Tag: Britney Spears

Album Reviews, Music, News

Album Reviews: Sarah Cracknell, Adam Lambert, and FFS Lead June Releases

Forget Christmas or “Christmas in July”, most of the year’s top new albums arrive this month to a record store (way...

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Dw. Dunphy On… The Real Reason Why Britney’s “Alien” Is Bad (and Why That’s Bad for Us)

Short version: It is bad on purpose. What does that say about us that we accept it?...

Film, Music, Popular Culture, You're Dead to Us

You’re Dead to Us: Movies Starring Pop Stars

In which we look at once common curiosities of pop culture that don’t exist anymore, be it because of changing tastes, the fragmentation...

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The X Factor USA Season 2 – And Then There Were 8

As far as I can tell, this isn’t a double elimination week. At least Mario didn’t tell us it was. Now that we’re down...

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The X Factor USA Season 2 – And Then There Were 10

Via XFactorUSA.com First off, Happy Thanksgiving to everyone. But, Tate Stevens y’all? Is he really that good? I have a theory...

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The X Factor USA Season 2 – And Then There Were 16

On Wednesday, I posted my top 16 rankings of the X Factor USA contestants . It wasn’t a very popular list and in fact, my Popblerd...

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Reality Check – Ranking The Top 16 X Factor Season 2 Contestants

The X Factor is back for season two after a fairly entertaining season one. After putting all his American Idol eggs into his X Factor...

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The Popblerd Reality Check Podcast – It’s Britney *****

Tiffany ( @tvproducerlady on Twitter) and I have been doing this podcast for nearly a year now. And it finally has a name. Welcome to...

Podcast, Songs of Freedom

Songs of Freedom: Episode Four

The first of two parts on female artists in popular music and their relationships to the political, either through their music or image....

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Vital Idol – Why J. Lo Needs To Keep Her Big Behind On American Idol

Oh, what great timing I have. Below is what I posted early Friday morning before Jennifer Lopez told Ryan Seacrest that she’s out...

Greatest Un-Hits, Music

Greatest Un-Hits: Porcelain Black’s “This Is What Rock n’ Roll Looks Like” (2011)

Being influenced by and being extremely similar to are two different things, separated by a thin line. The biggest musical success of the...

Music, Popdose, Song for the Soundtrack of Your Date (No Date) Tonight

Song for the Soundtrack of Your Date (No Date) Tonight

Dedicated to our favorite siren in spandex on her 30th birthday, Ms. Britney Spears. A woman who's loved and lost her marbles. Just like...

Greatest Un-Hits, Music

Greatest Un-Hits: Lillix’s “It’s About Time” (2003)

Teen rock acts bridged the teen pop and Avril Lavigne eras. Despite a large corporate push, all-girl Canadian band Lillix failed to catch...

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Current Events, Numberscruncher, Popdose

Numberscruncher: Billy Ray Cyrus Regrets

It’s really hard to say what’s right and wrong when raising kids. There is so much that’s weird and random about life...

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Music

2011 Outlook: Whitesnake, Journey and More

More news for 2011 including Journey, Whitesnake, Britney and... Ugh... Smurfs....

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Linkfest, Popdose Lists

The Friday Linkfest: 1/28/11

The Web moves fast. Here are some of our favorite links from the week that was: What do all the numbers on your credit card mean? Gizmodo...

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Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Jeff Pescetto

You may not know him by name, but chances are you’ve heard Jeff Pescetto‘s work — not only has he written, produced, and...

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CD Reviews, How Bad Can It Be?, Music

How Bad Can It Be?: Ashley Tisdale, “Guilty Pleasure”

Ashley Tisdale's new album is called Guilty Pleasure, and in his latest How Bad Can It Be?, Jack Feerick explores the levels of...

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Current Events, Jesus of Cool, Music

Jesus of Cool: Michael Jackson’s Crossover Nightmare

Did Michael Jackson break the music industry? Jon Cummings examines the damage in this week's Jesus of Cool....

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Music, Unsolicited Career Advice

Unsolicited Career Advice for… Michael Stipe

With this week's installment of Unsolicited Advice, Rob Smith's uncle Don Skwatzenschitz becomes the latest in a long line of people to try...

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Music, SXSW '09

SXSW ’09: The Recap

This was not only my first trip to SXSW, it was my first trip to Austin. I’ve been to Houston a couple of times, but the two cities...

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Dw. Dunphy On… Pay-to-Play, the 21st-Century Way

Get out your wallet — or, better yet, don’t: The music subsidiary industries of live venue ticket sales and satellite radio are...

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Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “Annoying (But Popular)”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE Every now and then there are songs that come down the pike that people just love, love, love. But you know what?...

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Dw. Dunphy On… Jessica Simpson

I did a double take when I read my own headline, and for good reason. I have no interest in Jessica Simpson, whether as sexpot, celebrity,...

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How Bad Can It Be?, Music

How Bad Can It Be?: Britney Spears, “Circus”

What’s weird about the discourse surrounding popular culture is how quickly it becomes self-reflexive. That is, it becomes possible...

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Dw. Dunphy On… Madonna

I said something that sent a jolt of disbelief through the ranks of Popdose. I have been known to take my opinions to the far side, but...

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Music

Hey, You Kids Get Out of My Yard!: Holdin’ Out for a Hero

When I was a kid, my heroes were, at the very least, deserving of adoration. The Beatles, Rolling Stones, Cheap Trick, Dan Pastorini (the...

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Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “Up From the Underground”

Hey, Popsters! You’re back for more weekly mixing fun, eh? Good. I’m glad you’re here, and I hope this week’s mix...