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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 September 28, 2016: Banned Books Week

By , September 28, 2016

It’s Banned Books Week! We tell you about our favorite banned or challenged books. We don’t learn what “nunga-nungas” are. Plus—what is tickling our fancy this week.

Popmatic Podcast for September 21, 2016: Wild Wilder Wildest

By , September 21, 2016

Popmatic crew is a bunch of goofballs so on this show we honor the life and legacy of brilliant goofball Gene Wilder. Plus—what is tickling our fancy this month. Good day, sir. I said good day!

Legends of Film: Eric Red

By , September 17, 2016

During this episode we talk to Writer/Director Eric Red.  Mr. Red’s credits include The Hitcher, Near Dark, Cohen and Tate, and the upcoming Movies @ Main feature Body Parts. Mr. Red discusses the making of Body Parts, including serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer’s special connection to the movie, and shares how he came to write The Hitcher.

Join us for a free screening of Body Parts on Saturday, October 1st, beginning at 2:00 p.m., at the Main Library in the first floor auditorium.

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Popmatic Podcast for September 14, 2016: Hispanic Heritage Month

By , September 14, 2016

It’s Hispanic Heritage Month and there will be programs all over the library. We tell you about are favorite books, movies, and music by Hispanic creative types. Amanda has enough machismo to talk about John Leguizamo two years in a row. Plus—what is tickling our fancy this month.

Popmatic Podcast for September 7, 2016: Highest Fantasy

By , September 7, 2016

Seven is a holy number on Game of Thrones and this posts on the seventh day of September which used to be the sev… yeah, whatever, there’s a new Harry Potter book! This show = fantasy. Plus—what is tickling our fancy this week.

Popmatic Podcast for August 31, 2016: On This Day, Our Labor of Love

By , August 31, 2016

A full cast in who knows how many months results in a show that can only be described as completely bonkers. The theme is Labor Day. Listen to find out how much fun it is to work at the library. Plus—what is tickling our fancy this week.

Legends of Film: Dick Richards

By , August 28, 2016

During this episode we talk to Director Dick Richards. Mr. Richards’ directing credits include The Culpepper Cattle Co., Rafferty and the Gold Dust Twins, Farewell My Lovely, and March or Die. Richards discusses the origins of making March or Die, working with the late Robert Mitchum, and the allure of the journey in filmmaking.

Join us for a free screening of March or Die on Saturday, September 10th, 2016, beginning at 2:00 p.m., at the Main Library in the first floor auditorium.

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Popmatic Podcast for August 24: Don’t Blow Your Top

By , August 24, 2016

We’re doing a show about natural history and there is nothing you can do about. Why? Because August 24 is Vesuvius Day. Plus—what is tickling our fancy this week besides Sarah returning to Popmatic.

Popmatic Podcast for August 17: Shakespeare in the Parking Lot

By , August 17, 2016

Shakespeare in the Park is full tilt through September. We bite our thumbs at you, metaphorically speaking, of course. Plus—what is tickling our fancy this week.

Popmatic Podcast for August 10, 2016: Olympics

By , August 10, 2016

Summer Olympics start this week so we juice up our show with books, movies, and music about all the athletics international. The evil robot claims two more victims forcing Mike to host. Plus—what is tickling our fancy this week.

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