In this new era of music, when iTunes downloads and YouTube views are just as important as (or, one could argue, more important than) album sales and radio plays, it's quite the feat for any musician to have their videos played nearly 30 million times on YouTube.
On April 12, 1961, Soviet cosmonaut, Yuri Gagarin, became the first human ever to travel into outer space. Exactly fifty years later, First Orbit was released to celebrate this historical event.
The interviews. The rehearsals. Backstage segments. Countless recaps. The biographies. Celebrity special appearances. Product placement. The judges. The scores. The voting. The ridiculously long commercials. And worst of all, the elongated elimination segments that attempt to build tension and suspense.
The Royal Canadian Air Farce comedy troupe reunited for the annual New Year's Eve show. Not much has changed in their formula. The sketches involved all of the usual topics: politics, taxes, news events, and celebrity impersonations, all done with a Canadian flavour (even the "OU" spelling was turned into a joke).
For a lot of people, turning thirty can be a difficult experience. However, I believe that being thirty years old in this present day has an unprecedented benefit in the history of our existence.