THE WEEKEND STARTS HERE:
with MUSIC TELEVISION! The cable phenom debuted on tomorrow's date in 1981. The first four hours 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. BONUS: Stereogum ranks the debut videos.
COUNTING CROWS played World Cafe from Home.
ANGEL OLSEN covers Men Without Hats’ “Safety Dance.”
MATT BERNINGER covers the VU's "I'm Waiting for the Man."
ZZ TOP will continue after the death of Dusty Hill, with the band's longtime guitar tech, Elwood Francis, taking over bass duties.
BLEACHERS: Jack Antonoff talks about working with Springsteen.
SLEAFORD MODS: The Aquarium Drunkard Interview.
RYAN ADAMS pleaded for a “second chance” in music, revealing he's on the verge of losing his home after the collapse of his career.
GEORGE CLINTON at 80: Diving Deep Into The Funk Of His Legacy.
SCARLETT JOHANSSON filed a lawsuit Thursday in Los Angeles Superior Court against Disney, alleging her contract was breached when the media giant released Black Widow on its Disney+ streaming service at the same time as its theatrical debut. The House of Mouse is going to need a better response than this.
BRITNEY SPEARS' doctors want Dad out of the conservatorship?
JAMIE LEE CURTIS revealed that her younger child is transgender.
HAWKEYE: Jeremy Renner talks about Kate Bisho... and Hailee Steinfeld.
GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY, VOL. 3 will be Dave Bautista's final turn as Drax.
DOCTOR WHO: Jodie Whittaker and showrunner Chris Chibnall are exiting.
THE NICOLAS CAGE PARADOX: The power and peril of stardom in a post-theatrical age.
RAY SUBERS explains how movie studios figure out the “tracking” numbers, how comfy people are with returning to theaters, and more.
JARED LETO, as Jeffrey Tambor in House Of Gucci.
DOOGOS with well-coordinated choreography.
HOW TO Get A Kiss.
THERE ARE TWO Kinds of Dogs.