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 // 293 Articles
News // 7 Articles
//Features

Now Hear This!: Parker Millsap - 'Parker Millsap' (album premiere) | 27 Jan 2014 // 8:20 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 // 10:17 PM

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

//Reviews

The Dragons: BFI | 23 Sep 2007 // 5:06 PM

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

//Blogs

Jessie Ware Performs "Say You Love Me" on 'The Late Late Show' | 9 Apr 2015 // 4:18 AM

British neo-soul singer Jessie Ware performed "Say You Love Me" last night on The Late Late Show last night. The song is a gorgeous, R&B slow-burner that escalates to soaring pop anthem.

Steve Gunn and the Black Twig Pickers - "Trailways Ramble" (video) | 12 Mar 2015 // 5:30 AM

Steve Gunn and the Black Twig Pickers are one of the most interesting bluegrass/Americana offshoots in recent memory.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Hozier + Death Cab for Cutie + Rock Radio 104.5's Birthday Show (Photo Gallery)

// Notes from the Road

"Radio 104.5's birthday show featured great bands and might have been the unofficial start of summer festival season in the Northeast.

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