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Like, Omigod! Digging Through the ‘80s Pop Culture Box, Part 28

That’s all, amen, close the door. It’s the last roundup. The last tracks of the last disc of this seven-disc retrospective set....

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Like, Omigod! Digging Through the ’80s Pop Culture Box, Part 27

New York, London, Paris, Munich, everybody talk about the back half of the final disc of this groundbreaking Rhino box set! #11 New Kids On...

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Like, Omigod! Digging Through the ‘80s Pop Culture Box, Part 26

Well, it’s been a quiet week in Omigodsville, out there on the edge of Popdose. It’s been hot. Seasonable. But you can feel the end of...

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Like, Omigod! Digging Through the ’80s Pop Culture Box, Part 25

This week marks the true beginning of the end. At last, we have reached the final disc of this seven-disc compilation. There will be time...

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Like, Omigod! Digging Through the ’80s Pop Culture Box, Part 24

As we wrap up Disc Six and head for the final reckoning, we’ll just quote an email comment from our own David Medsker, when he got a...

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Like, Omigod! Digging Through the ’80s Pop Culture Box, Part 23

We’re well into the home stretch of Disc Six now, and I hope you’re all rested up — because this week, we’re BRINGIN’ THE...

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Like, Omigod! Digging Through the ’80s Pop Culture Box, Part 22

Me and my mates, we think you’re great… and some we love and some we hate. #6 ‘til tuesday, “Voices Carry” (1985) Reached...

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Like, Omigod! Digging Through the ’80s Pop Culture Box, Part 21

We’re on to Disc Six of this seven-disc set this week, and man oh man do these silly pop songs elicit some strong opinions. Put your...

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Like, Omigod! Digging Through the ’80s Pop Culture Box, Part 20

Greetings, chronic argonauts! We’ll be stepping into the time machine in just a moment, and once we do we’re mostly going to let...

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Like, Omigod! Digging Through the ’80s Pop Culture Box, Part 19

Rounding the horn into the back half of Disc Five of this 7-disc set, things get (mildly) funky, we talk a little about race, and Jack...

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Like, Omigod! Digging Through the ‘80s Pop Culture Box, Part 18

An assortment of big hits and fazed cookies this week, as we make our way to the midpoint of Disc Five… #6 Corey Hart, “Sunglasses...

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Like, Omigod! Digging Through the ’80s Pop Culture Box, Part 17

Once more unto the breach, dear friends! As we cracked open Disc Five of this 7-disc mammoth, releasing a faint mingled scent of Pop Rocks,...

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Like, Omigod! Digging Through the ’80s Pop Culture Box, Part 16

A glimpse at the editing process for this column — stop that snickering, you at the back, this thing absolutely does get edited — as we...

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Like, Omigod! Digging Through the ’80s Pop Culture Box, Part 15

Having passed the halfway mark on Disc Four, we’re officially into the back half of the series — though still in the front half of the...

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Like, Omigod! Digging Through the ’80s Pop Culture Box, Part 14

A milestone, of sorts: This week, as we reach the midway point of Disc 4 of this seven-disc box set, we’re at the official halfway mark...

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Like, Omigod! Digging Through the ’80s Pop Culture Box, Part 13

Here’s where we start digging into Disc 4 of the seven-disc box set Like, Omigod! The ’80s Pop Culture Box (Totally)....

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Like, Omigod! Digging Through the ’80s Pop Culture Box, Part 12

A super-sized fun-pak to round out Disc 3! #16 Bertie Higgins, “Key Largo” (1982) Billboard Top Ten; #1 adult contemporary. youtube...

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Like, Omigod! Digging Through the ’80s Pop Culture Box, Part 11

We’re down to a bit of a skeleton crew this week as we continue plowing through Disc Three of this seven-disc set — which probably...

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Like, Omigod! Digging Through the ’80s Pop Culture Box, Part 10

We’re letting the music do the talking for the most part, this week — because this stretch of Disc Three is all killer, no filler! Or,...

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Like, Omigod! Digging Through the ’80s Pop Culture Box, Part 9

And it’s on to Disc 3 of this seven-disc compilation — and it looks like we’ve pinpointed the moment when the ‘80s become,...

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Like, Omigod! Digging Through the ’80s Pop Culture Box, Part 8

Before we even get into this selection of songs — the conclusion of Disc Two, for those of you playing along at home — this...

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Like, Omigod! Digging Through the ’80s Pop Culture Box, Part 7

Funk, power pop, adult contemporary, Eurodisco — there’s a little something for everybody this week! Or, as Dw. Dunphy (who is never at...

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Like, Omigod! Digging Through the ’80s Pop Culture Box, Part 6

Oof. This week’s batch of songs are – well, they’re certainly songs that were on the radio in the 1980s. #6 Billy Vera and the...

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Like, Omigod! Digging Through the ‘80s Pop Culture Box, Part 5

We’re back in the ring to take another swing, and ain’t nothin’ left to it but to do it. Let’s dig straight into Disc Two of this...

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Like, Omigod! Digging Through the ‘80s Pop Culture Box, Part 4

It’s a super-sized extravaganza this week as we wrap up Disc One, and man oh man have we got the Kojak variety pack here. Sit back and...

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Like, Omigod! Digging Through the ’80s Pop Culture Box, Part 3

Still on Disc One of this compilation, and get a load of this line-up! This may, in fact, be the single Mellow Gold-iest article we’ve...

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Like, Omigod! Digging through the ‘80s Pop Culture Box, Part 2

Early hip-hop! Leftover classic rock! Italian sex disco! Racist tomfoolery! And the luckiest bar band in the Midwest! All in our continuing...

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Like, Omigod! Digging Through the ’80s Pop Culture Box, Part 1

Welcome to OMG!, our brand-new roundtable series, where a gathering of your favorite Popdose writers (and, um, Jack Feerick) come together...

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Announcement: Time to Pray

With apologies to Patrick Nagel. And, soon, possibly, to the readership of Popdose. Beginning Wednesday, February 13. You have been warned....