One in every 43 venture-capital dollars in 2012 was invested in music-oriented startups, according to Digital Music News. "Is this a simple case of dumb money," the site asks, "or the beginnings of a totally new industry?"
Why can't it be both?
Despite having an accomplished resume as an actor, writer, and producer, Jeffrey Ross is fine with the fact that many people recognize him as the dude from those legendary Comedy Central roasts. In fact, he hopes it will soon parlay into a regular series for the channel. He's taking it one step furt ... More >>
Justin Bieber: Is there anything more annoying than his stupid helmet hair, saccharine songs, creepy affinity for hitting on older women and tiny, little, smooth, smug face? Not yet, no. But if Ashton Kutcher gets his way, there may well be. For PerezHilton.com has just reported that not only would ... More >>
Bro-on-bro icing is the meme du jour. What started out as a fratboy prank in South Carolina has been picked up by Wall Street traders, A-list bloggers, San Francisco hiptards, and Fortune magazine, all within the space of two weeks. Apparently, the appeal of forcing your friends to down a 24-ounc ... More >>
Image of a VIP fence via Flickr/AdrantsNo annual festival, conference, or party will ever be as good as the first year you went. That's not what I'm talking about when I say that South by Southwest Interactive died this year.
Earlier this week, Jolie O'Dell wrote the usual "Why SXSW Sucks" post. ... More >>
If you combined Dukes with The Streets of San Francisco, you'd have ensured the greatest car jumps in the history of televisionThe man who created The Dukes of Hazzard -- and how long do you think that took? -- claims in court papers that those scalawags at Warner Brothers are swindling him out of h ... More >>