Archive for the ‘theft’ category

the sad self-destruction of the red hot chili peppers

May 4, 2006


[the following is an email posted by Flea of The Red Hot Chili Peppers on the band website.]

Date: Tues, May 2
From: "Michael Balzary"

when i woke up this morning
i was was confronted with the news that our record has been leaked to
the internet
it does not come out til may 9 but now it has leaked
and not that i know alot about this kind of thing
but i guess now it is possible to down load it for free if you want
that's not very nice


My First Kiss From My First Wife Happened While New Order’s ‘Bizzare Love Triangle’ Was Playing (Or Why Napster Is Really Failing)

May 3, 2006


Remember Napster?

I loved Napster.

Napster made tons of young people need a computer.

Yeah, well, they are still around trying to sell music to folks.

But no one is buying.

Know why?


The Real Reason Why Now Is Not The Right Time For You To Start A Business (or The Beat Is Just Too Damn Fast)

March 29, 2006


If you have to ask if now is the right time to start a business then the answer is no.

Now is not the right time for you to start a business because you are asking the wrong questions.

The real question is grammatically questionable but more important than anything else. 

Do people want what you got?”


[all video weekend] Peanuts Hey Ya

March 26, 2006

There has been a lot of publicity and controversy around this simple mashup made in 2004. United Media forced the creators and all mirrors to take the video down. They threatened law suits. Whatever.

Here's the full clip.