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Lukas Kaiser + THE DARK TOWER, Lana Del Rey and BLUE BLOODS

I subject my friend Lukas Kaiser to The Dark Tower, Lana Del Rey’s Lust for Life and an episode of Blue Bloods (S07E02, “Good Cop Bad Cop”). We try to name three things we liked about each #1 and we manage … Continue reading

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Andrei Alupului + THE EMOJI MOVIE, BIG BROTHER, JAY-Z and HOUSE OF SPIES

Improviser Andrei Alupului joins Hoff to talk The Emoji Movie, yet another episode of Big Brother, JAY-Z’s 4:44 and Daniel Silva’s novel House of Spies. Spoiler: A few of these things are really not very good. iTunes: https://goo.gl/DTqk7G Soundcloud: https://goo.gl/3pFgkR

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New Podcast Ep: Lizzie Martinez + JAY-Z, DUNKIRK and BIG BROTHER

Comedian Lizzie Martinez joins me to discuss JAY-Z’s 4:44, Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk and the CBS reality show Big Brother. We spend several minutes talking about a couch. It’s a really crazy-ass couch. https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/lizzie-martinez-jay-z-dunkirk-and-big-brother/id1254306301?i=1000390364901&mt=2  

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Number 1s Is a Podcast Now

I finally realized that there are already too many blogs out there, so I’ve moved this project to a medium that’s totally not saturated yet: Podcasts! The first episode, initially performed as a Facebook livestream, is now up on iTunes … Continue reading

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Music: Kendrick Lamar, DAMN.

#1 album on the Billboard 200 chart, weeks of 5/6/17, 5/13/17 and 5/20/17 What it is: The fourth studio album from rapper Kendrick Lamar. In a way, Kendrick Lamar achieved rap dominance the same way Kanye West did: By bringing together … Continue reading

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Music: The Chainsmokers, MEMORIES…DO NOT OPEN

#1 album on the Billboard 200 chart, week of 4/29/17 What it is: The debut album from The Chainsmokers, a duo who make EDM-tinged pop music. This may be an obvious point, but I’ve thought for a long time that the … Continue reading

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Music: Drake, MORE LIFE

#1 album on the Billboard 200 chart, weeks of 4/8/17, 4/15/17 and 4/22/17 What it is: A new album from Canadian rapper Drake. It was released exclusively to streaming platforms and referred to as a “playlist” rather than an album for … Continue reading

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