Frank Sinatra's Capitol Records comeback in the 1950s had a profound effect on a generation of male nightclub singers. Many of them identified with Sinatra's solitary cool, his ring-a-ding swing and his middle-age male push-back against...Show More Summary
On the TFT Podcast we listen to and discuss Dr. Octagon’s “Dr. Octagonecologyst.” Episode 281: First, Do Harm originally appeared on Overthinking It, the site subjecting the popular culture to a level of scrutiny it probably doesn't deserve. [Latest Posts | Podcast (iTunes Link)]
In July 2016, I posted about a previously unreleased live album by the Louis Hayes-Junior Cook Quintet featuring Woody Shaw. It was recorded in Stuttgart, Germany, on March 22, 1976. The excellent album was entitled The Tour: Volume One, which... Related Stories Woody Shaw: The Tour, Vol. 1 Al Cohn and Dexter Gordon
Beverly Glenn-Copeland - "Ever New" Lido Pimienta - "La Capacidad" Partner - "Remember This" I've been trying to figure out exactly what to say about Sappyfest 12 since I got back home from it more than a month ago. Everything...
On the Overthinking It Podcast, we tackle the cheery subject of pain, aging, the and whether you are the self you know yourself to be. Episode 481: Hyrule… My Own Head… Hyrule… My Own Head… originally appeared on Overthinking It, the site subjecting the popular culture to a level of scrutiny it probably doesn't deserve. [Latest Posts | Podcast (iTunes Link)]
It's NPD numbers and Nintendo Direct news all in one episode! It's almost too much fun to handle! We also have questions, music trivia, and plenty of our stupid banter. We hope you enjoy! Download Episode 631!
Ladies and gentlemen, we've prepared a superb sampling of video game greatness for you this week. Interviews on Far Cry 5 and The Sims 4, chatter about Destiny 2 and Undertale, yet another update on Darkest Dungeon (really), and even a few throwbacks to our favorite fighting games. Enjoy the show!
On this episode, the GeekScholars host a spoiler-free discussion and review of The Incredible Jessica James, a comedy with a romantic slant about a young woman making her way in the world with style and confidence as she navigates jobs and relationships. Show More Summary
International Feel continues to bring us the island jams. Your particular physical or metaphorical island is entirely your choice of course. But regardless of the location you place them, these musical capsules manage to contain entire ecosystems within their digital boundaries. We have the Balearic jams of label boss Mark Barrott, so utterly drenched in […]
Welcome to the Gnomecast, the Gnome Stew’s tabletop gaming advice podcast. Here we talk with the other gnomes about gaming things to avoid becoming part of the stew. So I guess we’d better be good. This episode we have Ang, Chris, & J.T talking about reading the table and experiences they’ve had where a player […]
We tend to think of Ahamd Jamal as a pioneer of the elegant jazz trio, a style he perfected in the 1950s by making ample use of space, swing and the upper register of the piano keyboard. Or we think... Related Stories Ahmad Jamal: Greasepaint Roar Ben Webster + Ahmad Jamal Ramsey Lewis: The In Crowd
Our Xbox crew discusses our Destiny 2 opinions after more time with it, plus PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is getting Sea of Thieves's water tech, and more!
PAX West 2017 just finished, and we've got some tales to tell of our time up there. Steven Hansen, Brett Makedonski, and Darren Nakamura talk a little bit about the best and worst of PAX West, including hanging out with Taco Bell PRShow More Summary
On the TFT Podcast, we tackle Fiona Apple’s 1996 debut, “Tidal.” Episode 280: The Special Technique of Emotional Shadowboxing originally appeared on Overthinking It, the site subjecting the popular culture to a level of scrutiny it probably doesn't deserve. [Latest Posts | Podcast (iTunes Link)]
This week, David, Jeff, and Devindra discuss the challenges of seeing Hamilton, the sadness of The Orville, and wish they could see T2 in theaters without the 3D. Be sure to read Peter’s essay on getting into the Magic Castle and Devindra’s...Show More Summary
By my count, Art Pepper recorded on five movie soundtracks: Some Like It Hot (1959), The Subterraneans (1960), The Enforcer (1976), The Gauntlet (1977) and Heart Beat (1980). [Photo of Laurie and Art Pepper above by Phil Bray courtesy of... Related Stories Art Pepper: More West Coast Art Pepper Quartet: Nov. 1956 French Twist: Art Pepper + 11
An East Coast pairing in 1956 that seemed close to the West Coast's Chet Baker and Russ Freeman was Don Elliott on trumpet and Bob Corwin on piano. Playing together, Elliott and Corwin were breezy, delicate and highly melodic. They... Related Stories Another Anita O'Day Video
The Gearbox CEO returns to talk Aliens: Colonial Marines, Battleborn, the future of Borderlands, and much more!
On the Overthinking it Podcast, we eventually get around to talking about the film adaptation of Stephen King’s “It.” Episode 480: Jason is Not Trying to Scare You originally appeared on Overthinking It, the site subjecting the popular culture to a level of scrutiny it probably doesn't deserve. [Latest Posts | Podcast (iTunes Link)]
If you're a jazz singer who's going to take on a Joni Mitchell tribute album, you had better know what you're doing. To pull it off, you need a keen understanding of Joni's outlook on life and what makes her...