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


In this bonus podcast, Michael Drane (@upcmd) and Corey Stewart (@corstew91) sit down to recap and review Season 4 of Black Mirror! Spoilers for every single episode! UPC breaks down fun easter eggs and gives raw first-reactions to USS Callister, Arkangel, Crocodile, Hang the DJ, Metalhead and Black Museum. Or you can read the full article here.



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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 8 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 pursuing a Doctorate in Forensic Psychology. 



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


is a licensed Masters level social worker.  His background includes assessment and diagnosis of serious mental disorders including mood disorders and schizophrenia. Featured in the 2016 Finale, Justin's becoming a regular on UNPLUGGED!


is a United States Army Veteran and photographer. Life events include a year-long deployment to Afghanistan and marrying his wife in 2011. He is currently working on his B.A. in psychology.. He also has interests in business, technology and sociology.



is a cyber security engineer and Unpopular Culture's noted Tech-guru. Featured in many of our early episodes about What Hackers Do with Your Stolen Identity and How Companies Lose Your Data, Ryan brings a tech perspective unique to podcasting!

is a psychologist and professor living and working in Seattle, WA. Widely known for being the moderator of the ever popular Psychology in Seattle Podcast, Unpopular Culture was thrilled to have Kirk on the show in our exclusive Black Friday Episode about MOB MENTALITY


is twice an author of Creepy Fiction, and more widely known as the narrator of the popular Cryptid Creatures Podcast on iTunes. We were so lucky to get a chance to do a Bonus stylized CROSSOVER episode about Cicada 3301. Thanks, Jesse!

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