Over three nights at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood in December 1983, Jonathan Demme filmed Talking Heads' Stop Making Sense
. The band performed "Psycho Killer," "Heaven," "Thank You for Sending Me an Angel,"
"Found a Job," "Slippery People," "Cities,"
, "Burning Down the House," "Life During Wartime,"
"Making Flippy Floppy," "Swamp," "What a Day That Was," "This Must Be the Place (Naive Melody)," "Once in a Lifetime," "Big Business/I Zimbra," "Genius of Love"
(as Tom Tom Club while David Byrne changed into the Big Suit), "Girlfriend is Better," "Take Me to the River,"
and "Crosseyed and Painless."
"Thank you. Does anybody have any questions?" [more inside]
Top Videos from MTV's First Day.
Most people know that The Buggles' "Video Killed the Radio Star" was the first video ever played on MTV, on August 1, 1981. The Top 13 picks the top 13 videos that aired that day. [more inside]
Learning to Love PowerPoint Wired
and the New York Times
feature David Byrne's DVD/book Envisioning Emotional Epistemological Information
, which contains art he created with PowerPoint. The title's a reference to Edward Tufte
, who has his own opinion
of PowerPoint (which was remixed
by Aaron Swartz).