Tag: Chris Isaak

Humor, Music

Fight Courtney, F*** Winona, Be the Biggest Rock Star of All Time: A Scientific Analysis

Hole founder, rumored songwriter behind Live Through This, and all around difficult human being Courtney Love once remarked that,...

Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’90s, Vol. 39

Bottom Feeders closes out the letter I with some pimpin' from Ronald Isley and the bad boys of reggae. ...

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Greatest Un-Hits, Music

Greatest Un-Hits: Jace Everett’s “Bad Things” (2009)

I haven’t seen that much of True Blood, mainly because I am an adult male. Looking past the screaming camp, broad stereotypes,...

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Friday Night Videos!, Music

Friday Night Videos!: The Hits of 1991

If you’re holding your breath for the day MTV starts playing music videos again, let it go. It’s never going to happen, and certainly...

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Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Rock End of the ’80s, Part 24

You know you've hit it big time when celebrities wear your t-shirt. Shit though, it's Miley. Run to the hills!...

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Basement Songs, Music

Basement Songs: Chris Isaak, “Wicked Game”

The wind blew through my grimy hair as I lounged in the back of the pickup truck. Drunk on the youthful feeling of invincibility, and also...

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Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Friday Mixtape: 7/16/10

Having a mopey summer, like me? This is the mix for you. Chris Isaak – Dancin’ from Baja Sessions (1996) Cotton Jones –...

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Music, Popdose Lists, Year-End Best-Of Lists

Best of ’09: Five Albums You Should Have Bought This Year

Now, don’t get the wrong idea: This is not a “best of” list — that would indicate that I listened to every album released...

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Television, The Three Strike Rule

The Three Strike Rule: “The Chris Isaak Hour”

Usually, anytime a musical artist performs on a talk show, that marks the end of the program: Letterman, Leno or Conan stroll out to shake...

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Freshly Unwrapped, Music

Freshly Unwrapped: 2/20/09

Do not be alarmed! Do not adjust your set! Chartburn hasn’t gone away — it’s just sharing space with some more Friday...

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Music

Random-onium: Redd Kross, Chris Isaak, and the “Miami Vice” Soundtrack

This is the first in a series that I call Random-onium!, for lack of a better term. The premise is that I go to a friend’s house and...

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Exit Music, Music, Popdose

Exit Music (For a Film): True Romance

In the final few moments of Tony Scott’s True Romance (1993) Alabama, accompanied by an injured Clarence, drives past a sign that...