amy f. madden

Editorial Director, idobi.com

8 posts by amy f. madden


Montage of Heck Will Completely Drain You

May 5, 2015 | By amy f. madden

Montage of Heck aired on HBO yesterday and it made me feel so many things. Even now, I’m struggling to get the words out. I want to make something clear before I continue: this is not about me. This is not about MY experience with Nirvana. This is not how I found out when Kurt […]

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Tidal: “The Inmates Are Taking Over the Asylum”

March 31, 2015 | By amy f. madden

In 1919 four film industry pioneers formed United Artists. Chaplin, Pickford, Fairbanks, and Griffith decided they had had enough of non-artists working with their art and they took control of their careers. It’s hard to believe, but it’s been almost 100 years since then, but something similar is bubbling up in the music industry. Meet […]


Matthew Broderick Turned 53

March 23, 2015 | By amy f. madden

  Matthew Broderick turned 53 last week. If that’s insane for you to imagine, we’re right there with you. If you’re only familiar with his stellar work in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, then here’s a list of five other movies that’ll make you love him even more. WarGames — Would you like to play a […]

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Top Five Things to Love About The Weather Changing

March 17, 2015 | By amy f. madden

If you live well above the equator, you can relate to these things. If you don’t–well, then we’re all really jealous. #1. The alluring  sound of an ice cream truck meandering around your neighborhood. #2. T-SHIRTS. Wearing t-shirts. #3. Putting your heavy coats and boots away for a long nap. #4. Not having to put […]

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McD’s at SXSW: We’re Not Lovin’ It

March 7, 2015 | By amy f. madden

So, set aside the fact that McDonald’s has a showcase at SXSW (read: the shark has been jumped, people) and check this story out. The ba-da-da-da-da happiness jingle slinger  asked up-and-coming band, Ex Cops, to play for free as a trade for exposure… Wait… I need more ELLIPSES………… Let’s set this straight gigantic corporations: IF […]


Leonard Nimoy dies at 83

February 27, 2015 | By amy f. madden

When I was a kid there were two debates: Star Trek or Star Wars? If your answer was “Star Trek” it was immediately followed by a second question: Original or Next Generation (Enterprise)? The Star Trek universe didn’t stop there, though. It meandered with Deep Space Nine, Voyager, and then, finally, a full cinematic reboot […]

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Aloha, Aloha

February 16, 2015 | By amy f. madden

You know what we need right about now? We need a new Cameron Crowe movie in our lives right about now. Let’s just pause for a second and remember just a few of the treasures that he’s given us… Almost Famous, Jerry Maguire, Singles… The list goes on and on. So, let’s all take a […]

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Act Appalled: The 2015 Grammy Awards

February 9, 2015 | By amy f. madden

Here are our thoughts on the 2015 Grammy Awards last night.