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Wednesday, October 2 2013

Miley, Interrupted: What Happens When Child Stars Grow Up

Attacking Miley Cyrus for no longer being Hannah is missing the point. The stars that we idolize are real human beings, trying to figure out their lives just like everyone else.


Wednesday, September 25 2013

In Defense Of ... Saving the VMAs

A month removed from this year's debacle, it's time to understand that the Video Music Awards are worth reviving, worth enjoying like we did decades ago.


Thursday, August 8 2013

The Month In Pop Entertainment: August 2013

Here are your pop culture options for end-of-summer fun.


Wednesday, July 17 2013

2013 MTV Video Music Award Nominations Announced

MTV announced the nominees, including Justin Timberlake, Flying Lotus, Yeah Yeah Yeahs and more, for their Video Music Awards being held in Brooklyn.


Tuesday, October 30 2012

In Defense Of ... The Marriage Between Music and Television

One wonders if Elvis, the Beatles, the Who, et. al. would have gained such importance had TV not been available. Those hips wouldn't have been so polarizing, those haircuts wouldn't have been so cutting edge...


Monday, September 26 2011

Smells Like MTV: Music Video and the Rise of Grunge

MTV’s central role in delivering grunge to a national audience in the early 1990s demonstrated the network’s power as a creator and definer of culture, and the reaction of many of grunge’s iconic figures against the video medium revealed the gulf between principle and reality.


Wednesday, August 10 2011

The Return of 120 Minutes

120 Minutes returns to guide us through the alternative/indie/hip-hop/whatever-else universe. But what's a show to do when nothing's as hard to find as it used to be?


Thursday, August 4 2011

MTV celebrates its 30th birthday but stays forever young


Thursday, April 21 2011

The Year In TV: November 2010

Continuing our look at the year’s most notable television events, here’s what happened in November 2010.


Wednesday, April 13 2011

‘Heaven 17 Live at Scala’ Gives Us Those Chilly-Cum-Funky Electronic Tunes

In the early '80s, it was possible for England's postpunk pioneers -- New Romantics, Rude Boys, and assorted other malcontents -- to imagine themselves the center of the media universe.


The Year in TV: July 2010 (Mixed Media) [25.Feb.11]
The Year in TV: April 2010 (Mixed Media) [18.Jan.11]
The Year in Music: February 2010 (Mixed Media) [7.Dec.10]
Why I’m Not Watching Jersey Shore (Anymore) (Channel Surfing) [21.Sep.10]
Jackass: The Lost Tapes (Reviews) [29.Oct.09]
The Hills: Season Five (Reviews) [8.Oct.09]
Gaga for Fame (Sound Affects) [28.Jul.09]
Pedro: The Movie (Reviews) [6.Apr.09]
Bromance (Reviews) [27.Jan.09]
MTV Gets Political (News) [7.Jul.08]
Adventures in Hollyhood (Reviews) [11.Apr.07]
Nirvana Unseen (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
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