Archive for August, 2005

Humanity wins again…

Friday, August 19th, 2005

…if only for a personal victory. The family (and me, of course) just recently relocated to Durham, NH, and tonight I had the pleasure of playing my first “post-move” gig (I’m a drummer, remember?) with a new band up here. Not only did the gig go well musically, but the crowd, the club staff, and […]

I hate when technology doesn’t work

Monday, August 15th, 2005

Well, technology failed me tonight in many ways. John (Braun) and I went to record our latest podcast, and John’s cable modem was out due to a lightning storm. We use Skype to do the audio portion of our podcast (which, of course, is a key element!), and without a cable modem, we were in […]

Ignore the RIAA, fight the MPAA

Monday, August 1st, 2005

With all the flack we give them, it’s not the RIAA that’s the problem. They’ve mostly lost the battle (enough to where the consumer still has *some* choice, anyway). It’s the MPAA that’s the huge problem. They’ve successfully (and, for the most part, quietly) squashed hundreds (if not thousands) of products that would make our […]