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  • Hollywood Plays Around With Virginity

    08/02/2014 4:45:29 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 94 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 2, 2014 | Brent Bozell
    Back in the 1950s, C.S. Lewis saw chastity as under attack with "all the contemporary propaganda for lust that makes people "feel that the desires we are resisting are so 'natural,' so 'healthy,' and so reasonable, that it is almost perverse and abnormal to resist them." You can now safely delete the word "almost." Today virginity isn't a virtue but a burden. Chastity is a freak show and anyone who chooses to keep it is a carnival barker. In today's entertainment world, weirdos -- especially sexual weirdos -- drive a juicy plot, so virgins are in vogue, as a...
  • Steel Breeze - You Don't Want Me Anymore

    08/01/2014 9:45:02 PM PDT · by DemforBush · 13 replies
    youtube ^ | 8/2/14 | n/a
    Kind of a forgotten little hit from the early 1980s.
  • MTV Anniversary (August 1, 1981)

    07/31/2014 10:52:24 PM PDT · by beaversmom · 231 replies
    HIstory ^ | August 1, 2014 | beaversmom
    On this day in 1981, MTV: Music Television goes on the air for the first time ever, with the words (spoken by one of MTV’s creators, John Lack): “Ladies and gentlemen, rock and roll.” The Buggles’ “Video Killed the Radio Star” was the first music video to air on the new cable television channel, which initially was available only to households in parts of New Jersey. MTV went on to revolutionize the music industry and become an influential source of pop culture and entertainment in the United States and other parts of the world, including Europe, Asia and Latin America,...
  • This is the BEST You Tube Video I have seen in a LONG LONG Time...

    07/15/2014 10:32:37 AM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 14 replies
    You Tube ^ | 15 July 2014 | You Tube
    Kinda course but truthfully funny
  • MTV Poll: 88% of Millennials Think Affirmative Action Is Unfair

    05/20/2014 4:07:51 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 37 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | May 19, 2014 - 4:48 PM | Matt Vespa
    A MTV survey found something shocking about Millennials: 88% think affirmative action policies are unfair. Translation: 88% of Millennials are racist, or something. Well, at least that’s probably how the folks at MSNBC will take it. […] The survey found that 88% oppose such programs because they “believe that favoring one race over another is unfair, because of their belief in equality.” …
  • Abortion and the Suicide of the West

    01/22/2014 6:51:35 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 18 replies
    GOPUSA ^ | January 22, 2014 | Ben Shapiro
    Jenelle Evans, 22, had an abortion this year. Originally featured on MTV four years ago as a pregnant teenager, Evans, who loves to party, had a son, gave the son to her mother to raise, got into heroin, got married and went to jail; her husband ended up in jail as well on drug charges. They got divorced. He didn't know that Evans was pregnant. She got an abortion. He found out about it on the commercials for "Teen Mom 2." Now she's pregnant again. With a third guy. Who may or may not be seeing another woman on the...
  • Husband of MTV Star Found Out His Child Was Aborted From a TV Commercial

    01/21/2014 2:36:52 PM PST · by Morgana · 33 replies
    Life News ^ | Steven Ertelt
    As LifeNews reported earlier this month, MTV is filming one of its reality show stars having an abortion. Teen Mom 2′s trouble-plagued star Jenelle Evans got pregnant and had an abortion. However, her husband had no idea she was pregnant or aborted his baby — until he found out from commercials for the show. From TruthRevolt: jenelleevans2The husband of the child, Courtland Rogers, recently released from jail where he served on drug charges, found out about the abortion of his child from a commercial for the the show. As reported by the Mirror, Rogers told RadarOnline.com: “Nobody told me anything...
  • Teenage mom who thought she was dating rapper Bow Wow...a lesbian's catfish hoax

