7 MTV True Life Documentaries That Should Be Made
Even in its heyday, MTV did have programming other than music videos that was actually worth a damn. It was called True Life, and dealt with issues ranging from tragic drug addictions, to murder. In it’s thirteen plus year run they’ve aired a total of 140 topics. But after a while, it became clear that they were running out of ideas. For example, True Life: I’m Under Peer Pressure. Oh, boo hoo. It’s life, and it’s hard. You think that kid who’s complaining about peer pressure would have traded places with the girl from the very first True Life who was giving out handies for crack rocks? I doubt it. If MTV is going to continue down this niche path of documentary profiles, I have several suggestions of what I’d like to see.
10 Life Lessons Learned from Martin Scorsese Movies
It’s no secret that the films Martin Scorsese has crafted over his forty plus years in the director’s chair are all tiny miracles. They range from tiny (garlic) slices of life, to immense period pieces, where conventional thoughts of good versus evil are tossed right out the window and onto the desolate streets that have been pockmarked with urban decay. It’s easy as pop culture thrill jockeys to sit back in our padded chairs and let his movies thrill, chill and frighten us. But if you really dig deep inside, there are life lessons to carry with you; call it an intellectual man’s strongbox. Here are just ten to take note of.
Sarah Palin Deepthroats Donald Trump's Pepperoni Pizza. Jon Stewart Disapproves
There's one thing you don't argue with New Yorker's or Chicagoans about...and that's pizza. With Sarah Palin in New York likely competing in the Scripps National Spelling Bee, Donald Trump was nice enough to take her out for a slice. Jon Stewart found Trump's choice of Famous Famiglia's oh so wrong!
The 10 Best Minor Seinfeld Characters of All Time
There's much ado about a show about nothing. While Seinfeld relied heavily on the hijinks of Jerry, George, Elaine and Kramer, it was often the minor characters that stole the show. Here are the 10 most memorable and short-lived characters of all time.
‘Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest’ Trailer
Here is the first official trailer for Michael Rapaport's documentry on A Tribe Called Quest, which profiles the tumultuous relationship between Q-Tip, Phife, Ali and Jarobi. It's set to hit theaters this Summer. Ch- Ch- Check the Rhyme!