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Iann Robinson (born c. 1971) is an American writer, musician and television personality best known as a former MTV VJ.
New York, Robinson co-hosted a show called Monkey Butt Sex on a Manhattan Public-access television cable TV in the 1990s. Ocean MacAdams, an MTV vice-president, was a fan of the show in his college years and pulled strings to get Robinson a job at MTV in 1999, helped on by an appearance on the MTV show . Overweight and sporting a shaved head and numerous 12 Angry Viewers tattoos as well as being an outspoken fan of heavy metal, Robinson quickly distinguished himself with his blunt, no-nonsense approach to interviewing the pop stars of the day.
MTV in 2003, implying that he might have been fired although a press release in 2004 suggested it was his decision to leave. [1 ] In 2006 Robinson wrote in his [2 ] blog that he was indeed fired.
Robinson was also the drummer for
Puny Human, a band he formed. Robinson also created MBS Productions with money given to him by his late father. Though no longer with the business it continues to run in New York City.
MTV Robinson has written for various rock publications and websites, including the and Boston Phoenix . In 2003-04 he wrote for the graffiti and art magazine Metal Sludge (NYC). Mass Appeal [ He moved to ] citation needed Boston, Massachusetts in 2005. As of 2011 Robinson is living in Cincinnati, OH. A longtime fan of comic books, he co-owns a comic publishing company called Isolation Disorder Press. Robinson wrote for a year for an online site called and currently writes for None Louder covering music, film and comics. CraveOnline Isolation Disorder Press has most recently become the subject of a documentary about Robinson and co-owner/creator Brian Smith, who is also in the band 4 Way Anal Touchfight. Robinson has also worked as a DJ on WBCN.
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References [ edit ]
^ Camille Dodero (July 1 - 7, 2005). "Iann Robinson Allston via MTV". News & Features. The Boston Phoenix . Retrieved December 20, 2012.
^ Iann Robinson News