Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 19th Aug 2010 22:28 UTC
Multimedia, AV You know, I really like America and its citizens. Beautiful country, lovely people, nothing but good experiences on my end. However, like everyone else, the US has its problems, and one particular annoying one is the power of lobby and interests groups. I couldn't believe my eyes when I read that the RIAA and NAB (National Association of Broadcasters) are asking Congress to mandate FM chips in all portable devices - cell phones, mp3 players, PDAs, everything. Wait, what?
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jabbotts
Member since:
2007-09-06

Sorry, does the analogy based on stereotyped boiled everything cooking, though out of date, not match up to the the affect of public radio boiling the life out of any initially interesting music by overplaying it?

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Chicken Blood Member since:
2005-12-21

Sorry, does the analogy based on stereotyped boiled everything cooking, though out of date, not match up to the the affect of public radio boiling the life out of any initially interesting music by overplaying it?


I wouldn't know. I listen to national public radio and they don't do that at all. In fact I find it to have some of the most stimulating content out there. Mind you, they don't play much music.
Maybe you are referring to commercial radio.

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jabbotts Member since:
2007-09-06

I couldn't help but hear the Spongebob Squarepants character Squidworth's pretentious "*I* listen to public radio" in my head when reading your comment. You clearly understood that the overplaying of pop music was related to commercial radio else you wouldn't have made such a point of differentiating.. but hey, whatever helps you sleep at night..

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