Sarah Zupko
Image: Sarah Zupko
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 // 394 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

Oceans Are Zeroes - "Inside" (audio) (premiere) | 23 Feb 2017 // 4:09 AM

Boise, Idaho's Oceans Are Zeroes conjure up a vast atmospheric post-rock landscape on their new single "Inside".

Stolar - "Paralyzed" (video) (premiere) | 20 Feb 2017 // 5:45 AM

Soulful electropop artist Stolar finds his ultimate comfort in music, a place where he can confront his demons directly and honestly and maybe we can too.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

'Fire Emblem Heroes' Is a Bad Crossover

// Moving Pixels

"Fire Emblem Heroes desperately and shamelessly wants to monetize our love for these characters, yet it has no idea why we came to love them in the first place.

READ the article