8 Times MTV Molded Our Childhood

MTV brought us some of our best childhood, and teen memories. From the countdowns, the reality shows and the music awards, MTV taught us everything we probably shouldn't have known about until we were much older, and we loved every minute of it. 1. The Real World.We learned so much from the beginning seasons of this show. I learned way too much about sex, and a very skewed version about what life would be like when i'm in my 20's. This was the type of show that you grew so attached to every character and then once a new


13 Reality Shows We Used To Obsess Over

If you flip on your TV right now and change to a random channel, odds are you'll land on a reality show.From cooking competitions with sappy personal stories, to home reno shows featuring sassy married couples, reality TV totally dominates the airwaves. But back when reality TV was still a novelty, we couldn't stop watching these 13 shows.1. Blind DateNBCTwo people go on a blind date, while cameras record them. The premise of this show is so simple, it's hard to believe nobody thought of it earlier. Okay, so there was a UK version, an Australian version, and


Girl You Know It's True: The Biggest Music Scandal Of The '90s Wouldn't Even Be A Big Deal Today

If you were a music lover in the late '80s, then chances are the story behind Milli Vanilli is one that’s pretty familiar to you.SPINFormed in Germany by producer Frank Farlan in 1988, Milli Vanilli consisted of Fab Morvan and Rob Pilatus, two models who had only dabbled in singing careers. The two released their international debut album, Girl You Know It’s True, in 1989, and the album quickly skyrocketed to international success, hitting the #1 spot on Billboard’s Top 200 chart and going platinum a whopping SIX times.AristaThe album was a genuine sensation thanks


Blink-182 Frontman Stopped Making Music Because Of Aliens

It can be hard to imagine our favorite musicians when they're not working their day job, but a lot of stars have their own hobbies and second jobs.The guys from Hanson brew their own beer, while the drummer from Blur is a successful lawyer. As for Tom DeLonge, the original guitar player and lead singer for Blink-182, one of his not-so-secret passions gradually became so important that he left the beloved pop-punk band and devoted himself to it full-time.Blink-182 at the 2004 Teen Choice Awards.CNNBlink-182 became a huge success and a constant presence on MTV in the


Contestants Reveal Being On 'Pimp My Ride' Actually Sucked

Even before we owned a car, we dreamed of getting our ride pimped out by Xzibit on his hit MTV show.As adults, we may wonder about how practical it would be to fill your trunk with a popcorn machine and some subwoofer speakers, but when we were young and naive we dreamed of owning the cars from this show. Of course, you should take everything on reality TV with a grain of salt, and the transformations on Pimp My Ride were no exception.MTVTen years after the show ended, fans have been checking up on former contestants and finding


9 'Liquid Television' Shows To Remind You Of How Much Cooler MTV Was In The 90s

Way before giving drama-loving teen moms a platform for fame, MTV was home to some compelling and game-changing content. In the early 90s, a time when animated television shows and films were mostly marketed to children, MTV made sure that it stood out from the rest by offering one of the best late-night programming to ever grace our small screens, Liquid Television. The weird, slightly psychedelic, uncensored animation and puppet variety show gave us gems like AEon Flux and Beavis and Butt-Head. All of the original cartoons shown on Liquid Television were created by independent artists and animators, which made


10 Amazing Performances From MTV's 'Unplugged' To Celebrate Its Return

One of most memorable music shows of all time was MTV Unplugged. The show was a raw look at musicians as they laid everything bare for the audience. There was no makeup, no amp or DJ. The musicians had to rely purely on their skill and sound. It was a time when music was still real. MTV is bringing the show back to your televisions in an effort to bring back this great music tradition. Here are 10 of the best unplugged concerts from the 90s. 1. Bon JoviWhile technically it wasn't a true episode of Unplugged, the show had