Tag: Cyndi Lauper

Concert Reviews, Music

Concert Review: Soda Club, Bloomfield Saturday Market, Pittsburgh, 6/3/17

The ascending Pittsburgh quartet Soda Club treated a hometown crowd to its lazy-Sunday brand of guitar-driven indie-pop on Saturday,...

Music

Over the Covers: Ten Artists Who Covered Their Own Songs

The first article in the new series "Over the Covers" focuses on artists who re-recorded their own songs, thereby covering themselves. ...

Bootleg City, Music

Bootleg City: Ex-Mayors Just Want to Have Fun

All the way from Tucson, Arizona, the ghost town of Bootleg City welcomes Cyndi Lauper and Ben Folds!...

Music

Rock of Aging: 30 Years Later, the “We Are the World” Album Still Stinks

“We Are The World,” the charity single to end all charity singles (except it didn’t), was recorded 30 years ago this week. It was an...

Earmageddon, Music

Earmageddon: Deemageddon!

Jeff Giles is a fucking asshole. I know I’ve said that before. And I’ll say it again, partly because it’s fun, but mostly because...

Music

Popdose Prime: Six Mod Holiday Songs You Just Gotta Play on Christmas Day

I could tell my holidays were on the highway to hell when thanks to Jason and Jeff’s annual Mellowmas cavalcade of saccharine Xmas...

Like Omigod!, Music

Like, Omigod! Digging Through the ’80s Pop Culture Box, Part 14

A milestone, of sorts: This week, as we reach the midway point of Disc 4 of this seven-disc box set, we’re at the official halfway mark...

Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’90s, Vol. 49

The Lemonheads meet Huey Lewis in this week's Bottom Feeders. ...

Popblerd!

The Blerd & Gonzo Cover Convo: “Iko Iko”

You remember "Iko Iko" from "Rain Man," but I bet you didn't know how many versions of the song there were! Big Money and Dr. Gonzo take a...

Music, The Weekly Mixtape

Popdose: Coverage!

Here's some tunes you might know of......

Music

The Ten Best Cover Songs (You Didn’t Know Were Covers)

Wait.....I thought THAT was the original version!...

Music, Weeknight '80s Dance Party

Weeknight ’80s Dance Party: 10/12/11

Pop some popcorn and polish your dancing shoes. The latest Weeknight '80s Dance Mix features songs from some of your favorite '80s movies....

Music, Weeknight '80s Dance Party

Weekend ’80s Dance Party: Special Labor Day Edition

You work hard for your money. So relax and dance this weekend! Kelly Stitzel brings you a special Labor Day Weekend '80s Dance Party....

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Music, Weeknight '80s Dance Party

Weeknight ’80s Dance Party: 6/22/11 – Kelly’s Birthday Edition

It's Kelly's birthday and she wants to celebrate by dancing....

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Music, Weeknight '80s Dance Party

Weeknight ’80s Dance Party: 5/11/11

Tonight, Kelly wants you to get in touch with your feminine side. It's Ladies Night at the Weeknight '80s Dance Party. ...

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Desert Island Discs, Music

Desert Island Discs with Ari Hest

If you could only listen to five albums, which ones would you choose? In this week's Desert Island Discs, Ari Hest makes his picks....

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Music, Popdose Flashback '91

Popdose Flashback ’91: Susanna Hoffs, “When You’re a Boy”

Kelly Stitzel takes a look at Susanna Hoffs's solo debut, which just celebrated its 20th birthday....

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Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Weekly Mixtape: 1/14/11

Mixtape madness, honest voices, strangeness ensues!...

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Mellowmas, Music

The Fourteenth Day of Mellowmas: Androgymas

In today's post, Jeff and Jason uncover long-suppressed memories of cold British seascapes and synthy dread....

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Blu-ray Reviews, Film

Blu-ray Review: The Goonies (25th Anniversary Collector’s Edition)

The Goonies: 25th Anniversary Collector’s Edition (Warner Bros., 2010) Goonies never say die…but they do, apparently, yell...

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Film, Soundtrack Saturday

Soundtrack Saturday: Special Anniversary Video Mix Edition

Soundtrack Saturday turns two with a very special video retrospective. Join the celebration!...

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Bootleg City, Music

Bootleg City: It Is Not Matt Wardlaw’s Destiny to Experience the Triumph of Victory

In addition to letting perennial electoral bridesmaid Matt Wardlaw write a chapter of my autobiography in exchange for bailing me out of an...

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Bootleg City, Music

Bootleg City: Blue Angel in New York City, February ’81

A few months ago I wrote a couple pieces praising the dearly departed Spectrum in Philadelphia. But ever since, my karma’s been out...

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Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Friday Mixtape: Jason’s Holiday Edition

Despite what you’ve seen every day so far this month, I really do enjoy listening to holiday music. In fact, I’m downright...

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Film, Random Play

Random Play: Alvin and the Chipmunks

When the 2007 live action-animation hybrid movie of Alvin and the Chipmunks made $60 million in its opening weekend, it took people by...

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Film, Soundtrack Saturday

Soundtrack Saturday: Special Anniversary Mix Edition

Has it already been a year since Kelly Stitzel joined the Popdose staff? It has indeed -- and she's assembled a special anniversary...

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Bootleg City, Music

Bootleg City: “Vin Scelsa’s Live at Lunch,” 6/28/00 (Pt. 3)

Here are some fun facts about singer-songwriter Jules Shear: 1. He’s from Pittsburgh. So is actor Jeff Goldblum, who stars in the...

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Bootleg City, Music

Bootleg City: “Vin Scelsa’s Live at Lunch,” 6/28/00 (Pt. 2)

In part two of this flashback edition of Vin Scelsa’s Live at Lunch, singer-songwriter Jules Shear talks about the R&B...

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Film, Film Reviews, No Concessions

No Concessions: The Sherman Brothers’ Spoonful of Bitterness

Here it is, not even June and with a case of blockbuster fatigue already. Pro and con, the fourth (fourth!) Terminator movie has already...

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Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’80s, Part 52

Dave Steed's Bottom Feeders celebrates its one-year anniversary this week -- and we're at the letter L, which means Lorenzo Lamas and Patti...