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Monday, August 1 2011

10 Albums That Supposedly Suck (But Don’t)

Some of these are hopefully no-brainers, others may be head-scratchers. All of them are albums that deserve a fresh appraisal.


Wednesday, July 27 2011

Tracks They’ll Be Talking About: 5 Divisive Songs on Great Albums

Bon Iver's "Beth/Rest" is just the latest song that beguiles as many fans as it detracts.


The 10 Greatest Unmade Movies of All Time

Tinseltown's history is awash in unrealized cinematic dreams, from the most ardent indie approach to the most mild of mainstream conceits. This week we present the list of 'legendary' films that Hollywood failed to make... much to their detriment and film fan's chagrin.


Monday, July 25 2011

TV Highpoints and Lowpoints of 2010-2011… Number 10

Today, PopMatters kicks off a 10-day countdown of some of the high and lowpoints of the 2010 to 2011 television season beginning with the superlative Mad Men and the sad on-going strength of reality shows.


Thursday, July 21 2011

Daft Punk Is Playing at Your House: 10 Essential Dance-Rock Albums

Today, the intersection of dance music and rock music seems only natural. However, the process has been in the making for decades, and this list provides an introduction to ten of the best albums this genre combination has to offer.


Wednesday, July 20 2011

The 10 Greatest Movie Comedies of All Time

The ten comedies that make us -- and perhaps, only us at Short Ends and Leader -- laugh out loud. Guaranteed to differ from yours... probably...


Friday, July 15 2011

TV’s Most Memorable Commercials

This year is the 70th anniversary of the first TV commercial, so we cast our glance back at the some of the most memorable ads of all time.


Wednesday, July 13 2011

Five Songs About Wizards, Witches, and Other Spellcasters

The final Harry Potter film is upon us, so why not spin these magic-tinged tunes to commemorate the occasion?


The 10 Greatest Horror Sequels of All Time

It's hard to tell what is scarier, the standard sequel, or these 10 superlative examples of the excellent fright film follow-up.


Monday, July 11 2011

Michael Bay and the Five Tricks Up His Sleeve

Five ways the infamous director gets us to watch his awful movies again and again and again...


Top 10 Coolest Robots from Film & TV (Channel Surfing) [7.Jul.11]
More of the Best Summer TV (Channel Surfing) [27.Jun.11]
The 10 Worst Family Films of All Time (Short Ends and Leader) [21.Jun.11]
The 10 Biggest “WTF?” Movie Concepts of All Time (Short Ends and Leader) [16.Jun.11]
9 of the Funniest Women on the Planet (Mixed Media) [10.Jun.11]
The 10 Best Nirvana Songs Ever (Sound Affects) [9.Jun.11]
The Best of Thoughtful Gaming Podcasts (Moving Pixels) [8.Jun.11]
The 10 Greatest War Movies of All Time (Short Ends and Leader) [25.May.11]
The Five Best Films of Spring 2011 (Short Ends and Leader) [3.May.11]
The Top 10 Alien Invasion Movies of All Time (Short Ends and Leader) [17.Mar.11]
Watch the Skies!: Top 10 Alien Invasion Films (Short Ends and Leader) [11.Nov.10]
Aw Hell!: 20 Famous/Infamous Cinematic Satans (Short Ends and Leader) [25.Aug.10]
The Beast Within: 10 Timeless Werewolf Films (Short Ends and Leader) [9.Feb.10]
10 Intriguing Found Footage Fright Flicks (Short Ends and Leader) [12.Oct.09]
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