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Unpopular Opinion
Comic and writer Adam Tod Brown hosts this weekly comedy podcast, the flagship show of the Unpops Comedy Network. Show your support and find more details about the network at https://www.patreon.com/unpops
Comedy
1
You Don't Even Like Sports (w/Jeff May, Atif My...
Adam and Jeff welcome comedians Atif Myers and Alex Caine to discuss the Houston Astros sign stealing scandal, why the XFL is a bunch of hypocrites, needless slander against the Winter Olympics, and so much more!
69 min
2
Pete Buttigieg Is A Problem
Adam and Jeff talk to Alex Schmidt about Pete Buttigieg's weird ties to the intelligence community, the transgressions of David Bowie, and whether or not Indiana deserves to be part of the Midwest
63 min
3
Recreational Weed Is Still A Bad Idea
Adam welcomes comedians Jenn Scott and Maria Shehata to discuss the trouble with recreational weed, garbage British curry, and so so much more!
70 min
4
Bonus Pod: SPORTHORSE - Super Bowl LIV Recap (w...
Adam talks to Brett Rader about the biggest stories of Super Bowl LIV and what it was like being in Miami for media week, and interviews Uproxx writer Zach Johnston about why both Super Bowl teams should change their name
64 min
5
The Kobe Bryant Wars (w/Jeff May and Danger Van...
Adam and Jeff welcome musician/podcaster/politician/dad Danger Van Gorder to discuss the death of Kobe Bryant, how the internet became awful, meeting your heroes, and so much more!
74 min
6
There Are No Good Parents (w/David Christopher ...
Adam welcomes David Christopher Bell, Rachel Wolfson, and Hana Michels to discuss the problem with Nancy Grace, regulating Hollywood, and people who shouldn't be parents.
58 min
7
The Truth About Countries That Aren't Us (w/Ann...
Adam welcomes comedians Anna Valenzuela and Jay P. Brown to talk about mean Canadians, war with China, the problem with ageism, and so much more!
68 min
8
The KGB Story (w/Brett Rader and Andy Sell)
Adam welcomes Brett Rader and Andy Sell to discuss the weird post-sports life of a Midwest football legend, and why it's all a little more concerning than it seems
61 min
9
Things To Look Forward To In 2020 (w/Teresa Lee...
Adam welcomes comedians Chet Wild and Teresa Lee to discuss the very limited number of things we have to look forward to in 2020
56 min
10
The Future of the 2020 Election (w/Matt Lieb an...
Adam welcomes comedians Matt Lieb and Erik Barnes to contemplate the direction of the 2020 presidential election
86 min
11
The 12 Pods of Christmas - "The 20 Best Albums ...
Adam goes solo to count down the 20 best albums of 2019
57 min
12
The 12 Pods of Christmas - "The 25 Best Songs o...
Adam goes it alone to count down the 25 best songs of 2019
64 min
13
The 12 Pods of Christmas - The Burner Phone Sho...
A very new Unpops Network show where we take your unscreened phone calls! This episode has Chet Wild on it!
73 min
14
The 12 Pods of Christmas - Outtakes - "The Butt...
Previously unreleased clips from all of your favorite Unpops shows, hosts, and guests!
63 min
15
The 12 Pods of Christmas - Podcast Supernova - ...
Adam Tod Brown, Andy Sell, and Travis Clark discuss the early years of the band Oasis, before they had a record deal. Includes talk about the brutal hammer assault that made Liam Gallagher a musician
59 min
16
The 12 Pods of Christmas - Jose CanseCast - "Do...
Adam Tod Brown and Jeff May reminisce about that time a fly ball bounced off Jose Canseco's head and over the outfield fence for the single funniest home run in baseball history. Oh, there's also some stuff about him getting married and having a kid or something.
55 min
17
The 12 Pods of Christmas - Talking At The Movie...
Adam Tod Brown and Caitlin Cutt add commentary to a Christmas movie classic
132 min
18
The 12 Pods of Christmas - Best Bad Movie Ever ...
Tom Reimann and Adam Tod Brown listen to Jeff May defend the poorly received Vince Vaughn/Reese Witherspoon holiday romp "Four Christmases"
54 min
19
The 12 Pods of Christmas - Doc Jamz - "American...
Adam Tod Brown and Caitlin Cutt welcome special guest Chet Wild to discuss an insane documentary about the national barbershop quartet championship
60 min
20
The 12 Pods of Christmas - Unpops Every Day - "...
Adam Tod Brown, Jenn Scott, and Jessica Singer talk about hat pigeons, farts that kill mosquitoes, a strong-armed domain name robbery, and so much more!
