Or, “can it be wrong if everyone does it?” An NPR article on copyright that totally misses the point. Someone is making money on invented language? Peter Hollens and Middle Earth videogame sounds vs. Steve Roach and Ambient Electronica. Cosplay. Piracy. Point Counterpoint. Jane You Ignorant Slut. Fresh vs. Freeze-dried food. Some dark ideas on the future.
JCHOK, so there was this story on NPR:
JCHAnd I wrote a comment, which got deleted for some reason. So, sneak that I am, I re-posted it two days later (and below).
RCHoly Invented Language Batman! That guy is just like what you were ranting on Invent Your Own Language last month!
JCHExcept that he found a way to monetize the thing.
RCHe makes a six figure income! Making D&D sounds?
JCHI mean, who knew there was so much interest in ‘Cosplay’.
JCHGoogle it, homes. Apparently, playing dress up is a big deal nowadays. […]