10 Movies…About Magicians (To Prepare You For ‘Now You See Me’)

I’m not sure Now You See Me is a real movie—I’m pretty sure it’s part of the massive viral marketing campaign for last weekend’s huge Arrested Development revival. Evidence: it stars Michael Cera look-alike Jesse Eisenberg, new A.D. cast member Isla Fisher, ...

Movies Ruined By Their Own Marketing

There are a lot of reasons why films flop. Some are ahead of their time, others are under-appreciated until later and many, of course, are just plain bad. Often times, there’s nothing about the movie itself that causes it to ...

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’90s, Vol. 4

Bottom Feeders is back! And this time, we’re going ’90s on your ass. If you missed the two ’80s editions, here’s the deal. Bottom Feeders takes a look back at every song that hit the Billboard Hot 100 charts, but ...

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 ...

Friday Night Videos!: The Hits of 1992

In the ever-evolving column we call Friday Night Videos!, there’s always room for expansion. This week, with Thanksgiving vittles solidly out of our systems (and it took a whole two weeks, and one round of

Liza from A to Z

Liza Minnelli has a new CD, Confessions. Makes sense, as she’s committed numerous sins over a 60-year career in showbiz: Overindulgence, underwhelming choice in material, bad marriages, etc., everything that tempts public ridicule. She didn’t need new management when she ...

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 12

12 episodes…Jesus Christ! How can it be that we’ve been getting together for 12 full months now, dedicating ourselves to bringing you the very best in pop culture discussion/mother jokes? Well, the technical answer is: we haven’t, ’cause we’re ...

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 6

Holy crap! Is it February already? It seems like only yesterday your three favorite idiots from The Popdose Podcast were blathering on about…what did we talk about last month, anyway? No matter. It’s a new month, and ...

The Three Strike Rule: 10 for 10- A List of shows for My Daughter

Welcome back to The Three Strike Rule.  You’d think I could come up with a better title for this week’s column than that, huh?  Today is my daughter Sophie’s 10th birthday.  When you hear that cliche, “I don’t know where the years ...