MUSIC TELEVISION turned 36 yesterday. The first few minutes included The Buggles' "Video Killed the Radio Star," while the rest of the first day included Pat Benatar's cover of "You Better Run," Rod Stewart's "She Won't Dance With Me," The Who's "You Better You Bet," PH.D's ""Little Susie's On The Up," Cliff Richard's "We Don't Talk Anymore," The Pretenders' "Brass In Pocket", Todd Rundgren's "Time Heals", REO Speedwagon's "Take It On The Run," Styx's "Rockin' The Paradise", and many more.
THE KILLERS play a 10-song set in Vegas for Kimmel.
GUIDED BY VOICES streams How Do You Spell Heaven.
SHOVELS & ROPE, Live at the Newport Folk Festival.
BRENT COBB, Live at the Newport Folk Festival.
THE DREAM SYNDICATE shares "Glide."
DAVID CROSBY shares "Sell Me A Diamond."
THE OLD 97s cover T. Rex's "20th Century Boy" for The A.V. Club.
SLOWDIVE's Neil Halstead talks to The Creative Independent about putting the band back together.
PATTI SMITH remembers Sam Shepard.
THE SMITHS: Rob Shieffield ranks all 73 songs.
THE 15 BEST ARCADE FIRE SONGS, according to Paste.
THE DARK TOWER has been roiled by clashing visions and brutal test screenings.
JAMES FRANCO talks about battling depression.
RYAN REYNOLDS, on creative cursing, pushing the envelope, and feuding with Hugh Jackman.
BLAKE LIVELY doesn’t have a perfect celebrity relationship, according to Blake Lively.
IAN McSHANE is joining the Hellboy reboot.
CALL ME BY YOUR NAME has a trailer at Vulture. That's a new Sufjan Stevens song, too.
BLACK AMERICA, in the works at Amazon, envisions an alternate history where newly freed African Americans have secured the Southern states of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama post-Reconstruction as reparations for slavery, and with that land, the freedom to shape their own destiny.
CONFEDERATE: A leading historian argues the new project from the Game of Thrones creators could shock us by exposing how little of the Confederate future we avoided.
THIS DOG hadn't seen a kitten before.
A TEXAS CALF looks like Gene Simmons of KISS.
CATERPILLARS are being killed by a zombie virus that makes them explode.
A CHEAP SEX TOY helps scientists study turtles.