    10/10/2013 5:50:03 AM PDT · by Morgana · 28 replies
    mail online ^ | Louise Boyle
    FULL TITLE: Teenage mom who thought she was dating rapper Bow Wow after they 'met online and he sent her $10k' discovers she was victim of a lesbian's elaborate catfish hoax A teenage mother has been left devastated after finding out that her 'boyfriend' - millionaire rapper Bow Wow - was in fact a woman conducting an elaborate Catfish hoax. Keyonnah's whirlwind romance started four months ago when she liked Bow Wow's fan page on Facebook. Out of the blue, the rapper began messaging her, escalating to daily text messages where the pair would plan their life together. The super...
  • Forever Tawdry MTV

    08/30/2013 4:28:06 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 30, 2013 | Brent Bozell
    The tawdry sexual dancing of Miley Cyrus on the 2013 edition of MTV's Video Music Awards has been denounced by nearly everyone -- conservatives, liberals and libertines (who flunked it for lacking "hotness"). That theme is exhausted. Let's shift the discussion back to where it belongs: the cultural cesspool that is MTV. Every year, MTV prepares sleazy awards show stunts like this to acquire buzz for itself. There's Madonna and Britney Spears having a long onstage kiss, Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis grabbing each other's private parts on stage and Sacha Baron Cohen "accidentally" hanging upside down with his bare...
  • MTV: The Marketing of Porn to Children via Sweet Young Things

    08/29/2013 7:30:01 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 26 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 08/29/2013 | M. Catharine Evans
    See also: Minnie Mouse Weeps for Miley Cyrus. The tabloids have been waiting five years for a Miley "flame out." Yes, back in 2008, all the talk on Miley Cyrus was about her being just a normal 15 year old who took life as it came and left all the agent stuff (of a Disney star's life) up to her parents. How did that turn out? Five years ago Vanity Fair ran an interview with the star of Disney's hit show Hannah Montana. With Lindsay Lohan rehabbed and Britney Spears under psychiatric care, the tabs are looking to Cyrus to...
  • From Disney to Twerking: Miley Cyrus’ evolution, and America’s devolution

    08/28/2013 7:25:36 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 25 replies
    FrontPage Mag ^ | 08/28/2013 | Ben Shapiro
    When I was around ten years old, my mom decided that my younger sisters and I should not watch the most popular children’s show of the time, Power Rangers. She feared that the violence of the show would make us more likely to be aggressive, especially given the fact that every time she picked us up from school, at least two of the other kids in the class would be kicking each other while shouting slogans from the show. So she made us a deal: we wouldn’t watch Power Rangers, and she would pay an extra fee so we could...
  • ‘Heads should roll at MTV’ for Miley Cyrus and Lady Gaga’s VMA vulgarity, parents group says

    08/27/2013 4:11:52 AM PDT · by Morgana · 77 replies
    Life Site ^ | Ben Johnson
    HOLLYWOOD, August 26, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Sexually explicit performances at Sunday night's MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) have caused a parents group to demand reform of the cable industry. In the opening act, the always provocative Lady Gaga stripped down to a thong bikini that left little to the imagination. However, it was former child star Miley Cyrus' performance that dominated headlines and newscasts around the country. The young star, who rocketed to fame as the lead character in Disney's Hannah Montana series, wore a flesh-colored bikini, and used a foam novelty hand in a variety of sexual ways before...
  • Culture: WaPo columnist: This hulabaloo about Miley Cyrus really shows how racist we all are

    08/26/2013 5:49:15 PM PDT · by Morgana · 28 replies
    CainTV ^ | Dan Calabrese
    "Slut-shaming and racial condescension." Silly me. To the extent that I thought about it at all, which wasn't much, I thought people were buzzing because someone who was an innocent family-friendly Disney Channel star just a few years ago is now prancing around on stage, simulating sex acts with some dude and wearing almost nothing. But I obviously forgot to check with Washington Post columnist Clinton Yates, who would have set me straight. It's really about racism. Oh, that and "slut-shaming" because how dare we object to a young woman letting loose with her honest expression or whatever. He appears...
  • Miley Cyrus gets embarrassingly raunchy at the VMAs [Another Reason To Keep Kids Off MTV]

