Tag Archives: Scott Malchus
Welcome to “Comrades,” a weekly podcast devoted to the FX series, The Americans. Our first episode takes a look back at The Americans first season (now on Blu-ray), previews the upcoming season (which premieres on February 26th) and features the usual tangents that Scott goes off on, such as the great use of Pete Townshend’s “Rough Boys” and how film editors accomplish the timing of image to music.
Matt ‘n’ Jeff talk to author and Popdose writer Scott Malchus about his new book, Basement Songs.
Scott Malchus recalls his family’s Make-A-Wish vacation in this week’s Scotty’s Jukebox.
In this week’s Jukebox, Scott Malchus reflects on his parents’ 50th wedding anniversary.
Al Green gets funky in this week’s Basement Songs.
Scott Malchus pays tribute to a beloved family member in this week’s Basement Song.
Begin 2012 with a new Basement Song and some vintage Marshall Crenshaw
On the eighth day of Mellowmas, we got our first real six-string
Chris Holmes and Scott Malchus take a look at the two fantasy series that premiered just before Halloween.
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 time with her.
Look, Ma! We can count to a hundred!
Your Popdose staff gathers ’round the new Chickenfoot single and can’t help arguing about Van Halen. Again.
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, one for each year.
Scott Malchus looks back again (and again) at the Bill Murray classic Groundhog Day.
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 Mix Six.
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” and I knew that I had to write a few words. I can’t think of a more appropriate message at this time of the year, especially in these hard times.
A strong, effective piece of songwriting that blended hard rock with some new wave leanings, you hear an unexpected poignancy in “Little Guitars.” That’s right, a Van Halen song that actually has feeling.
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 that are amplified by being the central character of a hit TV series. The lucky few out there who’ve never questioned their purpose and meaning in the world probably aren’t the people making Mad Men one of the most watched series on cable television.
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 Scott Malchus. Don’t worry, there are still a couple songs, too.
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 the dashboard.
Relive the glory of Huey Lewis & The News in concert, circa 1984, in this week’s Basement Song.