90s

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

90s

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

90s

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

00s

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