The beauty of language lies…

…within the startling truth out of context. …increasing lies in a statement of principles that the RIAA signed this month…– amazingly on-target assessment of activism by the thuggish Recording Industry Association of America Admittedly, the full statement was: “A second hint that pressure on the Justice Department is increasing lies in a statement of principles… Continue reading The beauty of language lies…

There’s a special place in hell for the Entertainment industry

The Entertainment industry just doesn’t get it. This point — albeit not a terribly original one — was hammered home for me today yet once again. I had decided to support the movie industry’s entry into the digital sphere by plunking down $1.99 to rent an online copy of “Groundhog Day” via the service called… Continue reading There’s a special place in hell for the Entertainment industry

Hollywood director wants butts extinguished

My hands are bloody; so are Hollywood’s. My cancer has caused me to attempt to cleanse mine. I don’t wish my fate upon anyone in Hollywood, but I beg that Hollywood stop imposing it upon millions of others. – famous Hollywood director Joe Eszterhas, in a New York Times editorial (free registration required to read… Continue reading Hollywood director wants butts extinguished

New evidence that the RIAA *IS* Evil

Okay, so those reading my headline here may snicker and exclaim, gee, that’s a really rough target. Next thing you’ll be asserting, Adam, is that San Francisco housing is expensive (whoa!) and McDonald’s stuff is unhealthy (but it’s 100% beef!) and Britney Spears lacks sophisticated vocal talent (she sings?). But wait, hear me out… there’s… Continue reading New evidence that the RIAA *IS* Evil