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Geekiness is that overflowing passion for that thing of life that you focus on. Whether it's the first steps of a nephew or the timbre in the voice when we discuss the latest film of the Cohen brothers.
My plan for the online version of "Famous Monsters" is to become an online "uncle" for a whole group of people who have never read or heard of "Famous Monsters of Filmland". The site will not be written in a scholarly way. It will be written in a fun way: 'Hey, look at that!' kind of way.
One of the reasons so many kids bought 'Famous Monsters' is that it allowed them to order 8mm and Super 8 versions of their favorite movies.
Over the past 30 years, our movie theaters have been dominated by science fiction and horror. We had very good Fantasy movies at the time, but for my tastes, I still have not seen fantasy come to absolute perfection. This is the hope that I have in this project.
I grew up with Forrest J. Ackerman's Famous Monsters of Filmland, with a plethora of films, and wanted to write about the film with a sense of personality, passion and humor.
I wrote 'Is not it cool? Hollywood's Redheaded Stepchild, "Because I've done hundreds and hundreds of interviews over the last six and a half years, I've had enough of the story being told halfway, third, or wrong.
What I want is a way to put the Universal Monster toys back on the aisles, alongside Star Wars and all the rest, and introduce today's kids to the classic monsters.
The market can handle that. The laws are there. Courts have shown a consistent ability to strike a balance between copyright owners and copyright users.
Working together is essential in some very real areas, be it public policy issues, law enforcement or how to work together to create new business opportunities. The RIAA has become much more involved in this.
Everything we do is at the forefront of so many different industries and interests. We are out in the sun and it feels good.
A prolonged legislative struggle will not bring us closer to what the music industry wants to be: delivering music to fans via a variety of innovative websites.
As a partner in a company full of women who work outside the home and stay at home, all mothers of many children, gender equality does not speak to me. It is a problem that I live every day.
For music, unlike a $ 500 software, people pay a dollar or two per song, and it's those dollars and cents that have to add up to pay not just the cost of that song, but the investment in the next song.
I do not have any illusions about the fact that we are sticking the bottle. I do not think that's what we do. We try to make sure the genie has friends, food to eat and a way to grow.
Napster basically uses music to make money on his behalf and that's both morally and legally wrong. I think it's more relevant than losing money or not.
Holding copyright makes no sense if you do not use it. I do not think anyone wants to keep it all in a safe and not let anyone have it. It's only worth something once it's popular.