Music

SYSK Selects: What Makes a One-hit Wonder?

The term "one-hit wonder" gets thrown around a lot, and - yes - you probably are using it correctly, but Chuck Bryant went to the trouble to really define what makes a one-hit wonder in the article this episode is based on. Join him and Josh as they get to the bottom of this disparaging term.

The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

Some pretty great articles on Siberia's mystery craters, the Stanford sexual assault, ZZ Top, Scientism and more stuff.

The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

Interesting articles on the pandemics on the way, skepticism toward Skeptics, classic car crashes and more neat stuff.

The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

Neat articles on ventriloquist movies, unidentified remains, punk rock, comedy and lots more stuff.

Nostalgia is not the most toxic impulse

Nostalgia is a funny thing. It's not home sickness, it's more connected to emotions and a time in your life. But is nostalgia worthwhile? Nascent science says it just might be.

The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

Great articles on Comanche warriors, It's A Wonderful Life, Jamaican dancehall and more right here

The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

How Auto-Tune Works

What began as a challenge to an oil engineer to make a terrible singer into a pitch-perfect one, Auto-Tune has become a ubiquitous (and, to many, obnoxious) part of the musical soundscape.

The Best  Stuff We've Read This Week

Each week, Josh and Chuck read tons of great articles, some of them really good. Here are the best of the bunch for your enjoyment.