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Books, Film, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Steve De Jarnatt

The former screenwriter ("Strange Brew") and director ("Miracle Mile") talks about his big-screen work as well as his new career as a...

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BOOK REVIEW: Jerry Burgan w/ Alan Rifkin, “Wounds To Bind”

What makes this book so interesting is, for a start, I have little-to-no great knowledge about the ’60’s folk-rock revolution...

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Book Review: “Led Zeppelin on Led Zeppelin: Interviews and Encounters”

A new book chronicles Led Zeppelin's rise and fall in their own words through rare interviews....

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Book Review: Matthew Phillion, “The Indestructibles: Breakout”

My fellow Gatehouse Media editor Matt Phillion is at it again: “The Indestructibles: Breakout” (PFP Publishing), his sequel to last...

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Book Review: Jesse Frohman, “Kurt Cobain: The Last Session”

Twenty years after Kurt Cobain’s tragic suicide, he’s still, it seems, as popular as ever. Sure, Cobain and company have sold some 25...

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Book Review: Barbara Barnes Sims, “The Next Elvis”

One thing Barbara Barnes Sims doesn’t do in “The Next Elvis” (LSU Press), the memoir of her time working at Sun Records in the...

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Popdose Conceptual Theater: Something Wicked This Way Comes

The chilly winds of autumn howl across the plains and carry the distant sound of a train whistle, heralding the arrival of the carnival...

Comics and Graphic Novels, Television

Just Wondering: 10 Questions for Fans of “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” “Gotham,” and “The Flash”

I have to admit that I’ve kind of given up lately on brainy, morally ambiguous cable and Netflix shows like “House of Cards,”...

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The Popdose Interview: Author Andrew Maraniss

Andrew Maraniss, author of the biography of Perry Wallace, discusses how civil rights played out on a much different sort of court....

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BOOK REVIEW: Candy Leonard, “Beatleness”

For once, a book about The Beatles that differs – to me – from the ones that have gone before.  Beatleness, by Dr. Candy...

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Legendary: Chapter 34

The final chapter of Legendary features a drive through town, a trip to the grocery store, and a perfect ending to a long and crazy day....

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Legendary: Chapter 33

Brian returns to Eric's house and finally tells Allison his true feelings....

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BOOK REVIEW: Steve Boone, “Hotter Than a Match Head: Life on the Run with The Lovin’ Spoonful”

Hands down, Hotter Than a Match Head: Life on the Run with The Lovin’ Spoonful, the autobiography of the Spoonful’s bass player,...

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Legendary: Chapter 32

Kate ends her day with Sally Field and Pat Benatar....

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Legendary: Chapter 31

As the party winds down, Allison and Eric have a heart to heart....

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Synergy Cinema: A Bad Feeling About “Batman v Superman”

When I saw the above fan mash-up (via Comic Book Bros) of the three character stills from the upcoming “Batman v Superman” movie, it...

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Legendary: Chapter 30

After breaking up with Kate, Brian drives back to the party....

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Legendary: Chapter 29

Brian and Kate come to a conclusion....

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Legendary: Chapter 28

Kate is home alone, listening to Berlin, and preparing for the end....

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Legendary: Chapter 27

Allison has two unexpected run-ins as she tries to leave Eric's party....

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Book Review: Matthew Phillion, “The Indestructibles”

Since it was written by a colleague — Matthew Phillion, a fellow Gatehouse Media journalist — I would have likely picked up...

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Legendary: Chapter 26

After his fight with Kate, Brian hides out in Eric's basement with Jack Daniel's and Rita Lee....

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Legendary: Chapter 25

Kate has a plan to finally get back at Brian....

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Legendary: Chapter 24

Brian and Eric cut loose with their college-aged buddy, Dennis, and Beastie Boys. Can the good times last?...

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Legendary: Chapter 23

Allison gets stuck in a vicious game of truth or dare....

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Legendary: Chapter 22

Kate is offered love advice by an old friend who's had her own share of guy trouble....

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Legendary: Chapter 21

It wouldn't be a party unless a fight breaks out. Can Brian prevent Eric from getting his ass kicked?...

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Legendary: Chapter 20

Allison escapes to the back yard, listens to some Poison, and hangs with a couple of stoners....

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Legendary: Chapter 19

Julie arrives at the party. She's a leukemia survivor and the girl who inspired Kate to go into equine therapy....

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BOOK REVIEW: Gareth Murphy, “Cowboys and Indies”

As someone who worked for nearly two decades in the music industry for record labels, distributors, etc., I was quite eager to read this...