Tag: Matt Springer

Music, Popdose Lists

Popdose Prime: The 75 Best Paul McCartney Songs

On June 18, Paul McCartney celebrated his 75th birthday. With enviable longevity and prodigious musical gifts, he’s amassed a legacy...

Film

The Great Summer Movies: Keep Believing, Keep Pretending

Summer movies usually demand a great suspension of disbelief. They’re heavy on special effects and deal with outlandish situations,...

Music, Popdose Lists

The Popdose 100: The Greatest Love Songs of All Time

Much like our 100 Greatest Covers post last year, this was a collaborative effort for the Popdose staff.  Although our list of nominees...

Popdose Lists, Year-End Best-Of Lists

Popdose’s Top Albums (and More) of 2011

The mother of year-end lists: Popdose's Top Albums of 2011. ...

Music

The Greatest Cover Songs of All Time: Honorable Mentions

Last week, we published a compilation of the 100 greatest cover songs of all time, as voted by the Popdose staff.  Of course, our way of...

Music, Popdose Lists

The Popdose 100: The Greatest Cover Songs of All Time

Look, Ma! We can count to a hundred!...

Music

Bob Dylan: The Poet At 70

Bob Dylan is 70 years old, and the Popdose Staff has pulled together a massive post to honor him. Here are 70 of our favorite Dylan songs,...

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Music, Spare Parts

Springsteen’s Spare Parts: “Don’t Look Back” (1977)

Fittingly, the first installment of our alternative look at Bruce Springsteen's career puts its foot to the floor and doesn't look back....

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Music

Fandango: Early Thoughts on Bruce Springsteen’s “The Promise”

With The Promise, Bruce Springsteen treats fans to a peek into the vaults from one of his richest artistic periods -- but does it...

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Film

Fandango: George Lucas Faces Jon Stewart — A Report From Star Wars Celebration

To some, he is the Flanneled One. The Bearded One. Baron Papanoida. The Maker. To others, he is a former mythmaker who has since...

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Music

Rekkids: Elvis Costello & the Attractions, “The Ultimate Gangster”

I currently have 1,884 albums on my 160GB iPod. I will listen to them all, in no particular order, and write about them. Punch the Clock is...

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Current Events, Numberscruncher

Numberscruncher: Music, Books, and Liz Phair

I admit it. I’m one of the people who loved Liz Phair in the early days and who is confused by the choices she has made. It’s an old...

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Film

Fandango: Early Thoughts on “Sucker Punch” (Really, Zack Snyder? Really?!)

My first inclination upon seeing the teaser trailer for Zack Snyder’s upcoming film Sucker Punch was to post a series of boob jokes...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Liz Phair’s “Funstyle” — Great, When It’s Not Shit

The news spread across my Twitter feed late yesterday afternoon like a pixelated wildfire: 1) Liz Phair had a new single out; 2) It was...

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Book Reviews, Books

Book Review: Matt Springer, “Unconventional”

See, now this is what Fanboys wanted to be. The debut novel (or novella, as somewhat grumpily conceded in the Author’s Note) from...