Suburban Metal Dad, Webcomics

Suburban Metal Dad #917: “This Is Where We Are”

…GET IT AT AMAZON! SHIPS FREE WITH PRIME!...

Suburban Metal Dad, Webcomics

Suburban Metal Dad #911: “The Sound and the Flurries”

…GET IT AT AMAZON! SHIPS FREE WITH PRIME!...

Suburban Metal Dad, Webcomics

Suburban Metal Dad #910: “The Work Kite”

…GET IT AT AMAZON! SHIPS FREE WITH PRIME!...

Suburban Metal Dad, Webcomics

Suburban Metal Dad #909: “One Last Xmas Miracle!”

…GET IT AT AMAZON! SHIPS FREE WITH PRIME!...

Suburban Metal Dad, Webcomics

Suburban Metal Dad #902: “Groundhog Day”

METAL DAD AND HIS WORK PAL PONDER GROUNDHOG DAY, A MODERN ZEN HOLIDAY WHICH IS NOT UNLIKE CAMUS' READ ON THE MYTH OF SISYPHUS. METAL DAD...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Pet Shop Boys, “Hotspot”

Hotspot is a solid album that, maddeningly, feels like a slight disappointment only because of how impossibly high the Pet Shop Boys have...

Suburban Metal Dad, Webcomics

Suburban Metal Dad #908: “Post-Holiday Blues”

…GET IT AT AMAZON! SHIPS FREE WITH PRIME!...

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #68: Kaboom! “World” Songs, Vol. I

Because calling it 'Everything Is Broken' seemed a bit too on the nose. ...

Podcast, Radio City With Jon Grayson & Rob Ross

Radio City With Jon Grayson & Rob Ross: Episode One Hundred Thirty-Seven

Radio City With Jon Grayson & Rob Ross:  Episode One Hundred Thirty Seven The final show of 2019 was a completely improvised...

Suburban Metal Dad, Webcomics

Suburban Metal Dad #907: “On Traditions”

…GET IT AT AMAZON! SHIPS FREE WITH PRIME!...

Podcast, Radio City With Jon Grayson & Rob Ross

Radio City With Jon Grayson & Rob Ross: Episode One Hundred Thirty-Six

Radio City With Jon Grayson & Rob Ross:  Episode One Hundred Thirty Six The first show following the Thanksgiving holiday was,...

Film, The Worst of the Best

The Worst of the Best: “Shakespeare in Love”

The 2019 Oscar ceremony is upon us and already people are expressing their dissatisfaction with AMPAS. After years, if not decades, of...

Suburban Metal Dad, Webcomics

Suburban Metal Dad #906: “Sudden Pressure Loss”

…GET IT AT AMAZON! SHIPS FREE WITH PRIME!...

Exit Lines, Theatre

Exit Lines: “Sing Street”

Something to sing about?...

Suburban Metal Dad, Webcomics

Suburban Metal Dad #905: “Back”

Metal Dad and pals are back to work. Again. Still....

Popdose Tribute, Television

Popdose Tribute: Remembering Terry Jones

The death of any creative person with a long and distinguished body of work — and writer, actor, director and Monty Python co-founder...

Music, Reissue Reviews

Reissue Reviews: Four Gorgeous Superdeluxe Editions Bring the Retro Sexy Back

Kim Wilde, Wendy James, Neneh Cherry and Republica's Saffron -- at first, they came to break your heart, kick your ass, and penetrate your...

Podcast, Radio City With Jon Grayson & Rob Ross

Radio City With Jon Grayson & Rob Ross: Episode One Hundred Thirty-Five

  Radio City With Jon Grayson & Rob Ross:  Episode One Hundred Thirty Five To get away from what could be seen as...

Podcast, Radio City With Jon Grayson & Rob Ross

Radio City With Jon Grayson & Rob Ross: Episode One Hundred Thirty-Four

Radio City With Jon Grayson & Rob Ross:  Episode One Hundred Thirty Four This is one of those “you have to listen!”...

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #67: Wizards of Oz

Me: I hadn't heard this song before. My kids: We know this song (*sing every word*). Me: It begins. ...

Music, Popdose Tribute

Popdose Tribute: Neil Peart — Experience to Extremes

Ruminations about a private man...

Music, Video Premieres

Popdose Video Premiere: Angela Perley, “Don’t Look Back Mary”

Angela Perley's dreamy mix of Americana, Country and Rock and Roll is the perfect soundtrack for long nighttime journeys between imagined...

Music, Popdose Lists, Year-End Best-Of Lists

An Aging Hipster’s Top 50 Albums of 2019

With no offense to all those year-end lists filled with artists you've never heard of, this list should include lots of familiar names for...

(Not So) Famous Firsts, Film

(Not So) Famous Firsts: Woody Allen’s “What’s Up, Tiger Lily?”

For more than sixty years now, Woody Allen has been an icon in the comedy world. Lately, though, it’s obvious that he’ll likely be...

Podcast, Radio City With Jon Grayson & Rob Ross

Radio City With Jon Grayson & Rob Ross: Episode One Hundred Thirty-Three

Radio City With Jon Grayson & Rob Ross:  Episode One Hundred Thirty Three This is one of those conversations where you know the boys...

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights: The 2010s, Volume IV

I’m now officially finished chronicling the 2010s. Four mixes, 118 songs, 109 different artists. (And I still had a couple dozen songs...

Exit Lines, Theatre

Exit Lines: “Halfway Bitches Go Straight to Heaven”

Yeah, that's the title. You got a problem with that?...

Christmas

A Fan's Notes, Music

A Fan’s Notes: The Night Before Christmas

For many years, I’ve been posting this story on Christmas Eve. People seem to enjoy it so I thought I’d post it again this...

Suburban Metal Dad, Webcomics

Suburban Metal Dad #901.5: “… And to All, a Good Night”

…GET IT AT AMAZON! SHIPS FREE WITH PRIME!...

Exit Lines, Theatre

Exit Lines: Broadway Has Issues

Lots of them, in Jagged Little Pill and The Inheritance....