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Yesterday’s Men

This Phil Coulter tune — a few decades old, with an Irish twist — is obviously relevant to today’s America. Performed here by Celtic Thunder‘s George Donaldson. Thanks to Michael Libbie for bringing it…

“Friday” — Coping with instant fame.

13-year-old Rebecca Black is the latest viral sensation. Her music video, “Friday,” has topped 28million. It’s also subjected her to a massive amount of online ridicule. Certainly, she’s crying all…

Music to our ears

An internationally-flavored ‘Redemption Song,’ on the 66th anniversary of Bob Marley’s birth

An internationally-flavored ‘Redemption Song,’ on the 66th anniversary of Bob Marley’s birth

“We’ll free the people with music”—Bob Marley 30 years after his passing, Bob Marley lives on through Playing for Change. Voices from around the world joined recently to create this…

Paul’s music video

Here’s an entertaining departure from our sometimes grim [though ultimately optimistic!] discussion of the future of the news media — a recently released music video featuring my son, Paul Weintrob,…

We don’t need a weatherman to know how the wind blows, but everyone needs shelter from the storm

We don’t need a weatherman to know how the wind blows, but everyone needs shelter from the storm

We’ve seen plenty of clips parodying “news”people who stand outside in stormy weather to capture the rain live at 5 (their mothers clearly did not teach their children well). Flip…

Michael Jackson “Beat It,” Now We “Tweet It”

Great spoof by Pantless Knights— And Michael Jackson’s original—…

Putting iPhones to work on the subway

They made music on a NYC subway — in an entirely new way. Atomic Tom‘s purportedly “impromptu” performance of “Take Me Out” — in a B Train on the Manhattan…

She is not a witch. She’s just like us.

The auto-tuning Gregory Brothers get Christine O’Donnell to say it in song.…

I’m back from BlogWorld NewMedia Expo

This is what it’s all about: … As we celebrate mediocrity, all the boys upstairs want to see, how much you’ll pay for what you used to get for free…

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