A podcast where a psychotherapist and a team of researchers delve into the broken underbelly of society, shining a light on more neglected topics.

Featured EPISODE

  • Our latest  episode covers the psychology of Hypnosis. Professor & Psychotherapist Michael Drane (@upcmd) explains Munchausen by Proxy, Self-harm, & the psychology of this hit show! What are YOUR thoughts? Please leave us a 5-star rating or, Become a Patron!


TV & Film Podcasts

These are free episodes, recorded discussion UNPLUGGED style about these TV Shows & Films. 

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Unplugged Shows

These are episodes we recorded in a panel format. A lot of them are discussions, interviews, questions from Patrons or rankings (like Top 10 Best ____). Some are controversial and some have helped make the world a better place (i.e. "How to Convince Someone that Needs Help to Get Help"). Tell us what you think on Facebook.

Narrative Analysis

These are free episodes, scripted and told story-style with original music by Michael Drane.

Patron-ONLY Podcasts

These episodes are for Patrons of Unpopular Culture. You can become a Patron to support us as independent creators <3 Plus you'll get a bunch of goodies, like 20 BONUS podcasts, access to our private Facebook group, a SHOUTOUT on air, wallpapers, posters, love letters, basically our entire souls & even a MONTHLY Patron-Only episode!

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graduated with a B.A. in psychology and an M.A. In Clinical Mental Health and Counseling. He has worked in the mental health field for 10 years, specializing in serious mental illness like Schizophrenia, Mood Disorders, and criminal behavior. Recently, he has worked as a forensic psychotherapist for the criminally insane, and performs assessment and diagnostic psych evaluations. Right now he is building a private practice in Seattle, WA and pursuing a Doctorate in Clinical Education and Supervision Psychology. He is a professor at Antioch University, teaching Abnormal Psychology & Psychopathology.




graduated from the Columbus College of Art & Design with a B.F.A. in Advertising and Graphic Design. She is currently the senior designer for PHOENIX magazine and Phoenix: Home and Garden. She is available for logo and branding commission work. To hire her, email hello@upcpodcast.com and to see more of her work, visit coreystewartdesign.com


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