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
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Dramatic World Series home run also marked a turning point in baseball broadcasting.
Miley Cyrus Recording a Metallica Covers Album
Pop star cites the band as one of her many influences.
35 Years Ago: Nintendo Brings the NES to America
Distributors in the U.S. initially refused to carry the Japanese gaming system.
The ‘Fast Times at Ridgemont High’ House Is for Sale for $740,000
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45 Years Ago: ‘Saturday Night Live’ Makes ‘Lackluster’ Debut
Show's first episode offered little hint that it would become one of the most successful programs in TV history.
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Viral video has spawned many imitations.
‘We’ve Got to Have a Bigger D–k Than Rambo’: How ‘Commando’ Became an Action Classic
35 year's later, the Arnold Schwarzenegger action flick remains a guilty pleasure.
How the Thrilla in Manila Changed Boxing and Broadcasting Forever
One of the sport's most epic bouts also marked a turning point in the way fans watch fights.
How Cleveland’s Balloonfest ‘86 Became a Public Disaster
What started as a charity event turned into a nightmare.
36 Rock Star Moments on ‘Family Guy’
The animated series has welcomed - and mocked - many of rock's biggest stars during its long television run.
50 Years Ago: ‘Monday Night Football”s Game-Changing Debut
The weekly NFL match-up dramatically altered the worlds of sports and pop culture.
35 Years Ago: ‘Super Mario Bros.’ Becomes Gaming’s Biggest Hit
When 'Super Mario Bros.' was released in 1985, it changed the course of video games forever.