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(This was my reaction to Jamie Kellner's ill-considered comments on ad-skipping being theft.) You know how the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists has the "doomsday clock", which they
move towards/away from midnight according to their worries of global annihiliation? The
Max Headroom clock would start
at 20 minutes into the future, and then (for example) when the RIAA mandates royalty-tallying implants on everyone's auditory nerve, announcers can solemnly announce that the clock now stands at 5 minutes into the future, or whatever.
Kellner on Turner's programming
The infamous interview, now only available for a fee [wiml, May 14 2002, last modified Oct 05 2004]
Article with pertinent excerpt
not to mention some commentary [wiml, May 14 2002, last modified Oct 05 2004]
(?) Anti-Theft Commercials
bzackey's take on the situation [wiml, May 14 2002, last modified Oct 05 2004]
||How beautifully ahead of its time this idea turned out to be.