Discussing MTV’s 30th Anniversary on Planeta Gente, NTN24


80s Picturehouse Podcast (UK): Music Video Historian Stephen Pitalo on The Golden Age of Music Video

WRKF 89.3 Baton Rouge, The Jim Engster Show: Interview with Stephen Pitalo”, October 25, 2013 (last guest, interview at 33:27)

Talk 107.3 Baton Rouge, “Fun Friday on The Bill Profita Show: Favorite Music Videos & Possible Musicals”, October 25, 2013. (audio file coming soon)

“The Dale Radio Podcast” February 28, 2012

“Between The Sheets: Welcome to the Love Shack” September 30, 2011 (interview starts at 14:15)

“The Mitch Albom Show,” August 1, 2011


“The VMAs’ Most Stylish Music Videos Ever” New York Post, August 26, 2016

“I Want My MTV Back” Brooklyn Paper, July 25, 2014.

“Sprockets Music Video Festival” UGA Red & Black, Athens, Georgia, July 17, 2014

“The Music Video Man: Stephen Pitalo Preps A Book on the Golden Age of Music Video” 225 Magazine, October 23, 2013

“Does the World Need Revolt TV?” TV Guide, October 2013

“Lose The Keytar: Five Things I’ve Learned From Studying 40 Years of Music Videos”,, October 2013

“Money For Nothin’: 10 Classic Music Videos On The Cheap”, Brokelyn, August 21, 2013.

“Alumnus Reflects on Golden Age of Music Videos, Manship School”, LSU Manship School Online, May 2013

Columnist: “4X3” Column on Classic Music Video Director Stories

“Meet the Neighbors: Stephen Pitalo on The Golden Age of Music Video”, Park Slope Stoop, April 2013

“Golden Age of Video Clips Recalled in Book, Blog, DVDs” O Globo newspaper, Brazil, March 2012

“Meet Stephen Pitalo, Music Video Historian”, Memphis Music Video Showcase, March 2012

“At 30, MTV Looks Nothing Like The Video Channel That Roared,”Cleveland Plain Dealer, August 1, 2011

“MTV Celebrates Thirty Years,” MyFox Houston, August 1, 2011


“Music Video Historian Says MTV’s Best Days Are In The Past” PR Newswire, July 25, 2011

“The Untold Story of Bruce Springsteen’s Original Unseen ‘Dancing in the Dark’ Music Video Now Revealed,” PR Newswire, August 4, 2011


Future Music Video Time Machine events are listed at Music Video Time Machine: Next Event


Most recent Music Video Time Machine events (2016 +) are listed at Music Video Time Machine: Past Events

Q&A Moderator – Life on the V: The Story of V66, The Directors Chair Festival, Staten Island, New York, September 17, 2016

Official VJ – MCA Day 2016: Celebrating the Life of Adam Yauch @ Littlefield, Brooklyn, August 20, 2016

Speaker/Presenter – The History of Music Video, Part One, Brooklyn Music Video Festival, April 16, 2016

Official VJ – The 12th Annual Madonnathon @ Brooklyn Bowl, August 22, 2015

Host-VJ – I LOVE THE 80s & 90s  Croton Reservoir, NYC,  August 15, 2015

Official VJ – MCA Day 2015: Celebrating the Life of Adam Yauch @ Littlefield, Brooklyn, August 8, 2015

Curator/Programmer/Game Show Host – The 2015 Philly Video Music FestivalEvents included History of Music Video Part One talk & Q&A, Name That Video game show, Longform Music Video Theater, Metal Movie Mania & All-Request Retro Video After-Party. Philadelphia Mausoleum of Contemporary Art (PhilaMOCA), February 27 – March 1, 2015

Host/VJ – I Love 80s & 90s – Croton Reservoir, New York City, January 24, 2015.

Presenter – The History of Music Video, Part One – New York Super Week, New York City, October 2, 2014.

Presenter/VJ – The History of Music Video, Part One– Videology, Brooklyn, August 2, 2014.

Host/VJ – Classic Music Video Shuffle, Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club, Brooklyn, four month residency 2014

Presenter – The History of Music Video, Part One – Sprockets Music Video Festival, Athens, Georgia, July 19, 2014

Host/VJ – Friday Night Videos 2: Unsaturated 80s, Windfall, New York City, July 11, 2014

VJ – Friday Night Videos: Film Biz Recycling’s TOTALLY TUBULAR 80s Shopping Event – Brooklyn, June 20, 2014

VJ/Video Remix Feature Presentation – MCA Day 2014: Celebrating the Life and Work of Adam Yauch of the Beastie Boys, Brooklyn, May 3, 2014

Presenter – The History of Music Video, Part One – The ReMixed Four Music Video Festival, New York City, April 26, 2014

Presenter – The History of Music Video, Part One – Brooklyn Brainery, Brooklyn, March 1, 2014

Judge/VJ – Big Vision Empty Wallet’s Music Video Competition + Afterparty, New York City, November 13, 2013

Host/Moderator – LSU-TV in the 1980s, Manship School of Mass Communications 100th Anniversary, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, October 24, 2013.

Judge/Presenter – Shoot the Singer, Cue The Horse: Adventures in the Golden Age of Music Video, Live From Memphis presents Music Video Showcase, June 17, 2012.

Q&A Moderator/Host – Rick Springfield & guests for An Affair Of The Heart documentary screening at IFC Center, New York City, Fall 2012

Host/DJ – Unsaturated 80sWindfall, New York City, 2012

Intermission Giveaway Host – BBQ Films presentations of the films Labyrinth, Dazed & Confused, Zoolander, American Psycho, New York City 2012/2013

Judge – Sprockets Music Video Festival Athens, Georgia, 2013

Producer/Host – Flanagan’s Cocktails & Dreams: 25th Anniversary Party To Celebrate Cocktail The Movie at Windfall, New York City, June 15, 2013

Presenter – The Best Worst Videos of the 1980s for The Soundtrack Series: The 80s! at Le Poisson Rouge, New York City, November 11, 2013

Panelist – Big Vision Empty Wallet’s “Hacking Show Business: Videos Gone Viral”, New York City, September 13, 2013

Host/VJ – FRIDAY NIGHT VIDEOS, first Fridays at Last Exit, Brooklyn, 2013-2014

Co-host/VJ – Brokelyn presents: I WANTED MY MTV: An Anti-VMAs Party at Last Exit, Brooklyn, August 17, 2013