Tag: Jeff Vrabel

Mellowmas, Mellowmas 2015, Music

The Sixth Day of Mellowmas: Greatest Mellowmas Hits — Wonderful Christmas Hell

In which the cretinous Jeff Vrabel gets what he so richly deserves...

Mellowmas, Mellowmas 2014, Music

The Sixth Day of Mellowmas: Up on the Roofietop

In which we marvel at what still passes for "cute" during the holidays...

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Music, Podcast

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 17

The Popdose Podcast returns with an interview with Gorman Bechard, the creative force behind Color me Obsessed: A Film About The...

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Mellowmas, Music

The Twelfth Day of Mellowmas: Why We Don’t Like Ted

Amy Keys looks like a nice enough person...but beneath that friendly smile lurks a heart of pure, sax-wielding evil....

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Drake, “Thank Me Later”

Drake’s full-length debut has already been dismissed by occasional Popdose correspondent and full-time idiot Jeff Vrabel, on the...

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Music, Ticket Stub

Ticket Stub: Rush in Montreal, September ’84

That sound you heard last week was the sound of an orgasm, shared in unison worldwide by the dedicated legion of Rush fans.  Make no...

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Video Game Reviews, Video Games

Video Game Review: “Run J-Stache Run”

Full disclosure: I don’t know much about J-Stache, because I am 100% straight up Team Daryl Hall till I die, WHUT. Yes yes, I get the...

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Music, Whoops!

Whoops!: Run-DMC, “Crown Royal”

They were tougher than leather, but these three Queens legends weren't strong enough to resist the temptation of the cameo-laden rap...

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Contests, Music

Popdose Contest: Win a Preservation Hall Prize Pack!

Thanks to the folks at 'Stache Media, we're giving away a killer prize pack that includes the new Preservation Hall Jazz Band album -- and...

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Music, Podcast

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 4

Don’t know what to get your friends and loved ones for the holidays this year? If they’re lovers of merriment, obnoxious humor...

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Music, The Steel Horse Archives

The Steel Horse Archives: Trixter, “Give It to Me Good”

TRIXTER TITLE: “Give It To Me Good” ALBUM: Trixter RELEASE DATE: May 1990 Why You Remember Them: For one of two reasons:...

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Music, The Steel Horse Archives

The Steel Horse Archives: Firehouse, “Don’t Treat Me Bad”

FIREHOUSE TITLE: “Don’t Treat Me Bad” ALBUM: Firehouse RELEASE DATE: Aug. 21, 1990 Why You Remember Them: For one of two...

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Contests, Music

Popdose Contest: Win “The Essential ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic”

"Weird Al" Yankovic hand-picked the tracks on his new compilation, the suitably titled The Essential "Weird Al" Yankovic -- and you...

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Music, The Steel Horse Archives

The Steel Horse Archives: Stryper, “Honestly” (1986)

Jeff Vrabel once again mounts his Steel Horse, bringing us a power ballad from Salvation Through Redemption Yielding Peace, Encouragement...

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Music, The Steel Horse Archives

The Steel Horse Archives: Slaughter, “Fly to the Angels” (1990)

SLAUGHTER Title: “Fly To The Angels” Album: Stick It to Ya Release Date: January 27, 1990 Why You Remember Them: Credit...

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Music, The Steel Horse Archives

The Steel Horse Archives: “Jackyl” (1992)

JACKYL Title: “The Lumberjack Song” Album: Jackyl Release Date: 1992 Why You Remember Them: You cannot imagine how often, in...

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Music, The Steel Horse Archives

The Steel Horse Archives: Steelheart, “I’ll Never Let You Go (Angel Eyes)” (1990)

STEELHEART Title: I’ll Never Let You Go Album: Steelheart Released: May 10, 1990 Why You Remember Them: Previous installments of this...

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Music, The Steel Horse Archives

The Steel Horse Archives: Mr. Big, “To Be With You” (1991)

MR. BIG Song Title: “To Be With You” Album: Lean Into It Release Date: March 26, 1991 Why You Remember Them: Much like the poor...

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Music, The Steel Horse Archives

The Steel Horse Archives: Warrant, “Cherry Pie” (1990)

This week in the Steel Horse Archives, Jeff Vrabel takes us back to 1990, and a time when the boys in Warrant were dirty, rotten, filthy,...

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Music, The Steel Horse Archives

The Steel Horse Archives: Tesla, “Love Song”

TESLA Song Title: “Love Song” Album: The Great Radio Controversy Release Date: Feb. 1, 1989 Why You Remember Them: This song...

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Music, The Steel Horse Archives

The Steel Horse Archives: Cinderella, “Somebody Save Me”

Jeff Vrabel officially cracks open the Steel Horse Archives this week, and -- what's this? Cinderella comes crawling out!...

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Music, The Steel Horse Archives

The Steel Horse Archives: Prologue — Step Inside, Walk This Way

Jeff Vrabel was a hair metal cowboy, and on a steel horse he rode...and he's here to relive those Aqua Netted days with a new series that...

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Linkfest, Popdose Lists

The Friday Linkfest: 3/20/09

Topless Robot counts down the 13 greatest Garbage Pail Kids and — oh happy day — the 10 best movie games for the Atari 2600;...

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Linkfest, Popdose Lists

The Friday Linkfest: 2/20/09

WFMU’s Beware of the Blog strips out the best parts of the Dreams of My Father audiobook; Will Harris runs down and wraps up the New...

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Music, Popdose Flashback '89

Popdose Flashback: Tone-Lōc, “Lōc-ed After Dark”

Tone-Lōc – Lōc-ed After Dark (1989) purchase this album (Amazon) There’s no way around this: Tone Lōc’s 1989...

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Listening Booth, Music

Listening Booth: Guns n’ Roses, “Chinese Democracy”

Guns n’ Roses – Chinese Democracy (Geffen, 2008) purchase this album (Best Buy) Unless you’ve spent a lot of time in the...

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Linkfest, Popdose Lists

The Friday Linkfest: 11/14/08

Slacktivist chimes in on the Prop. 8 debacle, and Keith Olbermann delivers a moving (and restrained!) special comment: kml_flashembed...

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Lists You Didn't Ask For, Music

Lists You Didn’t Ask For: Ben Stein Edition

Happy Monday, faithful readers! Are you ready for a new series? We hope so, because we’ve got one for you. Welcome to the inaugural...

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Monthly Features, Music

Songs for the Dumped: Volume Fourteen

Ladies, here’s a little-known fact about many guys: If you break up with them, but then don’t leave, they will very possibly...

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Monthly Features, Music

Songs for the Dumped: Volume Thirteen

There are few things more entertaining on planet Earth than watching a guy who’s recently gone through some sort of emotional...