Author: Will Harris

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Film, Popdose, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Luke Goss

It takes a real man to transform from a pop star into an action hero, but Luke Goss has done it. Good for him! (We still asked him about...

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Book Reviews, Books, Kirkus Reviews

Popdose at Kirkus Reviews: Rob Lowe’s ‘Stories I Only Tell My Friends’

Yes, he talks about the Brat Pack. Yes, he talks about who he slept with. Strangely, however, he never mentions "The Lyon's Den" or "Dr....

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Popdose, Popdose Interviews, Television

The Popdose Interview: John Lehr

John Lehr showed off his improv skills on TBS with "10 Items or Less." Now, he's taking to the web with his new Crackle series, "Jailbait."...

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Books, Kirkus Reviews, Popdose

Popdose at Kirkus Reviews: Top 10 Favorite Tina Fey Moments

Taking a look back at 10 Tina moments that helped Ms. Fey earn the book deal that brought us "Bossypants."...

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Music, Popdose, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Joe Washbourn of Toploader

There's always been more to Toploader than "Dancing in the Moonlight." Frontman Joe Washbourn talks to Popdose about how the band is back...

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Music, Popdose Flashback '91, Popdose Interviews

Popdose Flashback ’91: John Wesley Harding, “The Name Above the Title”

John Wesley Harding's sophomore studio album hits the big 2-0 this week, and Wes himself steps into the wayback machine to reflect on his...

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Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Gunnar Nelson

Gunnar and Matthew Nelson have been forced to live without your love and affection for almost 20 years. Now, Nelson returns with a new...

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Listmania, Music

Popdose 2010: Will Harris’s Top Albums and Songs

I don’t even know why I’m here, frankly. I think it’s pretty well documented that all I do these days is write about...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Monkees, “Head” (Deluxe Edition)

Will Harris praises Rhino Handmade's reissue of the Head soundtrack and the Monkees songs contained therein, but the album as a...

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Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Friday Mixtape: 10/29/10 — Fiendishly Yours

This week, The Friday Mixtape has been specially super-sized in order to provide you with 31 fiendishly good songs to keep you grim and...

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Hooks 'N' You, Music, Popdose Interviews

Hooks ‘N’ You: Mark Helm, “Everything’s OK”

Not every album released on Not Lame Records was the very definition of power pop, but 10 years on, Mark Helm's Everything's OK...

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Popdose Interviews, Television

You’re the Voice: Grey DeLisle

Why does someone as lovely as Grey DeLisle spend most of her career stuck in a recording booth? Because Scooby-Doo: Mystery...

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Popdose Interviews, Television

You’re the Voice: Rob Paulsen

In his career, Rob Paulsen has voiced a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle, an Animaniac, a genetically modified mouse with a Cockney accent, and...

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Hooks 'N' You, Music, Popdose Interviews

Hooks ‘N’ You: Mark Bacino

Bubblegum pop god Mark Bacino is back with his third album, and Will Harris is there to find out what took so long....

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Popdose Interviews, Television

You’re the Voice: Tom Kenny

Renowned voice actor Tom Kenny talks with Will Harris about his career behind the colorful scenes of SpongeBob Squarepants, The...

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Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Jack Hues

With the old band back together and a pair of EPs in the works, it is once again safe for everyone to Wang Chung tonight....

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Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Kimberley Rew

The noted sunshine-walker and erstwhile Soft Boy chats with Will Harris about his distinguished career in pop music....

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Hooks 'N' You, Music

Hooks ‘N’ You: Say Hello to Unabashed Self-Promotion

Popdose leaps onto the printed page with the publication of Will Harris' new book, All You Need Is a Hook... The Best of Hooks 'N'...

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Hooks 'N' You, Music

Hooks ‘N’ You: Will Harris Remembers Will Owsley

Will Harris remembers the pure pop majesty of Will Owsley, and laments his untimely death....

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Hooks 'N' You, Music, Popdose Interviews

Hooks ‘N’ You: Three O’Clock, “Vermillion”

It sold so poorly that it broke up the band, and more than 20 years later, most people still haven't heard of it -- but Will Harris thinks...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: The Monkees, “The Birds, the Bees & the Monkees”

If there’s one thing you need to take into consideration when reviewing a release from Rhino Handmade, it’s this: don’t let yourself...

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Music, Popdose Interviews

Remembering Doug Fieger

The late Doug Fieger was the frontman for The Knack, but while many know him solely for "My Sharona," Will Harris reminds us how much more...

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Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Paul Shaffer

More than just the guy who plays keyboards for David Letterman, Paul Shaffer is really one of the more underrated musical icons of the last...

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Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Howard Jones

Howard Jones is best remembered as an icon of '80s pop, but he's never stopped working -- as evidenced by Ordinary Heroes, the new...

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Hooks 'N' You, Music, Popdose Interviews

Hooks ‘N’ You: Gary Clark, Songwriter-Producer at Large

When we last left our hero, Gary Clark, he was discussing his career as a recording artist…and if you missed it, then you must...

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Hooks 'N' You, Music, Popdose Interviews

Hooks ‘N’ You: A Portrait of Gary Clark as a Young Recording Artist

For better or worse…and I’m going to go out on a limb here and say it’s for worse…there really isn’t much...

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Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Susanna Hoffs

She made many Popdosers' hearts flutter during the wild and innocent '80s, and now she's here for a chat with -- and answering reader...

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Hooks 'N' You, Music, Popdose Interviews

Hooks ‘N’ You: The Trashcan Sinatras, Pt. 2

Now, where were we? Oh, that’s right: we were chatting with the one and only Francis Reader, frontman for the Trashcan Sinatras. If...

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Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Matthew Sweet

He's got a new album with Susanna Hoffs on the shelves, but he isn't too busy to answer your questions. Ladies and gentlemen, the Popdose...

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Hooks 'N' You, Music, Popdose Interviews

Hooks ‘N’ You: The Trashcan Sinatras, Pt. 1

The Trashcan Sinatras are back with a new album -- and Will Harris was lucky enough to have a chat with singer Frank Reader. Read part one...