MTV Plans a Major Return to Music … What a Novel Concept (VIDEO)

MTV plans to put the MUSIC back in MTV

As reported at the LA Times, What’s old is new: MTV plots a major return to music. Wow, imagine that, MTV finally realizes after a terrible past 25 years of programming that the “M” in MTV actually stands for music. I have to admit and I am about to date myself, I remember the very first day and song that MTV hit TV. How can you forget the music video, Video Killed the Radio Star by the Buggles.  In 1981 it was a ground breaking event when a 24 hour music television was born. And yes, I had such a crush on Martha Quinn :)

Then MTV decided to go the way of the dodo and do everything and anything except music. They had an opportunity to ride the wave and they went the wrong direction. However, for MTV is probably too late and too much innovation has taken place since 1981, because just as Video killed the Radio star, the Internet and social media may have killed MTV.

MTV’s original show

For much of the modern era, the word music in the MTV acronym has been an afterthought, a vestige of an earlier time and identity.

That’s all about to change.

Under the guidance of new President Sean Atkins, the youth network is embarking on a redo that will put music at its center.

With ratings flat or down in a number of time periods, MTV is turning to songs as its savior. The network is prepping a new version of its classic “Unplugged”; a music competition show in the world of hip-hop produced by Mark Burnett; and an L.A.-set live-music series titled “Wonderland.” The last one is MTV’s first such program in about two decades.

Though much of the network’s success this century has come via nonscripted series with little connection to bands (“Jersey Shore,” “The Hills”)–and though original scripted programming remains the rage across much of the cable dial — MTV believes it will fare better by returning to its roots.

“The thing that kept coming back when I first started this job was, ‘Why doesn’t MTV do more music?” Atkins said in an interview. “Music is our muse, our spirit animal. And it’s a great muse to have. So we’re leaning into it.”

Buggles – Video killed the radio star

Check It Out at Blink on Crime … Netflix ‘Making A Murderer’- Epic BingeBlast Netertainment Or Visionary Expose’ ?

You have all heard about the Netflix documentary, ‘Making a Murder,’ that has taken the internet and social media by storm. Check out what BLINK from Blink on Crime has to say about the story. Its the story that has captivated the net, now read Blink’s unique style of analysis as she reviews it and as she poses the question, is it an “Epic BingeBlast Netertainment Or Visionary Expose”?

Making a Murder

Teresa Halbach, a freelance photographer for Auto Trader Magazine, had been to the Avery salvage yard five times prior to Oct 31, 2005.   Avery Salvage Yard is a 40 acre+ field of crushed cars, parts and trailers housing several members of the Avery family, gravel pits and a quarry.  Not going to lie,  I would not choose to live next to the Avery brood for reasons I will discuss later, but then again, I am the person who drives past properties with the various appliance or dead vehicle cemeteries scattered about and ponder- I wonder where the dead body is?

Black Man Steven Hildreth Jr. Praises Officers After He was Pulled Over Without Incident … “Police officers are people, too.”

IMAGINE THAT … THE BLACK LIVES MATTER MESSAGE REALLY ISN’T TRUE FROM THE MOUTH OF A BLACK MAN …

A black Arizona man, Steven Hildreth Jr. posted on Facebook an incident he has with police officers and praised then for their professionalism. The Tucson police pulled over the black man because he was driving with a headlight out. It also turned out that Hildreth  was wearing a hoodie and was packing a Glock in his car. According to race baiters and the Black Lives Matter agenda folks, this black man should be dead, killed at the hands of racist cops. The story could not be more different. The police asked him if he had any weapons and Hildreth replied, “yes sir. I’m a concealed carry permit holder and my weapon is located on my right hip. My wallet is in my back-right pocket.” Read the entire story and his Facebook account. of what happens when you simply act with respect. The Facebook post has gone viral, for all the right reasons!

Here is the message from Steven Hildreth, “I’m a black man wearing a hoodie and strapped. According to certain social movements, I shouldn’t be alive right now because the police are allegedly out to kill minorities. Maybe … just maybe … that notion is bunk. Maybe if you treat police officers with respect, they will do the same to you.”

