Archive for the 'The Media' Category

The Oscars

No one in Hollywood seems to have read “The Innovator’s Dilemma.” That’s right, we’ve been at the mercy of digital disruption for two decades, but the movie industry believes through sheer force of will it can adhere to the past and drag the public along with it. But it don’t really happen that way at […]

Rick Mueller-This Week’s Podcast

He’s President North America of AEG Presents. He started off as a fan, became a drummer, ran the concert program at UCSB and ended up working for Bill Graham Presents in SF and then LN in L.A. and now AEG. So, if you want to know how to climb the ladder in the concert business… […]

Jake Gold-This Week’s Podcast

This one is different. This is less of an interview than a conversation. As if we were at dinner and you were listening in on us batting the ball back and forth, covering topics as varied as Sirius XM to prog rock to the Canadian health care system. Jake Gold was the manager who built […]

“An American Marriage”

“An American Marriage” I could not put this book down. For the last three days I’ve been sitting in a chair getting an IVIG drip. Not a great way to spend a holiday weekend, but to be truthful when you work for yourself the weekdays are holidays and the weekends are downtime you endure, e-mail […]