Re: [rumori] The Next Droplift Project

From: Steev Hise (
Date: Fri Dec 15 2000 - 17:20:40 PST

Fri, 15 Dec 2000 found nakedrabbit writing:

>>it was a prank. admit it. a stunt.
>>guerilla marketing.
>Freely. It was always intended as exactly that.
>Are you implying that this is BAD somehow?

No, I love pranks and stunts. But Jay was implying that he
would like to *de-emphasize* the stunt and that the content
of the CD should be more important, and yet keep the stunt
sort of there to help out. That's what I disagree
with. If you care about the content, let it stand on it's
own, don't ride the coattails of the Droplift Project to get
more attention.

>I've got a good video clip of me actually walking in from the street into
>a Tower Records, pulling a copy out of my girlfriend's purse, and
>dropping it. It's a bit unwieldy, though, and I don't have space for it.
> If anyone volunteers, I can upload it somewhere.

how big is the file? is it realvideo or what?

>I guess my response to you, Steev, is that your "cynicism," which you
>hope to be crushed so easily, need not be tested. If Jay is saying
>Droplift was somehow a vox populi kind of movement wherein we will smash
>the corporate controllers of culture, then he is naive, and I join you in
>that cynicism. I don't think I hear him saying that, though.

I guess that's pretty much what I'm hearing. I think he IS
being very naive. But I definitely didn't mean to discount
the whole project, just voice my concerns.


Steev Hise, Subversive Radical Hippy Hacker
"I think a picture is more like the real world when it's made
 out of the real world."
             - Robert Rauschenberg

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