    08/26/2013 5:09:28 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 99 replies
    NBC ^ | 8/26/13
    Justin Timberlake may have brought "SexyBack" on MTV's Video Music Awards Sunday night, but it was Miley Cyrus who turned things embarrassingly raunchy. Crotch grabbing? Check. Stripping and gyrations worthy of a strip club? Done. Prancing around in flesh-toned latex bra and panties? No prob. Grabbing and sticking her face in a dancer's rear end? You better believe it. Excessive tongue? As if you had to ask.
  • This is America on liberalism...thanks MTV

    08/26/2013 11:02:48 AM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 42 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 8-26-13 | The Looking Spoon
    I stopped watching MTV when I was about 20, which was around the time they were beginning the end of showing actual music videos on the channel (which was pretty much all I wanted to see).Last night at their Video Music Awards Miley Cyrus gave her biggest middle finger yet to her Disney past.I wish what these kids and a-holes who never grow up do at these events wouldn't matter, but it does matter. It needs to be commented on in not so adulatory light more often...
  • Miley Cyrus’ raunchy antics the talk of the MTV Video Music Awards

    08/26/2013 6:57:56 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 166 replies
    Euro News ^ | 08/26/2013
    The much anticipated MTV Video Music Awards were held on Sunday night in Brooklyn and crowds of screaming fans were not left disappointed, with costumes and controversy offered up in equal measure. Setting the tone for the night, the show was opened by Lady Gaga who performed her new single “Applause” in a series of outfits ranging from a square nun’s habit to a bikini thong. Her appearance was a little tame by Gaga standards, with no meat-suits or gun-bras to be seen. Taking over the role of ‘most shocking act’ was Miley Cyrus (pictured above). The former Disney Channel...
  • Sean Sasser, whose ceremony with partner on 'Real World' was TV first, dies

    08/08/2013 6:05:37 PM PDT · by massmike · 31 replies
    cnn.com ^ | 08/08/2013 | Alan Duke and Chelsea J. Carter
    Sean Sasser, whose relationship with the late Pedro Zamora on MTV's "The Real World: San Francisco" broke cultural barriers on U.S. television, has died, his longtime partner told CNN on Thursday. Sasser was 44. Sasser, who had been HIV positive for 25 years, died Wednesday from mesothelioma, a rare form of lung cancer that was diagnosed just last month, Michael Kaplan said. He died in the Washington home he shared with Kaplan. Sasser was not one of the original cast members but became a household name as his relationship with Zamora was explored during the show's third season in 1994....
  • Buckwild cast member arrested for DUI, other charges

    08/07/2013 8:16:08 AM PDT · by Morgana · 6 replies
    WOWK ^ | Jessie Shafer
    uckwild cast member, Joseph "Joey" Patrick Mulcahy, was arrested in Kanawha County Tuesday evening and charged with driving under the influence, reckless driving, and failure to report an accident, according to court documents. It happened Tuesday evening. He was arranged just before 11 p.m. According to court documents, West Virginia State Police Troopers were dispatched to the 5300 block of Sissonville Drive to investigate a roll-over style accident. Sissonville firefighters told the arriving Trooper that the driver of the vehicle was taken home by Joe Mulcahy, the defendant's father. Authorities advised Mulcahy Sr. to go get his son. He did,...
  • Kris Kross rapper Chris Kelly dies

    05/01/2013 10:36:35 PM PDT · by rickmichaels · 42 replies
    WENN.COM ^ | May 1, 2013
    Kris Kross star Chris "Mac Daddy" Kelly has died at the age of 34. The rapper was found unresponsive at his home in Atlanta, Georgia on Wednesday and transported to Atlanta Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, a representative for the Fulton Country Medical Examiner tells Billboard.com. The cause of death is not yet known and an autopsy is expected to take place on Thursday. Stars flocked to pay tribute to Kelly as news of his death broke, with Timbaland and Big Boi among the first to offer their condolences. R&B star Monica lamented, "Chris Kelly, may the peace...
  • BREAKING: 3 bodies found in 'Buckwild' star's neighborhood

