Greetings and welcome to CHART ATTACK!, the long-defunct-but-now-resurrected series where we take a look back at a Billboard Top 10 chart from yesteryear, and try to remember what we loved about…
Jason Hare used to love Christmas. He feels differently now.
Five years may be a long time to wait for a new release from Deb Talan and Steve Tannen — better known as The Weepies — but there probably aren’t…
Now here’s a little story we got to tell / About two bad brothers at the gates of Mell
Perfect for your soul-crushing trip to the mall on this Black Friday: A rundown of a classic Top 10 from November 1983. It’s the Popdose Podcast, Episode 22: CHART ATTACK! Edition!
To celebrate the twentieth episode of The Popdose Podcast, Jeff, Jason and Dave are joined by music industry veteran (and longtime Popdose supporter) Peter Lubin for a varied and fascinating discussion on the biz. Take a listen!
Jeff Giles, Jason Hare and Dave Lifton finally take the heat off of mothers and focus on fathers — Jason’s dad Gary joins us for Episode 19 of The Popdose Podcast!
Fandom: what does it mean, who inspires it, and where will you go in its name? We have some thoughts on the subject, and you’ll hear ’em on Episode 18 of The Popdose Podcast!
If you were stranded on a desert island with Richard Marx, here are the five things you would need to keep him happy.
After a three-month hiatus, Jeff, Jason, and Dave are back to rip apart a Billboard Top 10 from 1985. It’s the Popdose Podcast, Episode 16: CHART ATTACK! Edition!
Richard Marx chats with Popdose about his past & present career, his favorite role in the industry these days, why he hid his smile in the ’80s and much more.
In a world filled with awkward family holiday reunions, three men gather to remind you that it could be worse: you could be a Brady or Stewart Copeland. Join Jeff Giles, Jason Hare and Dave Lifton for a discussion of the best and worst pop culture reunions on Episode 15 of The Popdose Podcast!
Hi! This is Ethan. Well, technically, he’s Super Ethan in this picture. Which makes sense, ’cause Ethan is my super-awesome nephew. Ethan turned nine years old last month. Which means…
Jason Hare catches up with Deb Talan and Steve Tannen of The Weepies following the release of their new record, Be My Thrill, and their first tour in four years.
What’s the easiest way for a record company to take your money every holiday season? Box sets! Join Jeff Giles, Jason Hare and Dave Lifton for a discussion of the best and worst compilations on the most recent episode of the Popdose Podcast!
Jason Hare reflects on the 20th anniversary of Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1 — the beginning of the end for George Michael’s US career.
Your Popdose Podcast hosts may be on vacation this month, but that doesn’t mean we don’t have fresh content for you! Episode 12 brings an hour’s worth of excellent outtakes from Jeff Giles, Jason Hare and Dave Lifton!
Eric Carmen goes heavy on the Aqua Net, Jane Wiedlin makes googly-eyes at Jason Hare and Jeff Giles loses $20 — it’s all part of the latest edition of CHART ATTACK!
As the story goes, the initial scene backstage at Lilith Fair in 1997 was a somewhat lonely one: many of the featured artists stayed in their individual dressing rooms with…
While there may not be a specific topic for Episode 10 of the Popdose Podcast, we promise you more intriguing and immature conversation between Jeff Giles, Jason Hare and Dave Lifton, culminating in an analysis of prosthetic…well, you’ll have to listen for yourself. Enjoy!
Last year I reviewed the phenomenal book Queen: The Ultimate Illustrated History of the Crown Kings of Rock. Although I spent a couple of hours reading it before my review,…
Join Jeff Giles, Jason Hare and Dave Lifton for a fantastic discussion about Drooling Fanaticism with special guest Steve Almond, author of the book Rock and Roll Will Save Your Life. It’s all in Episode 9 of the Popdose Podcast!
In honor of Easter, join Jeff Giles, Jason Hare and Dave Lifton as they talk about resurrection — pop culture style! It’s all in Episode 8 of the Popdose Podcast!
In a 1995 interview with Canada’s MuchMusic, Barenaked Ladies’ vocalist Steven Page attempted to describe his band’s new philosophy following the departure of keyboardist/percussionist Andy Creeggan. For a while, he…
On Episode 7 of the Popdose Podcast, your three favorite a**holes convene to discuss the science of a**holeology — with a very special guest from the actual field. Our best episode yet is but a click away!
In his latest edition of Adventures Through the Mines of Mellow Gold, Jason Hare explores the phenomena of “gentle rocking,” brought to us by a Lebanese Canadian hunk in 1974.
Who the hell is Greg Guidry? Why is he goin’ down, and apart from the usual, what does Michael McDonald have to do with all of this? Find out in Jason Hare’s latest Mellow Gold adventure!
The exhaustive Genesis re-release program comes to a close with this final DVD boxed set, containing five live concerts and much additional material. Jason Hare determines whether it’s worth the purchase.
Back in August, we here at Popdose were happy to run a contest sponsored by DKNY, featuring their DKNY Be Delicious fragrance. As I said back then, I love the…
Join us for Episode 6 of the Popdose Podcast, where Jeff Giles, Dave Lifton and Jason Hare celebrate Black History Month in their own unique way — featuring very special guest Mike Heyliger!
Here at Popdose, we’re proud to say we’re both growers and showers: as our roster of ever-phenomenal writers (writing ever-phenomenal stories) increases, so does our popularity within the blogosphere. And…