Barry Lenser
Barry Lenser

Barry Lenser lives and works in the Upper Midwest. He loves the Lord, his family, and the Packers.

Listen To These 10 Songs By The Killers To Celebrate Drop Of ‘Imploding The Mirage’

The Killers are doing something right — they’ve been around for nearly 20 years. Now they’re set to release their sixth record, ‘Imploding the Mirage,’ due this Friday.

Breaking Out The Beach Boys Will Cure Your Pre-Summer Lockdown Blues

The Beach Boys are far more interesting than the casual fan might know. With summer right around the corner, it’s time to check out these classics and non-hits.

10 Songs From The Strokes’ Discography To Prep You For Their Friday Album

The Strokes are still together, with new music on the way. Against the odds, they never collapsed under the weight of a tumultuous career.

10 Lana Del Rey Deep Tracks To Prep You For Her New Album

Lana Del Rey’s retro persona is built on images ranging from boozy film-noir fatalism to the open road and California self-invention.

Why Bonnie Hunt Is The Greatest Movie Mom Of All Time

This Mother’s Day, let’s acknowledge that Bonnie Hunt is more than simply a wonderful actress. She’s nothing less than the greatest ‘movie mom’ of all time.

The 10 Tunes On This Playlist Will Make Your Mother’s Day Sing

Here you’ll find a playlist that combines conventional Mother’s Day tunes with others that might not tug at the heartstrings but are still germane to the topic.

5 Songs To Prepare You For The New Vampire Weekend Album

Revisit these five songs from their previous records to get into the Vampire Weekend zone ahead of Friday’s new release, ‘Father of the Bride.’

10 Of The Best Harry Nilsson Songs Of All Time To Remember His Legacy

The 1970s singer-songwriter never received the mainstream accolades he deserved, but he still had a prolific career worth checking out.

Celebrate Keith Richards’s 75th Birthday With These Stories From His Memoir

Everything that makes Keith Richards such an improbably lovable figure is on display in the book, making it the perfect way to celebrate his 75th birthday.

The Definitive Ranking Of All The Songs On The Beatles’ ‘White Album’

‘The White Album’ may not be the Beatles’ best record, but it is definitely the one that’s the most fun to sift through, break down, and talk about.

If His Hologram Tour Piques Your Interest, Watch This Roy Orbison Special

Filmed in 1987, ‘Black and White Night’ is your best introduction to Roy Orbison.

30 Years Later, The Traveling Wilburys Debut Record Holds Up As Extraordinary

The Wilburys were the ultimate rock supergroup: Petty, George Harrison, Roy Orbison, Bob Dylan, and Jeff Lynne. What a stunning collection of talent.

10 Gloomy Radiohead Songs To Celebrate Thom Yorke’s Birthday

Think of it as both a thematically unified playlist and a career overview that highlights a handful of Radiohead’s greatest songs.

10 Paul McCartney Songs To Prep You For His New Album Drop Friday

This list includes deep cuts, lesser-known singles, and a few personal favorites, with at least one song from every decade of Paul McCartney’s’s post-Beatles career.

‘The Sandlot’ Celebrates Myth And Reminds Us To Keep The Past Alive

Legend, myth, storytelling, preservation of memory — these ideas constitute the thematic heart of ‘The Sandlot.’ For its 25th anniversary, the film returns to theaters July 22 and 24.

These 5 Lines Epitomize The ‘Dragon Energy’ Spectacle That Is Kanye West

Expect his new album to include that potent mix of technical mastery or ambitious style and humor that marks his work.

5 Reasons The New Arctic Monkeys Album Is Going To Rock Hard

Despite the rock genre’s diminished status among consumers of new mainstream music, the release of ‘TBH&C’ is kind of a big deal.

3 Questions The Final Season Of ‘The Americans’ Needs To Answer

Identities will (probably) be revealed. Lives will (probably) be turned upside down. This is it. The much-anticipated payoff is coming.

U2’s Five Most Christian Songs Of All Time

Maybe you understood U2 to be vaguely spiritual or quasi-Christian-but-who-really-knows. Listen to these songs again, and reconsider.

How Roger Federer’s Injuries Developed Into His Best Year Ever

Entering the 2017 campaign, there wasn’t much basis for thinking the elegant Swiss maestro was primed for a career renaissance.