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The B-Sides
The B-Sides
The B-Sides

The B-Sides is a podcast for progressives who love pop music. Subscribe today wherever you listen to get biweekly musings from hosts... more

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56. A Mailbag for the Road

We're back one last time with a bittersweet symphony to close out season 3 of the B-Sides. In this mailbag... more

19 Apr 2023 · 1 hour, 22 minutes
55. Almost Famous: Nepo Siblings & the Pop World

On today's episode we talk about nepo-siblings. Who are they? And what creates a power imbalance? Nepo-siblings are a rare... more

05 Apr 2023 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
54. It's the Climb: Why Artists' Inflection Points Matter

There are moments in pop culture where an artist makes a choice - and there’s no turning back. Those moments, those... more

22 Mar 2023 · 1 hour, 10 minutes
53. Avril Lavigne: An Investigative Report

So sorry, but: Why'd she have to go and make things so complicated?  Avril is such a rare artist. She made... more

08 Mar 2023 · 57 minutes
52. New Year, New Artists We're Excited About

Now for something a little different: on today's podcast Mimi, Hannah and Becky take listeners through a few artists they're... more

15 Feb 2023 · 53 minutes
51. Surveying the Super Bowl Halftime Show

First thing's first: Go birds; E-A-G-L-E-S; and Fly, Eagles, Fly.  Whew, okay. Here we find ourselves again at the intersection of... more

01 Feb 2023 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
50. Our 50th Episode Retrospective!

It’s our 50th episode!! We are so proud of US! <3  So - let’s reflect. We’ll stare directly at the sun but... more

18 Jan 2023 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
49. A Moment Like This: What Kelly Clarkson’s Staying Power Shows Us About Pop Culture

It's September 4, 2002. You're ten years old. You're huddled around your parents' TV, quickly dialing on your landline for... more

04 Jan 2023 · 47 minutes
48. Astroworld Revisited: We Still Need to Talk About What Happened

When 10 people died at Travis Scott’s Astroworld festival in November of 2021, it was incredibly difficult and painful to... more

07 Dec 2022 · 56 minutes
47. Selener's Celebrity: Reviewing "My Mind & Me"

This week we've got just one more review for you, and then we'll move on to our not-reviewing-a-new-album-or-film-every-episode programming. We watched... more

23 Nov 2022 · 1 hour, 20 minutes
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56. A Mailbag for the Road
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