agony and the ecstasy

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Mike Daisey alters theatrical performance to include controversy

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I’ve been thinking a lot this weekend about the controversy surrounding playwright Mike Daisey, the creator of the wildly popular one-man show The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs. The reason why this is such an important issue for me is two fold. First, I’ve been a fan of...
Mike Daisey alters theatrical performance to include controversy

Mike Daisey returns with altered version of The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs

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Mike Daisey. Photo by Stan Barouh Mike Daisey’s fall from grace was well documented after This American Life retracted a story about the worker abuses that the playwright claimed he saw at Chinese consumer electronics factories. Daisey — after several days of painful rumblings in which he said, among other things, “What I...
Mike Daisey returns with altered version of The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs

Mike Daisey receives standing ovation at last New York performance

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Truth is nice but is it more important to be entertained? People who saw the final New York performance of "The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs," said liked the show even though Daisey's tale of how workers are treated in China is under scrutiny. [Read more]...
Mike Daisey receives standing ovation at last New York performance

The agony and the ecstasy of Chrome on iOS

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Today, Google announced that its Chrome browser would be coming to iOS devices. This was welcome news for many using Chrome on the desktop, as it would bring syncing of tabs, passwords and more over to their mobile devices. Unfortunately, Chrome faces some steep challenges on Apple’s platform, which mean...
The agony and the ecstasy of Chrome on iOS

The famed theater is producing a one-man show, "The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs." http://bit.ly/azTZqO (via @nytimesbits)

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The famed theater is producing a one-man show, "The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs." http://bit.ly/azTZqO (via @nytimesbits)

Steve Wozniak: Cloud Computing Will Cause 'Horrible Problems In The Next Five Years'

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Steve Wozniak really, really doesn't like the cloud. The Apple cofounder slammed cloud computing during a Q&A after a recent performance of The Agony And The Ecstasy of Steve Jobs, the controversial play by Mike Daisy. "I really worry about everything going to the cloud," Wozniak told the audience, according...
Steve Wozniak: Cloud Computing Will Cause 'Horrible Problems In The Next Five Years'

Ira Glass: Playwright Mike Daisey lied to me about Apple piece

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Mike Daisey This American Life today retracted a story that it aired in January which included excerpts from the one-man show “The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs” by playwright Mike Daisey. In a blog post titled “RETRACTING “MR. DAISEY AND THE APPLE FACTORY,” the popular radio host wrote that...
Ira Glass: Playwright Mike Daisey lied to me about Apple piece
Mike Daisey's Steve Jobs monologue released under an open license

Would Steve Jobs Have Approved? Artist Offers His Apple Monologue, Performance Rights, For Free

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As sales of its products soar, and its share price continues to climb, Apple has come under increasing scrutiny because of the working conditions in the Chinese factories where its iPhone and iPad are manufactured. This has led Apple's CEO, Tim Cook, to announce recently that the Fair Labor Association...
Would Steve Jobs Have Approved? Artist Offers His Apple Monologue, Performance Rights, For Free

Watch the journalist who busted Mike Daisey report from Foxconn’s iPad factory

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Mike Daisey Here’s what journalism actually looks like. Hats off to Marketplace Shanghai Bureau Chief Rob Schmitz who follows up his truth-squadding of playwright Mike Daisey’s play, The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs, with this first-hand account of life at the massive Foxconn manufacturing center in China. According to...
Watch the journalist who busted Mike Daisey report from Foxconn’s iPad factory

MIKE DAISEY: I'm Not Going To Say That I Didn't Take A Few Shortcuts In My Passion To Be Heard

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CHICAGO (AP) — An artist admitted Friday to taking shortcuts in crafting an often harrowing tale about Apple Inc.'s operations in China after the veracity of his one-man theatrical show was challenged by a public radio program that had based a broadcast on his work. But writer Mike Daisey...
MIKE DAISEY: I'm Not Going To Say That I Didn't Take A Few Shortcuts In My Passion To Be Heard

Mike Daisey: ‘I would like to apologize’

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Mike Daisey Ten days after being put in an unflattering spotlight after public radio’s This American Life retracted its story about him, playwright Mike Daisey has posted a public apology on his blog. Daisey, whose one-man show “The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs” both raised awareness of issues...
Mike Daisey: ‘I would like to apologize’

Why Mike Daisey had to lie to tell the truth about Apple

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A couple of months ago, the wildly popular public radio program “This American Life” aired a show that detailed the work of a performer named Mike Daisey. Daisey had been performing a one-man show in theaters called “The ­Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs,” which detailed his obsession with...
Why Mike Daisey had to lie to tell the truth about Apple

Ira Glass: Here's Everything That Was Made Up In Our Big Apple Foxconn Story (AAPL)

