Re: [rumori] Chuck D to speak in SF

From: Steev Hise (
Date: Sat Apr 07 2001 - 09:24:12 PDT

Thu, 5 Apr 2001 found king wilson writing:

> wait, you're telling me Chuck D actually gives speeches about the power of
>the internet? I hadn't heard that before. I wonder how many times he's
>done it?
> Has he come out publicly with his thoughts on Napster?
> (apply sarcasm very liberally before using)

it's hard to tell with email but it looks like you've
already applied more than enough. i'm not sure why my
announcement (which was not news about D's stance,
but about his appearance at an event some of you
might be interested in) warranted such a caustic reply, but

anyway, it was a pretty entertaining presentation. chuck's
not the greatest speaker but he's pretty damn funny. the
best thing is that he kept making disparaging comments about
lawyers, as if he wasn't aware that he was at a law school.
or maybe he was.....

another highlight - talking about Napster, Dr. Dre and
Metallica and their lawyer Howard King - "Most musicians
don't know what's going on. They just want to make music and
money" (pantomimes Dre smoking a joint) "What's that Howard?
They're taking our money?" (takes another hit) "get those



Steev Hise, Wannabe Has-Been
"There's something basically at least human and even honest about killing..."
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