Tag Archives: MTV

RIP Michael Nesmith

Michael was definitely an underlined and under appreciated talent all because he chose to be in the Pre-Fab Four, what in today’s lingo is called a Boy Band: BTS, Backstreet Boys, Menudo, etc. He probably nailed the audition due to … Continue reading

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1982-83: MTV helped me diversify my musical tastes

The finale for my trilogy covering MTV’s 40th birthday is really a love letter to how the budding network rescued my musical tastes while KLOL educated me on the past and Rock’s modern foundation. I wish I could say that … Continue reading

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1982: MTV invades the Maggi Household in Houston

Until we moved to Houston at Summer’s End in 1982, MTV was just something I knew about through commercials. Often they were these rapid-fire, brightly colored affairs with various rock stars saying “I want my MTV!” and instructions to call … Continue reading

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Billvis & Butt-Ted

Both duos are low IQ types but Bill & Ted were more endearing since they didn’t use frogs as baseballs or put firecrackers into innocent creatures…and they wouldn’t vote for Donal Trump. However, Beavis & Butt-Head are closer to reality … Continue reading

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