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Letting Her Finish: Taylor Swift Completes Country’s Pop-Chart Comeback

In his 1990s heyday, Garth Brooks refused to release even his biggest songs, from “Friends in Low Places” to “Shameless,” as singles. Sure, it pumped up his album sales. And mostly, he was following the Nashville convention at the time, wherein country hits were generally released only as noncommercial 45’s for jukeboxes.


Chris Molanphy / September 25, 2009

Thank You, YouTube, For Bringing Me Unedited “Solid Gold”

Any day that I’m on blogging duty, I wake up with the hope that the internet will have something magical for me that day. Most days, my level of satisfaction with what’s out there is around a five or six on a scale of one to ten. But a day when I happen to stumble…

Dan Gibson / April 6, 2009

Wynonna Deserves Better Than “Kath & Kim”

While lying on the couch in a Nyquil-induced haze waiting for The Office to come on last night, I happened to catch the last five minutes or so of Kath & Kim. Despite my deep appreciation of the work of John Michael Higgins, I gave up on the Molly Shannon/Selma Blair vehicle early in it…

Dan Gibson / February 6, 2009

The VII Greatest Super Bowl Halftime Shows Of Never

Bruce Springsteen, Tom Petty, Prince, The Rolling Stones, Sir Paul McCartney: After this Sunday, this list will be the answer to the question “Who were the last five Super Bowl halftime show performers?” Boomer-friendly and safe-for-TV in the wake of Nipplegate, these big five have conspired to make the Super Bowl Halftime Show a Big…

Lucas Jensen / January 29, 2009