People say that the CD business is threatened by piracy and iTunes. But don't tell that to the diggers, liner notes junkies, and people who want to listen to their music on more than two devices. Cuz they're in the Upper Haight, shoulder-to-tit at Amoeba every Sunday.
Yeah, Tower is almost out of business. Good riddance to that bullshit. If you want to play $18 for the new Elton John, you have no shortage of options. Plus, aren't there more creative ways of announcing to the world, "I have given up on life"?
Why do the snobbish hipster elite shop at Amoeba? Because Amoeba fuckin' gets it.
Other stuff to digest:
1115: A Victory Lap for Broken Promises : Justifiable anger as Bush parades around NOLA.
Dead-Frog: Behind the scenes of a behind-the-scenes show about sketch comedy, an actress playing a sketch actress who stars in a show within the show within the show is pushed aside for another actress. I recommend Clorox wipes for cleaning your brain off your wall.