MTV has never been anything more than sugar-coated
mind-swill corporate sponsored pseudo rock. I'm
not exaggerating either. Have you ever seen them
take a real risk on MTV?
> My daughter gets a kick out of my MTV story. When I was a teenager, we
> used to sit around and get high and watch TV with the sound down and the
> stereo on, and say "whoa, did you see that?" whenever something on TV
> seemed synched with the music. One day after school, I went to one of
> local "old school" stoners' houses, sat down on the couch, and we were
> all smoking. I was high already from the ride over, and was sitting
> there zoning, watching the TV and the music just -stayed- in sync with
> the video. I kept watching, waiting for that to stop, and it just
> didn't! I jumped up and started yelling "DO Y'ALL SEE THAT? WHO DOSED
> ME? WHAT'S GOING ON?" When I finally figured out what was going on, I
> thought that was the best thing since sliced bread.
> Damn. I hate MTV now.
> P.S. That was back in the days when I'd never heard of or seen shwag. Le
> sigh, the good ole days. (:
> "Think wrongly, if you please, but in all cases, think for yourself." --Doris Lessing,
> British writer
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