Jeff Kode

Jeff Kode has previously written articles for The Arizona Republic ALT section, as well as other publications including Echo Magazine and IONAZ Magazine. He is an enthusiastic movie lover, and enjoys discovering new music. He is currently on air middays at 88.7 The Pulse.

The Chainsmokers recent unintentionally racist remark set social media ablaze with responses

All it took for social media to be set ablaze was a joke about eating dogs and Twitter responded by attacking electronic dance music and pop artists The Chainsmokers. Was it funny or tasteless, no pun intended, you decide! But in all seriousness, one of the members of the group, Alex Pall was being interviewed in China during one of …

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Cable network Showtime set to air rarely seen Sign of the Times documentary about music artist Prince

Sign of the Times was a documentary that singer-songwriter Prince filmed in conjunction with the release of the album with the same name. It hasn’t been seen in over a decade. It’s never gotten a home video release, nor has it been aired on television since that first run. Cable network Showtime recently acquired the rare film, and plans to show it this …

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As summer movie season closes new deals for future franchise films set records

Director Patty Jenkins’ superhero film, “Wonder Woman,” was the most successful movie of the summer, just ahead of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. Due to that achievement, Jenkins has now become the highest paid Hollywood female director in history with the future film, “Wonder Woman 2.” Industry entertainment magazine, Variety was the first with the news, stating that “while …

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Lady Gaga makes announcement at Toronto Film Festival regarding music career

Ok, all you Little Monsters, do you want the good news or the bad news first? The good news is Lady Gaga has television appearances and a movie coming out soon! The bad news is that she will be taking an extended break from music for awhile. While supporting her new original documentary film, “Gaga: Five Foot Two,” that premiered at …

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Target selling out of Men’s’ T-shirts featuring female singers

Retail giant Target used to sell graphic T-shirts with exclusively male musicians and bands on the front. That was until now! At the hot price of $12.99, Target stores across America are selling out of popular female singers featured on men’s T-shirts, including one of Britney Spears self-titled 2001 album cover. It seems that guys are saying, “Gimme More!” of …

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Dancing With the Stars announces new celebrity competitors for 25th Season

ABC’s number one hit reality show, Dancing With the Stars returns for their 25th season with an all-new cast of competitors. Producers have announced thirteen fierce celebrities that will kick off the new season. Here are some of my favorites. Remember Frankie Muniz from the FOX television show, “Malcolm in the Middle?” Yes? The now 31 year old actor will be representing Scottsdale, …

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The 100 Songs You Should Know presented by 88.7 The Pulse all Labor Day Weekend

88.7 The Pulse is ready to increase your music I.Q this Labor Day weekend with 100 Songs That You Should Know! From Friday, September 1st at 6am with Steve and Jonathan on The Morning Beat and continuing through Midnight, Labor Day, Monday September 4th, The Pulse will be playing some of the most important songs in music history. Each unveils …

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Brand new intimate revealing documentary about Lady Gaga coming to Netflix

Lady Gaga announced via Twitter that, “Gaga: Five Foot Two,” will debut on Netflix, Friday, September 22nd. The original documentary promises to be an intimate look at Lady Gaga’s recent life. Even Gaga herself hasn’t seen it in its entirety to avoid compromising it’s truthfulness. In one scene, she speaks honestly about the utter loneliness she experiences, something even Justin Bieber can relate …

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Apple will soon announce arrival of new iPhone 8 smartphone

On Tuesday, September 12th, Apple will reveal details of three new smartphones they plan to release in the future. The official announcement will be held at 10am PST at The Steve Jobs Theater in California. Can you believe this year marks the tenth anniversary of the original iPhone? While updated versions of the current iPhone 7 and 7 Plus with wireless charging will be added, …

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It’s the Lord of the Flies movie remake you never asked for starring an all female cast

Author William Golding’s 1954 novel, “Lord of the Flies,” was probably required reading in your high school English class, but could you re-imagine the classic story occurring with all females? Warner Brothers has decided that you need a remake of the 1963 and 1990 film versions told from a female perspective … or not! That’s the irony that has social media …

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