Author: Mike D.

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I Says Yes, You Says No, I Says Yes: The Genius of R. Kelly’s “Trapped in the Closet”

Kells' ongoing opus is the most brilliant thing he's ever done. Here are five reasons why....

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Never Tear Us Apart: An INXS Eulogy

You’d be forgiven if the news that INXS are calling it quits failed to turn many heads. The Australian band, for all intents and...

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The Viewfinder: Welcome (Back) to “Jurassic Park”!

Steven Spielberg's dino classic stomps into theaters next year in 3D. Has it really been 20 years?...

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The Viewfinder: Anthony Hopkins Gets Hitched

Next month's new Alfred Hitchcock biopic looks to be a good evening, if this trailer is any indication....

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The Singles Bar: Adele, “Skyfall”

Man, what can’t Adele do? 2011 saw the British soulstress release her sophomore album, 21, winning six Grammys, spending 79...

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Spin Cycle: Cher Lloyd, Sticks + Stones

Cher Lloyd is the latest pop challenger from across the pond. Will her American debut, "Sticks & Stones," catapult the "X-Factor"...

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Spin Cycle: Julian Velard, “Person of Interest”

Singer/songwriter Julian Velard's latest EP, "Person of Interest" is a melodic pop treat. Read our review and then get thee to buying!...

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Suit Up! CBS Plans the “Mother” of All TV Soundtracks

The legendary CBS sitcom gets its own soundtrack album ahead of what may be its final year....

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The Popblerd Halftime Report: Mike D.’s Best Reissues of the Year (So Far)

The best reissues, remasters and box sets of the first half of 2012, picked by Mike Duquette of The Second Disc....