Sam has his moments. I have to admit this made me laugh.
Each "Smart Box," seen above, costs $200. A plain grilled cheese sandwich from The Melt costs $5, which makes it a natural fit for the rich babies of San Francisco, who cant even dress themselves, let alone put a piece of cheese between two pieces of bread over heat without causing a gas explosion. While theyre at work devising new ways to add filters to photos, The Melt has been working, as well:
Kanye is one of the craziest public people ever. He truly is.
And how were going to fight to raise the respect level for celebrities so that my daughter can live a more normal life. She didnt choose to be a celebrity. But she is. So Im going to fight to make sure she has a better life.
Music is art, and art is important and rare. Important, rare things are valuable. Valuable things should be paid for. Its my opinion that music should not be free, and my prediction is that individual artists and their labels will someday decide what an albums price point is. I hope they dont underestimate themselves or undervalue their art.
A friend of mine, who is an actress, told me that when the casting for her recent movie came down to two actresses, the casting director chose the actress with more Twitter followers. I see this becoming a trend in the music industry. For me, this dates back to 2005 when I walked into my first record-label meetings, explaining to them that I had been communicating directly with my fans on this new site called Myspace. In the future, artists will get record deals because they have fans—not the other way around.