Tag: William Shatner

Music, Popdose Lists

The Popdose 100: The Greatest Protest Songs of All Time

Can a song change the world? Popular music has always been looked on as something of a disposable pleasure: reflective of its times, sure,...

Music

10 Songs: Joe Jackson

You know Joe Jackson mainly by three songs. Here are ten others you should be aware of....

Farkakte Film Flashback, Film

Farkakte Film Flashback: Buggy “Ant-Man” Edition

I saw “Ant-Man” over the weekend, and given the fact that advance buzz (so to speak) was iffy, I was pleasantly surprised: It was the...

Film, Popdose Lists

Popdose Prime: Five Reasons Why “Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan” Is the Best “Star Trek” Movie

It should be obvious already, but in case you needed proof......

Books, Legendary

Legendary: Chapter 34

The final chapter of Legendary features a drive through town, a trip to the grocery store, and a perfect ending to a long and crazy day....

Books, Legendary

Legendary: Chapter 33

Brian returns to Eric's house and finally tells Allison his true feelings....

Television, The Three Strike Rule

The Three Strike Rule: “The Practice: The Final Season”

The final season of "The Practice" introduced James Spader as Alan Shore and William Shatner as Denny Crane, characters who went on to...

Film, Popdose Lists

Popdose Prime: Seven Dramatic Actors With Serious Comedic Ability

Comedy is serious business, which probably explains why these 7 dramatic actors are so good at it....

Popdose Interviews, Television

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...

Film

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....

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...

Film, Popdose Lists

Popdose Prime: 10 Movies That Are Fifth-quels (to Prepare You for “Scary Movie 5”)

Most movie series don’t make it to five films. Either the filmmakers run out of ideas, or the studio reboots the characters. The latest...

Sunshine

Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Weekly Mixtape: Some Rays of Sunshine in All This Darkness

It's been a rough summer for a lot of people out there, so let Popdose provide just a small pick-me-up for everyone....

Box Office Flashback, Film

Box Office Flashback: July 2, 1989

In popular culture 1989 was the year of the bat....

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...

Box Office Flashback, Film

Box Office Flashback: August 19, 1998

This week — a week late, to be perfectly honest — we revisit the dog days of summer '98!...

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Listmania, Television

Listmania: Popdose’s Favorite “SNL” Sketches

The Popdose Staff reminisces about 15 of its favorite sketches from the past 35 years of Saturday Night Live....

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Television, TV Reviews

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,...

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Television, TV Reviews

Popdose Fall TV Preview: Thursday

"Tuning into this show is the TV equivalent of paying someone to climb on your kitchen table and take a dump on your plate during every...

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Television

Popdose’s 2010 Fall TV Preview

Popdose preps you for the upcoming TV season with quick looks at some of the most anticipated new shows from the four major networks....

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Farkakte Film Flashback, Film

Farkakte Film Flashback Special: Admit It, You Wanna “Piranha”

As a lake full of pretty young co-eds prepares to be eaten by fish this weekend, Pete Chianca reflects on the bloodthirsty creatures of his...

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Current Events, Sugar Water, Television

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...

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Contests, Television

Popdose Contest: “Boston Legal” Premieres on TV Land!

Boston Legal, that fast-paced and irreverent series created by the famed David E. Kelly (The Practice, Ally McBeal) has joined the lineup...

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DVD Reviews, Film

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...

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Mellowmas, Music

The Twenty-Second Day of Mellowmas: DeYoungmas

This Mellowmas, we've heard bluegrass, tween pop, and Lemmy, but precious little in the way of old-fashioned Mellow Gold -- until now. It's...

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Film, Revival House

Revival House: “KHAAAAN!!!!”

In space, no one can hear you scream -- unless you're Bill Shatner yelling at Ricardo Montalban, in which case it'll just keep on echoing...

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How Bad Can It Be?, Television, TV on DVD

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

Happy Friday, Trekkies! It's time for another installment of How Bad Can It Be? -- and this time, Jack Feerick is taking a leak all over...

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Bootleg City, Music

Bootleg City: Evan Dando and the Lemonheads

To celebrate/exploit the release of Varshons, the new covers album by Evan Dando‘s Lemonheads, Bootleg City is covering its own...

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Current Events, Film, Sugar Water

Sugar Water: Running Scared From Progress

I didn’t accomplish much in April. Now it’s May. Oh yeah, I did ask my girlfriend, Aimiee, to marry me, as threatened in my...

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Music, Unsolicited Career Advice

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...