Tag: MTV

  • Candle Wrangler

    Was just listening to this album and remembered this iconic video from the heydays of MTV. What must it have been like to be the ‘candle wrangler’ on this set? What was the budget for bic lighters? “Damn, Sting just blew one out waving that hankie around. CUT! Everyone back to one…sigh“

  • Fargo Rock City

    I recently re-read Chuck Klosterman’s ‘Fargo Rock City’. If you ever owned even one metal record in the 80’s and haven’t read it, it’s a must-read. Period. It’s a bit dated now, but still fantastic. As such, I’m rolling through my old cassette collection from back in the day thanks to the modern magic of […]

  • Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Live/1975-85, 1986

    All the redemption I can offer, girl, is beneath this dirty hood I have to cop to being completely unaware of Bruce Springsteen prior to the advent of MTV. I was introduced via the ‘Born in the USA’ and ‘Dancing in the Dark’ videos. Being the self-proclaimed music geek I am now, I’m almost ashamed […]