    04/01/2013 9:30:40 AM PDT · by Morgana · 85 replies
    WOWK ^ | Lisa Robbins
    Metro 911 dispatchers tell us 3 bodies have been found in 'Buckwild' star Shain Gandee's neighborhood. The bodies were found on Wolf Pen Rd. The star of MTV's 'Buckwild' has been reported missing, according to the Kanawha County Sheriff's Department. Shain Gandee and his uncle, David Gandee, have not been seen or heard from since early Sunday morning. The men were last seen leaving Larry's Bar in Sissonville around 3 a.m. on Sunday. The two men told friends they were going four-wheeling in Shain's Ford Bronco.
  • OBAMA WON'T FIGHT FOR GAY MARRIAGE HIS SECOND TERM

    11/11/2012 6:02:36 PM PST · by cruise_missile · 28 replies
    Breitbart TV ^ | November 11, 2012 | Robert Bigelow
    Barack Obama isn’t exactly famous for his loyalty; he has a history of jettisoning people once they’ve outlived their usefulness to him. This time, it’s the gay community. On Friday, Obama told an MTV audience that he would not fight for gay marriage his second term, intoning that “it would be up to future generations of Americans to implement meaningful reform.” Here’s the kicker; realizing that some states are now endorsing gay marriage, Obama suddenly became a champion of states’ rights, asserting, “For us to try to legislate federally into this area is probably the wrong way to go.” When...
  • Obama to appeal to young voters on MTV

    10/23/2012 2:28:00 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 15 replies
    politico44 ^ | 10/23/12 | JENNIFER EPSTEIN
    President Obama will make an appeal to young Americans on Friday with a live interview airing on all of MTV's channels that comes on the heels of other efforts to reach out to younger voters, including an appearance last week on "The Daily Show." Obama set to sit down with MTV News correspondent Sway Calloway at 5 p.m. ET for a half-hour session being called "Ask Obama Live: An MTV Interview With the President." The interview will take place at the White House and viewers can submit questions online.
  • Snoop Dogg Promotes Ten Reasons Not to Vote for Mitt Romney

    10/06/2012 10:19:23 AM PDT · by thecodont · 40 replies
    V-103/CBSlocal via Drudge Report ^ | October 5, 2012 4:06 PM | E. Parker, CBS Local
    Snoop Dogg highlighted a list of top ten reasons to not vote for Mitt Romney as well as why one should vote for President Obama. The politically incorrect list refers to Romney as a “white n****” who looks like he “says n****” all the time.” Snoop Dogg, who recently changed his name to Snoop Lion, revealed the list, which is not his own, via Instagram. He took a photo of a notebook with the handwritten lists in two columns: “Why I’m Not Voting For Romney” and “Why I Am Voting For Obama.” [See list here] The number one reason cited...
  • Joey Kovar dead at 29: 'Real World' star battled drug and alcohol addiction

    08/17/2012 11:56:19 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 26 replies
    zap2it ^ | August 17, 2012
    Reality star Joey Kovar, who appeared on "The Real World: Hollywood" and "Celebrity Rehab," was found dead at a friend's home near Chicago on Friday (Aug. 17) morning, reports TMZ.
  • Here are some of my favorite videos from the early days of MTV

    06/19/2012 6:46:36 PM PDT · by grundle · 180 replies
    wordpress.com ^ | June 19, 2012 | Dan from Squirrel
    I was 11 years old when our family first got cable TV in the summer of 1982, and I remember watching MTV as it celebrated its one year anniversary a few weeks later. I consider the music of the early 1980s to be some of the best music ever made...
  • MTV Moves Awards Show Time to Avoid Clash with Obama's DNC Speech

