Category Archives: 50 Greatest

It’s Either Sadness or Euphoria: The 50 Greatest Songs of Billy Joel

In honor of the pop singer’s 65th birthday, Greg Olear expounds on the musical enigma that is Billy Joel, and reveals the 50 greatest Billy Joel songs of all time. (You may be right; he may be crazy). Continue reading

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50 Albums You May Not Know…But Need To Own

Sean Murphy’s record collection includes these 50 masterpieces. Continue reading

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THE 50 GREATEST IDEAS I’VE FOUND SCRIBBLED ON SCRAPS OF PAPER IN MY POCKET AFTER I’VE BEEN DRINKING

“Her boyfriend is that handsome magical vampire from the past, Edgarton. There’s no way she would ever notice me. I try to sweep my hair all the way across my forehead and listen to Maroon 5, but it’s just no use.” Continue reading

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The 50 Most Drug-Addled Albums in Music History

Rampant Madness, Cheap Powder, and the Whiskey River: the fifty most dope-addled albums in music history. Continue reading

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From Acker to Yma: The 50 Greatest Musician Names of All Time (Side B)

From Acker to Yma, and from punk to Jazz, the best names in all of music. Continue reading

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From Axl to Zappa: The 50 Greatest Musician Names of All Time (Side A)

From Axl to Zappa, and from Classical to Country/Western, the best names in all of music. Continue reading

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The 50 Greatest Literary Character Names of All Time

Greg Olear whittles the Who’s Who of all of literature down to the 50 top names. Continue reading

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The 50 Greatest Civil War Names

In honor of the 4th of July, Brandon Claycomb does the deep research required in order to list the 50 Greatest Names of the Civil War, starting with Jubal Early. It only gets better from there. Continue reading

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The 50 Greatest Names in Movie History

With a single click awaits the one Essential List that has yet to be compiled: the 50 Greatest Names in all of cinema history. Continue reading

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