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The Blerd Radio Podcast (2016 | Episode 7) : 1996

The Blerd Radio Podcast (2016 | Episode 7) : 1996

A lot happened in 1996. Let’s stroll down memory lane in the latest Blerd Radio podcast.

Blerd Radio Presents: The Jheri Curl Chronicles Podcast (Episode 3)

Blerd Radio Presents: The Jheri Curl Chronicles Podcast (Episode 3)

Episode 3 of the Jheri Curl Chronicles is up, and we’re going from Jamaica (the island) to Jamaica (NY), with a stop to pick up George Benson.

So Much (Good) New Music This Week!

So Much (Good) New Music This Week!

A ton of great new music out in the past few days includes songs from Zo!, Justin Timberlake, De La Soul and the Red Hot Chili Peppers.

40 (Or So) Playlists For 40 Years: 1982

40 (Or So) Playlists For 40 Years: 1982

Damn, there was a lot of good music made in 1982.

Things I Do When I Can't Think Of Anything To Post: Hall & Oates Edition

Things I Do When I Can’t Think Of Anything To Post: Hall & Oates Edition

Daryl and John have been on my mind a lot these past few days…

Blerd Radio Travels To 1990 (Part 2!!)

Blerd Radio Travels To 1990 (Part 2!!)

(2015, Episode 4) Last week, I posted the first portion of our 2-part series celebrating all that was great (and a few things that weren’t) about 1990. While the first part focused heavily on film and TV, most of this second part is dedicated to our bread and butter-music. Here’s some of what gets discussed by  Big Money , Michael Parr , Dr. Z and The Packet Man (Michael Cunningham) in this episode: The Milli Vanilli Lip Sync Scandal: And how no one thought it odd that people who barely […]

Random Thoughts: Ferguson Edition

Random Thoughts: Ferguson Edition

I’ve been thinking recently about thought suppression. I’m pretty sure anyone who has been through a traumatic incident has done it, even if they’re not aware of it. Something painful or uncomfortable pops into your head, you reflexively think of something else to try to eliminate that painful feeling as quickly as possible. What may seem like general absentmindedness to the casual observer may actually be a lot more involved than that. What’s my point? I’m not sure, actually. (updated: […]

Some Way Out Funk Courtesy Of The Legendary Steve Arrington

Some Way Out Funk Courtesy Of The Legendary Steve Arrington

Have you had your funk today?

Michael Jackson Talks Quincy, "Ben" & Perfection In Rare 1980 Interview

Michael Jackson Talks Quincy, “Ben” & Perfection In Rare 1980 Interview

A rare interview given by Michael Jackson during his first blush with adult solo success has surfaced. Give it a listen.

Flashback: The Popblerd Staff Remembers 9/11 (From 2011)

Flashback: The Popblerd Staff Remembers 9/11 (From 2011)

Alan Jackson famously asked “Where Were You (When The World Stopped Turning)” in a hit single, and while the world didn’t come to a full stop on September 11th, 2011, we did witness the largest-ever full scale attack on America. 10 years later, much has changed beyond the collapse of the World Trade Center towers. Long lines for security at airports are the norm these days. Muslims have become Public Enemy #1. The terror alert system instituted immediately after the […]

Jheri Curl Special: Ranking Every #1 R&B Hit Of The ’80s From Worst To First (150-141)

Jheri Curl Special: Ranking Every #1 R&B Hit Of The ’80s From Worst To First (150-141)

Luther, I don’t know how exactly to tell you this; but there is a REALLY weird forest scene behind you.

Jheri Curl Special: Ranking Every #1 R&B Hit Of The '80s From Worst To First (223-221)

Jheri Curl Special: Ranking Every #1 R&B Hit Of The ’80s From Worst To First (223-221)

Surface showers you with 4 minutes of awful, as we count down each song to hit #1 on Billboard’s R&B chart during the ’80s.