Re: [rumori] mtv vs napster (fwd)
Date: Fri Sep 08 2000 - 13:55:27 PDT

excerpt from an AP article on the MTV Video Music Awards:

One of the night's best jokes was silent: Napster founder Shawn Fanning
appearing on stage in a Metallica T-shirt. The heavy metal band is leading
the fight to stop Fanning's Internet song-sharing service.

``Nice shirt,'' MTV's Carson Daly said. Metallica's Lars Ulrich, sitting in
the audience, feigned sleep.

AP-NY-09-08-00 0256EDT

>> this was a "skit" like they do, i guess. one of the wayan brothers
>> acting like some college kid downloading stuff on napster. suddenly,
>> lars ulrich(?) from metallica walks in and the "kid" starts acting
>> all star-struck: "metallica is so cool!", etc.

> was it lars ulrich or someone imitating him?

I can't imagine Lars having enough of a sense of humor about this situation
and issue to partake, but I could be wrong. Heck, if it were him, I'll be

> "sure...sharing is cool ... when its not your stuff."

HA! Funny line. Can't imagine anyone taking that line seriously ... but
then, Eminem was a big winner so what do I know about the MTV crowd?

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