Marc Weidenbaum sez, "The May 2010 issue of the magazine The Atlantic featured an article by Megan McArdle -- the article in which she not only blames 'a generation of file-sharers' for the destruction of the music industry, but also manages to confuse the record industry with the music industry.
In a small irony, the illustration used to decorate the article interpolated a detail of a preexisting work that appears to not yet be in the public domain.
I got nine musicians (with more to come) to contribute to a non-verbal 'answer album' to McArdle's article.
They accomplished this by interpreting the article's illustration (by the talented artist Jeremy Traum) as if it were a musical score.
I posted it late Monday with seven completed tracks, and have already received (and posted) two additional tracks, and more seem to be on their way."
Marc WeidenbaumDespite the Downturn: An Answer Album
(Image: Thumbnail from larger image by Jeremy Traum)
An entire genre of Saturday Night Live-style skit humor–what if celebrity x were absurdly cast in role y?–is made obsolete by deepfakery.
You gotta give it to these French-speaking folks for trying to pronounce these difficult-for-them English words. And you gotta give it Frenchly, the makers of the video, for making the words more challenging as it goes along. Psychophysicotherapeutics, anyone? [via; Previously]
One letter different, but a world apart.
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