Some of you are writing that I was forced to choose the Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike license because the film is violating copyright. That is completely untrue, but has become the dominant motif of stories I read about the project. The confusion is understandable, so I attempt to sort it out below.
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Note: Please, please continue uploading my comics to WikiMedia Commons, beloved uploaders! Nina’s Adventures is next. I completely endorse and support this work! Thank you! I love you! I post the rant below because, well, it’s on my mind now, and life isn’t perfect.
MY WIKIMEDIA RANT
July 24, 2009
I wrote the rant below yesterday and …
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Remember this comic strip Stephen Hersh and I did for King Features Syndicate in 2002 – 2003?
Well, we’re releasing ALL of them to EVERYONE under a Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike license!
But this project needs your help. I’ve assembled all the strips I could find and put them in two giant zipped folders (one …
Continue reading The Hots return – and need your help
Amazon erased purchased e-books from consumers’ Kindles. Wait’ll you find out what books. This is an inevitable consequence of Digital Restrictions Mongering.
Meanwhile, US courts banned a book using ©ensorship law!
Now’s as good a time as any to plug QuestionCopyright.org’s ©ensorship T-shirts. They’re actually quite inexpensive, and wearing them does a huge public service as …
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Celebrate FilmKaravan’s new Creator Endorsed distribution* of the Sita Sings the Blues DVD!
When: Tuesday, July 28, 6:30-8:30 PM
Where: Interieurs | 151 Franklin Street between Hudson & Varick (map)
Entry Fee: $15* Cash/Check @ door (all proceeds go towards the SSB distribution campaign)
*Includes OPEN BAR, Kebabs and a free SSB DVD ($19.99 value)
RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or …
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Or is there?
Try and guess what I was thinking about when I came up with this metaphor.
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Thanks, Cousin Phil!
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I titled this “The Maiden and the Crone” on facebook.
Speaking of which, I seem to be posting a lot more updates on facebook than on this here blog. Is this part of a trend? Are blogs going to die of atrophy? What does it all mean?
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Screen Daily quotes me in this article about indies and “piracy.” Fortunately I come off as a voice of reason in a world gone mad (to me at least). Don’t believe the MPAA’s lies; they don’t have the interests of small independent filmmakers at heart, that’s for sure.
The Morning News runs a nice short …
Continue reading July Media Roundup
Dang I’ve needed new “official” photos for a long time. Luckily my best friend Ian Akin is in town, and we were able to visit my friend Seema’s house in Long Beach Saturday, and Ian took some swell pictures.
Continue reading New Director Photos