Avatar Studios Projects We Most Want To See

Avatar Studios has been at work for over a year now. We have the news of three movies currently in production. Only one story has been confirmed – a movie that follows more adventures of the original Team Avatar. Most fans and journalists are expecting one of the other two films will focus on AvatarContinue reading “Avatar Studios Projects We Most Want To See”

Every Paramore Song Ranked

With Paramore seemingly set to release new music, we wanted to rank every song Paramore has released. Why? – because we grew up with Paramore; Their music has shaped us and nourished us. And because their music rocks. This list includes demos, EPs, albums, and singles. It does not include live covers, remixes, or acousticContinue reading “Every Paramore Song Ranked”

Rock Hall 2022 Inductees Announced

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame released the name of the artists that will be inducted in November. Performers Eminem was inducted in his first year of eligibility and first time on the ballot. Duran Duran, Dolly Parton, Lionel Richie, and Carly Simon were all also inducted in their first times on the ballot,Continue reading “Rock Hall 2022 Inductees Announced”

Disney Is Embarrassing Themselves

While no one has believed that Disney is a perfect company – far from it in fact – they are still a beloved institution in households across all social, economic, and political spectrums, and within the animation industry and community. This month, Disney has received unprecedented flak for its long-criticized apathy and/or disdain toward LGBTQ+Continue reading “Disney Is Embarrassing Themselves”

Who Was Newly Eligible for the Rock Hall This Year?

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame released their 2022 nominees today. The only artist to make the cut in their first year of eligibility is Eminem. The other most recent artists on the list are A Tribe Called Quest (first eligible in 2015), Rage Against the Machine (eligible 2018), and Beck (eligible 2019). AnContinue reading “Who Was Newly Eligible for the Rock Hall This Year?”

Halloween Wars 2021 Let Us Down

Halloween Wars season 11 was a disappointment this year. No bones about it. There are three major reasons for this: no pumpkins, a format change, and a judging change. But before we get to those, let’s highlight a couple of net-neutral changes. In a positive shift, Jonathan Bennett was out as host this year. JonathanContinue reading “Halloween Wars 2021 Let Us Down”

Thoughts on the Big 12 Expansion

It’s a shame that Oklahoma and Texas are leaving the Big 12 Conference. They have the best name-recognition among Big 12 schools, and have historically significant football programs. Their move to the Southeastern Conference is a football-centric move. These two big-name schools want a piece of the biggest-name football conference. It makes sense in thatContinue reading “Thoughts on the Big 12 Expansion”

Rock Hall Futures

In this extension of the Rock Hall snubs series, we are looking at who becomes eligible in the next ten classes – from 2022 through 2031. I have given them odds for eventual induction, though – as you can see from our article series on previously eligible artists – there is quite a waitlist. TheContinue reading “Rock Hall Futures”

Rock Hall Snubs: Ahmet Ertegun Award and Award for Musical Excellence

You’ve made it to the end, weary traveler! Check out this short list of non-performers who deserve to be enshrined in the Rock Hall. There is very little difference in the two awards, the only difference being a “major influence” on rock music (Ahmet Ertegun Award) or having “dedicated their lives” to progressing music andContinue reading “Rock Hall Snubs: Ahmet Ertegun Award and Award for Musical Excellence”

Rock Hall Snubs: Eligible 2020 and 2021

Congratulations, adventurer! And welcome to the final article for performers (there’s one last article about non-performer awards), with artists who became eligible last year and this year. Thirty-one artists make up this final article, seventeen of which I gave medium odds or higher for induction, bringing the amount of artists with solid odds of gettingContinue reading “Rock Hall Snubs: Eligible 2020 and 2021”