Posted Mon Aug 1, 2011 7:44pm PDT by Lyndsey Parker in
On Monday, August 1, MTV turned 30 years old. Media outlets across the country, including Yahoo!, celebrated this auspicious occasion in pop culture. All but ONE media outlet, that is: um, MTV. Like the ungracefully aging Gloria Swanson in Sunset Blvd. or titular character in Logan's Run, MTV bizarrely refused to celebrate its own 30th birthday, and just treated it like any other day.
http://new.music.yahoo.com/blogs/heard/ … 9-forever/
MTV is ignoring their own birthday..they want to stay 29..you know the old saying.."never trust anyone over 30..lol
wow 30...such a milestone but don't worry 40 is better...it's SEXIER! :-)
Meaningless, I can see why MTV didn't bother with it. It's not the powerhouse it was and didn't want to bring it to the attention of others, which makes it meaningless.
And sadly look what MTV has become. A breeder, for talentless people to be jackasses on Television. Way to go MTV. Low far you've come
They say that some people look better/are better as they age...perhaps not true for MTV. I can't say that as an original follower that I even view the channel anymore. Their shows, like Jersey Shore, really turn me off. I'd rather see all day music videos like the good old days!
LearnFromMe you hit it right on the head. I don't know how MTV is today, but MTV does stand for Music Television. From what I've heard there's hardly any music on there anymore. What happened to the hours of music videos, the Top Ten Countdown. Oh my God! I forgot all about that until just now! Nosatga setting in. Van Halen--Jump, Michael Jackson--Thriller, Devo, Ac/Dc, Def Leppard. I just went back in time.
Bring back the killer music and the videos. The rock and roll, the pop, the contemporary rock, the best S*** on earth baby!
As they do that they can put the Jersey Shore where it belongs........................................................just off the Jersey Shore.
Is that why they stopped caring about playing cool music videos back in 1999 when they filled their schedule with entire seasons of reality TV? Did they get over their teenage years and settled for a less tasteful choice of programs?
right on! one more episode of rob & big i think i'll gag,.. and quiet library? who dreams or night mares this crap up??? i'm embarassed to admit i even know the show names.
MTV2 did something for the entire weekend called MTV30,... it was highlights of te last 30 years,... does that count?
and yes,... i enjoyed watching the highlights of the good stuff all weekend.
Unfortunately, the network is full of pointless "reality" shows and no longer hardly features music at all. Pathetic really....
by Stacie L 7 years ago
'Beavis and Butt-head" -- the show that celebrated the slacker way of life and helped make MTV into a network that did more than just play music videos -- is coming back.The move to resurrect the hugely popular 1990s animated anti-heroes has been rumored for several days. But yesterday,...
by Peeples 20 months ago
How to deal with turning 30 anxiety that is overwhelming?Rationally I know turning 30 is not old, yet I am suffering from severe anxiety and my birthday is 2 months away. I'm getting the type of anxiety that is making me seriously insecure, unable to look in the mirror, irrational, and a feeling of...
by thaivalentine 7 years ago
When I was growing up the public's attachment or appreciation for a musician was based what we heard when we pressed "play" on our stereos. Then MTV came along and it was all about the image. Suddenly, record companies focused on finding the "face", rather than the...
by msLarayne 5 years ago
What do you watch most on youtube?
by LastRoseofSummer2 5 years ago
What do you primarily use YouTube for?Do you use YouTube to watch movies and listen to music? Do you use it to watch news clips and official channels of artists and networks? Or do you prefer to hunt down the homemade creations of YouTube users?
by LadyMorlaes 8 years ago
why is it that most music videos do not reflect on the lyrics? You have Lady Gaga & Beyonce video
Copyright © 2018 HubPages Inc. and respective owners. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc. HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.
|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.|
|Conversion Tracking Pixels||We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.|