Tag: race relations

Music, Popdose Conceptual Theater

Popdose Conceptual Theater: 7 Faces of Doctor Lao

Autumn, it seems to me, is a good time for fairy tales. With the nights getting longer, we gather ‘round the hearth, or nestle by a...

Current Events, Popdose, PopSmarts

PopSmarts: Yellow Perils

We’re well into Movember now, the month-long event wherein thousands of men worldwide grow mustaches to raise awareness of men’s health...

Like Omigod!, Music

Like, Omigod! Digging Through the ’80s Pop Culture Box, Part 19

Rounding the horn into the back half of Disc Five of this 7-disc set, things get (mildly) funky, we talk a little about race, and Jack...


How Bad Can It Be?, Television, TV Reviews

How Bad Can It Be?: “Steven Seagal: Lawman”

Pity poor Steven Seagal, the Forgotten Man of action movies. His fellow redneck / kung-fu badass Chuck Norris becomes popcult meme thanks...


Books, Current Events, Political Culture

Political Culture: Maybe Ayn Rand Needed a Little Christmas

I have to admit, I’m a bit conflicted this holiday season. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve been going through the motions — spending...


CD Reviews, How Bad Can It Be?, Music

How Bad Can It Be?: “Oh Happy Day: An All-Star Music Celebration”

Rock ‘n’ roll and Gospel music have a long and contentious history, traditionally operating at odds to one another; and while...


Book Reviews, Books, How Bad Can It Be?

How Bad Can It Be?: “Ted, White, and Blue: The Nugent Manifesto”

Thank God for Ted Nugent. Seriously. The guy is a true patriot, and he has strong notions about America and what makes her great, which he...