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Thursday, April 25, 2013

A Thing That Exists and Should Exist

 Earlier this month, I was in Las Vegas for the annual International Lingerie Show, which features both sexy underthings and sex toys. I wrote last week about the re-launch of the Magic Wand, which was announced at the show. This week, I want to talk about another launch
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Jamal Quezaire, aka Zaire, recently appeared on MTV's “RapFix Live”—the first Milwaukee artist to do so. He was immediately co-signed by DJ Khaled of Cash Money Records...
Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2009
The irony of MTV's ongoing music-video purge is that it may have actually created more opportunities for independent musicians than a decade of "TRL" ever did. With so many hours of reality programming to soundtrack, MTV has turned toward small and emerging artists for songs.No Milwaukee-area singer/songwriter has benefited more from MTV's aggressive song licensing than Jayme Dawicki, who in the past eight months has lent five songs-one half of her 2008 album Shatter Queen-to different incarnations of "The Real World." Most recently her song "Here I Go" appeared in the January season premiere...
12.21.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Maybe they should have kept "Total Request Live." MTV's already stagnant ratings have dropped a devestating 23% among young people, and according to an excellent Variety article, that station is dramatically overhauling its schedule to stave further bleeding: It's introducing 16

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09.08.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Like most people of legal drinking age (or, for that matter, without cable), I didn't watch the MTV Video Music Awards last night. I have, however, been captivated by the post-morts on the show. By most accounts there were few showstopping moments, and little-known host Russell Brand has so far received mostly awful reviews, with most of the coverage focusing on his back and forth with Jordin Spar...
Monday, June 30, 2008

Tonight @ the Briggs & Stratton Backyard

“We can go to the tropics, sip pina coladas,” Sean Kingston suggests on his hit “Take You There,” “or we can go to the slums, where killas get hung.” To no one’s surprise, Kingston opts for the feel-good former option. His is a modern, MTV spring-break update on Jimmy Buffett’s tried-and-true escapist retreat...