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(Not) Breaking News: Record Labels on Life Support

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  • September 22, 2010

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As record companies continue to lament the decline of their industry—in 2000, the industry peaked with worldwide sales of $40 billion, and is half that now—we’re always wondering how grim grim can be. According to Billboard ...

Are You an Entrepreneur—or Simply Bat-Sh** Crazy?

A thin line separates the temperament of an entrepreneur from a person who could use psychiatric help. Many successful entrepreneurs possess personality quirks that, if expressed in great amounts, would qualify as full-on mental illness. How ...

Tough Times = Rare Opportunities

Despite claims to the contrary, more bumps are expected on the long and winding road to economic recovery, more bumps than a classroom of first-graders with chicken pox. The conventional wisdom says that tough times like these are an opportunity ...

Confessions of a Runway DJ

“Hands off the models!” So says DJ “Rock” Spitale about the first rule of spinning at fashion shows. “Womanizers (or man-eaters) do not get re-hired,” he adds. On the closing day of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Lincoln Center, New York City, ...

DJs & Poverty in Vegas: Best of Times, Worst of Times

Forty-four million people live in poverty today in the Unites States, more than at any time since 1994, according to a Census analysis released today by the Associated Press. How dire is that? If those 44 million people were panhandlers, and you ...

Why Airlines Hate You

What are the implications if the new Ultra-Compact Airline Seat idea actually, um, flies? In addition to spreading empathy for veal calves, and the possibility of Kevin Smith never traveling again, global DJs will feel the sting more than most. ...

Obama and DJ AM Wre$tling Match?

President Obama has equated his struggle with congressional Republicans over extending the Bush-era tax cuts to a “wrestling match”—the GOP, with a Flying Leg Lock, wishes to extend the cuts, while the Obama administration, employing the Atomic ...

News: Deadmau5's Beats, MTV's Meat

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  • September 13, 2010

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The buzz surrounding Lady Gaga and her meat dress at last night’s MTV VMA Awards has yet to subside–and we’re frankly surprised that no one has made a fuss about our blazer made of whole wheat pizza–but we have taken a ...