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....


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...


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....


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...



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...


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,...


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...