wake up, music industry!

a couple of weeks ago i posted my reactions to some stuff that sam rosenthal was talking about on his projekt newsletter and facebook page.  sam graciously took the opportunity to comment on my post, and one of his main points was this: Just because *you* buy music after nabbing it illegally, you are mistaken… Continue reading wake up, music industry!

fix the music biz by taking cues from the porn industry

some ideas occurred to me after my recent post about the music industry, and then erin said something that i thought was not only genius, but perfectly summed up the kind of thinking that needs to happen to save the music business: if you want to figure out what people will pay for online, look… Continue reading fix the music biz by taking cues from the porn industry

Is Comic Sans really a bad font?

Comic frickin’ Sans …do you even  have to ask? i get the SitePoint newsletter, Design View.  I used to pretty much auto-delete these or filter them to my spambox but when i started using Outlook again, and was creating rules to keep my inbox clean, i decided to just filter it to the folder where all… Continue reading Is Comic Sans really a bad font?

the music industry’s last caress

[audio:LastCaress.mp3] sam rosenthal is a very driven man.  he’s built projekt records from the ground up, by himself, starting out as a way to release his own music as black tape for a blue girl.  he did this back in the early 80s when starting your own record label was something you didn’t do, and his record… Continue reading the music industry’s last caress

blog action day: climate change — taking action against climate change and getting a buzz doing it

so i love it when i sign up for these “everyone blog about such-and-such topic” deals and i have no idea what to write about.  ha.  this post is for blog action day, a thing i didn’t know anything about until i saw someone’s badge.  i’m all for these “get together and blog on a particular… Continue reading blog action day: climate change — taking action against climate change and getting a buzz doing it