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 […]

An Overview of the NEA Story

On August 10, 2009, I participated in a conference call, organized by the White House and the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), and hosted by a wide array of national media outlets, that was billed as a call to action to help with the President’s agenda. Almost 100 people participated, including representatives of the White House and […]

NY Times: Lexus Takes Its Comedy-Fueled Debate Series on the Road

OUR DEBATE SERIES WAS FEATURED IN THE NY TIMES. READ BELOW: The comedians Tracy Morgan, Andy Samberg and Jamie Kennedy, and the singer Mark McGrath probably aren’t the first names that come to mind when you think of the vanguards of environmentalism. But each will moderate a debate in a series covering four major cities […]

Variety: Lexus drives global warming debate

OUR DEBATE SERIES WAS FEATURED IN VARIETY. READ BELOW: Carmaker’s approach pits skeptics against celebs. Hollywood for years has taken a leading role in “raising awareness” of global warming, but lately the message from environmental activists has given way to another sentiment: frustration. Read more

interview with CNN 10/23/09