When you think summertime, you think DJ Jazzy Jeff…right? Well, our latest podcast also ensures that you’ll be thinking about Dr Gonzo, Mike D. and Big Money’s latest podcast. Have a listen!
One of us was at the American Idol season finale hanging out with Hee Jun and one of us was waiting at home for their sister to give birth. I’m not going to spoil who is who. Whoops, I think the photo on the right gave it away. Oh well. Tiffany ( @TVProducerLady ) was live at the American Idol finale so we’ll discuss the events as they happened. She’ll let us know who the live crowd saw as the big [...]
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Tiffany aka ( @TVProducerLady ) and I are back, back again. Yes, we’re back, tell a friend. (Tiffany is a huge Eminem fan, so that was a little shout-out to her man.) We’re back to discuss the top three in this season’s American Idol. We declare Jessica, Joshua, and Phillip as the best final three in American Idol history. And we don’t just declare it without backup. We go through every season’s top three and remind you how unmemorable these top [...]
It’s been a fairly eventful first three episodes of the American Idol finals of season 11. Just three weeks in and we already have four eliminations and the season is just about to start heating up. Joining me this time, just like last time, is my homie from the hood, Tiffany, who you all can follow on Twitter at @TVProducerLady . Tiffany was live at Wednesday’s performance show so she has all the skinny on how it went down live. I [...]
Guess what, folks? It’s time for another Blerd Radio episode! This episode finds Big Money Mike joined by Popblerd co-conspirators Mike Duquette and Zack Stiegler and special guest Michael Parr . Among the topics discussed: -The quality of Bruce Springsteen’s Wrecking Ball album, the similarity of a certain track to a song by They Might Be Giants, and the curious lack of people of color at your average Boss show. -The underwhelming singles from Madonna’s upcoming MDMA album. Has the Queen of Pop lost [...]
Later this week, the top 13 for season 11 of American Idol sing for their pop lives. I will blog the happenings here every week. I’ve watched nearly every episode of American Idol, so I know a little bit about this show. But I grabbed someone who knows even more about this show than I do, and she’s someone who I first met when I was in grade school. My friend Tiffany, who you can follow on Twitter @TVProducerLady , and [...]
It’s been a long time, we shouldn’t have left you…yeah, we’ve been there before, haven’t we? Well, we were gone for two whole months-encompassing most of the holiday season. But we’re back and we don’t intend on leaving you again anytime soon. In this episode, Mike and Jesse atone for their absence (again) but hit the ground running. There’s some Super Bowl news, some Oscar nominations news. We defend Nickelback (sort of), anticipate the new Van Halen album, watch Elton [...]
If you haven’t seen the Popblerd Staff’s Best Of Music 2011 list, check it out . Big Money and I discussed this list in the year end edition of Blerd Radio. We go over the top 40 albums of the year and discuss our thoughts of where certain albums landed. Did Bon Iver deserve to be our top album of the year? What kind of songs will Adele write in five years? Do the Beastie Boys deserve to be so high on the [...]
“It’s been a long time…we shouldn’t have left you…” Yeah, yeah, I’m sure you’ve heard those words coming out of our collective mouth before, but this time we MEAN it. After a two-month hiatus, we are back with the 11th episode of our award-winning, highly anticipated podcast. Things are going a mile a minute on this one, so hang on to your seats. In this episode, Mike and Jesse discuss…(inhale) the Penn State scandal, the deaths of Heavy D., Andy [...]
The day before the X Factor show takes off with the top 12, we give you a preview podcast talking about the show thus far, what to expect this season, and a little bit of X Factor UK history from my main man Aaron Hobart, aka Aaron Dammit. Aaron is a fan of the UK version of X Factor and he drops some knowledge about the last two seasons, which plays as a mini-preview of what we can expect for [...]
Guess what? We’re in double figures!! Welcome to Blerd Radio Episode 10. We had a wee bit of trouble with this one, hopefully you’re able to get through the slight audio glitches. In this episode, we discuss everything from our new comics column to our dinner with Mike Doughty. We mourn the 10th anniversary of 9/11, check in on the status of hurricane victims, criticize this year’s VMAs, try to understand how Lil Wayne sold almost a million copies in [...]