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. ...


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,...


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...


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!...


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...


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 –...


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...


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...


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...



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...


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...