However, what is truly pathetic and sad are all the comments that proclaim Steven Hildreth Jr. to be an “uncle Tom” and “house ni**er” for simply behaving and acting with class and respect. This speaks volumes to those who posted the comments.

Washington Times:

“The officer asks me how I’m doing, and then asks if I have any weapons. ‘Yes, sir. I’m a concealed carry permit holder and my weapon is located on my right hip. My wallet is in my back-right pocket,” Mr. Hildreth recalled in the post, which amassed more than 176,000 shares since Tuesday.

“The officer explains for his safety and mine, he needs to disarm me for the stop. I understand, and I unlock the vehicle,” he alleged. “I explain that I’m running a 7TS ALS holster but from the angle, the second officer can’t unholster it. Lead officer asks me to step out, and I do so slowly. Officer relieves me of my Glock and compliments the X300U I’m running on it. He also sees my military ID and I tell him I’m with the National Guard.”

“Lead officer points out my registration card is out of date but he knows my registration is up to date,” Mr. Hildreth wrote. “Officers return with my Glock in an evidence back, locked and cleared. ‘Because you were cool with us and didn’t give us grief, I’m just going to leave it at a verbal warning. Get that headlight fixed as soon as possible.’ I smile. ‘Thank you, sir.’”

“I’m a black man wearing a hoodie and strapped. According to certain social movements, I shouldn’t be alive right now because the police are allegedly out to kill minorities,” Mr. Hildreth argued. “Maybe … just maybe … that notion is bunk. Maybe if you treat police officers with respect, they will do the same to you.”

The Dangers Of Social Media from Coby Persin … Child Predator Social Experiment Girl Edition & Boys Edition (VIDEO)

PARENTS, SO YOU THINK YOU KNOW WHAT YOUR TEEN AND PRE-TEEN KIDS ARE DOING ON SOCIAL MEDIA, HUH?

THE DANGERS OF SOCIAL MEDIA … SCARED STRAIGHT FOR THE 21 CENTURY … The videos from Coby Persin are some of the most chilling and eye opening that you will ever see. They are an experiment in how child predators use social media to lure teens and preteens into terrible situations. It is the scared straight for the kids of this generation. Some people are outraged by these videos, other look at them as a public service. One would think that the dangers of social media is only targeted to girls, wrong, it is there for boys too.

The following are two videos that all parents with teens and young children who are active on social media need to watch.

Girls Edition

Boys Edition

Daily Commentery – Monday, August 24, 2015 – So It Looks Like Josh Duggar is in Trouble Again

Daily Commentery – Monday, August 24, 2015 Download

15,000 Government Emails Revealed in Affair Ashley Madison Website Leak, Including IRS, DHS & Obama White House (Update: Josh Duggar Said To Have Multiple Accounts)

WELL ISN’T THIS EMBARRASSING … 15,000 Government email accounts used to register accounts were hosted on government servers.

As reported at The Hill, 15,000 government emails were used to register accounts on the “want to have an affair on your spouse or significant other” website, Ashley Madison. According to reports, the 15,000 of the email addresses used to register accounts were hosted on government and military servers. The Department of Veterans Affairs is the largest, non-military federal user of Ashley Madison; however, also represented on the list includes emails that could be tied to multiple administration agencies, including the State Department and Department of Homeland Security, House, Senate and Obama White House. Hmm … isn’t that interesting.  Ashley Madison, whose tagline is “Life is Short, Have an Affair,” after the the hacking group called “Impact Team” might now be changing their motto to, hope you got screwed, because now you really are.

Well at least we know none of the .gov email accounts belong to Hillary, so she can avoid at least one scandal.

Ashley Madison website

Thousands of clients using the affair-oriented Ashley Madison website listed email addresses registered to the White House, top federal agencies and military branches, a data dump by hackers revealed.

The detailed data, released Tuesday, will likely put Washington, D.C., on edge. The nation’s capital reportedly has the highest rate of membership for the site of any city.

