Archive for the 'The Ramones' Category

Monday, October 10th, 2016

(In October of 2008 we flipped the script on our Sevens column with Politiko, focusing solely on political songs until the general election. It’s now 2016…and we’re back.) In the spring of 1985, fresh off his landslide re-election to the presidency, Ronald Reagan planned out a visit to a West German military cemetery with then-Chancellor […]

Thursday, December 13th, 2007

“Merry Christmas, I don’t want to fight tonight. Merry Christmas, I don’t want to fight tonight. Merry Christmas, I don’t want to fight tonight with you. Where is Santa? At his sleigh? Tell me why is it always this way? Where is Rudolph? Where is Blitzen, baby? Merry Christmas, merry merry merry Christmas.” – The […]

Monday, July 30th, 2007

Heads up. You’ll want to set those digital video recorders if you have plans Saturday night, August 11th, because at 9pm VH1 premieres its upcoming special NYC ’77 :: The Coolest Year In Hell. It promises to chronicle the story of one of the “most astonishing pop culture years in American history.” I’ll bite. Details: […]