Tag: Joan Jett

Music, Popdose Lists, Year-End Best-Of Lists

Thank You, Next: 18 of 2018’s Other Epic Singles

Friends, robots, Kardashians, lend me your ears. Remember the days when you didn’t rely on a streaming algorithm to turn you onto new...

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #39: The Devil Take Your Stereo — “(This) and (That)” Songs, Vol. I

I am not afraid to admit that the themed shows are better because my friends' song suggestions are better than mine. ...

Music, Popdose Lists, Year-End Best-Of Lists

Best of 2017: 10 Albums for the Buy Curious

In the age of streaming, does anyone still care about someone else’s top albums list when every album in the known universe is at...

Music, News

Former Panama Strongman Manuel Noriega Dead at 83

So what does this have to do with music?...

Suburban Metal Dad, Webcomics

Suburban Metal Dad #519, “The Sellout Cooptation Bliss Narrative”

Welcome back to Suburban Metal Dad, Popdose’s resident webcomic. Read a new one every Monday and Friday. METAL DAD merchandise is...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Darlene Love, “Introducing Darlene Love”

It was a canny move on the part of producer Stevie Van Zandt — he of E Street Band and “Sopranos” fame — not to try...

Books, Legendary

Legendary: Chapter 23

Allison gets stuck in a vicious game of truth or dare....

Music, Popdose Lists, Year-End Best-Of Lists

Best of 2013: Keith Creighton’s 13 Favorite Pop and Rock Albums of the Year

More than 70,000 albums likely hit the market this year — along with just as many year-end “Best Of” lists. While word...

2013 Holiday Gift Guide, Holiday Gift Guides, Music

2013 Holiday Gift Guide: 13 Digital Album Deals for Cash-Strapped Hipsters

Tis almost the season for giving, so before you trek out to the malls to take care of your loved ones, why not give yourself a little...

Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’90s, Vol. 42

Can't have a Billy Joel talk these days without Elton John as well, so they are together again in this week's Bottom Feeders. ...

Film, Filminism

Filminism: Chicks Who Rock

In the latest installment of Filminism, Kelly Stitzel discusses her favorite cinematic portrayals of female musicians....


Let’s Argue About the 2012 Rock Hall Nominees

The staff looks at this year's list, pauses for reflection, and launches into a rock nerd debate....


Death by Power Ballad, Music, Power Ballads

Death by Power Ballad: Nazareth, “Love Hurts”

When Scottish cock rockers Nazareth slowed things down to play "Love Hurts," the whole world slowed with them. Rob Smith pays tribute in...


Music, Popdose Flashback '91

Popdose Flashback ’91: Baby Animals, “Baby Animals”

Popdose goes back to 1991 with the debut album from Australia's Baby Animals....


Book Reviews, Books

Book Review: Todd Oldham, “Joan Jett”

Playwright, editor and hardcore "Jetthead" Kathleen Warnock gives us an in-depth review of Todd Oldham's new book chronicling the life and...


Caught on Tape, Music

Caught on Tape: Joan Jett, 1984

For his latest Caught on Tape, Rob Hoffman reaches into the vaults for his 1984 interview with Joan Jett....


Lost in the '70s, Music

Lost in the ’70s: Gary Glitter

John C. Hughes has gotten himself Lost in the '70s again, and this time, he's all alone with Gary Glitter. Careful, John!...


Film, Soundtrack Saturday

Soundtrack Saturday: “Light of Day”

Michael J. Fox and Joan Jett as rockin' blue-collar siblings? Only in the '80s -- and only in Paul Schrader's Light of Day, the...


CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Various Artists, “The Coolest Songs in the World! Vol. 8”

Various Artists – The Coolest Songs in the World! Vol. 8 (2009, Wicked Cool) Purchase this album (Amazon) Let us now praise famous...


Chartburn, Music

Chartburn: 2/6/09

Mainstream Rock: Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, “I Love Rock & Roll” (1982) Zack: The only way this song to could get worse...



Boys Must Be Strong

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away lived a kid who hadn’t a care in the world. In the small Indiana town he called home, he...