Sure, Stern has said some awful things about SiriusXM management. What else is new? Ever since he first got a little leverage on terrestrial radio, Stern has turned every contract negotiation into high drama, a verbal Three Musketeers with figurative swords and rhetorical flourishes.
Twenty years ago this week, President Bill Clinton signed one of the most important pro-music laws ever enacted, laying the foundation for the digital streaming revolution that has become so central to our lives today.
Recently, a new ad has found its way onto the comedy channels, and this one is the most offensive of all because it doesn't just make comedy fans look stupid; it makes the entire male gender look stupid.
I am sorry anyone thought I wanted a real person dead -- I did not. But John McCain, Sarah Palin and all the zealot conservatives meant the dangerous things they said about Obama. They still mean it, and they've never apologized for it.
Now, after several years of competition between XM and Sirius, there will be one satellite radio company -- a monopoly created by the federal government. And you don't need me to tell you how strange that is.