48 min
21
The 12 Pods of Christmas - Pretty Carey - "Merr...
Adam Tod Brown and Kari Martin discuss the recording and release of Mariah Carey's landmark Christmas album and its key track, the classic "All I Want For Christmas Is You"
55 min
22
The 12 Pods of Christmas - LIST! CAST! - "The B...
Adam welcomes comedians Jack Kelly and Reed Brice to argue about the best TV shows of 2019!
104 min
23
Announcement: The 12 Pods of Christmas
The Unpops Network is mostly taking this week off. But also we're releasing 12 episodes this week.
3 min
24
Regulate Soundcloud (w/Jeff May and Cory Robinson)
Soundcloud rappers promoting opiates, forgiving Michael Vick, the disappointing quality of Christmas cookies, and more!
73 min
25
Support The Troops? (w/Atif Myers and Kevin And...
Adam talks to comedians Atif Myers and Kevin Anderson about government surveillance, supporting the troops, fast food stabbings, and so much more!
71 min
26
The Great Dentistry Conspiracy (w/Alex Caine, E...
Adam and guest co-host Kevin Anderson welcome comedians Alex Caine and Eve Esquire to talk about a crazy theory about dentistry, the right to vote, eatin' meat (or not), and so so so much more.
78 min
27
Internet Privacy Is Overrated
Adam welcomes comedians Kevin Anderson and Olivia Haidar to talk about internet privacy, lowering the legal drinking age, cinematic literacy, and so much more!
57 min
28
Steroids Are the Future (w/Rivers Langley and E...
Back when the controversial book "Juiced" came out, baseball legend Jose Canseco predicted we'd all be enjoying the life improving benefits of steroids by now. After all these years, is he close to being right? We talk about it on this episode!
69 min
29
Only Crazy People Trust the Government (w/Jeff ...
Is the CIA monitoring Adam's trash? Did the NSA accidentally send 168,000 romantic texts over the weekend? Is Mel Brooks overrated? Is it even possible for Christmas season to start too early? We answer all of these questions and more on this week's episode!
65 min
30
Ellen DeGeneres Expensive Rolex Blues (w/Alex S...
Adam talks to comedians Alex Schmidt and Eve Esquire about Ellen's controversial Rolex collection and why, when it comes to how rich people spend their money, Trump's 2017 tax cuts are the real problem
78 min
31
Are Marvel Movies (Fascist) Cinema?
Adam talks to David Christopher Bell and comedian Zach Miller about the idea that Marvel movies aren't "cinema"
69 min
32
Listener Appreciation Week (w/Fizaa Dosani, Lau...
Adam welcomes comedians Fizaa Dosani, Laura Crawford, and Kevin Anderson for a week filled with wacky and controversial opinions from listeners. Topics include Bernie's running mate, the validity of anecdotal evidence, what to do when aliens arrive, and so so so much more!
71 min
33
Impeaching Trump Won't Fix Things (But We Shoul...
Adam talks to comedians Olivia Haidar and Joe Kaye about impeaching Trump, limiting elections to 30 days, the abolition of Oreos, the most influential band of the '90s, and share a very important update about last week's episode.
61 min
34
Comedy Has Always Been Policed (w/Pallavi Gunal...
Adam talks to comedians Pallavi Gunalan and Kevin Anderson about policing in comedy, the abolition of paper mail, governmental medical interventions, and so much more!
60 min
35
In Defense of Hating Chipotle (w/Brett Rader, N...
Adam talks to Brett Rader and Nic Wegener about the NFL rehabbing its image, the future of jobs after automation, and why Chipotle really isn't that good.
69 min
36
Democratic Presidential Candidate Ben Gleib (w/...
Adam, Danger Van Gorder, and Kevin Anderson pelt comedian/Democratic presidential contender Ben Gleib with questions about our future
62 min
37
Everything Is Overrated (w/Jeff May, Joe Dosch,...
Adam and Jeff talk to comedians Joe Dosch and Katie Merriam about the career of Nicholas Cage, overrated rappers, the Popeye's Spicy Chicken Sandwich, and so much more!
70 min
38
Marijuana Fundamentalists (w/Jeff May, Dave Wai...
Adam and Jeff talk to comedians Dave Waite and Madison Shepard about the safety of weed, the party benefits of cocaine, singers who struggle to sing, comics who struggle to be funny, and so much more!
71 min
39
Abolish Twitter
Adam talks to comedians Nadav Fleisher and Ethan Stanislawski about the end of social media, a controversial Hitler comparison, and so much more
77 min
40
Feral Hog Talk Radio (w/Stuart Thompson and Hea...
