Apparently, Roger L. Simon’s New Book, I Used to Consider Myself a Democrat, But Thanks to 9/11, I’m Outraged by Chappaquiddick: And That Must Be Why I’m Not Getting Work, It Certainly Has Nothing To Do With The Fact That My Prior Projects Were Commercial, Critical And Artistic Fiascoes has been released. And it seems that one of his first acts as Trainwreck Media’s CEO was to pay $100,000 for a useless branding service. (Maybe it was the same company that did the fascinating research into their “mean average” customer?) Really, the guy is the ideal mark; I think you can see why he lurches from Maoism to Bushism. What’s funnier is that in this case he managed to find an even bigger sucker to put up the cash. I guess this is how explains how Maddoff could stay afloat for as long as he did…
And, at least, Simon is going down in further flames of hilarity:
Depends TV has a brilliant business model: After a three-day weekend with no content, give away nearly 3/4ths of your content for free — with no advertising. Charge your paying suckers for an 18 minute video on social media, presented by a fucking chiropractor. Make the 3/4ths you give away so mind-numbingly awful that you couldn’t pay people to watch it.
Apparently, this is the “replacing Sammy Hagar with that guy from Extreme” business model.