31 March 2002

Rob Pegoraro, a smart editorialist and an all-round good egg, has a wonderful piece in Friday’s Washington Post on how the movie and music industries are working to turn you into a criminal. Worth your time.

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31 March 2002

29 March 2002

The Beatles make a Lord Of The Rings movie? Two thoughts: 1. Thank heavens it didn’t happen, amen, amen. 2. You realize that if this had happened, the entire history of geekdom would have been reversed — the books would have become too uncool and mainstream to have spawned D&D and the entire fantasy genre, while slackjawed Boomers would still be wandering around talking about whether Frodo (Paul) or Gollum (John) was better?

29 March 2002