Popdose Flashback 1993: “Got Milk?” Debuts

I remember seeing someone leave a movie theater, grousing about what he had just seen, and asking anyone aloud, “Who gave that guy the money to make a __________movie?”

“That guy” was action director Michael Bay, the movie was either ...

You’re Dead to Us…The Miniseries

In which we look at once common curiosities of pop culture that don’t exist anymore, be it because of changing tastes, the fragmentation of culture, or merely the fickle nature of fads.

“This week our regular programming will be pre-empted so ...

The 5 Stages of Grief for a Tortured Football Fan

Disclaimer: As a lifelong Oakland/Los Angeles/Oakland Raiders fan, I do not lay claim to the Dickensian experience of sports suffering that Cardinals, Lions, or Bengals fans have historically endured. I am, however, quickly learning what a life of lowered expectations is all ...

Can you call it hype if no one actually reads it?

Time to let everyone in on a little secret.

Having served as an Official Mainstream Media Sports Journalist for a long time, I can tell you that we do indeed know that all this Super Bowl coverage is overkill.

No, most people ...

In which Popdose visits Lambeau Field

It’s as if every person you encounter is pleasantly stoned.

Everyone has a little smile. Everyone nods knowingly.

Welcome to Green Bay, Wisconsin, where the folks are blissed out because the Green Bay Packers are playing the Pittsburgh Steelers in Super ...

The Bigger Picture: In Glorious 3D!

It is a time of economic turmoil. The markets are going berserk; reacting like the headless chickens we already knew them to be. Our nation faces numerous crises both domestically and overseas. And all the while, Hollywood is experimenting with a “new” ...