Thursday, January 12, 2006

"Begin somewhere; you cannot build a reputation on what you intend to do." Liz Smith

Chicago radio star Eddie Schwartz needs your help. Chicago Ed's kidney dialysis treatment is costing him more than everything he has. Robert Feder has written about Eddie here. Please join me in helping Eddie, send what you can...

Eddie Schwartz Fund
c/o The Private Bank and Trust Co
10 N Dearborn, Chicago, IL 60602

Yahoo gets serious about the remix culture - word is they have acquired (or are in the process of buying) Webjay - congrats to Yahoo and, of course, to Lucas Gonze. Next stop musicmobs?

The James Frey mess has reached the out of control point. Congrats and kudos to TSG gang for their work in breaking the story. Shame on Orprah - should it prove to be true that her folks are deleting unfavorable comments on her BookClub board - please say it ain't so O. Full TSG coverage here. kottke has a full range of comments in process here.