Tag: elvis costello

  • Headbangers Book Club: Meat Loaf’s To Hell and Back

    Headbangers Book Club: Meat Loaf’s To Hell and Back

    Turns out Meat Loaf needed a little extra time in the oven, but we’re finally back to discuss the late vocal powerhouse’s 2000 memoir To Hell and Back. Join us as we ponder Meat’s many concussions, his suitably operatic relationship with the also-recently-departed Jim Steinman, and how he’s easily in the top five of anti-maskers…

  • 12 Months of Mike Month 7: Austin Powers in Goldmember

    12 Months of Mike Month 7: Austin Powers in Goldmember

    https://media.blubrry.com/podcast_dystopian_dance_party/dystopiandanceparty.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/ddp41.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | iHeartRadio | Blubrry | Youtube Music | RSSSince the very beginning of this ill-fated project, we’ve been dreading a rewatch of Austin Powers in Goldmember, and let’s just say it didn’t disappoint. Join us as we discuss how Goldmember makes Fat Bastard look…

  • 12 Months of Mike Month 5: Austin Powers – The Spy Who Shagged Me

    12 Months of Mike Month 5: Austin Powers – The Spy Who Shagged Me

    https://media.blubrry.com/podcast_dystopian_dance_party/dystopiandanceparty.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/ddp39.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | iHeartRadio | Blubrry | Youtube Music | RSSWell, folks, we watched the second Austin Powers movie and lived to talk about it. Join us as we discuss infuriating anachronisms, the decline of Mike Myers’ side characters, and of course, the “Urkelization” of Dr.…

  • Podcast: Dystopian Book Club vs. George Clinton’s Brothas Be, Yo Like George, Ain’t That Funkin’ Kinda Hard on You?

    Podcast: Dystopian Book Club vs. George Clinton’s Brothas Be, Yo Like George, Ain’t That Funkin’ Kinda Hard on You?

    https://media.blubrry.com/podcast_dystopian_dance_party/dystopiandanceparty.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/ddp33.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | iHeartRadio | Blubrry | Youtube Music | RSSZach and Callie reconvene in (by our standards) record time for another Dystopian Book Club Official Selection: Brothas Be, Yo Like George, Ain’t That Funkin’ Kinda Hard on You? by Parliament–Funkadelic maestro George Clinton. Enjoy as…

  • Women’s History Month: Wanda Jackson’s “Hard Headed Woman”

    Wanda Lavonne Jackson was not the first woman to sing rock and roll music; but she very likely was the first white woman to release a rock and roll single, and that was an achievement in and of itself. One barely needs to scratch the surface of 1950s moral panic to recognize that the “danger” of rock and…

  • Dystopian Listening Party Podcast: Memorial Day, 2015-2016

    Dystopian Listening Party Podcast: Memorial Day, 2015-2016

    https://media.blubrry.com/podcast_dystopian_dance_party/dystopiandanceparty.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/ddp9.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | iHeartRadio | Blubrry | Youtube Music | RSSWith every passing week, 2016 feels more and more like a never-ending, real-life Grammy Awards tribute montage. We couldn’t even go the six days between recording and posting the podcast without losing another pop music icon: this…