The Radioactive Chernobyl Disaster

On April 26th, 1986, the world experienced the worst nuclear disaster in history: the meltdown of the reactors in Chernobyl, Ukraine. The effects of the disaster were both immediate and long-term, affecting not only the then-Soviet Union but a host o...

Madonna: ’80s and ’90s Fashion Icon

Madonna is one of the most memorable artists of the '80s and '90s. From the way she exploded onto the scene with herĀ Like a VirginĀ album through her erotic dabb...

MTV and the Birth of the Music Video

Can you remember a time without MTV? Can you remember a time when MTV only played music videos? These questions may seem to be digging into ancient history, but really, we just need to go back to the '80s. For a whole generation of young peopl...