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. ...



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

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


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....


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"...


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...


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...


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...


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....


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...


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...



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...


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...



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...


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...