Tag: The 1960’s

  • I Want My MTV!

    by Daniel A. Kaufman ____ Jay Jeffers (The Partially Examined Life) and I discuss the beginnings of MTV and our recollections of it, on this 40th anniversary of the music channel. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=to-EsZZQcSk&ab_channel=ElectricAgora 3:40 – Aug 1 marks the 40th Anniversary of the launching of MTV in its “original iteration.” 6:20 – How Jay and Dan…

  • The ‘60s Gave Us Head

    by E. John Winner “The tragedy of your time, my young friends, is that you may get exactly what you want.” [1] I. Monkees, the Signifier “The Monkees”: this verbal sign signifies a number of phenomena, certainly related, yet not identical. For instance: –A television show, broadcast in the mid-1960s; the musical group invented for…