“Santorum wants to be president so that he can micromanage the sex lives of all Americans…and I’m the one with issues? Because I made a dirty joke at his expense eight or nine years ago and it stuck? I’m the one with issues? Rick can pray for me. I’ll gay for him. And we can call it even.”—Dan Savage
“Lindsay has been texting and phoning him nonstop and he’s actually kind of freaked out by how strong she’s been coming on to him; it’s all pretty unseemly.”—
Lindsay Lohan hooked up with (tumblr) photographer Terry Richardson—and now “a friend” tells Radar he’s a bit “freaked out” by her morning-after follow-ups. Let’s take a moment to process that and continue on with our Wednesday mornings. (via newsweek)
So, this is all well and good, but wouldn’t Rush’s station owner have the right to use Gabriel’s music as part of an ASCAP blanket license? It’s how radio stations avoid paying cost-prohibitive individual royalties on each and every song they play. It seems like Gabriel’s only recourse would be to withdraw from doing his performance rights business with ASCAP (or similar organizations), which would lead to a terrible financial hit on his end. Am I completely wrong in this?
Either way, I am definitely the only one who cares!
“But then, per request of an obnoxious audience member to hear ‘My Sharona’, things got strange. Cox obliged to play the song, which at first was generally entertaining. But it morphed into something bizarre, a unending cover that rivaled the length of a Phish concert.”—