Posts Tagged: MTV
Spoken word poet Maggie Estep has passed away. The Los Angeles Times has a wonderful write up of her life and career and how she shaped a whole movement.
“In her early work, Estep was a downtown New Yorker who talked tough, joked and was drawlingly sardonic while being sexually explicit.
When we die, “The Carny” will be our soundtrack. Us humans, who have been jonesing for beliefs and answers about the afterlife in this existence…. We will enter a red tent and DJ will drop the needle on the second track from “Your Funeral, My Trial.”...more
I have dedicated “Into My Arms” to every woman I have fallen in love with. They were only able to rent this song while they had my heart....more
CNN to kill the news crawl.
MTV has been severely dragging its heels paying contract workers — including, amazingly, for the philanthropic Knight-Foundation-sponsored election “Street Team,” which helped MTV win a community service Emmy in November.
Chicago Sun Times parent closing another printing plant....more
How about an eBook reader for your treadmill?
Why editors keep news out.
The Columbia Journalism Review asks “what book would you recommend to the journalistic community?”
MTV’s departmental holiday parties are pot-luck.
Facebook has a group dedicated to placing Bill O’Reilly’s new book in the Science Fiction section....more
Terrance Dean, a former executive at music channel MTV, has penned a memoir of his life and times in the hip hop industry as a gay man. It is an explosive exposé of a thriving gay subculture in an aggressively male business, where anti-gay lyrics and public homophobia are common....more