Tag: Steve Martin

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...

Music, Popdose Tribute

Popdose Tribute: Michael Brown (1949-2015)

Popdose Staffers Robert Ross, Ken Shane, and Dw Dunphy; and syndicated D.J. Dave "the Rave" Kapulsky take a look at the genius behind The...

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: November 22, 2013

It's the Friday Five! Shuffle through five random tracks from your library and share it with the Popdose community....

Music, Popdose, Single Play

Single Play (Week of 5/20/13)

New music from Steve Martin and Edie Brickell, The Bora, Abigail Washburn, and Smallpools on "Single Play" this week!...

Film, Popdose Lists

Popdose Prime: 10 Movies Based on Old TV Shows That Probably Aren’t as Good as “Star Trek Into Darkness”

Proof positive that Hollywood had no idea how to turn a TV show into a movie during the '90s...

'Face Time, Music

‘Face Time: Fall Out Boy, “I’m Like a Lawyer With the Way I’m Always Trying to Get You Off (Me & You)”

Join Popdose for a look back at three decades of Babyface's wide-ranging influence as a singer, songwriter, and producer....

Film, Popdose Lists

Popdose Prime: 10 Movies That Are Remakes of Classic Horror Films

Horror movies derive most of their power and enjoyment (you sicko) from a combination of novelty and surprise.The novelty: how the...

Television, TV on DVD

DVD Review: “Steve Martin: The Television Stuff”

The target audience for the new Steve Martin box set will remember a time when “on-demand” meant tuning into a television program at...

TV Reviews

TV Review: American Masters “Johnny Carson: King of Late Night”

PBS premieres a fascinating look at the life of television icon, Johnny Carson....

Blu-ray Reviews, Film

Blu-ray Review: “The Big Year”

"The Big Year" may not be a laugh riot, but it's better than you'd think....

Box Office Flashback, Film

Box Office Flashback: January 9, 1992

Where does the time go? SERIOUSLY, WHERE DID THE PAST WEEK GO? Let's find out together as we collectively experience a Box Office Flashback...

Lefschmutz, Music

Lefschmutz: Bob Lefsetz’s Mother Wants an iPhone

In which Bob Lefsetz tells of his attempt to teach his mother how to use her newfangled Apple gizmos. ...

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Music

Big Songs: The Left Banke, “Walk Away Renee”

Popdose.com delves into "Walk Away Renee" to discuss that rare bird, the unrequited love song....

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Television, TV on DVD

TV on DVD: “Tonight: 4 Decades of ‘The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson'”

What made Johnny Carson the late-night king? Scott Malchus takes a look in his review of a new box of Tonight Show episodes....

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Basement Songs: 52 Saturday Nights, Film

Basement Songs: “L.A. Story”

Scott Malchus falls in love with Los Angeles and Steve Martin's "L.A. Story"...

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Music, Ticket Stub

Ticket Stub: Alabama in Alabama, February ’82

I’m not gonna lie, I was shocked to find out that Alabama actually played concerts outside of Alabama….that is, at least one...

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Film, Soundtrack Saturday

Soundtrack Saturday: “Planes, Trains and Automobiles”

Before Zach Galifianakis was Between Two Ferns John Candy was "between two pillows." Kelly Stitzel explores the soundtrack to the...

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Current Events, Political Culture

Political Culture: How to Take a “Leap of Faith” … and Fall Flat on Your Ass

As a disastrous new show stumbles toward Broadway and "Glee" rebounds from its worst episode, can issues of religious belief inspire decent...

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Farkakte Film Flashback, Film

Farkakte Film Flashback: Fred vs. Pee-wee Edition

Is the YouTube sensation known as Fred the new Pee-Wee Herman, or a harbinger of hell on earth? Pete Chianca knows the answer....

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Popdose Interviews, Television

You’re the Voice: Rob Paulsen

In his career, Rob Paulsen has voiced a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle, an Animaniac, a genetically modified mouse with a Cockney accent, and...

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Farkakte Film Flashback, Film

Farkakte Film Flashback: Strange Magic

There is a new Harry Potter movie out this week, which millions of fans are extremely excited about, even though they’ve all read...

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Music

Top of the First: Popdose’s Music Picks for 2009 (So Far)

With the first six months of 2009 on the books, the Popdose staff has once again huddled up, made a list of its favorite albums of the year...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Steve Martin, “The Crow: New Songs for the Five-String Banjo”

If, upon hearing the news that Steve Martin has a banjo album, you have an image of Martin in overalls and a straw hat displaying a...

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Music

The Year in Rock: 1978

Although released in late 1977, the Saturday Night Fever soundtrack would be impossible to ignore for much of 1978, with the Bee...

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Lost in the '70s, Music

Lost in the ’70s: Steve Martin, “Grandmother’s Song”

You know what I miss? Novelty songs. Not just the typical “Weird Al” parodies, but wholly original works that slipped into the...