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Every Hot 100 Number-One Single: “Don’t Leave Me This Way” (1977) by Thelma Houston

Alright, time for another one of these. Despite having only written in length about a handful of disco singles in the past, it remains one of my favorite ever genres to review. With all the intersections of culture, identity, and … Continue reading

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Every Hot 100 Number-One Single: “Hit the Road Jack” (1961) by Ray Charles

It’s been a little while since I’ve done one of these… so I might as well jump back on the wagon! After devoting a good chunk of my time to Halloween TV specials and then to the interesting pop music scene … Continue reading

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Billboard’s Hot 100 of 1987

100. “Love You Down” – Ready For the World: I’ve heard from more than a couple sources that as fun and fresh as the early- to mid-80s year-end Hot 100 is, they only get more dull and uninteresting through the transition … Continue reading

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Lyzette’s Top 14 Halloween TV Specials

About two years ago, I embarked upon a quest to watch as many made-for-TV Christmas specials as possible. This resulted in my top 13 animated Christmas specials. In an attempt to recreate some of this surprise magic I discovered on this journey, … Continue reading

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Halloween TV Party: Halloween episodes of Hey Arnold!, Rocko’s Modern Life, and more

Once again, a collection of some more Halloween TV specials I watched but don’t have a whole lot to talk about (comparatively speaking). Let’s get started! I’ve already spoken elsewhere about Hey Arnold!‘s distinct lack of reluctance when it comes to … Continue reading

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