February 07, 2004

Wretched Excess: A Walk Through What's Left of MP3.com

First, put on The Beatles' "Revolution", and then click this link and walk through the 130 images of the video games . . . You say you wanna revolution . . . absurd couches, foosball games, expensive wall decorations, . . . well, you know . . . studio equipment, mixing boards, 100s of Herman Miller Aeron chairs, . . . we all wanna change the world . . . fancy desks, more couches, more fancy designer chairs, . . . You say you got a real solution . . . light fixtures, dead Macintoshes, dead PCs, . . . Well, you know . . . notebooks, racks and racks of servers and EMC storage arrays, . . . We'd all love to see the plan . . . fax machines, copiers, monitors, video projectors. video cameras, washing machines and dryers, exercise equipment, ping-pong tables, pool tables, shoe autographed by Master P, and more equipment. . . . But if you go carrying pictures of Chairman Michael . . . you ain't going to make it with anyone anyhow . . .

It's all being auctioned March 10th and 11th.

Never could figure out what those two things were in the above photograph. I'm sure they cost a lot of money to build. I always suspected they were props from This is Spinal Tap. They belong in the Museum of Excessive Dot-Com Spending. Oh. Wait. This is the Museum of Dot-Com Spending.

. . . Don't you know it's gonna be alright . . . all right . . . all right . . . all right . . . all right . . .

Posted by brian at February 7, 2004 10:56 AM

Comments

The props in the last picture were from the Club MP3 tour.

Posted by: Sander van Zoest at February 8, 2004 04:34 PM

The two things in the bottom picture could be Daleks. Maybe Davros is to blame for all of the former MP3.com's problems?

Posted by: Biffster at February 8, 2004 09:16 PM

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