Author: Matt Springer

Fortyish someone living in Columbus, OH with my awesome wife and three great kids. I have a book, Poodoo, collecting some of my commentary on the Star Wars films and geek culture. I also tweet incessantly and under multiple aliases. By day, I do marketing, public relations, social media, and copywriting. By night, I sleep.
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Music, Spare Parts

Springsteen’s Spare Parts: “Don’t Look Back” (1977)

Fittingly, the first installment of our alternative look at Bruce Springsteen's career puts its foot to the floor and doesn't look back....

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Music

Fandango: Early Thoughts on Bruce Springsteen’s “The Promise”

With The Promise, Bruce Springsteen treats fans to a peek into the vaults from one of his richest artistic periods -- but does it...

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Film

Fandango: George Lucas Faces Jon Stewart — A Report From Star Wars Celebration

To some, he is the Flanneled One. The Bearded One. Baron Papanoida. The Maker. To others, he is a former mythmaker who has since...

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Music

Rekkids: Elvis Costello & the Attractions, “The Ultimate Gangster”

I currently have 1,884 albums on my 160GB iPod. I will listen to them all, in no particular order, and write about them. Punch the Clock is...

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Film

Fandango: Early Thoughts on “Sucker Punch” (Really, Zack Snyder? Really?!)

My first inclination upon seeing the teaser trailer for Zack Snyder’s upcoming film Sucker Punch was to post a series of boob jokes...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Liz Phair’s “Funstyle” — Great, When It’s Not Shit

The news spread across my Twitter feed late yesterday afternoon like a pixelated wildfire: 1) Liz Phair had a new single out; 2) It was...