    05/16/2012 8:42:35 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 16 replies
    MyFoxLA ^ | 5-16-11 | FOXLA
    MTV will air its Video Music Awards (VMAs) show at an earlier timeslot this year to dodge a ratings clash with President Barack Obama as he accepts the Democratic nomination in a speech on the same night in September. The star-studded awards show will be televised from the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Thursday, Sept. 6 from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. ET, as opposed to the VMAs' traditional 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. ET timeslot. The move is intended "to avoid conflict with the Democratic National Convention proceedings that evening," an MTV spokesperson told NewsCore in an email.
  • MTV's 'Savage' Schoolyard

    04/06/2012 1:40:30 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 19 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 6, 2012 | Brent Bozell
    MTV is now trying to lure young viewers with a saucy sex show in the "advice" category. They didn't reach for Dr. Drew or God forbid Dr. Ruth or an actual doctor of anything. They turned to filthy sex columnist and gay activist Dan Savage. The new show is called "Savage U," and it documents Savage touring college campuses to offer snarky/smutty advice to college students. This is MTV's libertine ideology pitched right at children, and Savage is blunt about how he'll be going around the parents. Savage explained to the Los Angeles Times that, "The idea is we're going...
  • Please Won’t You Be My Inspiration?

    03/18/2012 2:10:23 PM PDT · by the invisib1e hand · 4 replies
    NYT ^ | March 16, 2012 | By KRISTIN HOHENADEL
    [snip] For one serendipitous weekend he was Mr. Rogers’s actual neighbor. [snip] He asked about the young man’s job at MTV and got him talking about his parents’ divorce two decades earlier...an MTV senior vice president with a shrine of Mr. Rogers mementos above his desk...a self-described “PBS mind in a jump-cut, sound-bit MTV world.” Mr. Rogers listened, then offered, “I feel so strongly that deep and simple is far more essential than shallow and complex,”... [snip] He took that suggestion to heart after Mr. Rogers’s death in 2003, teaming up with his brother, Christofer, 43, a television editor, to...
  • It's official: Snooki, JWoww coming to Jersey City for 'Jersey Shore' spinoff

    02/09/2012 12:51:00 PM PST · by SMGFan · 21 replies · 1+ views
    Jersey Journal ^ | February 9, 2012 | By M.G. De Guzman / The Jersey Journal By M.G. De Guzman
    Jersey City is about to receive a new pair of neighbors, and they're not exactly the quiet type. After about a month of speculation, producers of a "Jersey Shore" spin-off starring Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi and Jenni "JWoww" Farley have obtained filming permits in Jersey City, officials confirmed yesterday. "We look forward to bringing the production to Jersey City and both Snooki and JWoww are happy to know they'll be filming in their favorite state once again," an MTV spokesman said. Set to start shooting later this month, Snooki and JWoww will be residing in a two-story firehouse by Grove and...
  • Obama's Singing Gets Raves From 'American Idol' Coach

    01/20/2012 3:21:30 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 25 replies
    MTV ^ | January 20, 2012 | Jim Cantiello
    This week, "American Idol" kicked off its 11th season, and it appears even President Obama is getting into the spirit. On Thursday night at a fundraiser at the Apollo Theater, the commander in chief surprised a star-studded Harlem, New York, crowd by busting out a few measures of "AI" staple Al Green's "Let's Stay Together."
  • MTV, Both Sleazy and Sour

    12/10/2011 4:14:50 AM PST · by Kaslin · 36 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 11, 2011 | Brent Bozell
    Once upon a time, women were considered the "fairer sex," the "better half." Stewardesses were talented and beautiful. Wives were softer and gentler. Men fought for their honor. Feminism crushed all of that. It is a testimony to their movement that in today's post-feminist entertainment media, part of what makes television so corrosive and sour is just how piggish the women have become. The latest study from the Parents Television Council drives this concept home by going to the ugly center of pop culture: MTV "reality" programming. After studying entire seasons of four MTV shows, the PTC concludes: "Females talked...
  • MTV college network names 'South Park' creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone as Men of the Year

