2 Dope Queens darling Michelle Buteau takes her rightful place at center stage in Late Night Whenever

It’s a “big one” this week on As You Were: A Podcast About Alkaline Trio as Tim Crisp and David Anthony get “Jaked On Green Beers.” The tune is a fan favorite and notable for being the first recording to feature drummer Derek Grant. According to the hosts, Alkaline Trio was always a killer compilation band,…

The Flop House’s Dan McCoy and Stuart Wellington pick their 5 worst movies of all time

Dan McCoy and Stuart Wellington spend most of their time watching and reviewing bad movies on their biweekly podcast The Flop House. As with How Did This Get Made?’s Paul Scheer, we asked the pair: of all the terrible movies they’ve watched, which five are the worst? In contrast to Scheer’s list, McCoy and Wellington…

What’s your 2015 pop-culture gift to the world?

Welcome back to AVQ&A, where we throw out a question for discussion among the staff and readers. Consider this a prompt to compare notes on your interface with pop culture, to reveal your embarrassing tastes and experiences, and to ponder how our diverse lives all led us to convene here together. Got a question you’d


Sex With Strangers and the history of Sea-Monkeys round out this week’s coverage

In Podmass, The A.V. Club sifts through the ever-expanding world of podcasts and recommends 10–15 of the previous week’s best episodes. Have your own favorite? Let us know in the comments or at podmass@avclub.com.

Podmass’ favorite podcasts of 2014, and a promise for next year

Much has happened in the world of podcasting this year as the medium continues to find its stride. Diehards can tell you podcasts have been worthwhile since as early as 2004, but thanks to a decade of determination and notable newcomers like U Talkin’ U2 To Me, Serial, and the new podcasting network Wolfpop, 2014 may…