Jan 11, 2019 By Mark Redfern Web Exclusive

Welcome to the first Songs of the Week of 2019. We took an extended break in December, as there aren't too many notable new songs released at the end of the year (beyond endless Christmas covers), but the past week has been filled with exciting new album announcements, most accompanied by new singles worthy of consideration for this list. More

Dec 24, 2018 By Mark Redfern and Frank Valish Web Exclusive

Welcome to part 12 of our Holiday Gift Guide 2018, which centers on music box sets and reissues, some on CD and some on vinyl. It's the second part of our reissues guide, check out part one here for suggestions for more reissues from The Band, David Bowie, Prince, Pet Shop Boys, Aretha Franklin, Elvis Presley, and more. This one features Blondie, The Cure, Depeche Mode, The Doors, ELO, The Flaming Lips, Fleet Foxes, Fleetwood Mac, Stereolab, Barry White, and more. More

Dec 22, 2018 By Mark Redfern Web Exclusive

Welcome to part 11 of our Holiday Gift Guide 2018, which centers on DVDs and Blu-rays. It's the second part of our DVD and Blu-ray guide, check out part one here for suggestions for TV shows, family films, and other movies. Below we highlight some classics, as well as some recent films.  More

Dec 21, 2018 By Mark Redfern and Zach Hollwedel

Welcome to part 10 of our Holiday Gift Guide 2018, which centers on graphic novels and other books, including some for children. The list includes a Caped Crusader, two graphic novels on jazz, some out-there sci-fi tales, a bunch of talking ducks, a Christmas-obsessed skeleton, a time travelling teenager, a middle school vampire hunter, a barefooted off-duty cop, and more. More

Dec 20, 2018 By Mark Redfern Web Exclusive

Welcome to part 9 of our Holiday Gift Guide 2018, which centers on music box sets and reissues, some on CD and some on vinyl. We're splitting this section into two parts, as we were sent quite a few releases to include in it.  More

Dec 18, 2018 By Austin Trunick

Gifts for Coffee, Wine, Beer, and Cocktail-lovers. More

Dec 18, 2018 By Mark Redfern and Austin Trunick Web Exclusive

Welcome to part 7 of our Holiday Gift Guide 2018, which centers of DVDs and Blu-rays. We're splitting this section into two parts, as we were sent quite a few releases to include in it. This installment includes family friendly films, as well as TV shows and some movies (including some classics and some more recent films).  More

Dec 13, 2018 By Mark Redfern Web Exclusive

Welcome to part 6 of our Holiday Gift Guide 2018, in which we highlight apparel (mainly T-shirts) and a smaller selection of household items. There are several companies that specialize in geek-friendly T-shirts and we've picked some of our favorites from them. More

Dec 10, 2018 By Mark Redfern and Austin Trunick Web Exclusive

Welcome to part 5 of our Holiday Gift Guide 2018, in which we highlight toys and other gifts for kids and their parents, including books, DVDs, board games, technology, and more. We were sent so many cool things to write about that we had to split the post into two parts, our website couldn't handle one post as long as our Toy Gift Guide. So here's part 2, which features kid-friendly board games and technology. More