Devin and I are far from the shallow now.
Mark and Devin celebrate the five-year anniversary of their podcast (!) by exploring their pop culture origin stories and uncovering a few embarrassing secrets along the way.
Here are some things that were true on Sept. 15, 2013 — the day Mark and Devin released the first episode of The M&M Report:
The #1 song in America was “Roar” by Katy Perry.
The #1 movie in America was Insidious: Chapter Two.
The host of The Tonight Show was Jay Leno.
The host of The Late Show was David Letterman.
The most recent Beyoncé album was released following months of advance notice.
Cardi B was not yet of legal drinking age.
Kanye West and Kim Kardashian were not married.
Justin Timberlake was kinda cool — but only for a couple more weeks.
Drake’s music career consisted of one mixtape and two studio albums.
Jonas Brothers were still together.
Bill Cosby was months away from NBC announcing his comeback in a new sitcom.
Donald Trump’s most recent trip to Russia was in 1978.
Missed an episode of my pop-culture podcast with Devin Mitchell? Catch up on every episode since July here.
Dec. 17 – “Whiplash” and “Interstellar”
Nov. 25 – “The Newsroom” (with Suzanne Gaber and David Lim) and “Birdman”
Nov. 19 – “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” and “Serial”
Nov. 9 – Taylor Swift’s “1989” with special guests Kate Magill and Emma Williams
Nov. 4 – “Nightcrawler” with special guest Zach Ewell, “Kill the Messenger” and “Broad City”
Oct. 27 – “Saturday Night Live” with special guest Kate Magill and “How to Get Away with Murder” with special guest Tam Sackman
Oct. 13– Mulaney and The Affair
Oct. 7 – Gone Girl
Sept. 29 – Madam Secretary with guest Jonathan Connelly, Black-ish and The Skeleton Twins
Sept. 21 – The Mysteries of Laura and pop-culture confessions
Sept. 14 – Saturday Night Live,” Selfie and A to Z
Sept. 6 – Favorite summer movies, The Cosmpolitans, Red Oaks
Sept. 3 – Emmys, VMAs, Red Band Society
Aug. 25 – Breaking Bad
Aug. 3 – Boyhood and Orange is the New Black
July 16 – 2014 Emmy nominations