Posts from: Pop Matters

Sam Cooke: Calling on Cupid

When you're looking for a last-chance miracle to draw a crush object close to your heart, who do you call upon but Cupid, the god of desire, erotic love, and affection. In 1961, silky-smoky-voiced... Read More »

Micky’s Monkee

With the sad passing of the ever-youthful Davy Jones last week, I beg the question: who was your favorite Monkee?  For me it was pixie-faced Micky Dolenz, who turns 67 today. Why Micky?  Well,... Read More »

Neil Diamond: He Is, He Said

The protagonist in the movie "What About Bob" attributes his failed marriage to this time-tested rule:  "There are two types of people in the world -- those who like Neil Diamond and those who... Read More »