“Thriller a Broadway musical?” That’s how the Associated Press derisively reported plans to adapt Michael Jackson’s classic song/music video to a Broadway musical. It goes downhill from there; it seems the haters have written this one off about as fast … Continued
Monthly Archives: January 2009
It’s been a quiet week in popular culture.
We’re all weighing in on which pop song has the best plot. Make sure to read Part 1. “The Devil Went Down to Georgia,” The Charlie Daniels Band from fenzel Some stories reward that first read (like, say, Clear and … Continued
This is the first of what we hope will be a regular feature. In Think Tank, we’ll all join forces to tackle one question. To kick things off: Which pop song has the best plot? “Jungleland,” Bruce Springsteen from lee … Continued
The Overthinkers tackle listener questions, Barack Obama’s cult of personality, and the 2009 Oscar Nominations.
So I’m watching The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford the other day. It has a great cast which includes Brad Pitt, Casey Affleck, Sam Rockwell, and Clinton strategist and CNN commentator James Carville. The Ragin’ Cajun … Continued