Indeed, more than 15,000 of the email addresses used to register accounts were hosted on government and military servers.

Buried in the list are emails that could be tied to multiple administration agencies, including the State Department and Department of Homeland Security, as well as several tied to both the House and Senate.  

For a month, hackers using the name “Impact Team” have been holding hostage the dating profiles of those who registered on the site. The group threatened to publicly out the potential adulterers if the site’s owner, Avid Life Media, didn’t take down Ashley Madison, which uses the tagline, “Life is short. Have an affair.”

Security researchers said on Wednesday that they believe the data released following the hack at Ashley Madison is authentic.

“This dump appears to be legit,” said David Kennedy, CEO of information security company TrustedSec, which monitors cyber attacks, in a blog post. “Very, very legit.”

Notes on the Ashley-Madison dump, You can download the data here.

On Twitter, @t0x0 provided Salted Hash with a breakdown of these addresses. A brief example is below; the image contains a larger list of domains. A full list is available here.

Domain  Count
us.army.mil     6788
navy.mil        1665
usmc.mil        809
mail.mil        206
gimail.af.mil   127
va.gov  104
bop.gov 88
ky.gov  73
med.navy.mil    62
usarmy.mil      55
us.af.mil       54
usps.gov        52
uscg.mil        46
dhs.gov 45
whitehouse.gov  44
ssa.gov 42
usdoj.gov 11
irs.gov 6

UPDATE I: Family Values Activist Josh Duggar Had a Paid Ashley Madison Account.

Good grief, seriously? As if Josh didn’t have enough issues with inappropriately touching his sisters as a teen. How this? According to The Daily Mail, Josh Duggar revealed as having ‘paid almost $1,000 for multiple Ashley Madison accounts’ as 37 million would-be love-cheats are named by hackers who stole Ashley Madison accounts.

But data released online in the wake of the hack on Ashley Madison’s servers certainly seems to show otherwise. Someone using a credit card belonging to a Joshua J. Duggar, with a billing address that matches the home in Fayetteville, Arkansas owned by his grandmother Mary—a home that was consistently shown on their now-cancelled TV show, and in which Anna Duggar gave birth to her first child—paid a total of $986.76 for two different monthly Ashley Madison subscriptions from February of 2013 until May of 2015.

Family Values Activist Josh Duggar Had a Paid Ashley Madison Account

According to the data, Josh Duggar was paying Ashley Madison in order to find an extramarital partner for the following acts:

“Conventional Sex,” Experimenting with Sex Toys,” One-Night Stands,” “Open to Experimentation,” “Gentleness,” “Good With Your Hands,” Sensual Massage,” “Extended Foreplay/Teasing,” “Bubble Bath for 2,” “Likes to Give Oral Sex,” “Likes to Receive Oral Sex,” “Someone I Can Teach,” “Someone Who Can Teach Me,” “Kissing,” “Cuddling & Hugging,” “Sharing Fantasies,” “Sex Talk.”

Donald Trump Instagram VIDEO Rips Barack Obama & Hillary Clinton … “Politicians are Having Fun on Your Dime While the World is Buring”

LOVE HIM OR HATE HIM … DONALD TRUMP IS SAYING WHAT MOST AMERICANS ARE THINKING AND ITS RESONATING …

Yesterday Donald Trump released a 15 second Instagram video that was both hard hitting and remarkable in many ways. First, in the age of new social media, this video that cost literally nothing to make and produce and reached many views as other campaigns spend thousands on highly produced TV ads. Second, Trump blistered both Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton as having fun and a grand old time juxtaposed to images of ISIS’s Jihadi John cutting innocent individuals heads off and the Consulate burning in Benghazi where four Americans were killed, including Ambassador Stevens.

