Dw Dunphy’s Top 10 Albums Of 2014

It’s that time of year again, when music reviewers attempt to convince you that their ten favorite records either are better than your ten favorites, or serve to justify your opinion of your own taste, or more likely justify your discrediting music ...

Five Things You Can Always Count On In Life

By every standard, life itself is unpredictable, mysterious, evasive, sometimes a total pain in the butt. Life zags when you fully expect it to zig. It hands you lemons and, as you proceed to make lemonade, squirts you a little in the ...

10 Most Awesome 80’s New Wave Comebacks Ever

Ready for an excellent adventure? Fire up the Delorean, pad your shoulders, grab a turbo dog and bag of corn nuts, we’re about to bend the polyester fabric of space and time.

Can music sound totally retro and modern at the same ...

Top 10 Popdose Articles Of All Time

2013 marks five years of Popdose bringing you pop culture news and debate, and we’re pleased as punch to still be here after so many site start-ups have “bitte eine dust” (I know it’s not correct German, but it worked for ...

Five Reasons Why Caillou Is Bald

I feel bad for cartoon characters. I can’t help it. I am oversensitive, and cannot abide poor parenting. Caillou’s mom is a bad mom.

My judgment is based upon the outstanding evidence. The boy is four years old. All ...

Popdose 2011: Dw. Dunphy’s Best Of (And The Rest Of)

If 2011’s musical harvest represented anything, it was that you can unite, re-unite, and de-unite but if the songs aren’t there, none of it matters. That was true overall, from the Cars reunion I was hyping for the first quarter of ...

Listmania: Popdose’s Favorite “SNL” Sketches


When the indefatigable Dw. Dunphy asked Popdose’s writers to come up with a list of ten classic Saturday Night Live sketches, we quickly got bogged down in trying to rank them — by theme, by season, by cast member, etc. ...

Listmania: Top 20 Albums of 2010

This is it!

Last week the writers of Popdose counted down their favorite — and in some cases least favorite — records and singles of 2010. Thanks to the careful coordination of Michael Fortes, you’ve been able to peek behind the ...

Popdose 2010: Mike Duquette’s Best Reissues

Even in a year where a lot of great new music was released, it’s still been a blast to revisit artists and albums of old through those wonderful reissues, box sets and other catalogue titles that labels love to put ...

Popdose 2010: Scott Malchus’ Best in Television

2010 was another great year of television, despite the fact that most of the new fall network shows were forgettable. While the big four seem to have a handle on coming up with new comedies, they still can’t develop innovative ...

Popdose 2010: Emilia Rhodes’ Best in Television

The year 2010 wasn’t necessarily the most groundbreaking in television, but it certainly wasn’t one that will soon be forgotten. With hit cable dramas like Mad Men, the farewell to one of the most innovative series in the ...

Popdose 2010: Michael Parr’s Top Albums

Rather than eulogize the preceding twelve months with some conjectured opinion, I figured I’d let the lists do the talking. That said, you’ll note this list contains my “Top 12.” I suppose 10 seemed like too few, and 20 ...

Popdose 2010: Michael Fortes’ Top Albums

Given the way I musically insulated myself this year within the bubble that is the San Francisco Bay Area, it’s a wonder I got around to listening to anything other than my local favorites. And even within my local scene, those ...

Popdose 2010: Mike Heyliger’s Top 10 Albums

It would be very easy to jump on the “music sucks” train most folks seem to have crowded onto, or would it be? Truthfully, my list of the best music of the year was harder to narrow down this ...

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 television and interview people for Bullz-Eye ’til the cows come home. I’ve barely had time to write ...

Popdose 2010: Kelly Stitzel’s Top Albums

Last year, I had every intention of compiling a best-of list, but I never got around to it because of, well, life. This year, I have a ton of time on my hands, so I figured I’d give it ...

Popdose 2010: Dw. Dunphy’s Top Albums

2010 was a difficult year for music, despite there being so much of it to choose from. Some high profile albums made no mark on me, while some that crept in under doorway became obsessions. There were albums ...

Listmania: Top 20 Scariest Films (#10-1)

In pop culture, lists are everything. They lend a sense of order to an otherwise orderless world. From film and literature to music, critics and readers alike love to put things in tidy rows. It is with this in ...

Listmania: Top 20 Scariest Films (#20-11)

In pop culture, lists are everything. They lend a sense of order to an otherwise orderless world. From film and literature to music, critics and readers alike love to put things in tidy rows. It is with this in ...

Listmania: Top 50 Rhythm Sections (#35-21)

In pop culture, lists are everything. They lend a sense of order to an otherwise orderless world. From film and literature to music, critics and readers alike love to put things in tidy rows. It is with this in ...

Listmania: Top 50 Rhythm Sections (#50-36)

In pop culture, lists are everything. They lend a sense of order to an otherwise orderless world. From film and literature to music, critics and readers alike love to put things in tidy rows. It is with this in ...

Listmania: Top 20 Songs of Summer (#10-1)

In pop culture, lists are everything. They lend a sense of order to an otherwise orderless world. From film and literature to music, critics and readers alike love to put things in tidy rows. It is with this in ...

Listmania: Top 20 Songs of Summer (#20-11)

In pop culture, lists are everything. They lend a sense of order to an otherwise orderless world. From film and literature to music, critics and readers alike love to put things in tidy rows. It is with this in ...

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