Author Archives | Dan Connolly

Bruce Poll: The Women of Bruce Springsteen

I know, I know. Another post about that guy Bruce Springsteen again. See, I am seeing that guy in concert tomorrow night, and I make a point to immerse myself into his catalog about a week before he hits the stage with the E Street Band. So, for List Off, I just couldn’t help myself. […]

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Dan’s Favorite Album Covers

As the CD’s physical charm progressively wanes into the outdated abyss, and gives away to streaming, pirating, and digital downloading, the allure of album art will, in all likelihood, do the same. But I believe the album cover to be a vital part of the listening process. It’s the invitation into the creative mind of […]

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The Albums that Shaped my Grade School Self

In some way or another, these collections of music were the staples of my youth. The way Emmitt Smith was to my love of sports. The way Pete and Pete were to my love of television. The way remote control cars were to my love of toys. The way those little plastic jugs of juice […]

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7 Best Impersonations From Last Week’s SNL

What makes┬áSaturday Night Live so enjoyable are those moments of complete unpredictability–the times when there is a skit so ridiculous that it immediately becomes a “you HAVE got to watch this!” talking point for the next week. In this season (the show’s 37th) of SNL, there have be plenty of those moments (See: The entire […]

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7 Essential TV Show Hangouts

The hangout. It’s the celebrated stage where characters go to do any number of things. Purchase food, watch a game, drink forcefully, seek a new love, and dump a lingering one all come to mind regarding such public locations. Sometimes, TV show hangouts are for nothing more than to divulge the day’s frustrations or revelations, […]

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