A: Are we interested in the fact that the Rolling Stones are writing a song that's insulting Condi Rice?
G: I saw that.
A: I think they’re just trying to get their tour going.
G: You think it’s just publicity?
A: The Rolling Stones and political songs? Some of their songs were political, weren’t they? Anything come to mind as being a distinctive Rolling Stones political song?
G: I don’t remember the Rolling Stones being particularly political. Jumpin’ Jack Flash? No. “I can’t get no satisfaction.” I don’t know.
A: Yeah. “Crossfire hurricane” – is that a military term? What is that, anyway?
G: So you think they’re just trying to sell records?... They’ve got a new album coming out too. [To X:] Are you a Rolling Stones fan?
X: Not particularly. But if there’s money to be made in insulting Condi Rice, I’d like to, uh, get in on some of that.
August 12, 2005
I'm working on a podcasting project with two of my colleagues. We had a trial run the other day, testing out the equipment and the style of interaction. We're not going to post our overlong first attempt, but here's a sample: