Former MTV VJ Kennedy, whom I had a huge crush on in the 90’s and now follows me on twitter (how awesome is that?), and her former MTV colleague Kurt Loder held a chat about politics and the golden age of music television at New York City’s Museum of Sex on July 31, 2013. The event was held for the release of Kennedy’s new book, The Kennedy Chronicles: The Golden Age of MTV Through Rose-Colored Glasses

They talked about the time Kennedy almost lost her job at MTV for pretending to perform oral sex on a microphone while standing on stage next to then New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, about asking Rod Stewart if he really had a quart of semen pumped out of his stomach, about how insane Courtney Love is & the fact that Billy Corgan is an Alex Jones worshiping conspiracy theory nut.

The talk was also about politics and how it was Loder who introduced Kennedy to libertarianism, by turning her on to the writings of Ayn Rand.

More and more people are realizing that both political parties suck balls,” says former MTV VJ and current Reason contributor Kennedy. “And there has to be a better alternative, which is the consistent political philosophy of libertarianism.