As you might have figured out by now, MTV sucks. I don't even think they have Kurt Loder anymore, and if they do, I'm sure that even he would tell you that he pines for the Madonna days, or even the Fred Durst days for that matter.
This isn't just me talking; the college kids I work with, true blue hipsters one and all, tell me straight up that they're over everything but 16 and Pregnant
Us career writers don't really like it when folks from other professions decide to enter our already crowded field - or, even worse, when they do so and gain followings two million times that of what schmucks like us could ever hope to have. It's kind of like how Samual L. Jackson feels about rappers-turned-actors
If Manhattan snots knew that Boston jams like it did at the Liberty Hotel last night, then a good number of Tribeca playboys would relocate to the Bean and chase the old money right off Beacon Hill. Then again; they might not understand how an event with such potential for pomposity can unfold without a lick of Zoolander pretension.