Tag: United States

Current Events, Pop Politico

Pop Politico: “Potter Isn’t Selling, Potter’s Buying”

The stock market crash leads to the inevitable question: is the sky falling? ...

Popdose Flashback

Popdose Flashback Returns!

Get ready to go back in time......

Current Events

Just Remember, It’s Your Fault

The NRA redefined Epic Fail in December 2012....

Film

Thanks for the Turkey: “Supercar”

Had too much sugar to eat or are you watching Supercar?...

Current Events

Through The Course Of Never Forgetting

None will ever forget. Some enjoy the anger more than others....

Music, The Weekly Mixtape

Popdose: Coverage!

Here's some tunes you might know of......

Current Events, Dw. Dunphy On...

Dw Dunphy On…Stupid Humans

The species is doomed. Here are four more indicators of our extinction....

Film

Happy (What’s Left Of) Nigel Tufnel Day!

Optimism, thy name is Nigel Tufnel....

Music

Cover Your Ass: The Popdose Staff Sings!

We've suffered for our art. Now it's your turn. Introducing Cover Your Ass, the Popdose cover song project....

DVD Reviews, Music

DVD Review: The Lost Dogs, “It Came From The Basement”

The Lost Dogs emerge with a vintage concert for the DVD release, It Came From The Basement....

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Current Events

Thoughts On A Hostage Crisis

Thoughts On A Hostage Crisis: Think a US default won't affect you directly and immediately? Think again....

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Books, Kirkus Reviews

Popdose at Kirkus Reviews: Daddy, Tell Me An F-ing Bedtime Story

Popdose and Kirkus delve into that lovely, genteel bedtime tome, Go The Fuck To Sleep....

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Books, Kirkus Reviews

Popdose At Kirkus Reviews: You’re A Stand-Up Guy, Charlie Brown

Charlie Brown and I go way back, and the longer I live, the more I realize Charlie Brown was not a put-upon child, but a middle-aged man....

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Consumerism, Current Events, Dw. Dunphy On...

Dw. Dunphy On… Absolute Double-Dip — We Are Going There

In spite of what the financial pundits say, Popdose's Dw. Dunphy says double-dip recession is not only possible, but inevitable....

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Music, Rock Court

Rock Court, Small Claims Division: Madonna v. Lady Gaga

The question's not whether Gaga's latest sounds like Madonna's hit. The question is whether she meant it or whether it was just born that...

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Music, Rock Court

Rock Court, Small Claims Division: The Alan Parsons Project v. Lady Antebellum

Don't think sorry's easily said, unless you're guilty. Popdose ponders this latest round of plagiarism speculation....

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Music, Popdose Secret Single

Secret Single: The Police, “Synchronicity II”

Popdose explores a B-side from one of the Police's darkest recording sessions....

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Film, Television

Popdose Roundtable: Hail to the Chief

If everyone did a "Favorite Movie Presidents" post, would Popdose do it too? Yes, and then we'd jump off a bridge....

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Music

Secret Single: Richard Simmons, “Reach”

In 1982 Richard Simmons put out a record. (Yeah, we thought that too.)...

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Music

Secret Single: Shamus M’cool, “American Memories”

Unlock the mysteries of one of the most sought-after 45 RPM records, Shamus M'Cool's "American Memories."...

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Dw. Dunphy On..., Music

Dw. Dunphy On… J-Pop-a-Rama!

Popdose presents four examples of Japanese power pop, courtesy of super-blog Power Pop Overdose....

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Harper's Findings, Music

Harper’s Index: January 2011

Statistics chosen at random from the latest Harper’s Index, with corresponding mp3s. Rank of “disappointed” among terms used...

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Music

KBCO Studio C: Volume 8

(Don’t forget that the KBCO Studio C series benefits the Boulder County AIDS Project, so if you’re so inclined, please...

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Linkfest, Popdose Lists

The Friday Linkfest: 12/17/10

The Internet moves fast. Here’s a fond look back at our favorite links from the last seven days: Games beat books 2:1 on...

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Soccer, Sports

World Cup: Matchday 16 Recaps and Matchday 17 Previews

My apologies for the lack of updates over the past few days. As much as I love the World Cup, I was on the verge of becoming a full-on...

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Soccer, Sports

World Cup: Recap of United States v. Algeria and England v. Slovenia

United States 1-0 Algeria Slovenia 0-1 England Last night, a friend quoted the speech given by Herb Brooks (as portrayed by Kurt Russell)...

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Soccer, Sports

World Cup: Matchday 12 Recap and Matchday 13 Previews

It’s tough to follow two games simultaneously. Over the years I’ve found that the best way for me to do this is to put the game...

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Soccer, Sports

World Cup: Matchday 8 Recap and Matchday 9 Previews

Germany 0-1 Serbia I disagree with the conventional wisdom on the sending off of Miroslav Klose. Yes, it was harsh, but he was already on a...

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Soccer, Sports

World Cup: Matchday 7 Recap and Matchday 8 Previews

Argentina 4-1 South Korea Questions about whether or not Maradona could mold this offense into a cohesive unit were answered with another...

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Soccer, Sports

World Cup: Matchday 2 Recap and Matchday 3 Preview

Every Friday throughout the World Cup, WNYC’s excellent Soundcheck program will focus on the music of the nations at the World Cup....