On this episode, the GeekScholars host a spoiler-free discussion and review of Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping, a mockumentary focused on a wildly famous (and ridiculous) music sensation who made it big after leaving his former band and friends behind.
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The latest target for Judd Apatow is overly full-of-themselves popstars in Popstar – the story of the latest popstar savior of the music business, Connor4Real.
Oversized entourage? Check! Over-inflated ego? Check! Overly ambitious manager? Check! Incredible cast? (Seriously: Andy Samberg, Sarah Silverman, Time, Meadows, May Rudolph, plus quantities of big names in the music industry) Check!
Created, written, directing and starring various configurations of comedy collective The Lonely Island (Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone), Popstar premieres on June 3rd. Check out the trailer after the break.