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This American Life has a more complete explanation of what went wrong: This American Life Retracts Story Says It Can't Vouch for the Truth of Mike Daisey's Monologue about Apple in China This American Life and American Public Media’s Marketplace will reveal that a story first broadcast in January...
Ira Glass: Here's Everything That Was Made Up In Our Big Apple Foxconn Story (AAPL)

At His Last New York Performance, Mike Daisey Wins Crowds Over with Fabricated Tales of Foxconn

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Mr. Daisey Gawker may be on a witch hunt to catalog every lie and half-truth Mike Daisey has ever uttered, but audiences at the final performance of  his one-man show "The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs" were much more forgiving. In fact, the crowd at yesterday's matinee performance,...
At His Last New York Performance, Mike Daisey Wins Crowds Over with Fabricated Tales of Foxconn

Mike Daisey alters Apple stage show to be closer to truth

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Stage performer Mike Daisey following a show exposé has scaled back his show, The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs, to be more accurate. He has dropped "anything he doesn't feel he can stand behind" from the story of his trip to Foxconn's main plant in Shenzhen, The Public...
Mike Daisey alters Apple stage show to be closer to truth

In defence of Mike Daisey: never mind the facts, focus on the writing | Michael Wolff

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The This American Life controversy shows that the problem with journalism may not lie with facts or truth, but the form itselfMost journalists are terrible writers. Their copy is either overhauled by diligent editors, which produces something formulaic and generic, or not, and then it is often a sludge of...
In defence of Mike Daisey: never mind the facts, focus on the writing | Michael Wolff

Life of Steve Jobs to be a play

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Filed under: Steve Jobs The Berkley Repertory Theater is producing a play titled The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs. The play will be a monologue that "dives into the epic story of a real-life Willy Wonka whose personal obsessions profoundly affect our everyday lives" The play isn't all...
Life of Steve Jobs to be a play

Got an iPhone? Then don't listen to this | Review

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Review: The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs, The Cut, Halesworth"How often do we wish that more things were handmade?" asks American monologist Mike Daisey. He stares us in the eye. "Now there are more handmade things than there have ever been in the history of the world." Most...
Got an iPhone? Then don't listen to this | Review

Apple & Foxconn take a radio reporter on an iPad factory tour

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The re-burnishing of Apple's corporate image continues Photo: Rob Schmitz/Marketplace Rob Schmitz gets his reward this week. The China correspondent for American Public Media's Marketplace -- whose reporting exposed the lies in Mike Daisey's The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs and who joined Ira Glass last month in...
Apple & Foxconn take a radio reporter on an iPad factory tour

Lying Apple Gadfly Mike Daisey Still Doesn't Get It

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“… story should always be subordinate to the truth, and I still believe that. Sometimes I fall short of that goal, but I will never stop trying to achieve it.” Boy, oh boy, is Mike Daisey confused. After a weekend of savage pounding by the media, Daisey, the opportunistic fabulist...
Lying Apple Gadfly Mike Daisey Still Doesn't Get It

The Agony and Ecstasy of Mike Daisey

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The story of Mike Daisey and Foxconn's labor practices is a story of our times: what is truth and what is fiction, how workers at a Chinese factory that supplies many tech products are treated, and how we as Americans should feel about the people who make our iThings and...
The Agony and Ecstasy of Mike Daisey

Apple the target of playwright's ire over Chinese worker abuse

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World's top tech firm brought to book by minor monologuist over working conditions in factories that make its gadgetsThese days Mike Daisey is run off his feet. "I don't even have time to listen to my voicemail now. That's a phenomenon I have not experienced before," he told the Observer...
Apple the target of playwright's ire over Chinese worker abuse
Apple and the Daisey affair
How Mike Daisey retooled The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs

The Failures and Fallacies of Mike Daisey's Apple Attack and the Media

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Who in their right mind would lie to Ira Glass? That was my first reaction to the revelation that the theatrical monologuist Mike Daisey had lied or fabricated. or in his words,” taken dramatic license” with certain parts of his stage play, “The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve...
The Failures and Fallacies of Mike Daisey's Apple Attack and the Media

Group plans disruptive protest tomorrow at Apple’s Grand Central Store over Foxconn conditions

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Looks like Apple won’t be getting away easily this time as a petition over unethical working conditions at Foxconn factories blew up, turning into a real-world protest over Apple’s labor practices. Consumer groups SumOfUs and Change.org previously said that over 35,000 people signed their “Stop Worker Abuse” online petition...
Group plans disruptive protest tomorrow at Apple’s Grand Central Store over Foxconn conditions
The best video yet from inside a Chinese iPad factory
Free download: The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs

This American Life retracts hugely popular episode on Apple and China

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Well-loved radio show This American Life—spawned from station WBEZ right here in Chicago—has some "difficult news" about one its most popular shows, on Apple and labor conditions in China. The episode "contained significant fabrications," writes TAL host Ira Glass today on the show's blog. He is devoting this week's...
This American Life retracts hugely popular episode on Apple and China
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