Apparently, it is not well known that when you buy something digitally you really don’t own the thing. You are buying a license to read the book, watch the movie, or listen to the music. You don’t really have it. There is a real difference between buying a CD at Barnes and Noble and buying an album on iTunes.
In my high school days, one of the best ways to make a bit of money was to be a Little League umpire. I spent a summer going to Khoury League games, putting on a blue shirt and calling balls and strikes for 10-12 year-olds. It was fun. Mostly.
Imagine if you will four young musicians. Three of them are siblings growing up in a household full of KISS, Alice Cooper, and Cheap Trick vinyl. Their parents would spin the discs nightly. Everyone would be jamming to KISS Alive! and Cheap Trick at Budokan whenever there was a family road trip.
Is it because you have to do five days of work in four? When the weekend comes and it’s not a respite from the worries of the previous week and it just piles on to the upcoming work week is having a…
Former President Barack Obama spoke at Foellinger Hall at the University of Illinois this past Friday. Obama was on campus to receive the Paul H. Douglas Award for Ethics in Government from the UI System’s Institute of Government and Public Affairs.