Archive for 2011/10

My Own Space

Tonight is one of those evenings when it’s fucking great to be alive. Did you see that baseball game??!! Just when you think it’s passe, trumped by football, even the NBA, baseball sneaks up on you and illustrates why it’s the best sport ever. It’s never over until it’s over. A football game can be […]

The Bjork Album

Much ado about nothing. Apps with albums is as important as CD-Plus was in the last century, as in not at all. CD-Plus, CD-ROM, didn’t we already see this movie? What makes anybody think it’s going to be different this time? We’re selling music. The reason video was so important was because of the rise […]


Don’t sit here and lament "American Idol", laud Simon Fuller for coming up with the concept of "Pop Idol" and extending the brand. And while you’re at it, give credit to Lou Pearlman, who created the boy band paradigm when no one wanted it. You can’t look in the rearview mirror. You must look ahead, […]

Heinz Tomato Ketchup Blended with Balsamic Vinegar

Ain’t that a mouthful. You can only get it on Facebook. And I want it. Costs more than the original and you pay $2 for shipping, but who cares, it’s a minor treat, much cheaper than a Mercedes-Benz or a BMW. How can major marketers get it so right and the entertainment business get it […]