Theme Song Thursday: The Dream Of The 90’s Is Alive In Portland

The theme song to IFC’s show “Portlandia” is a comedy bit in itself. It’s all about an era that anyone who’s lived through will remember (with fondness or disdain). The show’s a satire created by SNL’s Fred Armisen and band Sleater-Kinney’s Carrie Brownstein. It’s produced by SNL mastermind Lorne Michaels and co-written by Allison Silverman,…
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Theme Song Thursday: The Brady Bunch Of The ’90s

“We’ll make it better, the second time around.” That’s the gist of “Second Time Around,” the awesome theme song to the not-so-awesome 1990s sitcom “Step by Step” about a newly blended family trying to take things “step by step, day by day.” This show could best be described as a 1990s version of “The Brady…
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Theme Song Thursday: Believe It Or Not, This Is A Great Answering Machine Message

It’s a great theme song that makes “Seinfeld”

Theme Song Thursday: Blossom’s ‘opinionation,’ Courtesy Of Dr. John

“In my opinionation, the sun is gonna surely shine.” It’s a nonsense lyric, but these words of wisdom from the theme of the 1990s NBC sitcom “Blossom” are a prime example of the decade’s optimism-at-all-odds approach to life. This might seem like a strange theme song to talk about in 2011 – after all, “Blossom”…
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Theme Song Thursday Kicks Off!

To kick off this series, I had to think of a theme song that I grew up with that always struck a chord with me, and the UNSOLVED MYSTERIES tune creeped into my head. I probably watched this show when I was too young, but back then, I was interested in anything frightening or supernatural.…
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