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An old halfbaker posted on Facebook today his shock at
just how expensive tickets to Hamilton continue to be --
higher now on resale sites than directly. Obviously a
certain amount of herd instinct is at play, but clearly,
certain shows and movies struggle, while there seems to
to superhero movies breaking $1B at the box
office for the foreseeable future.
Let it not be said that [tc] has NEVER met a
idea he liked!
It seems that a sports league type of system would be
warranted here. The Yankees consistently make more
money than other baseball teams, but they share it to
continue making the other teams competitive -- they
as it were play against themselves, can they. Salary caps
Why don't we institute the same exact system for movies
and Broadway shows, and, voila, no more starving
Sure your lousy play about the suffering you endure when
the Starbucks gets delivered late by Uber Eats and the
driver gives you a look like you're supposed to tip him
though the coffee is cold. But you can still continue to
struggle, and create!
Oh, the cultural forces we will unleash! The number of
new shows we can produce! The benefit to humankind is
Please discuss on the flight back from Cannes, and take
easy on the Chateau Latour
I swear I did not see this link prior to posting
[theircompetitor, Jun 11 2019]
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||This might have the highly undesirable effect of encouraging the likes of Frederico Garcia Lorca (q.v.), who wrote "The house of Bernarda Alba".
||Thankfully, Franco had him shot before he did any more damage.
||Already baked by record labels and film studios.
||I was talking about a much larger scale profit sharing than
using the revenues from a set of artists to develop new
ones. And a successful label certainly doesn't share with an
||As you can see in the article, the thought has