The Friday Five: March 20, 2015

Friday Five : |ˈfrīdā – fīv| : On the sixth day of every week, I hit the shuffle button in iTunes and share the first five tracks and thought for each track. Sometimes there is a playlist involved, occasionally we’ll ...

The Friday Five: June 6, 2014

Friday Five : |ˈfrīdā – fīv| : On the sixth day of every week, I hit the shuffle button in iTunes and share the first five tracks and thought for each track. Sometimes there is a playlist involved, occasionally we’ll have a ...

Short Attention Span Oscars: 11 Mini Movie Music Video Classics

I haven’t seen ANY of this year’s slew of “Best Picture” nominees. Besides the high price of tickets and parking, I simply can’t sit still while today’s over-indulged directors take up to THREE hours tell their freaking stories.

All great ...

Bottom Feeders: The Rock End of the ’80s, Final.

So folks, the end is here.  It’s been more than three years, with only a handful of weeks off that Bottom Feeders has run on Wednesday mornings. We started with numbers 41-100 of the Billboard Hot 100 chart and then ...

Sugar Water: Have You Had a Skin Orgasm Lately?

A recent report in the journal Social Psychology and Personality Science states that music-derived chills, “sometimes known as aesthetic chills, thrills, shivers, frisson, and even skin orgasms … involve a seconds-long feeling of goose bumps, tingling, and shivers” in ...

Uncovered: ZZ Top, “Afterburner”

Have you ever wondered what inspired the images on your favorite album covers? With Uncovered, we discuss the stories behind the artwork with the people who made them. This week, we talk with Barry E. Jackson, the ...

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’80s, Part 103

It’s the final week of Bottom Feeders here at Popdose. It’s a sad moment for me in a way, as it’s taken up two years of my life, but I’ve enjoyed every minute of it. I loved going back and hearing all ...

The Friday Mixtape: 10/9/09

No major theme this week, folks. Next week, on the other hand, will have a theme very close to me, so don’t forget to stop by for that one. Yeah, next week’s mixtape is gonna RAWK, ...

Caught on Tape: Getting Sleazy With ZZ

Every day for two weeks, I had heard the song rise from what must have been a pair of seriously powered speakers, floating out over the hills of Hollywood like some sweetly-scented audio pollen. The music had to be screaming from those ...