Corey Irwin is a writer and editor for Ultimate Classic Rock. He’s spent more than 15 years working in radio, including stints in Los Angeles and San Francisco. In addition to UCR, he has written for Diffuser, Ultimate Prince and Music Connection Magazine
Why MTV Launched With a Video ‘Nobody Wanted’
"Video Killed the Radio Star" was the first clip aired on the network, but that's not how some executives wanted it to go.
Green Day, Weezer Return to Touring With First ‘Hella Mega’ Show
Roughly 35,000 fans turned out for the first date of the tour, which also includes Fall Out Boy.
When Chevy Chase and John Belushi Brought Their Feud Onto ‘SNL’
The fierce rivals briefly buried the hatchet during an episode's opening sketch.
How ‘Numb Nuts’ Helped Launch ‘The Newlywed Game’
Classic couple game show premiered on July 11, 1966.
40 Years Ago: ‘Donkey Kong’ Saves Nintendo From Failure
Company was in the midst of financial crisis before the game became a worldwide hit.
When Charlie Finally Appeared in the Last ‘Charlie’s Angels’
The mysterious character finally got some screen time in the series finale.
The ‘Cannonball Run’ is Real, and COVID Helped Set a New Record
With traffic at an all-time low, cross country racers hit the road in 2020.
The 66 Most ’60s Things About 1966
From music, TV, film, fashion and all areas of culture, we look at the most notable moments from this distinctively unique year.
Nine High-Soaring ‘Thelma and Louise’ Cliff-Jump Parodies
Famous scene has been recreated on 'The Simpsons,' 'Seinfeld,' 'Family Guy' and more.
25 Years Ago: ‘The Simpsons’ Rocks Out With ‘Homerpalooza’
Classic episode features Peter Frampton, the Smashing Pumpkins, Sonic Youth and Cypress Hill.
35 Years Ago: How ‘Star Wars on Earth’ Became ‘Top Gun’
The blockbuster movie's inspiration came from an unlikely place.
‘Top Gun’ Soundtrack Turns 35: Take a Ride Into the Danger Zone
Album ranks among the most successful movie tie-ins of all time.