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Lou Reed’s New York, 30 Years Later: A Personal Reflection

In honor of its 30th anniversary, BBP!’s Tim Murr looks back at the personal impact Lou Reed’s New York album had on him.

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The Leftscape Podcast: ‘Captive on a Carousel (Episode 9)’

With credit due to Joni Mitchell for the lyric “captive on a carousel of time” from “The Circle Game,” the title of this episode refers to two topics that come up in conversation

31 Days of Horror 2017: My Halloween Playlist

It’s that time of year when podcasts give way to my Halloween playlist. Who am I kidding? I listen to it throughout the year. As of this writing, my list … Continue reading 31 Days of Horror 2017: My Halloween Playlist

TIFF 2015: Heart of a Dog

You tend to lose people in waves. The vagary of statistics, an actuarial table fulfilling its dull prophecy, the phenomenon is disconcerting all the same. Someone close to you dies, and … Continue reading TIFF 2015: Heart of a Dog

Biff Bam Pop’s Holiday Gift Guide 2014: WIN The Velvet Underground (1969) Deluxe Edition

There’s this word that gets used a lot – seminal. Some can make a case for it being overused, and they’d probably be right. But in the case of some … Continue reading Biff Bam Pop’s Holiday Gift Guide 2014: WIN The Velvet Underground (1969) Deluxe Edition

March Madness – Happy 70th Birthday, Lou Reed

When it comes to songwriters, they don’t get better than Lou Reed. The King of New York. The Godfather of Punk. Now, I’m sure there’s a fair number of folks … Continue reading March Madness – Happy 70th Birthday, Lou Reed

Biff Bam Pop’s Best of 2011 – Prog Rock, Hair Metal, Folk and More Make For An Eclectic Year

All this week, Biff Bam Pop’s various writers will drop by with their thoughts on the best of the year when it comes to tv, music, movies, comics and more. … Continue reading Biff Bam Pop’s Best of 2011 – Prog Rock, Hair Metal, Folk and More Make For An Eclectic Year