Adam talks to comedians Heather Marulli and Stuart Thompson about feral hogs in Arkansas, the end of Marvel movies, fascism, forgiveness, and so much more!
55 min
41
How To Beat Trump (w/Jeff May, Anna Valenzuela,...
Adam and Jeff talk to comedian Anna Valenzuela and musician/politician Danger Van Gorder about how Democrats can beat Trump in 2020
84 min
42
Jesse Ventura For President (w/Jeff May and Riv...
Adam talks to comedians Jeff May and Rivers Langley about stupid memes, guns for women, the presidential future of Jesse Ventura, and so much more!
75 min
43
On Snobbery (w/Travis Clark and Andy Sell)
Adam welcomes comedians Andy Sell and Travis Clark to talk about "elevated" horror films, $80 coffee beans, the golden age of network television, nu-metal vs. hair metal, and so much more
69 min
44
Graphic Tees and Prison Reform (w/Brett Rader a...
Inspirational quotes, adults who wear graphic tees, Jeffrey Epstein's chances of surviving prison, and so much more
72 min
45
Who Killed Jeff May? (w/Jeff May)
Adam talks to comedian Jeff May about nothing in particular (but also Bagel Guy)
60 min
46
Mainstream Mediocrity (w/Laura Crawford and Oli...
Adam and comedians Laura Crawford and Olivia Haidar discuss the controversial idea that CNN is worse for Americans than Fox News
68 min
47
It Isn't 2013 Anymore (w/Randall Maynard, Chet ...
The 300th episode! Recorded in Chet Wild's backyard! Adam, Chet, Jenn Scott, and Randall Maynard to talk about opinions they held in 2013 when the show started that have changed since then.
58 min
48
Prohibition Wasn't That Bad (w/Michael Swaim, A...
The West Coast Burger Wars, acceptable uses of cheese, abolition of federal holidays, the upside of alcohol prohibition in America, and more!
72 min
49
The Future Is Streaming (w/Dave Waite and Chet ...
Adam welcomes comedians Dave Waite and Chet Wild to talk about why every network should have a paid streaming service, fun at the airport, a celebrity opinion from Bill Maher, and so much more!
59 min
50
The Listeners Speak (w/Rivers Langley, Erik Bar...
Nothing but listener opinions! Topics include wearing the wrong size shoes, indifference to endangered animals, aversion to going to the movies, and so much more!
64 min
51
Prosecute the Prosecutors (w/Vanessa Gritton, R...
Adam talks to Vanessa Gritton, Ethan Stanislawski, and Rivers Langley about the Central Park 5 case, the ineffectiveness of satire under Trump, talking to your kids about Santa, and more!
68 min
52
Big Nuclear Energy (w/Fizaa Dosani, Ethan Stani...
Nuclear energy in America, government contact with aliens, Antifa vs. the Alt-Right, and so much more
93 min
53
Plastic Straw Appreciation Society (w/Samantha ...
Adam talks to Samantha Jane Gurewitz, Heather Maruilli, and Randall Maynard about plastic straw bans, 100 percent all white meat chicken, shady service animals, and so much more
62 min
54
Ban the Abusers Forever (w/Tom Goss and Erik Ba...
Adam welcomes comedians Tom Goss and Erik Barnes to discuss athletes who abuse women, bands who should ditch their lead singers, the legacy of Jerry Seinfeld, and so much more!
80 min
55
Kim Kardashian Will Be President Someday (w/Mag...
The evils of Court TV, Kim Kardashian's chances at winning the presidency someday, 50 Cent's debt collection process, chewing with your mouth open, and so much more!
68 min
56
Milk, Movies, and Maduro (w/Brett Rader and Dan...
Adam welcomes Brett Rader and Danger Van Gorder to talk about milk as a standalone treat, Zac Efron as Ted Bundy, the "animosity" between Trump and the mainstream media, and so much more!
93 min
57
Vaping Is Fine Now (w/Matt Lieb and Kevin Ander...
Adam talks to comedians Matt Lieb and Kevin Anderson about the merits of vaping, voting rights for prisoners, Will Smith's rap credentials, burritos, and so much more
79 min
58
Baseball Is Objectively the Best Sport (w/Alex ...
Adam welcomes Alex Schmidt (Cracked podcast) and Adam Ganser (1-Upsmanship Podcast) to talk about all the reasons why baseball is objectively the best sport
89 min
59
F**k It, Let's Nationalize the Internet (w/Vane...
