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Music Industry Sues Stream Ripping Website Spotlighted in My Story

In a recent long-form story for Breitbart News, I introduced readers to “stream ripping”- applications and websites that allow users to download songs (for free) from music streaming sites like YouTube. The article followed the success of USA for Africa’s famed song “We Are The World” and explained how stream ripping was having an enormously negative effect […]

HITS Explains Streaming Business

HITS’ funny take on the economics of music streaming.

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Hype: Kobe Bryant’s Last Game

Per The Hollywood Reporter: Coinciding with the legendary No. 24’s last game, iRENA and CAA Premium Experience set up a travel and entertainment package. In January, CAA Premium Experience — a division of agency powerhouse Creative Artists Agency — announced a partnership with iRENA International, a China-based sports hospitality and event management company, to offer […]


As written by Jeff Swystun for Business 2 Community: In 1997 Patrick Courrielche, a creative and political pundit, devised what was later called a one-day “ultimate hipster mall.” This is notable for two reasons. First, it was one of the first examples of what we know now as a pop-up retail. Second, I was unaware […]