Creepiest music video ever?

This “Into The Night” video from Benny Mardones will blow your mind. Looking back now, so many videos from the 80s in MTV’s heyday don’t withstand the test of time. They were bad then, and not come across as completely absurd.

Bill Simmons writes about sports but mixes in pop culture, and he’s had a running feature in his weekly mailbag covering videos that should be considered for the “Weirdest ’80s Video Pantheon.” He rejected on video saying:

Nah, we can do better for the Weirdest ’80s Video Pantheon. Needs to be something on par with Loverboy and “Total Eclipse of the Heart.” Something that screams, “How much cocaine did they do back then?” and “Did they have the same basic laws that we have now?” You know, something like …

That’s where he introduces this nightmare from Mr. Mardones. Read the whole thing as it’s hilarious. Here’s one highlight:

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Perfect Score: Three Composers Who Changed Video Game Music Forever

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It’s almost like praising a book for its cover art or a movie for the font that it used in its credits, but video game music is an art in and of itself that adds to the overall experience of playing a title. You can’t have Mario without the ludic tunes that accompany the plumber throughout his romp through the mushroom kingdom and its safe to say anybody who’s ever heard the tetris music will be able to recite a large portion of the melody on command. For as memorable as many video games are, they are only able to reach such heights in part because of the feel created by the soundtrack.  Read the rest of this entry »

  

Michael Jackson hanging out . . .

Here’s a cool photo of Michael Jackson hanging out with Bette Midler, David Bowie and Cher.

  

Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie create new duo

Fleetwood Mac members Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie have teamed up and here they perform “In My World” on CBS This Morning. It starts a little slow but the chorus is pretty solid.

  

Looks like quite a party . . .

Check out this cool photo from 1983 of Keith Richards, Tina Turner and David Bowie partying in New York City.

  

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