Adam talks to Danger Van Gorder, Vanessa Gritton, and Randall Maynard about whether or not the internet should be nationalized
57 min
60
Gremlins 2 Is the Political Allegory No One Nee...
With both movies having recently returned to streaming services, Adam welcomes comedians Francesca Fiorentini and Andy Sell to debate the idea that the film Gremlins 2 is a near perfect allegory for the Trump administration's stance on illegal immigration.
62 min
61
Soccer Isn't A Sport, It's A Human Rights Crisi...
Adam welcomes comedians Rivers Langley and Stuart Thompson debate the idea that, when it comes to professional sports, it gets no more corrupt or racist than soccer.
71 min
62
Who Are The Real PC Police? (w/Quincy Johnson I...
Adam welcomes comedians Quincy Johnson II and Joe Kaye to talk about where the crackdown on free speech in this country is actually coming from.
74 min
63
Your Home Is Spying On You (w/Brett Rader and R...
Adam welcomes Randall Maynard and Brett Rader to talk about how your smart speakers are spying on you and should be thrown out the nearest window immediately. Among other things. Features dueling soundboards!
63 min
64
Re-Remembering Kurt Cobain (w/Andy Sell, Travis...
Shady firings! Custodial hierarchy! Weird animal stories! A guitar-fueled attempted kidnapping! This episode has it all!
69 min
65
An American Mystery (w/Rachele Friedland, Olivi...
Adam and co-host Randall Maynard welcome comedians Rachele Friedland and Olivia Haidar to discuss the strange disappearances of young Saudi nationals living in America and who might be behind it all
65 min
66
The Motel Magnate Who Will Take Us To Space (w/...
Adam welcomes comedians Jessica Singer, David Christopher Bell, and Tom Reimann to discuss one of the most under the radar figures in US space travel...former Budget Suites CEO Robert Bigelow
68 min
67
Brands We Thought Were Dead (w/Andy Sell, River...
Adam and co-host Randall Maynard welcome comedians Andy Sell and Rivers Langley to talk about some brands we all assumed were dead that, against all odds, are still thriving today
65 min
68
Right-Wing Extremist Violence In America (w/Mat...
Adam and co-host Randall Maynard welcome comedians Matt Lieb and Jay P. Brown talk about the rise of right-wing extremist violence in the United States
66 min
69
Patreon Updates, Schedule Updates, Update Updates
Updates about changes to the Unpops Network schedule, new Patreon reward levels, new shows, and a bunch of other stuff
24 min
70
Music That Led To Real Life Murders (w/Alex Sch...
Adam and co-host Randall Maynard welcome comedians Alex Schmidt and Tom Reimann to talk about famous songs that led to actual murders
80 min
71
Beloved Sex Criminals From Music History (w/Ann...
Adam and co-host Vanessa Gritton talk to Cindy Aravena and Annie Lederman about some of music history's most respected pedophiles
71 min
72
Racism In the NFL (w/Brett Rader, Quincy Johnso...
Adam welcomes Brett Rader, Quincy Johnson II, and Papp Johnson to discuss the various racism scandals plaguing the NFL these days
65 min
73
Things To Look Forward To In 2019 (w/Quincy Jon...
Adam welcomes comedians Quincy Johnson, Chris Crittenden, and Kristal Adams to talk about all the things you have to look forward to in 2019
72 min
74
A New Year, A New You (w/Randall Maynard and Pe...
Adam welcomes comedian Penina Beede and new joint co-host Randall Maynard to talk about some weird New Year's traditions from around the world, make some New Year's resolutions, and all sorts of other New Year's merriment.
71 min
75
The Best Everything of 2018 (w/Alex Schmidt, An...
Adam welcomes comedians Andy Sell, Alex Schmidt, and Joe Kaye to talk about the best movies, music, and TV shows of 2018
91 min
76
The Craziest Things Russia Did In 2018 (w/River...
Adam welcomes Danger Van Gorder, Rivers Langley, and Sean White to talk about some of the craziest news stories that came out of Russia in 2018
58 min
77
Terrifying News We Overlooked In 2018 (w/France...
Adam welcomes comedians Francesca Fiorentini, Matt Lieb, and Anna Valenzuela to reflect on some horrifying news stories from 2018 that didn't get enough attention
71 min
78
Online Harassment Around the World (w/Teresa Le...
Adam welcomes comedians Monrok, Teresa Lee, and Kelly McInerney to discuss online harassment of women in the United States and around the globe.
48 min
79
Bonus Episode: "Unpops Every Day: Drinking In I...
