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Spin Cycle: Bon Jovi, What About Now

Yep. He's still around....

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Justin Timberlake, The 20/20 Experience: Spin Cycle

OK, so how good is "The 20/20 Experience?" I mean, really?...

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Spin Cycle: Frightened Rabbit, Pedestrian Verse

Scottish indie-rockers Frightened Rabbit are back with "Pedestrian Verse", and just as self-deprecating as ever. Popblerd has the review!...

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Popblerd’s Best Albums of 2012: The Master List

In case you were wondering what the Popblerd collective loved this year, here's our full list, ranked and compiled!...

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“Santa Baby”: The Jukebox From Hell 13

"Santa Baby" has become a standard over the years. Doesn't mean it isn't a shitty song, though....

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2012 Christmas Album Roundup: Spin Cycle

Once again, Popblerd listens to this year's Christmas albums so you don't have to! This year brings us music from Cee-Lo, Sufjan Stevens,...

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The Viewfinder: Soul Khan, “Not Like That”

Brooklyn rapper Soul Khan's latest attacks misogyny, and you can dance to it. "Not Like That" sounds like a win to us - check the video...

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Spin Cycle: The Coup, Sorry to Bother You

Boots Riley is just as pissed off as ever on "Sorry to Bother You". Check out our review....

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The 31 Days of Halloween, Day 31: Halloween

Well, was anybody shocked? Remember, when I was setting up this series — back with Day 1′s write-up of May — I warned...

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Spin Cycle: Taylor Swift, Red

The patron saint of heartbroken tweens returns with - comparatively - her most adult album yet, "Red". Popblerd has the review!...

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The 31 Days of Halloween, Day 30: Trick ‘r Treat

There are a lot of great horror movies out there. I mean, I wouldn’t be writing this series if I didn’t legitimately believe...

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The 31 Days of Halloween, Day 29: The House of the Devil

Ti West’s The House of the Devil is a peculiar, unassuming little film. It’s an ’80s horror movie created in 2009,...

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The 31 Days of Halloween, Day 25: The Nightmare Before Christmas

So here we are: the final week of the Halloween season. It’s almost bittersweet — and in this, our last seven days together,...

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The 31 Days of Halloween, Days 23-24: Splinter & The Host

Yesterday, we discussed — among other films — Frank Darabont’s The Mist, which examined what happens when groups of...

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The 31 Days of Horror, Days 20-22: A Stephen King Mini-Marathon (The Mist, The Shining, & Silver Bullet)

Nearing the home stretch of this list, I’m aware that we’ve doubled up before: the weekend of October 6th we looked at...

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The 31 Days of Halloween, Day 19: Sleepaway Camp

We discussed, way back on day 4 of this shindig, the intangible sense of pleasure a cheesy ’80s horror movie has to offer; while...

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The 31 Days of Halloween, Day 17: Black Sabbath

There’s something about a horror anthology that has always sucked me in. I remember distinctly my fourth-grade teacher reading...

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The 31 Days of Halloween, Day 15: Deep Red

Regardless of what legendary giallo pioneer Dario Argento’s finest film is — I wager that most would say Suspiria, but...

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The 31 Days of Halloween, Day 12: The Orphanage

We hear a lot about being haunted around Halloween. It’s a word often used to reference ghosts, and what they do when...

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The 31 Days of Halloween, Day 11: A Nightmare on Elm Street

Yesterday, I made the case for two less-than-stellar films ( When a Stranger Calls and Amusement ) that nevertheless contained...

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The 31 Days of Halloween, Day 10: When a Stranger Calls // Amusement

It often seems as though each modern horror movie can at least muster up one virtuoso sequence, something better than the sum of its...

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The 31 Days of Halloween, Day 9: A Tale of Two Sisters

The appeal of horror cinema is often ephemeral. The pleasures of the genre aren’t always fleeting, of course — what horror...