Skipping commercials is stealing, says Turner CEO. 2600
Don’t really need to see photos from the party, but it’s got potential that Jacob Weisberg, whose insightful political musings are among the few Slate pieces I read and blink, is Slate‘s new editor.
“Hundreds of millions of songs may illegally trade hands online every month, but file swapping may actually be causing people to spend more money on music, according to a new research report.” CNET
As Adam [thanks!] said in sending me a pointer to this story, ‘(Seymour) Hersh says we’re fucked’. I agree; in a rambling speech he gave last week transcribed here, he captures my worst post-Sept 11th political fears and makes them sound like the most likely realities. Read it and weep… or duck and cover. An invitation to you warbloggers out there — give it your best shot at rebutting Hersh’s assertions; I’d love it if you could reassure me just a little bit that any of this wasn’t in the offing… Chicago Magazine