    11/30/2011 2:25:36 PM PST · by EveningStar · 10 replies
    AP via The Washington Post ^ | November 30, 2011
    MTV’s college network, mtvU, has crowned “South Park” creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone as its “Men of the Year.”
  • W.Va. denies tax credit to MTV show producers ("Buck Wild")

    11/22/2011 9:23:20 AM PST · by markomalley · 4 replies · 1+ views
    The West Virginia Film Office has denied tax credits to a company planning an MTV reality series, citing concerns that the show "Buck Wild" will negatively portray the state's young male residents. Director Pam Haynes tells The Charleston Gazette (http://bit.ly/s6lwly) that New Remote Productions Inc. applied twice, in May and July. It was denied both times. The Film Industry Investment Act offers tax credits of up to 31 percent for companies that film in West Virginia, but Haynes said the law is clear: Participation is prohibited for derogatory productions. The executive producer of "Buck Wild," J.P. Williams of Parallel Entertainment,...
  • Northampton resident Bryan Guyette, 23, featured on MTV's 'True Life: I'm Occupying Wall Street'

    11/19/2011 6:24:25 PM PST · by matt04 · 20 replies · 1+ views
    A city man working on the sanitation team at the Occupy Wall Street protests was featured on the MTV show “True Life” on Nov. 5. In the episode “I’m Occupying Wall Street,” 23-year-old Bryan Guyette is seen rallying his fellow protesters to clean up Zuccotti Park in the financial district, where thousands of people have staged demonstrations demanding economic equality since September 17. Guyette, who has been at the park almost non-stop since day one, worked to end a tense stand-off between protesters and the New York City police department, which planned to forcibly evict the massive crowd Oct. 13...
  • Trio Targeted Trick-or-Treaters With Paintball Guns: Cops (3 Arrested for Shooting at Children)

    11/01/2011 11:01:14 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 7 replies
    NBC Miami ^ | Tuesday, Nov 1, 2011 | Brian Hamacher
    A trio of cruel Halloween hooligans are behind bars Tuesday after police say they targeted trick-or-treating children with paintball guns in North Miami. Marc Dolcine, 18, Rodson Travine, 19, and Darrel Labranche, 21, are all facing aggravated battery charges, according to North Miami Police. Police say the three drove up in a car and opened fire on a group of children in the area of Northeast 7th Avenue and 132nd Street. A Holiday Safety Enforcement Detail was in the area and witnessed the shooting, police said. The suspects tried to flee the area but were stopped by police and taken...
  • Beavis and Butt-Head return tonight on MTV at 10/9c

    10/27/2011 1:31:49 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 36 replies
    MTV ^ | October 27, 2011
    Beavis and Butt-Head return tonight on MTV at 10/9c. Click the link for show clips. Warning: Discretionary viewer participation recommended :)
  • MTV's 'True Life' To Explore Occupy Wall Street

    10/25/2011 11:05:59 AM PDT · by ShadowPatriot · 2 replies
    MTV ^ | October 24, 2011 | Gil Kaufman
    MTV embeds in Zuccotti Park to get real story in 'True Life: I'm Occupying Wall Street' airing November 5 at 6 p.m. ET.
  • Occupy Wall Street- The Reality TV Show????

