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Janet Mock's weekly online-only talk show examined cultural matters through a fun, cheeky, and thoughtful lens. Discover nuggets of truth from cultural topics that consume our brains and our time online. Catch up on past episodes here.

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Janet Mock on Kanye vs. Amber Rose feud

Janet Mock on Kanye vs. Amber Rose feud

02/05/16 11:45AM

The Twitter feud involving Kanye West, Wiz Khalifa, Amber Rose, and Kim Kardashian nearly broke the Internet this week, but what does it show us about how our culture views sex work and masculinity? So POPular! host Janet Mock gives her take. watch

The Clique discusses ‘the DuVernay test’

The Clique discusses ‘the DuVernay test’

02/05/16 11:31AM

So POPular!'s Janet Mock and her Smart Ass Pop Culture Feminist Clique – Zeba Blay, Lauren Duca, and Michael Arceneaux – discuss whether we need a ‘DuVernay test’ to judge racial inclusion in film, plus the importance of representation on the small screen. watch

The Clique: Do celeb endorsements matter?

The Clique: Do celeb endorsements matter?

02/05/16 11:20AM

Azealia Banks for Trump and Lena Dunham for Hillary Clinton - So POPular!'s Janet Mock and her Smart Ass Pop Culture Feminist Clique – Zeba Blay, Lauren Duca, and Michael Arceneaux – discuss whether celebrity endorsements of politicians really matter. watch

Danielle Brooks answers your questions

Danielle Brooks answers your questions

02/05/16 11:11AM

So POPular! host Janet Mock turns things over to So POPular! viewers letting you ask actress Danielle Brooks the questions you want answered about her roles in 'The Color Purple: The Musical' on Broadway and ‘Orange Is the New Black.’ watch

Janet Mock: 'Black Girl Magic can't be...

Janet Mock: 'Black Girl Magic can't be denied'

01/15/16 11:44AM

So POPular! host Janet Mock discusses new articles about the phenomenon of ‘Black Girl Magic’ in both ELLE and ESSENCE and shares her feelings about why it’s so important to celebrate this magic in the face of adversity. watch

The Clique: Ricky Gervais and women in TV

The Clique: Ricky Gervais and women in TV

01/15/16 11:29AM

So POPular! host Janet Mock and her Smart Ass Pop Culture Feminist Clique discuss whether Golden Globes host Ricky Gervais went too far with his jokes and ELLE magazine’s new series of covers celebrating the diversity of women on television. watch

The Clique: #OscarsSoWhite… again

The Clique: #OscarsSoWhite… again

01/15/16 11:17AM

So POPular! host Janet Mock and her Smart Ass Pop Culture Feminist Clique – media activist Cherno Biko, The Daily Beast's Kevin Fallon, and entertainment journalist Lauren Duca - look at the very white Oscar nominees and discuss who should be nominated. watch

Tavi Gevinson: ‘Queen of the millennials’

Tavi Gevinson: ‘Queen of the millennials’

01/15/16 11:01AM

Tavi Gevinson is a writer, an editor, and an actress with an upcoming Broadway show. How does the FOX 'Scream Queens' star balance it all? Does she think millennials are, by nature, multi-taskers? She sits down with So POPular! host Janet Mock. watch

Actress & editor Tavi Gevinson on So POPular!

Actress & editor Tavi Gevinson on So POPular!

01/15/16 11:00AM

So POPular! host Janet Mock talks with Tavi Gevinson, the editor-in-chief of Rookie Mag and actress from FOX's 'Scream Queens’ and the forthcoming production of ‘The Crucible’ on Broadway, about her busy career writing, editing, and acting. watch

So POPular!: The Clique & Tavi Gevinson

So POPular! talks to the Clique & Tavi Gevinson

01/15/16 09:33AM

So POPular! host Janet Mock talks to actress Tavi Gevinson about her time on FOX’s ‘Scream Queens’ and her upcoming role in ‘The Crucible’ on Broadway. Plus, the Clique talks #OscarsSoWhite and asks if Ricky Gervais went too far at the Golden Globes, and much more. watch

Jaden Smith's Louis Vuitton ad & gender norms

Jaden Smith's Louis Vuitton ad & gender norms

01/08/16 11:45AM

So POPular! host Janet Mock discusses a new Louis Vuitton ad featuring Will Smith’s son Jaden wearing a skirt. Mock discusses the importance of self-expression and why it’s good to see the fashion industry pushing back against society's binary gender norms. watch

Sex workers’ rights & decriminalization...

Sex workers’ rights & decriminalization debate

01/08/16 11:24AM

What policy changes would benefit sex workers? So POPular!'s Janet Mock discusses the debate over decriminalizing prostitution and other issues with advocate Sienna Baskin, writer Verónica Bayetti Flores, and journalist Melissa Gira Grant. watch

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