On HBO's Historical Revisionism

It's likely that third party music rights would be an issue. It was standard, especially going back five or ten years, to license third party cues for a fixed term, like three years, and to renegotiate the term is expensive and a pain in the ass. But I've no direct knowledge, and that's to say that HBO ever tried.

Posted on June 6, 2014 at 11:19 am 0

On How Jeb Bush Loses On Super Tuesday, 2016

Bobby Jindal's Google alert went off, and he's scared to look.

Posted on April 21, 2014 at 10:30 am 2

On The End Of Comments

Password still works!

Posted on April 15, 2014 at 10:05 am 1

On Meet The Awl

@SkinnyNerd Internet is spotty in the old folks' home.

Posted on March 5, 2014 at 11:04 am 1

On Meet The Awl

We're commenting again?

Posted on March 4, 2014 at 12:41 pm 4

On Six Lesser-Known "Golden Ages" of Media, 1991 - 2005

@Choire Sicha@facebook Please don't tell Russ Smith.

Posted on August 16, 2013 at 2:30 pm 0

On Six Lesser-Known "Golden Ages" of Media, 1991 - 2005

New York Press, 96-99.

Posted on August 16, 2013 at 1:56 pm 0

On Happy Anniversary Of The 2003 Blackout, Which Now Seems Kind Of Lame When You Compare It To The Blackout We Just Had Last Year

Oddly enough, the weather today is not so much like ten years ago, but very much like 9/11.

Posted on August 14, 2013 at 10:11 am 0

On Job Open

I've been calling Choire/Carrie "chief" for yours. This will be an exciting opportunity to find something else to call the editor.

Posted on June 6, 2013 at 1:02 pm 0

On Life So Awful Now People Pine For The Era Of Billy Squier, Joysticks, 'Scarecrow And Mrs. King'

If I'm going math correctly, polling about the 80s now would be like polling about the 50s in 1983.

Posted on April 9, 2013 at 2:36 pm 0