Tag: Scott Malchus

Music, Popdose Lists

Popdose Prime: The 75 Best Paul McCartney Songs

On June 18, Paul McCartney celebrated his 75th birthday. With enviable longevity and prodigious musical gifts, he’s amassed a legacy...

Film, Television

Staff Meeting: Our Favorite (?) Movie and TV Cliches

The best of the worst of movie and TV cliches. If you've seen 'em once, you know 'em all!...

Film, Soundtrack Saturday

Soundtrack Saturday Rewind: “Bull Durham”

Scott Malchus revisits the soundtrack to that seminal film celebrating America's two favorite past times: Sex and baseball....

Books, Legendary

Legendary: Chapter 12

Today in "Legendary," Kate has one thing on her mind, and Brian has too many....

Books, Legendary

Legendary: Chapter 11

Kate returns home from her ride in the Metroparks. Her parents are leaving town and her little brother is sleeping over her friends house,...

Books, Legendary

Legendary: Chapter 6

Kate drives down to the Cleveland Metroparks to spend time riding with her horse, Kenny, and to reflect on what the future holds for her....

Comrades, Podcast, Television

Comrades Podcast: Episode 4, “The Walk In”

Welcome back to Comrades, a weekly podcast/discussion/ramblefest about the FX series, The Americans. This week’s stellar episode of...

Comrades, Podcast, Television

Comrades Podcast: Episode 1: Season One Rewind and Season Two Preview

Welcome to “Comrades,” a weekly podcast devoted to the FX series, The Americans. Our first episode takes a look back at The Americans...

Music, Podcast, The Matt 'N' Jeff Radio Hour

The Matt ‘N’ Jeff Radio Hour, Episode 8: Basement Songs

Matt 'n' Jeff talk to author and Popdose writer Scott Malchus about his new book, Basement Songs....

Music, Popular Culture

Scotty’s Jukebox: One Love

Scott Malchus recalls his family's Make-A-Wish vacation in this week's Scotty's Jukebox....

Popular Culture

Scotty’s Jukebox: Never Tear Us Apart

In this week's Jukebox, Scott Malchus reflects on his parents' 50th wedding anniversary....

Music, Popdose Lists

The Popdose 100: The Greatest Love Songs of All Time

Much like our 100 Greatest Covers post last year, this was a collaborative effort for the Popdose staff.  Although our list of nominees...

Basement Songs, Music

Basement Songs: Al Green, “Let’s Stay Together”

Al Green gets funky in this week's Basement Songs....

Basement Songs, Music

Basement Songs: Porcupine Tree, “Trains”

Scott Malchus pays tribute to a beloved family member in this week's Basement Song....

Basement Songs, Music

Basement Songs: Marshall Crenshaw, “Someday, Someway”

Begin 2012 with a new Basement Song and some vintage Marshall Crenshaw...

Mellowmas, Music

The Eighth Day of Mellowmas: Mellowmas of ’69

On the eighth day of Mellowmas, we got our first real six-string...

Television, TV Reviews

Popdose’s Fall 2011 TV Preview: “Once Upon A Time” and “Grimm”

Chris Holmes and Scott Malchus take a look at the two fantasy series that premiered just before Halloween. ...

Basement Songs, Music

Basement Songs: Death Cab for Cutie, “No Sunlight”

I wasn’t so interested in offering my two cents. Instead, I wanted to hear my daughter's thoughts and, truthfully, just spend some alone...

Music

The Greatest Cover Songs of All Time: Honorable Mentions

Last week, we published a compilation of the 100 greatest cover songs of all time, as voted by the Popdose staff.  Of course, our way of...

Music, Popdose Lists

The Popdose 100: The Greatest Cover Songs of All Time

Look, Ma! We can count to a hundred!...

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Music

Popdose Roundtable: Streaming Chickenfoot’s “Big Foot” (and Striking Up the VH Debate Again)

Your Popdose staff gathers 'round the new Chickenfoot single and can't help arguing about Van Halen. Again....

Music

Bob Dylan: The Poet At 70

Bob Dylan is 70 years old, and the Popdose Staff has pulled together a massive post to honor him. Here are 70 of our favorite Dylan songs,...

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Basement Songs: 52 Saturday Nights, Film

Basement Songs: “Groundhog Day”

Scott Malchus looks back again (and again) at the Bill Murray classic Groundhog Day....

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Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “Soundtrack to a Future Zombie Apocalypse”

Oh my effing giddy aunt! The zombies are coming, and there's nothing you can do about it. But you can get prepared now with this week's...

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Basement Songs, Music

Basement Songs: The Pretenders, “I’ll Stand By You”

As I did a quick dance to get around a woman standing idle on the steps at the train station, my iPod shuffled on to "I'll Stand by You"...

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Basement Songs, Music

Basement Songs: Van Halen, “Little Guitars”

A strong, effective piece of songwriting that blended hard rock with some new wave leanings, you hear an unexpected poignancy in "Little...

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Television, The Three Strike Rule

The Three Strike Rule: “Mad Men”

I believe that like any great character of fiction, we see a part of ourselves in Don Draper. We see a human being with faults, albeit ones...

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Basement Songs, Comics and Graphic Novels, Music

Basement Songs: Announcing “Wendover”…

How does a comic book come together? By chance and friendship. Read today's Basement Songs to find out about the latest (co) creation by...

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Basement Songs, Music

Basement Songs: Marshall Crenshaw, “Right on Time”

You don’t come across many throwback love songs like this one, with a driving beat that beckons the open road and your hands pounding on...

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Basement Songs, Music

Basement Songs: Journey, “Only the Young”

In the fall of 1984, the Make A Wish Foundation contacted the band Journey. A 16-year old fan from Cleveland named Kenny Sykaluk was in the...