Archive for September 14th, 2009

Some Assorted Thoughts on MTV’s Relevance

 

As I’m sure many people did, last night I went on YouTube to confirm that “Single Ladies” is not, in fact, “one of the best videos of all time” (seriously, it looks like a fucking GAP commercial).

With that said, Kanye West thinks it is, and if Kanye says it, it must be true.

Plenty of people have already criticized West’s antics from last night’s VMAs, but the most surprising revelation from the awards show (not that I watched, I’m too cool for MTV) wasn’t that Kanye is a dick, but that people still care about what happens on MTV.

As Tim tweeted, “Wait… people still care about the VMAs? No way! Do they still complain MTV doesn’t show music videos?” Continue reading

Monday Medley

What we read while shoving tennis balls down people’s throats in “non-threatening” ways:

  • The only thing that could make us more excited for this is if it were called The Memento Matrix. ‘Cuz it sure looks like it’s that anyway.
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