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Pop Culture, music

December 18, 2009

Don't Stop Believin – Covers

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Some fun on a Friday:
Boyce Avenue
Glee Cast
The Chipmunks!
Family Guy

Pop Culture, TV and Movies, music

December 12, 2009

Happy Hannukah!

Tags: adam sandler, chanukah, hannukah, hanukah, jews, judaism, south park

For Jews and non-Jews, enjoy 8 great Hannukah songs!
Night 1
Night 2
Night 3
Night 4
Night 5
Night 6
Night 7
Night 8

Buzz, PR, Pop Culture, TV and Movies, music

November 4, 2009

V: Controlling the Message

Tags: abc, muse, , public relation, scott wolf, TV, v, visitors

Last night, “V” premiered on ABC.  It is a remake of an early-1980s sci-fi thriller, where Lizard Aliens infiltrate our society, in order to eradicate all life!  Fun~! (Sorry for the spoiler there…but if they admit it in the pilot, it’s fair game)
To get you in the mood for this post, here is the song [...]

Buzz, PR, Pop Culture, music

September 13, 2009

PR Buzz: Kanye West, Taylor Swift, Beyonce

Tags: beyonce, kanye west, mtv, , taylor swift, vmas

So…did you catch the MTV VMAs on Sunday?
Well, you missed this:
Kanye West, known for his outspoken nature, interrupted Taylor Swift’s acceptance speech for “Best Female Video,” saying that Beyonce’s “Single Ladies” was one of the best videos of all-time, and implying that the “moon-man” was given to the wrong woman.
This wasn’t him saying that at [...]

Buzz, Pop Culture, Uncategorized, music

August 28, 2009

Buzz #100 – Soundtrack of My Life

Tags: alien ant farm, eric hutchinson, extreme, incubus, ingram hill, jason mraz, , junior senior, michael buble, michael jackson, music, peter gabriel, seal, sister hazel, stevie wonder, sugarhill gang, the beatles, the fratellis

OK, so, removing the Preamble entry, this is the 100th post on The Buzz!!
Thank you to everyone who has read, shared, inspired, and commented here.  It’s been an absolute thrill to get to know you (or know you better!).  I try to provoke discussion, so I definitely appreciate people who tell me I’m wrong!
I gave [...]

Lyrics Quiz, Pop Culture, music

August 22, 2009

Buzz Lyrics Quiz #2

Ah, it has been way too long since we’ve done a lyrics quiz, no?  I’m looking for song title, but I’ll take the artist, too!  As always, please leave your guesses as a comment…and good luck!  And NO GOOGLING, BINGING, YAHOOING, etc!
1 – “I loved you with a fire red, now it’s turning blue.”
2 – [...]

Song of the Day, music

August 21, 2009

Song of the Day: "More Than Words"

Tags: extreme, favorite song, guitar, love song, more than words, music

How do you properly honor one of your favorite songs?  I’ll do my best here.
“More Than Words” by Extreme is a soupy love song, admittedly.  It was a stark contrast from EVERY OTHER SONG Extreme did.  But it was their biggest hit.  When it came out in 1991, I wasn’t such a big fan…girls still [...]

Uncategorized, WWE, Wrestling, music, youtube

August 9, 2009

Top 10 Favorite WWE Entrance Themes

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I know, I know.  “Rasslin” is for kids and rednecks, neither of which describe me.  But I’ve been a lifelong fan and WILL be a lifelong fan.  Accept it.  (My fiancee is still working on that part.)
A critical part of the presentation of any WWE Superstar is their entrance music.  It sets the tone for [...]


August 5, 2009

Song of the Day – "Don't Stop Believin"

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Two of my favorite versions of the Journey classic.
First, here is Boyce Avenue:
And also the terrific version from the series premiere of “Glee:”

Pop Culture, TV and Movies, music

July 30, 2009

Top 10 American Idol Performances

Tags: adam lambert, American Idol, chris daughtry, david archuleta, david cook, kris allen, lakisha jones

So there is some Buzz around American Idol as they gear up for the upcoming season.  Got me thinking about the best performances on the show’s history.  Now, I didn’t watch the first few seasons, but have been hooked for the majority of the show’s run at this point.  I am 100% sure that I [...]