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Tag Archives: pop-punk

DOPE Digest Vol. 22 – Christmas Edition! w/ Ariana Grande, New Found Glory, Sufjan Stevens and MORE!

Ariana Grande – Santa Tell Me     BK: This video is kuh-yute, with a capital ‘KUH’. They seem to be going for some of the homemade charm that made the original ‘Call Me Maybe‘ such a hit, and it works pretty well (though I think the outtakes don’t do her any favors to dispel […]

DOPE Digest Vol. 11 – DC Comics Shows, La Roux, and Jodorowsky!

DOPE Digest is a weekly roundup of pop culture miscellany, with succinct analysis from our contributors.   Gotham, The Flash, and Constantine Series Trailers syvo: There seems to be a lot of excitement (press, at least) over Fox’s new Smallville-esque take on the Caped Crusader since it got a series order last week. Showrunner Bruno Heller is already out there claiming […]

DOPE Digest Vol. 6 – Conway, Vampires, Swedish pop, and MORE!

DOPE Digest is a weekly roundup of pop culture miscellany, with succinct analysis from our contributors. Conway – “Hustler”   syvo: I saw this video on when I was at the gym recently, and you can bet your ass I was on board in approximately zero seconds flat. I couldn’t even really hear the song […]

MUSIC REVIEW: Taking Back Sunday – Happiness Is

Taking Back Sunday is the sine qua non of third-wave emo. For fans of emo and pop-punk in their mid-20s or 30s, it’s virtually impossible to imagine life without the band. Tell All Your Friends (2002) is an indisputably influential entry the genre and some identify it as the essential emo release of the decade. Tweet

DOPE Digest – Vol. 1: Spider-Man, Lana Del Rey, Wes Anderson…

So many wonderful things happen in pop culture each week, but only the best of the best make it into our weekly DOPE Digest. Syvology-approved goodness from wherever we find it. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Trailer BK: By now you’ve probably seen it, but it is definitely worth repeat viewing. The original Spider-Man movies with Sam Raimi […]

Celebrating EMOvember: A Third Wave Emo Retrospective (2000-2005)

More and more, we’re hearing about a supposed emo revival. Some might argue that emo (real emo) never died to begin with, and that the so-called “revival” is just a figment of music bloggers’ imaginations. But as EMOvember draws to a close this week, I think it’s important we stop to appreciate some of the artists that shaped our tastes […]