The message, “politicians are having fun on your dime as the world burns”. This is so powerful and effective because that is exactly what many Americans believe, but have no platform to say it. Enter Donald Trump and his brash, over the top, take no prisons style. But the GOP establishment is worried about his tone. Most Americans say, screw the tone, we want results and we want politicians working for We the People, not taking advantage of the perks of their political office. Why does it seem that Barack Obama has played more golf since he has been president than Tiger Woods, Babba Watson and Jordan Spieth? Believe it or not it has been 219 times after he has continuously claimed he will not rest until every willing and and able American can find a job, not one single veteran falls into homelessness and until we build an economy that is ready for America’s future. How’s that working out for America? And of course with Hillary Clinton, what difference does anything make.

City of New York Orders Al Sharpton’s Daughter (Dominique Sharpton) to Save Incriminating Hiking Pics & Not to Delete Instagram Bali Hiking Photos

RUT-ROH, Some one is in trouble …

As reported at the NY Post, NYC attorney have warned Dominique Sharpton, the daughter of Rev. Al Sharpton, not to destroy or delete any pics on her Instagram account, like the ones that show her hiking in Bali. The 28 year old Sharpton is suing NYC for $5 million claiming she fell in the street and sprained her ankle that supposedly left her “severely injured, bruised and wounded”. Dominique’s lawsuit states she “still suffers and will continue to suffer for some time physical pain and bodily injuries;” however, she stupidly posted hiking pics on her Instagram account showing her hiking in atop an Indonesian mountain and making comments regarding how tough the hikes were. CAN YOU SAY BUSTED!!!

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BUSTED!!!

City lawyers warned Dominique Sharpton not to delete Instagram photos like this one atop an Indonesian mountain — where she trekked while claiming in a lawsuit that she has “permanent” ­injuries.

The city Law Department sent Rev. Al’s daughter a letter telling her to preserve all of the damning evidence that she posted on her ­social-media accounts.

The warning comes after The Post revealed that Dominique Sharpton has been globe-trotting despite her May 7 suit that says she will never fully recover from a sprained ankle she suffered on an uneven Soho street.

CAN YOU SAY FRAUD!!!

Al Sharpton’s Daughter Dominique Has Even More Pics on Instagram Hiking on a Permanently Injured Ankle

DOLT OF THE WEEK …

In the end, 28 year old Dominique Sharpton should only get $5 for her lawsuit against New York City claiming injury due to falling on uneven pavement. It would appear that Al Sharpton’s daughter has much to learn from the master in the art of the shake down. Even more pics have surfaces on Dominique’s Instagram account of her hiking.  But, according to her lawsuit, she “still suffers and will continue to suffer for some time physical pain and bodily injuries.” Those injuries do not seem to stop her from hiking in Bali either.

Personally there should be no nuisance settlement in this case. If NYC wanted to make a point and put an end to this, the City should counter sue for fraud.

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The Rev. Al Sharpton’s island-hopping, mountain-hiking daughter — who is suing the city for $5?million after purportedly injuring her ankle on a Soho sidewalk — posted more damning Instagram pics Monday of her frolicking in Indonesia as legal experts said her social-media activity could cost her big bucks.

“#Balidays on the Gilis!!!’’ Dominique Sharpton, 28, wrote with two snapshots of herself at what looked like a posh Gili Island retreat.

The new entries came the same day The Post revealed others in which the supposedly hobbled Dominique boasted of climbing a mountain there.

Since allegedly spraining her ankle in October, she has also been pictured in high heels at a hippie party and climbing the dicey terrain of Red Rock Canyon in Nevada.

The photos kill even the slightest chance Dominique had of collecting big bucks from the city, legal experts said, even as the de?Blasio administration has been shelling out more money than ever to settle lawsuits.

LEFTWING MEDIA HAS GONE TOO FAR THIS TIME … CNN’s Brooke Baldwin Blames Military Veterans for Baltimore Riots (Update: Apologizes on Twitter. Finally on TV)

LIBERALISM TRULY IS A MENTAL DISEASE … WELCOME TO THE DEMOCRAT-MEDIA COMPLEX.

