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

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 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.

Bob Dylan: The Poet At 70

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, one for each year.

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” 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.

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 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.