Legendary: Chapter 34

The story so far:  After a long shift at work, Allison went off to a party with her best friend, Gwen. Although Brian, the boy she loves, was going to be there with his girlfriend, Kate, she still wanted to step out ...

Legendary: Chapter 33

The story so far: Allison or Kate. All day long, Brian has been faced with the decision of who to pursue and whose heart the break. It may seem that Brian is just your typical indecisive, teenage boy, but it’s easy to ...

7 Dramatic Actors With Serious Comedic Ability

America will get treated to yet another dark comedy about the Mafia this Friday, when The Family opens. It stars Robert DeNiro, Michelle Pfeiffer, Tommy Lee Jones, the blonde cheerleader from Glee, and some other kid. This is certainly not the first ...

The Popdose Interview: William Shatner

William Shatner is one of the greatest Canadian exports of all time, a full-fledged North American treasure. He is also a man who is unafraid to stay on topic, so if you’d like to get him to open up, it’s best to ...

The Great Summer Movies: KHAAAAAAAAN

There’s an old man on a spaceship. He’s cheated death, tricked his way out of death, and patted himself on the back for his ingenuity. He never loses. He’s facing down a madman with a vendetta against him, and he’s literally racing ...

Box Office Flashback: July 2, 1989

As the latest round of would-be blockbusters packs ‘em in at a theater near you, Popdose looks back at the box office totals of yesteryear. This week we revisit the top ten films of July 2, 1989! (No, that date isn’t ...

Box Office Flashback: January 9, 1992

As the latest round of would-be blockbusters packs ‘em in at a theater near you, Popdose looks back at the box office totals of yesteryear. This week we revisit the top ten films of January 9, 1992! (Yes, “we” should’ve revisited ...

Box Office Flashback: August 19, 1998

As the latest round of would-be blockbusters packs ‘em in at a theater near you, Popdose looks back at the box office totals of yesteryear. This week we revisit the top ten films of August 19, 1998!

Welcome to Box Office ...

Listmania: Popdose’s Favorite “SNL” Sketches


When the indefatigable Dw. Dunphy asked Popdose’s writers to come up with a list of ten classic Saturday Night Live sketches, we quickly got bogged down in trying to rank them — by theme, by season, by cast member, etc. ...

TV Review: “$#*! My Dad Says” Is Still $#*!

How did I end up here, on a Thursday night, flipping through the channels and suddenly landing on CBS; y’know, the Tiffany Network, or more accurately as of late, the network where the cops are hunting down the killer/abductor/threatening presence against ...

Popdose Fall TV Preview: Thursday

It’s almost over! Fall premieres week is winding down and there are only a few more shows to review. Today the Popdose staff looks at the new Thursday shows. What did you think?

My Generation (ABC) – My Generation ...

Popdose’s 2010 Fall TV Preview

It’s that time of the year again. The major networks roll out a slew of new shows, hoping that one or two of them will be the next Friends or Grey’s Anatomy, and none of them will suffer the same fate ...

Sugar Water: $#*! You’ll Be Hearing on TV Soon

On May 12 the American Civil Liberties Union filed two free-speech lawsuits in Scranton, Pennsylvania, defending citizens who were charged with using profanity by local police. Seven days later CBS announced its fall schedule, which includes the

DVD Review: William Shatner in “Kingdom of the Spiders”

Giant insects were all the rage in the nuclear-obsessed 50s—the king-sized ants of Them! (1954) led to an all-out assault of creepy-crawlies, with Tarantula (1955), The Black Scorpion (1957), The Deadly Mantis (1957), and Earth vs. the Spider (1958) part of the ...

How Bad Can It Be?: “Star Trek: The Animated Series”

My usual modus operandi with this column — and the reason why its title is phrased as a question — is to look for signs of quality in cultural products for which I have no reasonable expectation of finding ...

Unsolicited Career Advice for… Jandek

To know the unknowable is one of the great pursuits of sentient beings everywhere.  Has been for as long as there’s been sentient beings.  But to truly know the unknowable (or at least be rendered confused and queasy from it), spend an ...