By guest blogger Josh Wolf You Tube pulled R&B singer Rihanna’s latest music video from her official VEVO channel early Friday afternoon citing a copyright claim from the RIAA. The video has come under fire by family values activists over its violent narrative that tells the story of the singer shooting dead the man who […]
When I was a teenager in the 1980s, I shared a lot of music, movies, and television. I regularly made mix tapes to share with my friends and they with me. We recorded movies and television onto VHS tapes and shared them. We also loaned our copies of various media to each other. This is […]
The picture is of Vito, Leslie and Carl The musical ‘album’ entitled, ‘Freak Out!’ was a double LP by the Mothers of Invention. The first song on the album, ‘Hungry Freaks, Daddy’, was written for someone named Carl Orestes Franzoni who, according to Zappa’s liner notes, “is freaky down to his toe nails (sic). Someday […]
Intellectual property law is killing our economy. We take a look at its history and how to reform it.