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On ‘The Singing Detective’ and the Horrors of Tin Pan Alley

On ‘The Singing Detective’ and the Horrors of Tin Pan Alley

How Dennis Potter's 1986 BBC-TV masterpiece The Singing Detective still resonates in the new Golden Age of TV.
The Personal Find: Bill Doggett’s “Honky Tonk Parts 1 & 2”

The Personal Find: Bill Doggett’s “Honky Tonk Parts 1 & 2”

A jump blues song that sold over a million copies was nowhere on my sonic horizon until I discovered it in a dusty box at the back of a thrift store.

Temporal Warp and Your Brain: Side Effects of Classics Hits Radio

The Velvet Underground’s Lost Chapter

Black Hollywood: Blaxploitation and Advancing an Independent Black Cinema

Living in Ghost World: Washington, DC

Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten

Godzilla: The Biggest Blockbuster

Godzilla: The Biggest Blockbuster

Godzilla: The Biggest Blockbuster

Godzilla: The Biggest Blockbuster