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Dave Holmes

  1. nostalgia
    Dave Holmes on Top 40 Songs Circa 1982’s AnnieFrom “Tainted Love” to “867-5309.”
  2. somewhere in time
    Dave Holmes on Summer 1995’s Top Rock SongsThis list is wild.
  3. book deals
    Dave Holmes Is Writing a BookCongrats!
  4. somewhere in time
    What Songs Were Popular 23 Years Ago, When Nirvana’s Nevermind Debuted?Hint: Someone’s funky bunch is involved.
  5. somewhere in time
    21 More Now That’s What I Call Music! FlopsPart two in a two-part investigation into the ubiquitous compilation series’ biggest misfires.
  6. somewhere in time
    The Least Successful Tracks From 20 Now That’s What I Call Music! AlbumsPart one in an ongoing investigation into the ubiquitous compilation series.
  7. somewhere in time
    25 Hugely Popular Soundtracks That Somehow Never Hit No. 1Whatever. These all hit No. 1 in our world.
  8. somewhere in time
    It’s Time to Revisit All 38 Soundtracks to Hit No. 1 Since Purple RainYes, the Howard Stern’s Private Parts soundtrack was a No. 1 album.
  9. somewhere in time
    It Is Absolutely Time to Reexamine Last Week’s Top 40 Singles ChartDave Holmes explores the dizzying terrain of just seven days ago.
  10. somewhere in time
    Revisiting Hit Music Circa When Harry Met SallyYou’ll have what Martika’s having.
  11. somewhere in time
    Dave Holmes on the Hits of July 1983“And here’s Diana Ross wearing a glittering fuchsia catsuit in her 1983 Central Park concert.”
  12. somewhere in time
    Dave Holmes on Casey Kasem’s Final Top 40Casey Kasem was never cool, and that’s why Casey Kasem was the coolest guy in the history of radio.
  13. somewhere in time
    Let’s Revisit Ace of Base, Warren G, and Other Summer Songs From 1994What was playing on your car stereo as you drove to see The Lion King and in the famous white Ford Bronco carrying O.J. Simpson?
  14. somewhere in time
    Dave Holmes Revisits ‘U Can’t Touch This,’ ‘Poison,’ and Other 1990 JamsWhat songs were popular 24 years ago, when Mariah Carey dropped?
  15. somewhere in time
    Dave Holmes Pays Respect to ‘Rappin’ Rodney’ and 99 Other Hits From 1984Which of these top 100 songs from January 28, 1984, deserves more respect? Judge Dave Holmes presides over the case.
  16. somewhere in time
    Dave Holmes Revisits ‘Closing Time,’ ‘Sex and Candy,’ and Other May 1998 HitsThis is what we were listening to 16 years ago, when that other Godzilla movie was released.
  17. vulture festival
    Vulture Festival Video: Pop-Culture Trivia NightEmceed by Vulture columnist Dave Holmes!
  18. somewhere in time
    Revisiting the Songs of Summer 1986The music of July 1986 is the ultimate Mean Girls playlist.
  19. somewhere in time
    Dave Holmes on Battle of the Network StarsBack to the day when television preferred its celebrities in the dunk tank, not the drunk tank.
  20. somewhere in time
    Dave Holmes Returns to 1995 to Count Down Waterworld-Era Music VideosBack to the era of sexless “uhhhh!”s and phony Hootie love on Friends.
  21. somewhere in time
    Dave Holmes Travels Back to 2005 and Charts a Legendary Top 40To cap off any lingering HIMYM nostalgia.
  22. somewhere in time
    Dave Holmes Returns to 1992, When Kris Kross’s ‘Jump’ Ruled the ChartsThis installment of “Somewhere in Time” will make you jump, jump!
  23. somewhere in time
    Dave Holmes Flashes Back to the Glorious March 1999 Singles ChartThe heady days when “Believe” was number one, Britney wasn’t that innocent, and boy bands were all the rage.
  24. somewhere in time
    Dave Holmes Revisits the Nielsens Circa the Infamous 1989 Oscars TelecastBack to the era of Great Circuses of the World, Moonlighting, and McDreamy dancing at the Oscars.
  25. somewhere in time
    Dave Holmes Charts the Modern Rock Hits of February 1994Our intrepid Somewhere in Time columnist counts down the alternative hits when Beck’s “Loser” reigned supreme.
  26. somewhere in time
    Dave Holmes Looks Back at the 1987 Box Office When RoboCop DebutedThe top ten included both Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise AND Jaws IV: The Revenge.
  27. somewhere in time
    Dave Holmes Revisits the Top 40 Songs From Super Bowl Sunday 2004Dave Holmes travels back to early 2004 to remind us what everyone was listening to (when not talking about Janet Jackson’s boob).
  28. somewhere in time
    Dave Holmes Revisits the Top 10 Songs at American Idol’s 2002 DebutStarring Ashanti.
  29. fame in 1998
    Dave Holmes on TRL, Jesse Camp, and 1998’s Other Big MTV MomentsThe former VJ expounds on Britney, Kid Rock, and more.
  30. overnights
    The X Factor Recap: Dave Holmes on Joke Auditions and a Singing Ghost-Hunter’The X Factor’ actually managed to surprise Holmes at least twice, and he doesn’t know how to feel about it.
  31. Happy 9/02/10!It’s 9/02/10, or 90210 day. The internet is littered with crap about the show today, but this story by comedian Dave Holmes about a very […]
  32. casting couch
    The NBC Pilot by the Reno 911! Creators Keeps Getting CoolerMore cast announcements for NBC’s most anticipated fall comedy.