Sarah Zupko
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PopMatters Editor & Publisher

Sarah Zupko founded PopMatters, one of the largest independent cultural criticism magazines on the web, back in the Internet's early days of 1999. Zupko is a former Executive Producer for Tribune Media Services, the media syndication arm of the Tribune Company, and a 10-year veteran of Tribune. Her other pursuits involve writing historical fiction and research in the fields of Slavic and German history, as well as general European cultural and intellectual history. Zupko studied musicology, film, and drama at the University of Chicago and media theory at the University of Texas, where she received her M.A.

Features // 6 Articles
Reviews // 143 Articles
Blogs // 365 Articles
News // 7 Articles

Now Hear This!: Parker Millsap - 'Parker Millsap' (album premiere) | 27 Jan 2014 // 9:20 PM

PopMatters is pleased to premiere Parker Millsap's self-titled album, the latest from the wise-beyond-his-years 20-year-old Americana songwriter.

Stubborn Heart - 'Lovetape' Valentine's Mixtape (PopMatters Premiere) | 13 Feb 2013 // 11:17 PM

The UK's amazing electro-soulsters Stubborn Heart share with PopMatters an exclusive Valentine's Day mix for this most romantic of days.


The Dragons: BFI | 23 Sep 2007 // 6:06 PM

A rare lost gem thankfully resurrected, perfect for the headphones and the stereo stack.


Lizz Wright Plays Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald's Centennial Birthday with New Video (premiere) | 20 Oct 2016 // 6:44 AM

Lizz Wright celebrates the music of Ella Fitzgerald at a special concert this Saturday, October 22nd at the Apollo Theater in NYC and shares new video.

Dinowalrus - "Tides" (video) (premiere) | 20 Oct 2016 // 4:46 AM

This is some seriously great psych music that proves Dinowalrus are very much masters of their domain.

//Mixed media

Indie Horror Month 2016: Executing 'The Deed'

// Moving Pixels

"It's just so easy to kill someone in a video game that it's surprising when a game makes murder difficult.

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