Tag: David Letterman

Television, TV Reviews

The Ted Zone: “My Next Guest Needs No Introduction With David Letterman”

Ladies and Gentlemen, please welcome back David Letterman...


Popdose Sports: The Hockey Rock Canon Keeps Growing

Hockey and power chords go together like beer and arena junk food. Plenty of sports make liberal use of “jock rock” — ESPN and...


Something From The Meat Case, Linda?

David Letterman leaves The Late Show and late night next week. Must we be so darn serious about it?...

Music, Popdose Exclusives, Popdose Interviews

Popdose Exclusive Single Premiere: Nalani & Sarina, “We’ll Be Free”

This week, two exciting funk workouts have been blowing up my speakers. The first, a surprise track leak by Prince & 3rdeyegirl called...


Why Stephen Colbert’s “We’ll Meet Again” Singalong Was the Greatest Send-Off in TV History

It’s been half a day since Stephen Colbert ended The Colbert Report and the way it went out is still circulating in my head. Not even...

Soul Serenade - Al Green Train

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Al Greene & The Soul Mates, “Back Up Train”

Al Green's hit train left the station in '67...


Win an Autographed Copy of Transgender Dysphoria Blues by Against Me!

Fate is a mistress who works in mysterious ways. Two near-perfect major label records produced by Butch Vig didn’t catapult Against...

Soul Serenade - A Christmas Gift For You

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Darlene Love, “Marshmallow World”

A Christmas Gift For You celebrates 50 years...

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: December 21, 2012

Shuffle into the holiday weekend with this week's Friday Five!...

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Darlene Love, “All Alone On Christmas”

Remembering Darlene Love's second greatest Christmas song...

TV Reviews

TV Review: American Masters “Johnny Carson: King of Late Night”

PBS premieres a fascinating look at the life of television icon, Johnny Carson....

Greatest Un-Hits, Music

Greatest Un-Hits: Sean Lennon’s “Dead Meat” (2006)

For the past five years or so, Brooklyn-based rich kids hipsters and indie rockers are two sides of the same coin, or at least that’s...


CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: The Low Anthem, “Smart Flesh”

The Low Anthem's 2009 album "Oh My God Charlie Darwin" was greeted with critical rapture. Ken Shane tells us if their new album lives up to...


Television, TV on DVD

TV on DVD: “Tonight: 4 Decades of ‘The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson'”

What made Johnny Carson the late-night king? Scott Malchus takes a look in his review of a new box of Tonight Show episodes....


Music, Podcast

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 9

Join Jeff Giles, Jason Hare and Dave Lifton for a fantastic discussion about Drooling Fanaticism with special guest Steve Almond, author of...


Current Events, Sugar Water, Television

Sugar Water: Jay Leno Is Blacker Than Rod Blagojevich

On the morning of January 11, numerous media outlets reported that former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich had proclaimed to Esquire...



TV News: Conan O’Brien Says No to 12:05

Are you tired of having it shoved up your ass by the suits? If so, then Conan O’ Brien is your man. After being toyed with by what...


Current Events, Sugar Water

Sugar Water: Sex!

Now that I’ve got your attention, I’d like to remind you that in late September— Wow. You’re already not paying...


Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Paul Shaffer

More than just the guy who plays keyboards for David Letterman, Paul Shaffer is really one of the more underrated musical icons of the last...


Bootleg City, Music

Bootleg City: The Mayoral Race Is Heating Up!

It’s hard not to get paranoid when you’re an elected official. First there was the August catnapping that turned out not to be...


Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Friday Mixtape: 6/19/09

You guys give up, or you thirsty for more? Bobby Jimmy & the Critters – Roaches from Look at All These Roaches 12″ (1986)...


Current Events, Sugar Water

Sugar Water: Love and Death

Actor Bruce Willis turned 54 on March 19, the same day famous friend David Letterman married Regina Lasko, his girlfriend of 23 years. Two...


Music, Television

Pete Seeger on “Late Night with David Letterman”

I’ve been waiting for this to show up on YouTube since the night it aired. Hallelujah: kml_flashembed...