Beastie Boys sue GoldieBlox

In a slightly glasshouse/stone-move sample-happy Beastie Boys sue the makers of a parody of their song ‘Girls’ that was made for girls-empowering toys by GoldieBlox, in a quickly gone viral video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UFpe3Up9T_g Someone suggested on twitter last night that the reason could be that the Beasties do not want any of their songs in advertising.…

Wish I was a bromoter

My love/hate-moral-fight about hiphop strikes once again. Do I want to put up a show (= provide a platform and sacrifice time, energy, money, emotion – not necessarily in that order) for a rap act who uses ‘bitch’/’hoe’/etc. in their lyrics? Or – as it is just as common standard as half-naked women in advertising…

Grinding Halt

“No sound. No people. No clocks. No people. No fine. No people. No me. No people. Stopped. Short. Grinding halt. Everything is coming to a griding halt.” The Cure See, this morning I could have chosen to wrap myself in silence and hide with endless cups of teas under endless layers of blankets watching endless…