Grady Smith

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Country Music's Not-So-Civil War

Thursday, October 10, 2013

One thing that everyone in country music can agree on is that the genre just isn’t what it used to be. But that seems to be about the only thing that the country artists can agree on at this point, as they’re increasingly taking sides in a battle between so-called “traditional country” and “pop country.” We talk with Entertainment Weekly writer Grady Smith and Nashville radio host and author Craig Havighurst about the civil war brewing within the genre. 


Remix The Mayor: And The Winner Is...; Country's Not-So-Civil War; Deltron 3030

Thursday, October 10, 2013

In this episode: Comedian and How Was Your Week host Julie Klausner and remixer extrordinaire Evan Gregory weigh in on the Remix The Mayor challenge submissions, and pick their favorites.

Then, as country music becomes increasingly pop-oriented, tensions have risen between the genre’s new artists and legacy acts. Writer Grady Smith and radio host and author Craig Havighurst talk about Nashville’s brewing not-so-civil war.

And the high-concept hip hop supergroup Deltron 3030 -- made up of rapper Del the Funky Homosapien, Kid Koala and producer Dan the Automator --perform tracks off of their long-awaited new album, Event II.

The Oogieloves in the Great Box Office Misadventure

Friday, September 28, 2012

Producer Ken Viselman, the marketing guru behind the explosive American success of "The Teletubbies" and "Thomas the Tank Engine" had a vision – a movie for toddlers that encouraged the audience to sing, dance and interact with the on-screen action. The result was"The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure," a movie that debuted in late August and holds the record for the lowest opening weekend box office of all time, earning just $206 per theater. Bob talks to Entertainment Weekly's Grady Smith about what went wrong and Smith's singular fascination with the Oogieloves phenomenon.


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