MuseWire COLUMN: “A house divided against itself cannot stand.” Abraham Lincoln quoted this basic concept of unity versus isolationism in his famous speech to the Republican Convention of 1858. 600 years later, Admiral Spock, as he lay ill onboard the Starship Enterprise, uttered with his dying breath, “The needs of the many outweigh the needs […]
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Deconstructing Pop Culture: Why Do People in the Movie Business Look Down on People in the Record Business?
COLUMN: People in the movie business historically view people in the record business as some kind of inferior beings. Just ask David Geffen when he became Vice-Chairman of Warner Bros. Pictures after a successful career as head of Elektra/Asylum Records. As described in Tom King's book â€œThe Operatorâ€: â€œGeffen, who had succeeded stellarly at everything […]