raw power wrote:White Stripes are lame wrote:I think I've said enough.
People like YOU and Ryan Adams are what's lame. Ass.
The Troof wrote:Since Jack White and Ryan Adams are bitch-slapping at each other over who was offered the role in "Cold Mountain" first, I'm wondering if the GloNo board is in a quandry. What to do....heads are spinning :-)
Where did the notion come from that making some cash makes you "uncool" with the kids?
goingcoastal wrote:the rock stars of the past were doing something NEW by having a spontanous free rock show on top of a building, and they were doing it at a time when the media and the corporate world were still reeling from being broadsided by rock and roll.
goingcoastal wrote:the reason "kids" like me don't have the same rabid worship reaction to rock stars with wads of cash, is because it's an old fucking story. it's not exciting, or subversive, or even very interesting to aspire to be one of those people. it's just blatent and boring self-interest through complicity with capital.
the reason it's not cool isn't the money - it's because they're just repeating a charade that we've seen a thousand times before.
and damn it if i'm not bored stiff with the whole thing.
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