Tag: Oingo Boingo

(Not So) Famous Firsts, Film

(Not So) Famous Firsts: Richard Elfman’s “Forbidden Zone”

My goal with (Not So) Famous Firsts is to remind myself that everyone has stumbling blocks to get over. Steven Spielberg wasn’t...

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #46: Never, Ever, Always, and Forever

Proof that there is always something good that can come from even the worst of things. ...

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #33: Give Her a Wedding Dress

This is literally The Deb Medsker Show. It's all about my honey. ...

Music, News

Former Panama Strongman Manuel Noriega Dead at 83

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

CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: “Now That’s What I Call Halloween”

It’s so interesting that I was asked to review Now That’s What I Call Halloween, a definitive, all-encompassing compilation of...

Like Omigod!, Music, Popdose

Like, Omigod! Digging Through the ’80s Pop Culture Box, Part 22

Me and my mates, we think you’re great… and some we love and some we hate. #6 ‘til tuesday, “Voices Carry” (1985) Reached...

Popblerd!

The 31 Days of Halloween, Day 25: The Nightmare Before Christmas

So here we are: the final week of the Halloween season. It’s almost bittersweet — and in this, our last seven days together,...

Music, Weeknight '80s Dance Party

Weeknight ’80s Dance Party: 4/26/12

It's time to get your dance on once again with the Weeknight '80s Dance Party!...

Music, Weeknight '80s Dance Party

Weeknight ’80s Dance Party: Halloween Edition

Need a soundtrack for your Halloween shenanigans? Kelly Stitzel has you covered with a special Halloween edition of the Weeknight '80s...

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Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Rock End of the ’80s, Part 36

It's time to put the Popdose mascot in hiding for the week as everyone's favorite carnivore, Mr. Ozzy Osbourne comes to town. He's bringing...

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Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “1981 (Part Two)”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE Last week we hung out with the rocker crowd from 1981, and this week it’s time to see what the new wave kids...

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Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’80s, Part 65

In this week's Bottom Feeders, Dave Steed takes us through a decade's worth of chart-scraping tracks from acts whose names start with the...

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Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Friday Mixtape: 8/14/09

Read that headline and weep, folks. In just two more weeks, the summer of ’09 will be finito. Yeah, I know technically summer has a...

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Mix Six, Music

Mix Six Six Six: “Trick or Treat, Bitches”

Because I’m in a giving mood (and because no one, and I mean no one, ever comes to our house for candy on Halloween), I thought I...

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Lost in the '80s, Music

Lost in the ’80s: Oingo Boingo

Before getting lost in the world of orchestral strings and Tim Burton soundtracks, Danny Elfman was the singularly strange lead...

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Dw. Dunphy On..., Music, Popdose

Dw. Dunphy On… Danny Elfman

I always get a little thrill when Danny Elfman decides to step back in front of the microphone or, more bluntly, when Tim Burton decides to...

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Dw. Dunphy On..., Music, Popdose

Dw. Dunphy On… Cover Songs — Why and Why Not

Some people are just flat-out smart-asses. It’s not necessarily a bad thing to be at times, mind you, but a good smart-ass pulls it...