Archive: December 16, 2007 - December 22, 2007

The Two-Minute Man, Episode 6: The Boss Is The Loser (Almost) Edition

Hey, Ho! Let's Go! We continue to alternate good and bad weeks in Two-Minute Man land. After last week's clunker it's a very strong pre-Christmas batch, with only the presence of surfer dude Jack Johnson keeping The Boss out of the bottom spot on our 94.7/The Globe playlist. 1....

By David Malitz | December 21, 2007; 2:05 PM ET | Comments (6)

I (Heart) 'Walk Hard'

'In my dreams, you're blowing me/Some kisses' I'm obsessed with "Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story." Not necessarily because the movie is great (though I did think it was pretty funny, in a stupidly over-the-top "Anchorman" sort of way); but because of the music, which is flat-out fantastic. Who...

By J. Freedom du Lac | December 21, 2007; 11:03 AM ET | Comments (5)

With (Darlene) Love, A Christmas Gift For You

Last week, I blogged about Billboard's Hot Holiday Songs chart, which was topped, yet again, by Brenda Lee's "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree." The chart is pretty lame: All that gag-inducing treacle and Trans-Siberian Orchestra - and, as I noted, not a James Brown or Sufjan song in sight....

By J. Freedom du Lac | December 20, 2007; 9:43 AM ET | Comments (0)

Talk Talk: A Conversation With Spoon's Britt Daniel and Jim Eno

Spoon, looking sharp. (By Autumn De Wilde) Here's something leftover from our Virgin Festival coverage. I had a few minutes to chat with Britt Daniel and Jim Eno of Spoon after their (admittedly) lackluster set at Pimlico and was too lazy to transcribe it after the fact. So why...

By David Malitz | December 19, 2007; 8:48 AM ET | Comments (4)

PR Pitches We Never Finished Reading: Vol. 1, No. 4

Subject: DON'T MISS BARRY MANILOW PERFORMING ON BRIAN BOITANO'S SKATI......

By J. Freedom du Lac | December 18, 2007; 10:50 AM ET | Comments (0)

Patti LaBelle Is Unintelligible (Even When She Isn't)

Patti LaBelle: "I love lamp!" (File Photo) Are you psyched for NBC's "Clash of the Choirs"?! What's that? You'd rather drive spikes in your eyes than watch the sure-to-be-hokey reality show that pits five choirs, led by luminaries such as Michael Bolton and Nick Lachey, against each other in...

By David Malitz | December 17, 2007; 8:30 AM ET | Comments (0)

 

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