The first...
Rachel Dratch is a comedy legend famous for her sketch work on Saturday Night Live. On this episode of BUST's Poptarts podcast, she talks about life after SNL, the secret ongoing text chain she maintains with her gang of hilarious homies, her new audio series Sounds Like America, and her newest incarnation as an anti-Trump rabble-rouser on social media. “I’m a lefty, and right now, I’m angry,” she declares. "Screw it, I don’t have to be a comedian. I am just an angry citizen right now." var player...
Phoebe Robinson is truly one of the funniest humans alive. She’s a standup comedian, author, and actor, and her super-duper popular podcast 2 Dope Queens, that she co-hosts with Jessica Williams, is now on HBO as a series of four comedy specials! “We thought, ‘Yes, we will ask for four HBO specials,’” she says in this amazing interview for BUST’s Poptarts podcast. “Because if we were white dudes, we would totally ask for four.”  var player = new MediaElementPlayer('#player-26'); About: BUST's Poptarts is a twice-monthly podcast hosted by BUST Magazine editors...
The Golden Globes this year were essentially a big, fancy feminist uprising with a few pointless awards sprinkled in. On this episode of the Poptarts podcast, BUST’s Digital Editorial Director Erika W. Smith joins Callie and Emily to debate every last detail of this #TimesUp launch party masquerading as an awards show. About: BUST's Poptarts is a twice-monthly podcast hosted by BUST Magazine editors Emily Rems and Callie Watts that celebrates women in pop culture. The first half of each episode is devoted to a hot topic in entertainment, and in the...

Poptarts is a twice-monthly podcast hosted by BUST Magazine editors Emily Rems and Callie Watts that celebrates women in pop culture. The first half of each episode is devoted to a hot topic in entertainment, and in the second half, a segment called "Whatcha Watchin'?," Callie and Emily dig into all the shows, movies, books, music, videos, and podcasts they've enjoyed since the last episode, and either praise or pan each experience. Become a Patron!   We’ve been making our show free to all since 2017, and we plan...
In this episode of BUST's Poptarts, we discuss Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story, a riveting documentary about a 1940s screen goddess who led a secret life as an inventor and created a radio system that became the basis of today's cellular and bluetooth technology. We dig in to all things Hedy with the film's writer/director Alexandra Dean and celebrate this flick that is finally giving a STEM visionary her due. About: BUST's Poptarts is a twice-monthly podcast hosted by BUST Magazine editors Emily Rems and Callie Watts that celebrates women in pop culture. The first half...
  In this episode of BUST's Poptarts, we discuss I,Tonya, the Tonya Harding figure skating biopic starring Margot Robbie, that's the talk of the town! We dig in to all things Tonya with Matt Harkins and Viviana Rosales Olen, curators of Brooklyn's Tonya Harding/Nancy Kerrigan 1994 Museum.  About: BUST's Poptarts is a twice-monthly podcast hosted by BUST Magazine editors Emily Rems and Callie Watts that celebrates women in pop culture. The first half of each episode is devoted to a hot topic in entertainment, and in the second half, a segment called "Whatcha Watchin'?," Callie and Emily dig into all...