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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

Disney profits spike 24% off parks, cable, Avengers tchotchkes

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Who is not ready for the film and television industries to get revolutionized anytime soon? Disney, that’s who. The media conglomerate reported a 24 percent second-quarter profit increase to $1.83 billion Tuesday, driven by strong cable and broadcast ad sales and affiliate fees, licensed Avengers toy purchases and theme park...
Disney profits spike 24% off parks, cable, Avengers tchotchkes

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 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’
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LivingSocial partners with Madison Square Garden, AEG and more to bring Live Event offers to NYC

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LivingSocial, the daily deals site that we’ve covered on a number of occasions previously, has announced that its Live Events collection is arriving in New York City. Based in Washington, DC, LivingSocial is perhaps Groupon’s most well-known rival, letting users discover local experiences at knock-down prices. It claims more than...
LivingSocial partners with Madison Square Garden, AEG and more to bring Live Event offers to NYC

Come sit with me: should theatres let you choose your seatmates?

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An airline is road-testing a seat-selection system that allows passengers to pick their neighbours using social networking profiles. Could such a scheme work in the theatre?"Hell is other people." It's hardly a coincidence that Jean-Paul Sartre's famous line originated in a play. If you end up sitting next to an...
Come sit with me: should theatres let you choose your seatmates?
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