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Cover Me, Music

Cover Me, Game Nine

Man your battlestations, it’s time for another quiz. No clue for this week’s puzzle, as you guys are far too good at this...

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Current Events

Confab-ulous? Obama vs. McCain: Round 1

Ted Asregadoo This is the first time Barack Obama and John McCain have faced each other as competitors rather than Senate colleagues, and...

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Mope Like Me, Music

Mope Like Me: Duran Duran, “Save a Prayer” (Best Remix Ever)

Yep, another Duran Duran post from Popdose’s resident DD fanboy (or Durannie, as we were once called). Between this, my White Label...

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Current Events, Pop Politico

Pop Politico: “Crisis Politics”

Between the Devil and the deep blue sea. Those are our options in dealing with this financial mess — or so it seems if you’ve...

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Cover Me, Music

Cover Me, Game Eight

Are these quizzes still bringing on the heartbreak, or is this the time you show that you’re for real? Or did I just give you a clue...

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Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “The Who as a Cover Band”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE This mix all started with an article on Billboard.com that I sent to Jason Hare. It was about how the...

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Music, White Label

White Label Wednesday: Nicolette Larson, “Lotta Love”

I’ve never been a big fan of Neil Young — I’ll just say it, it’s that pinched voice of his — but I will...

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Cover Me, Music

Cover Me, Game Seven

Okay, last week was just too easy. Time to spice things up a bit. Below are magnified fragments of 25 album covers. Most of them are...

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Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “It’s a Big World”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE Hello, my Mix Six friends!  I was trolling the Internets the other day and was curious about popular songs in...

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Mope Like Me, Music

Mope Like Me: Teenage Fanclub, “Alcoholiday”

My girlfriend Kim (a.k.a. College Ex #2) hated this song from the start. I can’t say I blame her, really. Not because the song is bad...

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Cover Me, Music

Cover Me, Game Six

Was last week’s quiz one born of frustration? Sorry, sometimes I just can’t help it. Did I just give you a clue to one of the...

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Music, White Label

White Label Wednesday: Edelweiss, “Bring Me Edelweiss”

“Awwwww, yeah! I see a real woman, I need to grab her, she busts out yodelin’…” There is just no better way to...

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Cover Me, Music

Cover Me, Game Five

You guys are way too good at this. Fortunately for you, I had already created a bunch of these quizzes before I realized how quickly...

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Mope Like Me, Music

Mope Like Me: The Waltons, “Heels Upon My Head”

Pull out the headphones for this one, kids. Otherwise, you laptop toters will hear nothing until the 19-second mark. I wonder if a label...

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Current Events, Political Culture, Pop Politico, Television

Donkey Kong: “Michelle Obama Is Hot”

Jon: What were your impressions of Ted & the Kennedys? He looked pretty good, considering. Ted: He did a very good job. Kennedy...

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Cover Me, Music

Cover Me, Game Four

Hey, you! Don’t watch that, watch this! Ah, but you knew that already, didn’t you? Am I going soft on you? I’ll never...

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Listening Booth, Music

Listening Booth: Toadies, “No Deliverance”

If music were like food, the Toadies’ new CD, No Deliverance, would be a steak and baked potato entree, with maybe a sprig of parsley...

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Music, White Label

White Label Wednesday: The Future Sound of London, “Papua New Guinea”

Imagine my surprise when I visited my then-girlfriend – anyone who read my Valentine’s Day piece knows her well – over...

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Cover Me, Music

Cover Me, Game Three

Yeaaaaaaaaah, we’re stereotypes, there must be more to life. Do I have your number? Or did I just give you a clue to one of the album...

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Dw. Dunphy On..., Music

Dw. Dunphy On… Darn Floor Big Bite

Have you read the entertainment news today? Oh boy. A particularly dreadful tune is set to break some major records for sales, this...

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Mope Like Me, Music

Mope Like Me: George Michael, “Cowboys and Angels”

The public, by and large, did not respond well to George Michael’s first attempt at career suicide — he’s since found...

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Cover Me, Music

Cover Me, Game Two

Welcome back, my friends, to the show that never ends…well, I suppose it will end, as soon as I run out of ideas for album covers,...

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Mix Six, Music

(Vinyl Record Day) Mix Six: “Soundtrack Sounds of the ’80s”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE When you’re a young adult and trying to find your way in the world, it can be a very liberating...

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Music, White Label

White Label Wednesday: The Justified Ancients of Mu Mu, “It’s Grim Up North (Part I)”

Hope you’re not wearing anything too fancy, because we’re about to get dirty. Bill Drummond and Jimmy Caulty have about as many...

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Cover Me, Music

Cover Me, Game One

(NOTE: Name That Tune will return next week at its usual time. ‘Til then, please enjoy this sneak peek at David Medsker’s Cover...

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Mope Like Me, Music

Mope Like Me: Kate Bush, “Never Be Mine”

Kate Bush’s watershed moment is and always will be 1985’s Hounds of Love, and rightly so, but this week we focus on a song from...

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Mope Like Me, Music

Mope Like Me: Julian Lennon, “Angillette”

Let us take a quick trip back to the land of Cutouts Gone Wild! and unearth a song that was heard by roughly 17 people upon its release in...

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Contests, Music, Popdose

Popdose Contest: Win Tickets to the New American Music Union Festival

This year’s newest music festival, the New American Music Union, takes place in Pittsburgh on August 8th and 9th — and Popdose...

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Music, White Label

White Label Wednesday: Tin Tin, “Kiss Me”

Boing-ga-boing-ga-boing-boing, snap! Now that is a hook, bitches. For a long time, the name Stephen Duffy was nothing more to me than the...

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Mope Like Me, Music

Mope Like Me: ‘Til Tuesday, “David Denies”

Welcome to the latest Popdose column to address our overall lack of self-esteem, Mope Like Me. White Label Wednesday fans, fear not —...