    10/24/2011 8:42:20 PM PDT · by LesDowrey · 5 replies
    DealBook ^ | 10/24/2011 | DEALBOOK
    MTV will air a reality TV show based on the Occupy Wall Street protests at Zuccotti Park. Brian Stelter, The New York Times media reporter, said on Twitter that an episode of the “True Life” series, “True Life: I’m Occupying Wall Street,” would appear on Nov. 5. There was a casting call for one of the protesters to appear, Entertainment Weekly reported.
  • 10 Things You Should Know About the New Beavis and Butt-Head

    10/18/2011 3:10:43 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 17 replies
    The Village Voice ^ | October 17, 2011 | Camille Dodero
    This past weekend at New York Comic-Con, Beavis and Butt-Head creator Mike Judge presented the inaugural public screening of his classic animation's rebooted first episode.
  • MTV Rejects Obama Campaign’s Request to Help President Connect with Young Voters

    09/27/2011 9:59:00 PM PDT · by Lazlo in PA · 25 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 09-28-11 | Tiffany Gabbay
    In what seems an unthinkable move, MTV — the network that hosted a youth town hall last October called “A Conversation With President Obama“ and made ”Rock the Vote” famous — has reportedly declined a request by President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign to help the president connect with young Americans. What’s more, the network allegedly did so on the grounds that it does not get involved with political campaigns. According to the New York Post, Obama’s Get Out the Vote campaign, run by Buffy Wicks, feared that the high unemployment rate among millennials will turn young voters off to the...
  • Your MTV Memories (30th Anniversary of MTV on August 1st)

    07/29/2011 4:08:26 PM PDT · by SilvieWaldorfMD · 167 replies
    80sVJs.com ^ | 7/29/11 | MTV Staff
    August 1 marks the 30th Anniversary of MTV. MTV revolutionized the way we looked at music and the VJs were a big part of shaping that vision. We want to know what it meant to you. Do you have fond memories of watching MTV or your favorite VJ? We’ll collect your stories through the month of August and post them here on the site as we get them. We will be accepting form entries starting Saturday, July 30th, 2011. Entries may be edited and become the property of 80sVjs.com.
  • `Beavis And Butthead' 2011: Show To Return To MTV In Fall

    07/23/2011 12:38:08 PM PDT · by La Enchiladita · 34 replies
    AP via AOL ^ | July 22, 2011 | Simon McCormack
    SAN DIEGO (Associated Press) -- Nearly two decades after their heyday, Beavis and Butthead are coming back. Creator Mike Judge says the ever adolescent, trash-talking duo will return to MTV in the fall.
  • 'Jackass' star Ryan Dunn dies in fiery Pa. crash

    06/20/2011 3:48:46 PM PDT · by matt04 · 44 replies
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - "Jackass" star Ryan Dunn, who along with his cast mates made Americans cringe and snicker through vulgar stunts in their multimillion-dollar TV and movie franchise, was killed early Monday in a fiery car crash. He was 34. Dunn, a daredevil who gained notoriety for diving into a sewage tank and performing other unsavory stunts, was driving his 2007 Porsche in suburban Philadelphia when it careered off the road, flipped over a guardrail and crashed into the woods before bursting into flames. A passenger was also killed, and speed may have been a factor in the crash, West...
  • MTV to Run Planned Parenthood Commercials, Bans Pro-Life Ads

    05/17/2011 1:28:50 PM PDT · by julieee · 9 replies
    LifeNews.com ^ | May 17, 2011 | Steven Ertelt
    MTV to Run Planned Parenthood Commercials, Bans Pro-Life Ads New York, NY -- The pro-life group seeking to run another commercial on MTV reaching out to young people on abortion is hitting back after LifeNews reported how the cable network decided against allowing Heroic Media to run its ad. http://www.lifenews.com/2011/05/17/mtv-to-run-planned-parenthood-commercials-bans-pro-life-ads/
  • MTV Won’t Run Ads From Pro-Life Group on Black Abortions

    05/11/2011 4:47:43 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 9 replies
    Life News ^ | 5/11/11 | Steven Ertelt
    MTV has decided it will not air advertisements from a pro-life group bemoaning the fact that abortion targets the black community and African-Americans have the highest percentage of abortions.Heroic Media, an organization supported by Sarah Palin and Lila Rose, wanted to run commercials saying “The most dangerous place for African-American children is the womb.” The organization said it planned to purchase ads on MTV during a recent fundraising Palin headlined, but the Washington Independent confirmed MTV will not allow it.“Upon further review, it was hard for us [MTV] to separate some of the recent tactics of the organization behind...
  • Judith McGrath, Chief of MTV, Resigns

