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Ten Minutes With Andrew Jenks

Fabio Periera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Fabio Periera

What's it like to be homeless? Or a high-flying poker player? Documentary filmmaker Andrew Jenks wondered the same thing and his show on MTV, World of Jenks, is answering those questions and more.

HuffPost Review: Jackass 3D

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

One of my most amusing memories as a member of the New York Film Critics Circle is the 2002 voting meeting, at which we selected our award-winners - a...

Obama's MTV Town Hall Was a Missed Opportunity

Sara Haile-Mariam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sara Haile-Mariam

Rather than provide context, the president regurgitated talking points and laundry lists that seemed to be directed at the pundits rather than at the young people in the room.

Without Young People, Barack Obama Might Still Be a Senator

Russell Simmons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Russell Simmons

Barack Obama has been a tremendous leader and an inspiration to us all. Young people will always have his back, because he have shown them that they are not only our future, but also they are our present.

Springerized America: How Reality & Tabloid TV Corrupts Our Politics & Media

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Brian Ross

Reality and tabloid television are a social virus that has infected the American body politic. In the 1980s, "I'm with Stupid" was a put-down. In 20...

Stan Lee Joins With MTV To Create New Comic Series

AP | SANDY COHEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

LOS ANGELES — MTV is helping to bring Stan Lee's newest superhero to life. The network is joining forces with Lee's POW Entertainment to create...

Chicagoan Picked To Be MTV's First-Ever Twitter Jockey

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

NEW YORK — MTV has named 23-year-old Gabi Gregg its first "Twitter Jockey." Gregg won the position Sunday night after a nationwide vote....

Why MTV Was Right to Show the Disturbing Domestic Violence on Teen Mom

Bonnie Fuller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Bonnie Fuller

At first I felt MTV was irresponsible to air a scene of domestic abuse on Teen Mom, but in the end, it's good that the general public is seeing this actually happening.

United Nations Foundation Launches 'Girl Up' Initiative

Tina Wells | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Tina Wells

The Girl Up initiative encourages American girls to raise awareness and funds for the 600 million adolescent girls living in developing countries.

MTV Helps Combat Bullying With iPhone App

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Bullies may be able hurl insults and throw punches but what happens when their bad behavior goes viral? Just in time for National Bullying Prevent...

Snooki To Star In A Dating Show

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Snooki will soon get her own MTV spinoff series, In Touch reports. The 'Jersey Shore' star will look for love on a dating reality show. Snooki recen...

CNN, PEOPLE Magazine, and Cartoon Network Mount Major Campaign Against Bullying

Tina Wells | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tina Wells

As students settle into their new school year routines of homework, sports and friends, there is also a very serious trend that also tends to settle i...

School Pride: Must See TV

Tamar Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Tamar Abrams

NBC's School Pride may have viewers rethinking the value of realty shows. It features Susie Castillo -- along with three others -- tackling the urgent need to give America's children safe and appealing schools in which to learn.

MTV's New TRL Is The Seven

Roger Catlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Roger Catlin

Once MTV was the captain of all things cool and about kids. But The Seven seems a little tired and borrowed.

Shame on Bravo

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Yes, I understand the appeal of the Real Housewives -- and also the way they dull the minds and intellects of all who watch them. Bravo obviously doesn't own a patent on creating garbage, but it is absolutely an industry leader in its production.

GLAAD Study: MTV #1 Network For Gay Characters

AP | FRAZIER MOORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — MTV held a solid lead among 15 networks for its representation of gay characters last season, according to a report released Friday. ...

Social Media Week: Shift Will Happen

Mike Bonifer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mike Bonifer

For Social Media Week 2010, five cities will host a week-long series of free-admission events that will include workshops, panels, performances and games designed to explore the subject of social media.

Was Lady Gaga's Raw Meat Dress Really So Strange?

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dr. Susan Albers

The vivid visual image of wearing what you eat gave many people a moment of pause to reconsider their food choices. What if all the food you ate today was glued to the outside of your body?

PHOTOS: Who Was The VMAs' BEST- And WORST-Dressed?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

This year's MTV Video Music Awards didn't produce any instantly iconic Kanye West moments, but since musicians don't play by the same sartorial rules ...

Internet Killed the Video Star

Claire Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Claire Gordon

The Wilderness Downtown is a revelation about how music videos, like so many other media forms, have not fully understood or adapted to the platform on which they're now viewed.

2010 Workers' Voice Awards: Worker Worthy Pop Culture Standouts

Wyatt Closs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Wyatt Closs

Wanna honor Labor Day but not work at it? Check out any of these pop culture expressions from the last year. Just in time for your nod to Labor Day, ...

The Real Jersey Girl: Snooki vs. Margo

David Helvarg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Helvarg

While I haven't met Snooki, I do know a real housewife of New Jersey, 43-year old Medford Lakes mother of two, Margo Pellegrino. She's currently paddling an outrigger canoe down the Pacific Coast from Seattle to San Diego.

What Do Goodfellas, Social Media, MTV, The Terminator, Tequila and Torture Have to Do With My New Favorite Band?

Jason Hirschhorn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jason Hirschhorn

Entertainment and technology is not only a hobby; it's been my job for 15 years. That love is rooted in my admiration for the creativity and art that propels all forms of the industry -- music, television, movies, video, games and apps.

MTV Gives Jersey Shore Tourism a Blowout

Caroline Shin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Caroline Shin

After one-and-a-half chart-topping seasons of MTV's Jersey Shore, the appeal of the bronzed and brawny is drawing otherwise clueless travelers to Seaside Heights.

Check-in on Foursquare, Unlock a Healthier Sex Life

Jason Rzepka | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jason Rzepka

MTV and foursquare announced a new partnership to encourage sexually-active youth nationwide to GYT: Get Yourself Tested. The campaign addresses the need for regular testing -- and open communication about testing.