Today in 1981, MTV went on the air and played their first music video, “Video Killed the Radio Star,” by Buggles. In just 32 years, MTV has all but stopped playing those pesky music videos entirely. Show me your weekend face!
The following is a reprint from Unwinnable Weekly Issue Five. If you enjoy what you read, please consider purchasing the issue or subscribing for a month. ——— On a balcony, a rooftop, a cliff above crashing waves, you look down and you want to jump. The urge is sudden and powerful. You feel compelled, as if a phantom hand is pushing you closer the brink. Take the leap, your muscles say. Be free. Fly. Adrenaline. Your heart pounds and blood surges to your head, thundering in your ears, as your whole body fills with both terror and elation. Is just that the breeze, or
Ian Gonzales reviews The Manhattan Projects #21, Jill Scharr takes a look at The Wicked + The Divine #1 and Michael Edwards thumbs through Silver Surfer #3 and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtles In Time #1 in this week’s edition of Last Week’s Comics.
Today in 1893 Lizzie Borden was acquitted of the murders of her father and stepmother. Several years later a Lifetime television movie was made about these events starring Christina Ricci.
Today in 1802, Heinrich Wilhelm Matthäus Olbers discovered 2 Pallas, the second asteroid known to man. Have a great weekend!
Today in 1963 Alcatraz federal penitentiary in San Francisco Bay, closed. Also in 1974, Charles Francis Moran VI was born. What are you doing this weekend?