Patrick Schabe
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Patrick Schabe is an editor, writer, graphic designer, freelance copyeditor, and digital content manager, depending on the time of day. He has also worked in a gas station, at a smoothie bar, as a low-level accountant, taught college courses online, and cleaned offices, so he considers his current employment a success. Under his unassumed identity, Patrick holds a BA in English -- Creative Writing from Metropolitan State College of Denver and a Master of Social Science with an emphasis in Popular Culture Studies from the University of Colorado. He's currently at work on a first novel and a non-fiction piece on cultural theory. Patrick lives in Littleton, Colorado, with his wife, Jessica, who makes everything worthwhile.

Features // 25 Articles
Columns // 5 Articles
Reviews // 243 Articles
Blogs // 8 Articles

Celebrating the Celebration: Music's Timeless Captivation | 19 Oct 2009 // 4:00 PM

We will always create it, always embrace it, and always find new ways to harness its power.

Why Does PopMatters Matter? | 18 Oct 2009 // 4:00 PM

Pop matters because it is a reflection of how we collectively assign meaning and develop cultural responses to that meaning. Magazines like PopMatters give voice to those meanings and explore the natures of those cultural responses, allowing us all to share in them, and we open the doors for all who have the talent to express those ideas.


It's All About the Pentiums | 28 May 2000 // 7:00 PM

It's getting to the point where you can't enjoy a simple hamburger these days.

Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Globalization? | 30 Mar 2000 // 6:00 PM

: It's getting to the point where you can't enjoy a simple hamburger these days.


The Little Giant of Aberdeen County by Tiffany Baker | 12 Apr 2009 // 4:00 PM

Baker's story doesn't race towards a tense conclusion, but instead telegraphs its punches and eases into the inevitable.

The Crow Road by Iain Banks | 16 Dec 2008 // 2:00 PM

Banks allows images of the Scottish countryside to breathe, adding detailed colors, flowers, smells, and other textures without ever over-painting the scene.

//Mixed media

Marina and the Diamonds Wrap Up U.S. Tour at Terminal 5 (Photos)

// Notes from the Road

"Marina's star shines bright and her iridescent pop shines brighter. Froot is her most solid album yet. Her tour continues into the new year throughout Europe.

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