Archive for the 'Online' Category


Netflix vs. Spotify

Once upon a time television was like radio, something you received over the air for free via an antenna. But in the eighties, TV moved to a subscription model, people paid for cable, for a better picture and more and better programming. So, customers became inured to paying a subscription fee, every month, in perpetuity. […]

The Spotify Payments Fracas

The artists are ignorant and Spotify is clueless. I feel like I have to be the lone voice in the wilderness, the correction factor, to all the b.s. strewn by the artist community, because Spotify has no cojones and sent in the B team as opposed to Daniel Ek. That’s right, kids who are thrilled […]

The Bendable iPhone 6

GM recalls a plethora of cars, will it only be minutes until Apple recalls the complete run of iPhone 6 and 6 Plus? Corporations… That’s why you can’t trust ‘em, they’re only in it for the money. Where’s Frank Zappa when you need him? We bend over backward to lionize these enterprises with no center […]

The Nude Picture Scandal

How dumb can you be? Excoriate Perez Hilton, come down on 4chan, but what I want to know is why these celebrities have nude photos on their phones to begin with? Maybe I grew up in the dark ages, when you had to go to the porn shop to buy European magazines to see naked […]