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The Totally ’80s podcast: Best of 1982 with Alan Hunter & Jake Rudh! By

We’ve come to the end of 2022, but we’re going to party like it’s 1982. Today we are covering one of the best years (if not THE best) of the...

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The Totally ’80s podcast: Early MTV with Adam Schlesinger! By

Do you remember your first time? Special guest Adam Schlesinger (Fountains of Wayne, Ivy, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend) joins host me and John Hughes to talk about the early, formative days of...

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Matt Pinfield Discusses Near-Fatal Accident, Song Killers Wrote for Him By

On Dec. 3, MTV 120 Minutes VJ Matt Pinfield was crossing the street near his Hollywood home when he was struck by a car going 40 miles an hour. Though he...

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#NoMakeupSunday: When KISS Bared Their faces on MTV, 35 Years Ago By

Nowadays, celebrities going makeup-free for the camera lens is an everyday Instagram occurrence. But 35 years ago, when greasepainted rock gods KISS bared their faces on live television, it was...

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37 Years Later, Martha Quinn Remembers MTV’s Golden Age By

“Whenever I hear the Buggles’ ‘Video Killed the Radio Star,‘ I get goosebumps. I practically want to cry, every time. Every. Single. Time.” So says Martha Quinn, one of the...

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30 Years Ago, Director Steve Barron Ruled the VMAs With ‘Take on Me’ and ‘Money for Nothing’ By

In any other year, either A-ha’s “Take on Me” or Dire Straits’ “Money for Nothing” would have no doubt dominated the MTV Video Music Awards. But 1986 was no typical year....

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