John McAfee: "The More Ugly The Woman, The Better The Sex"

Back from Belize, crazy-man extraordinaire John McAfee has settled down in Portland for the time being. And, of course, he's still giving some characteristically insane interviews. Before he's asserted that if he's going to do drugs, they're going to be good ones. Now, in an interview with Willamette Week, he's… » 1/12/13 1:00pm 1/12/13 1:00pm

Distro.fm Could Revolutionize Music with Artist Subscriptions

It's an idea that's been kicking around for years - that maybe people don't want to subscribe to music in general. Maybe, in cases of extreme fandom, they want to subscribe directly to the artists they love, without all of the layers of record labels, distributors, online music stores, and so on. The fan pays, the fan… » 5/14/12 2:00pm 5/14/12 2:00pm

Newly Unearthed Steve Jobs Interview Trove: Nobody's "Beating on a…

Steve Jobs' exile from Apple between 1985 and 1996 isn't particularly well-documented but helped mold him into the corporate titan of his later years. Reporter Brent Schlender, who's covered the tech scene for the WSJ and Forbes for a quarter century recently rediscovered a cache of interviews from this period. The… » 4/17/12 9:05pm 4/17/12 9:05pm

Q&A: OK Go's Lead Singer Tells Us Secrets of the Band's Geeky Videos

With over six million views in six days, OK Go's video for "This Too Shall Pass" is the latest in their unprecedented string of runaway YouTube hits. Lead singer Damian Kulash shared OK Go's video philosophy—and history—with Gizmodo. » 3/08/10 1:00pm 3/08/10 1:00pm