While doing an interview with Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) in the midst of the turmoil on the streets of Baltimore, CNN’s Brooke Baldwin had the audacity to blame military veterans for the Baltimore riots. WHAT? This liberal media-insanoid literally blamed vets coming home saying, “I love our nation’s veterans, but some of them are coming back from war, they don’t know the communities, and they are ready to do battle.” Really, you love them, I would hate to see if you didn’t love them what you would say. Welcome to the LEFT-wing media of today that does not report the news, but instead tries to pain a narrative that does not exist. Sorry, ESPN suspended foul-mouthed ESPN reporter Britt McHenry went off on a tirade on a impound lot employee, CNN should fire Brooke Baldwin for these false and ugly comments. But they won’t because this is the hate and bias that consumes liberal media outlets today.

Hmm, so what is Brooke Baldwin’s message, or should i say smear … Don’t hire vets because they are too unstable to be trusted? But don’t worry, she loves them.

VIDEO – Washington Free Beacon

From Breitbart.com:

After more than a year of CNN pouring gasoline all over America with hysterical, and oftentimes phony, stories of American racism, the left-wing network’s afternoon anchor Brooke Baldwin finally took it to the next level by blaming American veterans for the Baltimore riots.

In a pathetic suck-up interview with Democrat Congressman Elijah Cummins, Baldwin never once had the moral courage to ask the failed Baltimore City congressman if the left-wing policies ushered in by a half-century of a Democrat monopoly in Baltimore might have something to do with the city’s ills. Instead, she said of young military veterans who become police officers, “I love our nation’s veterans, but some of them are coming back from war, they don’t know the communities, and they are ready to do battle.”

The context was a discussion about increased training and retraining for the Baltimore police.

There’s no question Baldwin is hoping to launch a narrative with that smear.

UPDATE I: Brooke Baldwin apologized like a coward hiding behind her Twitter account. Sorry Brooke, you don’t get to make such inflammatory, hateful and defamatory comments like you did stereotyping our brave American vets on TV and then apologize on Twitter. What a brave soul you are. Get your butt on TV and apologize. Then I want you to go to  Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, MD, she’s not that far away and apologize in person to wounded vets.

Baltimore Riot_CNN Vet smear

Twitter – BrookBaldwin@BrookeBCNN

UPDATE II: Brooke Baldwin’s lame Twitter apology did not cut it so she was forced to apologize on TV.

CNN’s Brooke Baldwin this morning may have done the impossible: Deliver a mea culpa that the nation’s apology police cannot possibly puncture, dismantle, nitpick or otherwise trash.

Sweeping, tendentious nonsense. Baldwin offered no evidence to support her case that somehow battle-scarred veterans from recent wars were responsible for any of the policing problems in the country’s big cities, let alone in Baltimore. People on the Internet let her know of their disapproval. Baldwin’s first response was a bit weak:

That defense doesn’t work at CNN, which sells itself as a purveyor of straight-up journalism around the clock. So what if some hack “vocalized” a concern to Baldwin? Isn’t it her job to filter that concern, fact-check it and pat it down before “re-vocalizing” it?

Given some more time to think about it all, Baldwin this morning came around. Early this morning, she tweeted.

On CNN’s “New Day” program Baldwin said the following:

I made a mistake yesterday. We were in the middle of live TV, I was talking to a member of Congress, and I was recounting a story, a conversation I had had recently just referring to police. And I absolutely misspoke, I inartfully chose my words 100 percent and I just wish speaking to all of you this morning: I wholeheartedly retract what I said. And I’ve thought tremendously about this, and to our nation’s veterans, to you — this is just who I want to speak with this morning — I have the utmost respect for our men and women in uniform. And I wanted you to know that this morning, so to all of you, I owe a tremendous apology. I am truly sorry.

Sorry Brooke if I don’t believe a word of your apology. You meant every word you said, and that’s okay, just own it. You are a bed-wetting liberal who doesn’t know any better and repeats hateful BS. That’s okay, just say it.

EXIT QUESTION: Replace “VET” with “BLACKS” and does Brooke Baldwin have a job this morning?

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