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Brad Paisley Is a Nerd

Or at least the hip-swiveling, guitar-picking country music star understands them.

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The video of Paisley’s song, “Online,” from his recent “5th Gear” album, recently topped the chart on iTunes, something no country selection had ever done. It could have been the star-studded cast, which included Jason Alexander, Estelle Harris and Patrick Warburton of “Seinfeld,” as well as William Shatner, Kellie Pickler and the original Marcia Brady, Maureen McCormick.

Why? Well, watch the very funny video below and see the tale of someone who is a little different in real life and on MySpace. As the often clever Paisley writes: “Cause online I’m out in Hollywood/I’m 6 foot 5 and I look damn good … I’m so much cooler online/So much cooler online.”

Aren’t we all?


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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work