The Pop Culture Show

The Pop Culture Show

The Pop Culture Show is a weekly deep dive into the world of popular culture complete with celebrity interviews. Join award winning hosts Barnes, Leslie, and Friends to fly through the latest TV, music, movies, celebrity sleaze, and general observations from the crazy world around us. New episodes every week. wherever you get your podcasts.

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Recent Episodes

The End of The Pop Culture Show, But...

Feb. 27, 2023

The Pop Culture Show has had a fantastic run, and we have some special news. The show has been acquired by Cumulus Media and is now a part of The Cumulus Podcast Network. We are now The Morning X with Barnes & Leslie and can…

The True Crime Program You Can't Miss + James Corden's Replacement + Beloved MTV Show Returns

May 19, 2022

Barnes has a new true crime podcast to share that is a can't miss. MTV is bringing back a beloved show but flushing the old cast and they are making a ridiculous decision on adding another show to a successful franchise. Tay…

RIP Naomi Judd + Hear The New Lady Gaga from Top Gun Maverick

May 2, 2022

Sad news over the weekend with the passing of Naomi Judd. Leslie is on the front lines at CMT and has the official family statement and unique insight. A docuseries you thought was over returns with new information after the…

What to Watch: Hot Picks & Misses for Theaters & Streamers

May 1, 2022

One of streaming's biggest hits is coming to end. Barnes has a new limited series he bailed on after one episode. New docuseries is out on bad people and the first episode is "hot". Netflix launches "Bullsh*t". The Godfather…

New Kim K Sex Tape Owner + Hear Ellen's Goodbye as The Ellen Show Ends

April 30, 2022

We've got a review of the new Nicolas Cage movie. There's a peculiar new owner of the Kim Kardashian sex tape. George Michael narrates his new doc from the grave. Tiger Woods down the aisle? Johnny Depp is an inferno in the …

Major Late Night Host Walking Away + Wilde Story + Amanda Bynes Sending Mixed Signals

April 29, 2022

Will Elon Musk change Twitter? A major late night show has announced he is walking away. Justin Bieber has dropped new music and it's a head scratcher (hear it). Listen to the chilling Megan Thee Stallion interview about the…

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Technology is great for so many reasons, but for every beneficial innovation, there is often something slightly more insidious to be found. The deep fake…

What the heck is an NFT and should you invest in one?

What is an NFT, anyway? Barnes, Leslie and Cubby are talking about "Non Fungible Tokens" on The Pop Culture Show.

About the Hosts

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Steve Barnes is a television and film actor, producer, former radio personality (The Morning X - 99 X Atlanta), and president of Barnes Creative Studios which produces content for Fortune 500 hospitality and commercial real estate brands.

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Leslie Fram is a media executive, former radio programmer and radio personality (The Morning X - 99 X Atlanta). She is the senior vice president of music and talent for CMT. Fram oversees CMT's "Next Women of Country" campaign and co-founder of Change the Conversation.

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A 25-year veteran of Atlanta radio, Axel helped define Alternative Rock and a generation at 99X and Rock 100.5. Axel’s rapport with listeners and artists has helped him build a rock solid reputation in the market place. He began his career in the music industry with Arista Records. After working at Arista, Axel transitioned into radio. He was with 99X since its inception and moved over to sister station Rock 100.5 when it went on the air in January of 2008.