Tag: Business

Consumerism, Internet

Dw. Dunphy On… Crowdfunding Without Losing Friends or Customers

Everybody's doin' it, but not always well. Here are some stress-saving hints for a better crowdfunding campaign....

Consumerism, Dw. Dunphy On...

Dw. Dunphy On… Not Lovin’ It

McDonalds faces a major challenge to its business model: a clientele growing away from it....

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Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: The Damnwells’ Alex Dezen

Call it teamwork or synchronized stalking: Michael Parr and Matt Wardlaw grill Alex Dezen of The Damnwells about the band's new album No...

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Dw. Dunphy On..., Music

Dw. Dunphy On… Criticism

In a special Friday edition of Dw. Dunphy's column, we look at what motivates a critic -- and it isn't necessarily what you think....

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Caught on Tape, Music

Caught on Tape: The Day I Didn’t Disappear in Front of George Harrison

It was a day of unmatched California beauty; a startling and fiery sun perched high above in a crystal blue sky and blazed down promise. It...

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Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “Songs for the Downwardly Mobile”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE You know that sinking feeling you get when you hear your boss say: “Hey, can I see you in my...

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Music, SXSW '09

SXSW ’09: Off to Austin

As I write this, I’m sitting at the gate at Newark Liberty Airport, waiting for my flight to Austin. The ungodly hour is 6:20 a.m. As...

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Current Events

My Citi Was Gone

I have a lot of thoughts about the quasi-nationalization of Citigroup, because I am a Citibank shareholder. Some of those shares were...

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How Bad Can It Be?, Music

How Bad Can It Be?: Mishka

So I’m eating pork rinds naked at my computer, idly wiping my greasy hands on my thighs while the dog slouches in a corner licking...

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Music

Touch And Go Records: Certainly The Second Part

In sudden and shocking fashion, it was announced today that Touch And Go Records, the venerable Chicago label, would be closing down its...

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Lost in the '80s, Music

Lost in the ’80s: The Wild Swans

This has been a week of happy endings for me, and I’m not referring to a trip to the massage parlor (this time). Y’see,...

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Music, Popdose Guides

The Popdose Guide to Peter Himmelman, Part Two

When last we left Peter Himmelman, he was leaving (or being pushed out of) the major-label world, and heading for indier pastures. Far from...