Barry Lenser
Barry Lenser

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

10 Coldplay Songs To Listen To Ahead Of The Pop-Rock Idealists’ New Album

Listen without prejudice and you might come away with more of an appreciation for this uniquely loved and loathed band.

10 Of The Most Hilarious Norm Macdonald Moments

The best way to honor Norm is to bask in the jokes he left us. Here are some of his most hilarious appearances.

Quentin Tarantino’s Deeply Personal Examination Of Hollywood Legends Is Now A Book

In the novelization of his most recent film, ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,’ the famed director entertains and offers some surprisingly intimate and unguarded commentary on his love of movies.

10 Defining Lyrics From Bob Dylan’s Gospel Trilogy

On the 40th anniversary of his final of three albums created after converting to Christianity, here’s a compilation of lyrics worth highlighting.

10 Great Oasis Songs To Celebrate The 25th Anniversary Of The Smash Hit ‘Wonderwall’

Reviewing the full musical catalog of Oasis shows that while the band evolved, they remained true to their striving, unashamed, rock ‘n’ roll spirit.

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.