No Gaffers Tape = No MTV

queen's crownAn article in The National recognizing the 30th anniversary of MTV has proven once and for all that without gaffers tape, MTV would have never gotten off the ground.

The article, penned by Saul Austerlitz, recognizes Bohemian Rhapsody, by Queen as on of the early videos that got MTV up and running.  More specificaly, Austerlitz references director  Bruce Gowers use of gaffers tape to attach a prism to the camera lens, giving the the video its famous magnifying effect. is your source for “all the news that’s fit to stick”. Send us your interesting tape news and we’ll share it with the world!

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