The Knack
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Are We Not New Wave?: Modern Pop at the Turn of the 1980s
21 Jul 2011 // 9:55 PM

In the early '80s, new wave’s most successful acts -- groups like the Cars, the Police, the Talking Heads, and newcomers the Go-Go’s -- had established themselves among the upper echelon of critically acclaimed and top-selling rock artists.


The Knack: Zoom
11 Aug 2015 // 8:05 PM

The Knack’s reissued album certainly hits all the expected beats, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing.

The Knack: Havin' a Rave-Up! Live in Los Angeles, 1978
19 Jul 2012 // 5:03 PM

Despite suffering the indignity of a diminished tape recording, the latest live Knack offering highlights what made the band special in the first place.


Did You Get the Knack and Doug Fieger?
15 Feb 2010 // 7:35 AM

Look at that guy. You know which one I'm talking about. You've got three surfer dude boys in the band and the frontman with the

R.I.P. Doug Fieger of the Knack
15 Feb 2010 // 5:00 AM

Doug Fieger, the main songwriter and lead singer of power-pop band the Knack has died. Their 1979 album Get the Knack has been a favorite of


Successful second act for rock 'n' roll muse
24 Feb 2010 // 6:26 AM

(Brian Vander Brug/Los Angeles Times/MCT) LOS ANGELES — It was a No. 1 hit for the Knack — and a career-maker for Sharona Alperin. The hormonally

Knack's lead singer Doug Fieger dies at 57
14 Feb 2010 // 7:20 PM

DETROIT — With a keen musical ear and an early love of the stage, Doug Fieger was a student at Oak Park, Mich.'s Clinton Junior

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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