    05/06/2011 7:49:54 AM PDT · by hobbes1 · 25 replies
    The NYT ^ | BILL CARTER
    MTV Networks announced Thursday that its chairman and chief executive, Judy McGrath, was resigning. The surprising change at the top comes at a time when MTV is riding a surge in both ratings for its programs and profits for its parent company, Viacom. Viacom said Ms. McGrath had decided it was a perfect time to leave to pursue other ventures, although those ventures were not named. She leaves at time when the company has ascended to a new peak of success, with programs like “Jersey Shore” and “Teen Mom” on MTV, “SpongeBob SquarePants” on Nickelodeon, and Jon Stewart and Stephen...
  • Once Again, MTV Exploits America’s Youth

    02/02/2011 9:53:42 AM PST · by Kaslin · 32 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 2, 2011 | Marybeth Hicks
    Admittedly, the Egyptian uprising, the nullification of Obamacare and the ongoing ramifications of "Snowpocolypse 2011" could render the controversy about an MTV original program insignificant by comparison. After all, MTV is only out to destroy an entire generation. No big deal. Every adult - not just parents - should take the time to learn about the MTV show "Skins," a new "teen drama" that the Parents Television Council (PTC) has deemed "the most dangerous show on TV." Be careful when you go hunting for information about "Skins" lest your spouse conclude you've developed an interest in child pornography. The publicity...
  • Where was MTV this past Tuesday?

    01/23/2002 3:04:20 PM PST · by God'sgrrl · 22 replies · 312+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | Godsgrrl
    Hundreds (it was thousands not counting the Rock for life youth) of prolife youth traveled to D.C. for the March for Life. Brian Kemper's Rock for Life did an outstanding job with classes and gathering many likeminded youth. Hip teenagers EVERYWHERE and MTV didn't cover it. Hmmmmm. Hundreds of Pro-Life Youth Coming To Nation's Capital Mon Jan 7, 8:00 AM ET Hundreds Of Pro-Life Youth Coming To Nation's Capital To Declare, 'You Will Stop Killing My Generation!' To: National Desk Contact: Erik Whittington of the American Life League, 703-690-2510 or Email: media@all.org; Web site: Web site: http://www.rockforlife.org WASHINGTON, Jan. 4 ...
  • “View” Lefties Can’t See Why Child Porn for Teens on MTV Might Be a Problem

    01/27/2011 9:31:34 AM PST · by Walter Scott Hudson · 23 replies
    David Horowitz's NewsReal Blog ^ | January 27, 2011 | Calvin Freiburger
    The smug certainty with which leftists insist that they're better people than conservatives has always been an interesting phenomenon. We’re asked to believe that our opponents are more moral, more responsible, more enlightened, and more sensitive than we are one minute…and one of our betters turns around and asks what the big deal is about some outrageous case of moral degeneracy the next. Such is the case of the latest pontifications from The View co-host Joy Behar. In a discussion of Skins, the new MTV show which might have broken child pornography laws by filming actors as young as 15...
  • Kanye video depicting 'sexual advances to a dead or drugged female corpse' sparks outrage

    01/25/2011 3:43:29 PM PST · by Rufus2007 · 18 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | January 25, 2011 | Jeff Poor
    He may have pulled off his biggest provocative feat yet, at least in the eyes of some. Despite his previous highly criticized obnoxious stunts, including an embarrassing interruption of Taylor Swift at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards and his infamous 2005 post-Hurricane Katrina remark that former President George W. Bush “doesn’t care about black people,” West isn’t shying away from the spotlight. Last month, he unveiled the preview for his upcoming video to “Monster,” a single by West, featuring Jay-Z , Nicki Minaj & Officer Ricky. But the video has some provocative imagery, as Erin R. Brown at the...