Who Cares About the Rock Hall?

A podcast about the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame hosted by comedians Joe Kwaczala and Kristen Studard. He's a long-time devotee. She's a skeptic. Join them as he attempts to get her (and their guests) to care about this institution. Proud part of Pantheon - the podcast network for music lovers.

Music History
Music Commentary
Music Interviews
151
2020 Induction Special Review w/ Mike & Meghan ...
Creator of the show's logo Mike Lloyd and his multi-talented wife Meghan join Joe and Kristen to review the 2020 Rock Hall induction special on HBO. A rare in-person recording, done outside and distanced! This show is part of Pantheon Podcasts.
71 min
152
Michael McDonald at Soundcheck
Joe and Kristen wonder what it would be like if the pandemic never happened and specifically, if Michael McDonald got to do a soundcheck ahead of a live induction ceremony. This show is part of Pantheon Podcasts.
15 min
153
What to Expect from the 2020 Induction Special ...
Intrepid Rock Hall reporter Troy Smith (cleveland.com) joins Joe and Kristen to preview the upcoming 2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Special. Also discussed in this episode are Troy's experiences in the induction ceremony press room, the curious nature of the Rock Hall Foundation, and of course, the singles category. This show is part of Pantheon Podcasts.
61 min
154
Revisiting Notorious B.I.G. w/ Dr. Todd Boyd
Scholar, author, and documentary mainstay Dr. Todd Boyd joins Joe and Kristen to talk 2020 Rock Hall inductee Notorious B.I.G. Also discussed in this episode are Todd's early days as an MC in Detroit, hip hop's place in the Hall, and giving yourself a nickname. This show is part of Pantheon Podcasts.
63 min
155
Revisiting Nine Inch Nails w/ Daphne Carr
Writer Daphne Carr (Pretty Hate Machine for the 33 ⅓ book series) joins Joe & Kristen to talk about 2020 Rock Hall inductees Nine Inch Nails. Also discussed in this episode is northeastern Ohio, the Experience Music Project, and mall staple retail chain Hot Topic. This show is part of Pantheon Podcasts.
64 min
156
2020 Induction Guest Appearances w/ Andy Greene
Rolling Stone writer Andy Greene joins Joe & Kristen to discuss and speculate about the recently-announced guest appearances for the 2020 induction special. Also discussed in this episode is Andy's history of covering the Hall for Rolling Stone, the new Rolling Stone 500 albums list, and the no-show inductions of Dire Straits and Radiohead. This show is part of Pantheon Podcasts.
67 min
157
Rolling Stone's 500 Best Albums w/ Joey Devine
Joe and Kristen welcome back frequent guest Joey Devine to talk about Rolling Stone magazine's new list of the 500 greatest albums. This show is part of Pantheon Podcasts.
63 min
158
Revisiting Whitney Houston w/ Gerrick Kennedy
Joe and Kristen are joined by music journalist and author Gerrick Kennedy to have a new conversation about 2020 Rock Hall inductee Whitney Houston. Also discussed in this episode is Janet Jackson's induction, the controversial parenting styles of showbiz parents like Joe Jackson and Cissy Houston, and Gerrick's upcoming Whitney Houston book. This show is part of Pantheon Podcasts.
59 min
159
We're Back!
The hiatus is over, and Joe and Kristen are back. They discuss what's on schedule for the next few weeks of the podcast, leading up to the 2020 induction special. This show is part of Pantheon Podcasts.
36 min
160
The 2020 Induction Ceremony Is Not Happening
Joe and Kristen discuss the cancellation of the 2020 Rock Hall induction, as well as some changes the institution itself should be making. This show is part of Pantheon Podcasts.
28 min
161
What's Going On (With Our Show)
Joe and Kristen discuss the future of the podcast.
14 min
162
Quarantine Playlist: Class of 2012
Joe shares with Kristen the next quarantine-themed playlist, featuring one song from each of the 2012 Rock Hall inductees. This show is part of Pantheon Podcasts.
57 min
163
Quarantine Playlist: Class of 2013
Joe shares with Kristen the next quarantine-themed playlist, featuring one song from each of the 2013 Rock Hall inductees. This show is part of Pantheon Podcasts.
50 min
164
Quarantine Playlist: Class of 2014
Joe shares with Kristen the next quarantine-themed playlist, featuring one song from each of the 2014 Rock Hall inductees. This show is part of Pantheon Podcasts.
55 min
165
Quarantine Playlist: Class of 2015
Joe shares with Kristen the next quarantine-themed playlist, featuring one song from each of the 2015 Rock Hall inductees. This show is part of Pantheon Podcasts.
58 min
166
Quarantine Playlist: Class of 2016
Joe shares with Kristen the next quarantine-themed playlist, featuring one song from each of the 2016 Rock Hall inductees. This show is part of Pantheon Podcasts.
49 min
167
Quarantine Playlist: Class of 2017
Joe shares with Kristen the next quarantine-themed playlist, featuring one song from each of the 2017 Rock Hall inductees. This show is part of Pantheon Podcasts.
51 min
168
Quarantine Playlist: Class of 2018
Joe shares with Kristen the next quarantine-themed playlist, featuring one song from each of the 2018 Rock Hall inductees. This show is part of Pantheon Podcasts.
51 min
169
Remembering John Prine
A remastered version of the show's John Prine episode from November 2018. Featured guest was comedian/writer George McAuliffe. RIP John Prine. This show is part of Pantheon Podcasts.
37 min
170
Quarantine Playlist: Class of 2019
Joe shares with Kristen the next quarantine-themed playlist, featuring songs from the 2019 Rock Hall inductees. This show is part of Pantheon Podcasts.
54 min
171
Quarantine Playlist: Class of 2020
In the first quarantine episode, Joe and Kristen record the podcast from their respective homes via video chat. Joe shares his quarantine-themed playlist featuring one song from each of this year's inductees. This show is part of Pantheon Podcasts.
58 min
172
Divas of Future Passed
Surprise! The look back at VH-1 Divas is not over yet! In this episode, Kristen walks Joe and guest Joey Devine through the lineups of the Divas Live concerts from 2000 to today. This show is part of Pantheon Podcasts.
52 min
173
Divas Live '99
Continuing the precedent set last week, Kristen takes the reins again and makes Joe and guest Joey Devine watch the VH-1 Divas Live special from 1999. This show is part of Pantheon Podcasts.
51 min
174
100th Episode: Divas Live '98
For the show's 100th episode, Kristen takes the reins and makes Joe and guest Joey Devine watch the inaugural VH-1 Divas Live special from 1998. This show is part of Pantheon Podcasts.
51 min
175
Rick Krim (Current Nominating Committee Member)
Music industry veteran Rick Krim joins Joe and Kristen to discuss his experiences as a current member of the Rock Hall nominating committee and as a special advisor for the annual induction ceremonies. This show is part of Pantheon Podcasts.
80 min