Quantcast
Home » Topics » MTV

Tech concern trolling

I was reading the latest issue of The Believer—the music issue!—today, and I found this tidbit interesting.  It's from Hua Hsu's examination of the telephone in pop music history, and it made me cackle: Early newspaper reports of Alexander Graham Bell's new invention, the telephone, exhibited a laughable narrowness of…

“Red” rocker Sammy Hagar says abducted by aliens

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – No doubt Sammy Hagar, a former lead singer for Van Halen, has enjoyed a lot of far out experiences in life, but on Monday, the rocker told perhaps his farthest out tale to MTV. He was abducted by aliens. Or, at least, his brain was. In…

MTV schools everyone in how to commit journalism

No Easy Decision – MTV Shows Reading this reporting on the “No Easy Choice” documentary that aired late on December 28th on MTV, I was struck at the absurdity chronicled in this paragraph: Some who are against abortion rights protested the show before it even aired. Conservative blogger Jill Stanek…

Courthouse fire delays Lil Wayne sentencing

NEW YORK — Platinum-selling rapper Lil Wayne appeared to have won at least one more day of freedom Tuesday when his sentencing on a weapons charge in New York was delayed due to a courthouse fire. The fire at the New York state court complex in downtown Manhattan injured eight…

Friday Genius Ten “Feel Old Yet” Edition

It’s worth watching this video, I swear. MTV finally bit the bullet and dropped the words “Music Television” from its logo. This should make me cackle cynically—and it does—but it also makes me a little sad. When I was a little kid in El Paso, we didn’t get MTV right…

More 90s nostalgia

Jessica Wakeman interviewed Diablo Cody—and finding out that Cody is a year younger than me made me feel old and under-accomplished, I’ll tell you what—and they had this exchange that stuck with me: The Frisky: Do you still consider yourself a Riot Grrl? DC: I’m an old Riot Grrl. (laughs)…

Google+