Music, Video Premieres

Popdose Video Premiere: Sara Melson, “State of Ease”

“'State of Ease' is a prayer for healing”...

Suburban Metal Dad, Webcomics

Suburban Metal Dad #919: “The Great Escape Room”

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Music, Popdose Interviews

From “C86” to “C90”: A Cherry Red Records Indie-Rock Roundtable

"Our CD box sets make perfect little time capsules that fit neatly on my shelves and are far more acceptable to my wife than eighty 7”...

Suburban Metal Dad, Webcomics

Suburban Metal Dad #920: “Valentine: Love’s Lost Promise”

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Suburban Metal Dad, Webcomics

Suburban Metal Dad #913: “Take a Break?”

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Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #69: Alt-Rock Songs About Girls

I could put it off no longer....

Music, Video Premieres

Popdose Video Premiere: Jupe Jupe, “How Could We Both Be in Love”

Jupe Jupe’s sound is thoroughly modern, providing the perfect soundtrack for anyone living a John Hughes movie life in 2020....

Suburban Metal Dad, Webcomics

Suburban Metal Dad #918: “Benefits Statement”

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Podcast, Radio City With Jon Grayson & Rob Ross

Radio City With Jon Grayson & Rob Ross: Episode One Hundred Thirty-Eight

Radio City With Jon Grayson & Rob Ross:  Episode One Hundred Thirty Eight The start of the new decade equals the first new episode of...

Suburban Metal Dad, Webcomics

Suburban Metal Dad #917: “This Is Where We Are”

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Suburban Metal Dad, Webcomics

Suburban Metal Dad #911: “The Sound and the Flurries”

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Suburban Metal Dad, Webcomics

Suburban Metal Dad #910: “The Work Kite”

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Suburban Metal Dad, Webcomics

Suburban Metal Dad #909: “One Last Xmas Miracle!”

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Suburban Metal Dad, Webcomics

Suburban Metal Dad #902: “Groundhog Day”

METAL DAD AND HIS WORK PAL PONDER GROUNDHOG DAY, A MODERN ZEN HOLIDAY WHICH IS NOT UNLIKE CAMUS' READ ON THE MYTH OF SISYPHUS. METAL DAD...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Pet Shop Boys, “Hotspot”

Hotspot is a solid album that, maddeningly, feels like a slight disappointment only because of how impossibly high the Pet Shop Boys have...

Suburban Metal Dad, Webcomics

Suburban Metal Dad #908: “Post-Holiday Blues”

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Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #68: Kaboom! “World” Songs, Vol. I

Because calling it 'Everything Is Broken' seemed a bit too on the nose. ...

Podcast, Radio City With Jon Grayson & Rob Ross

Radio City With Jon Grayson & Rob Ross: Episode One Hundred Thirty-Seven

Radio City With Jon Grayson & Rob Ross:  Episode One Hundred Thirty Seven The final show of 2019 was a completely improvised...

Suburban Metal Dad, Webcomics

Suburban Metal Dad #907: “On Traditions”

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Podcast, Radio City With Jon Grayson & Rob Ross

Radio City With Jon Grayson & Rob Ross: Episode One Hundred Thirty-Six

Radio City With Jon Grayson & Rob Ross:  Episode One Hundred Thirty Six The first show following the Thanksgiving holiday was,...

Film, The Worst of the Best

The Worst of the Best: “Shakespeare in Love”

The 2019 Oscar ceremony is upon us and already people are expressing their dissatisfaction with AMPAS. After years, if not decades, of...

Suburban Metal Dad, Webcomics

Suburban Metal Dad #906: “Sudden Pressure Loss”

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Exit Lines, Theatre

Exit Lines: “Sing Street”

Something to sing about?...

Suburban Metal Dad, Webcomics

Suburban Metal Dad #905: “Back”

Metal Dad and pals are back to work. Again. Still....

Popdose Tribute, Television

Popdose Tribute: Remembering Terry Jones

The death of any creative person with a long and distinguished body of work — and writer, actor, director and Monty Python co-founder...

Music, Reissue Reviews

Reissue Reviews: Four Gorgeous Superdeluxe Editions Bring the Retro Sexy Back

Kim Wilde, Wendy James, Neneh Cherry and Republica's Saffron -- at first, they came to break your heart, kick your ass, and penetrate your...

Podcast, Radio City With Jon Grayson & Rob Ross

Radio City With Jon Grayson & Rob Ross: Episode One Hundred Thirty-Five

  Radio City With Jon Grayson & Rob Ross:  Episode One Hundred Thirty Five To get away from what could be seen as...

Podcast, Radio City With Jon Grayson & Rob Ross

Radio City With Jon Grayson & Rob Ross: Episode One Hundred Thirty-Four

Radio City With Jon Grayson & Rob Ross:  Episode One Hundred Thirty Four This is one of those “you have to listen!”...

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #67: Wizards of Oz

Me: I hadn't heard this song before. My kids: We know this song (*sing every word*). Me: It begins. ...

Music, Popdose Tribute

Popdose Tribute: Neil Peart — Experience to Extremes

Ruminations about a private man...