Subject:

Dan Cortese

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2012

    Drafting A New MTV Rock N' Jock Softball Game

    If you mention and explain the concept of MTV's Rock N' Jock to '90s babies, they will look at you glassy-eyed and slowly walk away. But it's true, in the late '80s and early '90s it was possible to gather the best and sexiest celebrities in TV, film and music for a carefree softball match, with pro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2010

    Top 5 Fast Food Ads from the '80s

    I like to think that fast food advertising hit its stride in the' 80s with special promotions, movie tie-ins and celebrity endorsers. Okay, maybe that is because I am a self-centered child of the late 70's/early 80's but so be it, these are MY memories, dammit! Here's a Top 5 list of some of the mos ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2010

    BK Fire-Grilled Ribs

    ​Ah, Burger King, known as much for gimmicks, rebranding and image-tinkering as much as the Whopper. Does anyone remember table service and BK TeeVee hosted by Dan Cortese? I'll take the shrimp basket with a baked potato and some coleslaw with popcorn. Can you include stabbing stomach pains an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2009

    Jersey Shore: Exile In Guidoville

    ​MTV has a great deal to answer for -- reducing our attention span to half-second jump cuts and paving the way for American Idol for starters -- but the network still erroneously referred to as Music Television might have finally trumped itself in sheer loathsomeness with their latest foray into ... More >>

  • Home Entertainment

    March 23, 2006

    Sonic Bust

    Sega's Hedgehog goes back to the grind...yawn

  • Culture

    November 28, 2002

    Richter's Scale

    Andy Richter deserves to control the universe, if only Fox would let him

  • Calendar

    November 12, 1998

    Night & Day

    November 12 - 18, 1998

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