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What Did Bill Cosby Say in His 1969 “Man of the Year” Acceptance Speech?

The irony comes in many forms. In this case, it comes in the form of a well-known, wholesome comedian who has kept dark secrets, secrets that were unbecoming. In 1969, Bill Cosby received the “Man of the Year” award. And in his acceptance speech, Bill suggested changing the name of the yearly accolade to “the …

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Why Couldn’t the Producers of M*A*S*H Sue Wayne Rogers?

Even after decades, MASH continues to be one of the best sitcoms of all time. But even they remain the gold standard in TV history. They still had some drama behind the scenes. Wayne Rogers left MASH after three seasons, and the producers were not happy about it. The producers of the show tried to …

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Actress Jan Stirling had airfare to fly to the US but found lingerie she liked, used the last of her money to buy it, trading in the airfare for a ticket on a steamship. Midway thru the voyage she learned that the airship she had been booked on, the Hindenburg, had been destroyed in a fire.

Jan Sterling Jan Sterling (born Jane Sterling Adriance; April 3, 1921 – March 26, 2004) was an American film, television and stage actress. At her most active in films during the 1950s (immediately prior to which she had joined the Actors Studio), Sterling received a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance …

Actress Jan Stirling had airfare to fly to the US but found lingerie she liked, used the last of her money to buy it, trading in the airfare for a ticket on a steamship. Midway thru the voyage she learned that the airship she had been booked on, the Hindenburg, had been destroyed in a fire. Read More »

Gotye didn’t monetize his music on YouTube, missing out in millions of dollars in revenue from just his “Somebody That I Used To Know (feat. Kimbra)” video on YouTube.

Gotye Apparently Turned Down Millions in YouTube Royalties I’m not interested in selling my music. That’s the reason I don’t put ads on my YouTube channel, which seems strange to people in today’s climate, but that is a decision you can make. I’m like that with all my music. I generally never want to synch …

Gotye didn’t monetize his music on YouTube, missing out in millions of dollars in revenue from just his “Somebody That I Used To Know (feat. Kimbra)” video on YouTube. Read More »

Record Labels hire experts to craft recording contracts in a way that prompt signing artists to give away their music ownership rights forever. It was also discovered that for every $1000 made after record sales, an artist who signed for a major label deal gained as small as $23.40.

Recording contract: Please Don’t Just Sign, Be Careful It’s not a rumor, it’s a fact that an enormous number of musicians are doomed due to lack of knowledge. Record companies don’t play fair, these huge music firms retain people’s ideas through a recording contract. “Whatever ideas you have in your head are not yours they …

Record Labels hire experts to craft recording contracts in a way that prompt signing artists to give away their music ownership rights forever. It was also discovered that for every $1000 made after record sales, an artist who signed for a major label deal gained as small as $23.40. Read More »

On the night that MTV launched, the opening sequence for the network featured footage of the Apollo 11 launch, simply because it was public domain and free to use. It was that opening sequence that connected MTVs image with astronauts, including the Video Music Award “moon man” trophy.

Ever Wondered Why The VMA Statue Is A Moonman? The creator of the iconic trophy speaks to MTV News about the history of the Moonman The Academy Awards has a slim gold “Oscar” figure. The Emmys has a winged woman hoisting an atom. The Golden Globes has a… well… golden globe. And the MTV Video …

On the night that MTV launched, the opening sequence for the network featured footage of the Apollo 11 launch, simply because it was public domain and free to use. It was that opening sequence that connected MTVs image with astronauts, including the Video Music Award “moon man” trophy. Read More »