Playing Back the 80s – A Decade of Unstoppable Hits (A PopEntertainment.com Book Review)
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Playing Back the 80s – A Decade of Unstoppable Hits (A PopEntertainment.com Book Review)

Jim Beviglia – Playing Back the 80s (A Decade of Unstoppable Hits) (Rowman & Littlefield) It’s hard to condense the music of an entire decade into a concrete and meaningful listing. That goes doubly for an adventurous and musically rich era like the 1980s. I could probably easily come up with a list of hundreds … Continue reading

Vera Farmiga, Lewis MacDougall, Peter Fonda and Shana Feste – Breaking Down Boundaries
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Vera Farmiga, Lewis MacDougall, Peter Fonda and Shana Feste – Breaking Down Boundaries

Vera Farmiga, Lewis MacDougall, Peter Fonda and Shana Feste Breaking Down Boundaries by Jay S. Jacobs It’s not often that a movie’s press junket is stolen by a dog, but that is what happened last week at the Crosby Street Hotel in New York. The movie is Boundaries, a sweet and charming road trip comedy, … Continue reading

Journey Live in Manila (A PopEntertainment.com Music Video Review)
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Journey Live in Manila (A PopEntertainment.com Music Video Review)

JOURNEY LIVE IN MANILA (2016) Featuring Neal Schon, Jonathan Cain, Ross Valory, Arnel Pineda and Deen Castronovo. Directed by Eli Tishberg. Distributed by Eagle Rock Home Entertainment.  141 minutes.  Not Rated. Of the classic arena rock groups of the 1970s and 1980s – including Journey, Styx, Foreigner, Boston, Kansas, REO Speedwagon, etc. – most are … Continue reading

Craig Marks Wants His MTV!
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Craig Marks Wants His MTV!

Craig Marks Wants His MTV! by Jay S. Jacobs http://www.popentertainment.com/iwantmymtv.htm Legend tells us the MTV blasted off on television on August 1, 1981 with the Buggles’ “Video Killed the Radio Star” – a song that was like a shot off the bow of the staid music world and became the channel’s own personal mission statement.  … Continue reading

Journey – And the Journey Continues…
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Journey – And the Journey Continues…

Journey And the Journey Continues… by Deborah Wagner When you think of classic 70’s and 80’s arena rock, undoubtedly Journey is one of the first groups that comes to mind. Now, over 30 years after the band’s creation – with countless hits and the 2005 release of their 13th studio album Generations – Journey is still having fun doing … Continue reading