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By , May 3, 2016

This blog has moved to library.nashville.org/blog

 

The Nashville Public Library blog has moved to library.nashville.org/blog. This site will no longer be updated, but you can still access the archive.

Visit the new site to see what we’re reading and uncover new titles and read-a-likes. Plus, get recommendations from our weekly round-table discussion, the Popmatic Podcast.

 

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Popmatic Podcast for July 20, 2016: Summer Challenge, Part 2 – Mental Wellness

By , July 20, 2016

Summer Challenge Part Two! Get your head straight. Never underestimate the power of comfort food. There is a live taste test during this episode. I’m proud that only one serial killer is mentioned. Plus—what is tickling our fancy this week.

Popmatic Podcast for July 13, 2016: Summer Challenge, Part 1 – Physical Wellness

By , July 13, 2016

and we’re back. Popmatic is getting into high gear for Summer Challenge. Sign up now! If you don’t know what to read we got you covered. This is the first of four part series about wellness. Though the theme this year is wellness, you can read/do whatever you want for Summer Challenge. We want to get your brain/body from zero to one, from minus to plus, from kaput to kaboom. We recommend bicycling. We don’t recommend drinking one hundred and fifty beers in one sitting. Plus—what is tickling our fancy this week besides Bryan being banned from speaking.

Popmatic Podcast for June 29, 2016: Fourth of July Blow Out Sale

By , June 29, 2016

This is the Fourth of July episode! Because we’re bad at our jobs, we don’t mention Hamilton, the Broadway cast recording of which you can stream on Hoopla right now. Because we’re nerds, we begin and end with dead presidents. No, not that Dead Presidents, but again Hoopla, streaming, right now, at least the soundtrack. Because we’re patriotic, we’re taking next week off. Don’t worry. When we come back July 13th, we will kick off a four week Summer Challenge spectacular. I said four week! In the meantime…

Popmatic Podcast for June 22, 2016: LGBTQ Pride

By , June 22, 2016

The Orlando shootings shocked our nation, but so many of us know that love wins. On this show—our favorite LGBTQ themed materials. Nashville Pride Festival is this weekend (June 24-25). The headliner is En Vogue so free your mind and the rest will follow. Plus—what’s tickling our fancy this week besides our community rejecting hatred and celebrating unity.

Popmatic Podcasts for June 15, 2016: You’re Pullin’ My String

By , June 15, 2016

Nashville International Puppet Festival is back! On this show—puppets, duh. Pirates also make an appearance because internet. Plus—what is tickling our fancy this week.

Popmatic Podcast for June 8, 2016: Creepy Uncle Stevie

By , June 8, 2016

Stephen King is coming to the Ryman Auditorium June 11th. Few authors receive as much mic time on Popmatic as Uncle Stevie so why not give him some more. More! More! Plus—what is tickling our fancy this week.

Popmatic Podcast for June 1, 2016: The Category is Summer Realness

By , June 1, 2016

Everyone knows June 1st is real start of summer so we give you a summertime warm-up. I’d love to say you’ll leave with so many beach reads to burn through you’ll start a bonfire but this ended up being a music heavy episode. Turn up the radio and sip a margarita. Plus—what is tickling our fancy this week

Legends of Film: Jules Brenner

By , May 30, 2016

Johnny Got_His_Gun MovieLegends of Film is proud to present an interview with director of photography, Jules Brenner. Mr. Brenner has photographed such prestigious television productions as Helter Skelter, Salem’s Lot, and The Glass House. He has also been the director of photography on the following motion pictures, Dillinger, The Return of the Living Dead, and Johnny Got His Gun.

Johnny Got His Gun screening, originally scheduled Saturday March, 2016 has been rescheduled for June, 2016.

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Popmatic Podcast for May 25, 2016: Fuller Moon

By , May 25, 2016

Congrats! You survived the full moon last week. It’s one small step this small step for man; one giant leap for… okay, maybe not, but we do talk about Moon Pies on this week’s episode. Plus—what is tickling our fancy. Hey, where’s Bryan?

Popmatic Podcast for May 18, 2016: Funny People

By , May 18, 2016

Innovative comedian Maria Bamford is coming to TPAC and she has a new Netflix show, Lady Dynamite. So on this show—comedians! This is a surprisingly dark and contentious episode. Plus—what is tickling our fancy this week.

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