Popcast (Deluxe): Fans Misbehave at Concerts, Pinkydoll’s NPC TikTok

This week’s episode of Popcast (Deluxe), a weekly news program on culture on YouTube hosted by Jon Caramanica and Joe Coscarelli, includes segments on:

  • the recent scourge of concert-goers throwing things at pop stars on stage and how Adele, Harry Styles, Bebe Rexha, Drake, and more have responded; Plus the ways in which the stage/crowd barrier has become more porous in recent years, both ways

  • The TikTok Streamer Pinkydoll, who honed an NPC performance style that was earning her thousands of viewers, thousands of dollars

  • New songs from Troye Sivan and Militarie Gun (as performed by Post Malone)

  • Whether there is still a split between the Mason-Dixon line in pop music consumption, particularly in terms of hip-hop and country

  • Snack of the week