Music videos embolden their audiences to achieve superhero status without the Seussian powers. On August 1, 1981, MTV made history with The Buggles "Video Killed the Radio Star." Silver chrome suits, electronic keyboards and a couple crooners cemented lead singer Trevor Horn and company as the first band to convey their message through televised footage. The remarkable feat led to the commencement of commercial sites like YouTube and Vevo. Fans of any artist can absorb visual stimuli and their latent purports.

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"We all get a little wrecked sometimes."

Zany twins Lisa and Jess Origliasso established their group The Veronicas with a quadruple platinum album "The Secret Life Of..." and hit singles hailed from the country Australia. Their mercurial sound plucked from a platter of genres like pop to alternative rock, but the sisters never lost their appetite for success. Under the new management of Sony, they released the soft-core music video "On Your Side" with Ruby Rose. She represented the turbulence in every relationship by playing an addicted girlfriend.

The characters of Origliasso and Rose felt instantaneous chemistry, but opiates were guised as the ultimate siren. The tragic liaison is known too well within the United States, and psychoactive-drug usage is a pressing global epidemic.

Rest in peace, Gia Marie Carangi

The film "Gia" is a docudrama about the idiosyncratic model Gia Marie Carangi. Her death was mourned by thousands, and her depicted life portrayed by renowned celebrity Angelina Jolie created awareness about substance abuse, the virus HIV and the fatal syndrome AIDS.

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Carangi's injections from dirty needles caused her terminal condition. Jolie's depiction awarded her several accolades such as: Golden Satellite Award, OFTA Television Award, Grand Jury Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, and a Golden Globe. Her visceral emotion inspired viewers, and its potency reincarnated into the final scene between Rose and Origliasso. The couple laid broken on the floor of their shower with water cascading down their faces, and the moment is identical to the scene in "Gia." Stream the tributes now to see both bona fide performances and to chew on their respective meanings.