Summertime Sadness

You’ve heard the news by now and there’s no easy way to say it:  the Backstreet Boys will not be touring this summer. As much as I normally love giving people bad news (example: “actually no, that isn’t low fat yogurt you’re eating”), this one kinda hurts.  We expected it not because we’re awful demanding people…

Hey Boys! Your Fan Club Sucks.

When was the last time  you visited the Backstreet Boys’ official website?  I think my last journey there was at some point during the time period that the Show Em What Your Made Of documentary was released. It is one of the most useless sites I’ve ever seen – which is actually why so many alternates have…

Backstreet Army: The Music Man

Recently, we’ve asked fans that have found themselves recruited into the Backstreet Army in less traditional ways to speak with us about their fan experience.  The feedback has been great and we hope to continue running this sort of fan profile going forward.  Of course, in order to do so we need more fans willing…

TDS Blog: 2015 Review

This morning I clicked into my email account and saw an interesting note from WordPress.com.   They sent over a fancy report about The Darkside Blog and gave us a review of our stats, visitors, most popular posts, etc.  At first I was satisfied with just being pleased with our work – Rose and I…