Tag: Miley Cyrus

Music, Television

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Music, Popdose Lists

Popdose 2015: 20 Music Trends That Probably Weren’t Actually Trends

After running down the best 2015 albums from classic rockers and taking a look at the rock/pop and country/rootsrecords you don’t want to...

Dw. Dunphy On..., Popular Culture, Television

Dw. Dunphy On… The Broken Children Factory

The downward spiral of actress Amanda Bynes. ...

The Vinyl Diaries

The Vinyl Diaries: Juice Newton, “Juice”

Rob Smith takes the guilt out of guilty pleasures and proclaims his love for Juice Newton....

Podcast, Songs of Freedom

Songs of Freedom: Episode Five

The fifth episode of Songs of Freedom continues the discussion from the last episode on politics and female recording artists....

Music, Podcast

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 18

Fandom: what does it mean, who inspires it, and where will you go in its name? We have some thoughts on the subject, and you'll hear 'em on...


Current Events, Numberscruncher, Popdose

Numberscruncher: Billy Ray Cyrus Regrets

It’s really hard to say what’s right and wrong when raising kids. There is so much that’s weird and random about life...


Death by Power Ballad, Music, Power Ballads

Death by Power Ballad: Cathy Richardson and the Macrodots, “Save Me”

Rob Smith finds a new power ballad masterpiece from Cathy Richardson and the Macrodots, in this week's "Death by Power Ballad."...


Music, Rob Smith Can't Say No

Rob Smith Can’t Say No: Justin Bieber, “Never Say Never”

Rob Smith Can't Say No to the Justin Bieber movie, Never Say Never, cuz he loves his son and has a high tolerance for pain....


Rob Smith Can't Say No, TV on DVD

Rob Smith Can’t Say No: “Christmas in Canaan”

It breaks Rob Smith's achy breaky heart that he Can't Say No to Billy Ray Cyrus' Hallmark holiday movie, "Christmas in Canaan."...


Current Events, Numberscruncher

Numberscruncher: The Long Tail and The Big Head

The shift to electronic media not only means that fewer CDs and paperbacks will end up in thrift shops, but it also means that we can...


Jesus of Cool, Music

Jesus of Cool: Breaking Up Is Easy To Do (Or, Why Miley Cyrus Is So AWFUL!)

Sometimes an artist and her fans need to just, like, move on already. Here, the author's daughter (and her BFF) explain why the Party In...


CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Miley Cyrus, “Can’t Be Tamed”

Yeah, yeah, I know. Everyone over the age of 14 is supposed to hate Miley Cyrus, and a publication as allegedly respectable as this one has...


Letter From the Editor, Music

Letter from the Editor: My Favorite Songs of 2009

Alicia Keys, “Try Sleeping with a Broken Heart” from The Element of Freedom I find her albums awfully inconsistent, but Alicia...


Mellowmas, Music

The Seventeenth Day of Mellowmas: A Very Special Mellowmas 7

What in the hell is a Leighton Meester? Jeff and Jason find out the answer to this question -- and more! -- during today's Mellowmas...


Music, Podcast

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 2

Popdose...in your ear! Join Jeff Giles, Jason Hare and Dave Lifton for another irreverent pop culture discussion -- it's Episode 2 of the...


Jesus of Cool, Music

Jesus of Cool: We Wuz Robbed! Great #2 Hits of the ’00s

My apologies to anyone who’s been waiting with bated breath for me to wrap up this series – is there any such person out...


Film, Sugar Water

Sugar Water: Test Your Knowledge of Hollywood’s Creative Bankruptcy!

Sequels! Adaptations! Ill-advised remakes! It's gotten so it's hard to tell what's a real movie in development and what's a story in The...


CD Reviews, How Bad Can It Be?, Music

How Bad Can It Be?: Ashley Tisdale, “Guilty Pleasure”

Ashley Tisdale's new album is called Guilty Pleasure, and in his latest How Bad Can It Be?, Jack Feerick explores the levels of...


How Bad Can It Be?, Television, TV on DVD

How Bad Can It Be?: “Hannah Montana Volume 5: Keepin’ It Real”

Jack Feerick's latest How Bad Can It Be? takes him deep into the heart of darkness -- the fifth volume of "Hannah Montana" on DVD....


Dw. Dunphy On..., Music, Television

Dw. Dunphy On… Finding the Strangeness Whilst Spring Cleaning

Can I get a head count of all the bloggers out there reading this? Ten? Thirty-two? Forty-eight? … All of you? Well then, I suppose...


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...


Jesus of Cool, Music

Jesus of Cool: Why Hannah Montana is So AWESOME!!!

Almost exactly a year ago on this site, my esteemed Popdose colleague Dw. Dunphy closed a column by asking, “What has modernity...


Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Kay Hanley

“It’s like riding a bike!” Kay Hanley exclaimed last Saturday night, acknowledging the audience’s raucous response...


Dw. Dunphy On..., Music

Dw. Dunphy On… Madonna

I said something that sent a jolt of disbelief through the ranks of Popdose. I have been known to take my opinions to the far side, but...