Pop, the Question (S1-E9)

Season 1 (2017-2018)
Bonus Episode: "Guilty Pleasure Songs"


Featured Guests: Jenny Carolina-­Bell (Director, Campus Partnerships, Office of Alumni Relations, Drexel University), Ann Alexander (Director, Finance & Administration, Pennoni Honors College, Drexel University); and Dr. Katie Barak (Associate Director, Honors Program, Pennoni Honors College, Drexel University); Host and Producer  Melinda Lewis, PhD (Associate Director, Marketing & Media, Pennoni Honors College) 

Episode Summary: Music is instrumental to self-exploration, identity, and how we socialize. This includes songs filed under the category of guilty pleasure, where earnest tastes in music somehow prove misaligned with what's considered the acceptable or cool social standard. In a special live episode wrap-up to Season 1 of Pop, the Question (recorded for the 6th Annual Philadelphia Podcast Festival), Dr. Melinda Lewis digs deep in the crates with pop music fans Ann Alexander, Dr. Katie Barak, and Jenny Carolina-Bell to unearth some of their greatest hits of all time. 

Dean: Paula Marantz Cohen, PhD (Dean, Pennoni Honors College) 

Executive Producer: Erica Levi Zelinger (Director, Marketing & Media) Producer  Brian Kantorek (Assistant Director, Marketing & Media) 

Research and Script: Melinda Lewis, PhD

Audio Engineering and Editing: Brian Kantorek Original Theme Music  Brian Kantorek

Graphic Design: Isabella Akhtarshenas and Emily Anderson 


Pop, the Question is a production of Marketing & Media in Pennoni Honors College at Drexel University.   Copyright © 2018 Drexel University

Recorded July 1, 2018 at Tattooed Mom as part of the 2018 Philadelphia Podcast Festival



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