The latest Rolling Stone (my main news source these days, it seems) has an article on Clear Channel. Here is what Clear Channel owns in Baton Rouge: Radio Stations: 96.1 The River 102.5 WFMF 1150 WWJBO News Radio 1210 AM The Score 1380 AM Talk Radio 101.5 WYNK The only one on my dial is 102.5. That will be changing this afternoon. Thank goodness they don’t own 104.5. They own the Seanger Theatre in New Orleans 🙁
Quotes from Mario Van Peebles on his film and from Dr. Martin Kilson on hip hop leadership.
10 codes for the ethics of being white in hip hop. They are old standards, but cool nonetheless.
Rolling Stone Magazine: You’re fifty-five. How old is too old to be a rock star?
Steven Tyler: How long are you going to jerk off? Till it doesn’t feel good anymore.
– Interview with Steven Tyler (Issue 929, August 21, 2003):
(Why do men compare everything to jerking off?)
Am I the only person in the world who selects musical choices by listening to the Mitsubishi car ads? I never heard of Dirty Vegas. Apparently I’m not alone, according to Rob Walker at Slant who says that the Mitsubishi ad was responsible for getting Dirty Vegas air time and concert dates. Dirty Vegas was fairly popular in England, but never “broke” here. I’m not sure if this is a good or bad thing, but TV commercials are indeed helping artists to break. Walker says it shows how cookie cutter US radio has grown. Walker also has a nice little piece on Spam’s new commercial,