Adam discusses this week's Unpops Network schedule, a horrifying trend in Indonesia, a crispy bacon attack in South Carolina, things to watch this week, and so much more!
45 min
80
Industries We Should Replace With Robots (w/Tom...
The future of robots in the workplace and which jobs should and shouldn't be replaced by automation
61 min
81
Drug Dealers: A Storytelling Episode (w/Quincy ...
Adam welcomes guests Quincy Johnson II, Laura Crawford, John Fahy, and Jessica Singer to a very special storytelling podcast about interactions with drug dealers
47 min
82
The Murder of Jamal Khashoggi (w/Laura Crawford...
Adam welcomes comedians Laura Crawford and Adam Feuerberg to talk about Saudi Arabia and their insane cover-up of the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi
70 min
83
Reminder: China Is Terrifying (w/Alex Schmidt, ...
Adam welcomes comedians Alex Schmidt, Matt Leib, and Olivia Haidar to talk about all of the terrifying things the Chinese government is up to these days
59 min
84
The #MeToo Trials (w/Vanessa Gritton and Joe Do...
Adam and special guests Vanessa Gritton and Joe Dosch talk about the possibility that the Kavanaugh hearings were just a Republican effort to discredit the #MeToo movement
63 min
85
SNL Is Still Part Of The Problem (w/Jon Shefsky...
Adam welcomes comedians Kelly McInerney and Jon Shefsky to discuss all the ways SNL lowkey makes the Trump problem even worse.
64 min
86
How Trump Has Changed Horror Movies (w/Michael ...
Adam welcomes special guests Michael Swaim and Dave Waite to talk about how the Trump presidency has impacted the horror movie industry.
49 min
87
The News Of The Day (w/Tom Goss, Matt Lieb, Jon...
Adam welcomes comedians Tom Goss, Matt Lieb, and Jon Shefsky to talk about social media censorship, a crazy Stormy Daniels story, a two headed snake, and so much more
78 min
88
NXIVM (w/Vanessa Gritton, Madison Shepard, Kati...
Adam and guest co-host Vanessa Gritton welcome comedians Madison Shepard and Katie Merriam to talk about the creepy sex trafficking cult known as NXIVM
72 min
89
Things You Forgot About 9/11 (w/Keith Carey, Ha...
Interesting facts about 9/11 that you've probably forgotten about over the years
69 min
90
The Unpopular Opinions Episode Pt. 3 (w/Travis ...
Adam and Brett welcome comedian Travis Clark and actor Jonathan Sadowski to discuss some opinions that aren't...popular.
63 min
91
The Future Of Weed In America (w/Vanessa Gritto...
Futuristic weed gadgets and speculation about the future of marijuana prohibition
69 min
92
Why Brett Watches Big Brother (w/Kelly McInerne...
Adam and Brett welcome comedians Kelly McInerney and Radostin Zahariev to talk about all the weird things people are watching on webcams these days
65 min
93
The Upcoming Era of Contested Elections (w/Matt...
Are delayed elections a possibility in this country? We ask that very question on this episode!
77 min
94
Who Is QAnon? (w/Cindy Aravena and Christ Critt...
Adam and Brett welcome comedians Cindy Aravena and Chris Crittenden to talk about the weird origins and beliefs of the QAnon conspiracy community.
65 min
95
Everything Is Trying To Kill You (w/Alex Schmid...
Adam and Brett welcome comedians Greg Edwards and Alex Schmidt to discuss some insane product recalls happening right now. Includes killer cereal, tainted salads, cedar chests that murder children, a potential IKEA horror show, and so much more.
57 min
96
When Romania Banned Abortion (w/Maria Shehata a...
The country of Romania banned abortion at one point in recent history. It didn't end well.
61 min
97
Is Trump An Actual Russian Spy? (w/Jay Washingt...
Is the Russia investigation really a witch hunt, or is there genuine cause for concern? You decide! (But yes, there is lots of cause for concern.)
67 min
98
The Good News Episode (w/Vanessa Gritton and Da...
The news isn't all bad these days, and this episode proves it!
66 min
99
Let's Talk About Incels (w/Caitlin Cutt and Mat...
What's an incel? Are you an incel? We talk about those questions and more on this week's episode, featuring comedians Caitlin Cutt and Matt Brousseau.
85 min
100
But Seriously, We Kinda Need A Space Force (w/N...
The internet was very briefly up in arms recently when Trump brought up the idea of creating a "Space Force" as a sixth branch of the military. But is it a thing we actually need? On this episode, Adam and Brett welcome comedian Nadav Fleischer to...
53 min