Tag: The Producers

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #41: When You Think It’s All Over, It’s Not Over — Questions, Vol. I

In which I execute a pivot so sharp that only John Cleese can effectively prepare the audience for what's about to happen. And so he does....

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #34: Film the World Before It Happens

I got an idea and then ran with it...for an hour and 40 minutes....

Blu-ray Reviews, Film

Blu-ray Review: “The Producers” (1968)

Come back to a time when a scam was really a scam......

DVD Reviews, Film, Television

DVD Review: “Mel Brooks: Make a Noise”

Mel Brooks: Make A Noise -- Don't be schtupidt, be a schmarty!...

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Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Gunnar Nelson

Gunnar and Matthew Nelson have been forced to live without your love and affection for almost 20 years. Now, Nelson returns with a new...

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Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Rock End of the ’80s, Part 39

Shane MacGowan's teeth show up this week on Bottom Feeders and surprisingly they don't scare off Chrissie Hynde, Johnny Rotten or Iggy Pop....

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Film, Revival House

Revival House: Eleven Great Comedies

Everybody can use a good chuckle now and then, but the feeling one gets from uncontrollable laughter is hard to beat. I’m talking...

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Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’80s, Part 70

Dave Steed's Bottom Feeders moves into week three of the letter P, which means it's time for things to get mighty purple around here -- and...

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Music, The Producers

The Producers: Tommy’s Trials and Tribulations

I called my daughters to talk about Michael Jackson, because I know how important he was to them when they were teenagers. Young people all...

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Music, The Producers

The Producers: Ted Nugent Babysits, a Meaty “Free-for-All,” and Tom Werman’s “Greatest Misses”

The last installment prompted a number of responses having to do with a couple of bands that I and some of the readers feel should have...

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Music, The Producers

The Producers: Tom Werman, Chapter Seven

In this week's installment of The Producers, Tom Werman revisits the roaring '70s, including his work with the Nuge, Mother's Finest, and...

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Music, The Producers

The Producers: Tom Werman, Chapter Six

He's been on vacation for two weeks, but now Tom Werman is back with another installment of the series that looks back at his multiplatinum...

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Music, The Producers

The Producers: Tom Werman, Chapter Four

Editor’s Note: Earlier this week, a large chunk of this installment was lost in one of the Internet’s many tubes. We’ve...

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Music, The Producers

The Producers: Tom Werman, Chapter Three

The office I was given at Epic was located between the offices of Barry Kornfeld and Sandy Linzer, who were both A&R men and producers,...

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Music, The Producers

The Producers: Tom Werman, Chapter Two

Epic Records was located on the 13th floor of the imposing Eero Saarinen-designed CBS Building, dubbed “Black Rock” due to its...

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Music, The Producers

The Producers: Tom Werman, Chapter One

(Editor’s Note: Since Popdose’s earliest days, we’ve been blessed with some of the smartest and most music-savvy readers...