Weeknight ’80s Dance Party: 4/4/12

Last year, not long after I started the Weeknight ’80s Dance Party, I created a very lady-centric mix. Since we seem to getting the full brunt of a whole ton of bullshit lately — from folks wanting to control our bodies ...

Greatest Un-Hits: Carly Simon’s “Let the River Run” (1988)

We’re deep into (Give Adele and that silent dog movie all of the) award(s) season, so this week I’m looking at an inadequately performing song that won a lot of major awards from the self-congratulatory entertainment industry. Boomers lionized their icons ...

Weeknight ’80s Dance Party: 10/12/11

Look, I know that it’s been more than a month since the last Weeknight ’80s Dance Party (and, actually, it was a Weekend ’80s Dance Party). I have no excuses, so I’m not even going to bother to explain myself. I’m still ...

Soundtrack Saturday Special Edition! Best Original Song, 1981

I love awards season. It’s my version of the playoffs in sports. The first big game is the Golden Globes, and the Super Bowl or World Series or whatever the fuck other big championship-game analogy you want to come up with is ...