Year Zero: A Pretty Great Book of Geek Humor About Music Piracy and…

Rob Reid started Rhapsody, a music service, back during the Napster era. So he obviously knows and cares a lot about electronic music, and the madness of the record industry. This comes through, often hilariously, in his new novel Year Zero, in which aliens discover they've been pirating so much of our music, they owe… » 7/10/12 3:22pm 7/10/12 3:22pm

Copyright law threatens to destroy the world, in Year Zero

Check out an exclusive first look at the book trailer for Rob Reid's Year Zero, a "Swiftian Satire" about aliens who love our music a little too much. This is the zaniest book trailer we've seen in quite some time, and it showcases what an unusual, offbeat premise this book actually has. » 6/06/12 10:56am 6/06/12 10:56am

Will Trent Reznor's HBO miniseries be television's next critical smash?

This is clearly the era of ambitious television. But can Trent Reznor's miniseries project Year Zero, based on his concept album and online ARG about a futuristic dystopia, really happen? Maybe so, because the musician's project continues to churn forward. » 9/28/10 4:57pm 9/28/10 4:57pm

Trent Reznor Is HBO's Great Scifi Hope?

Apparently, HBO's new slogan could be "It's not television, it's a concept album and online ARG about a futuristic dystopia turned into mini-series." That's if new reports that the cable channel is planning to adapt Nine Inch Nail's Year Zero » 8/13/08 6:30am 8/13/08 6:30am into a TV series turn out to be true, of course.The LA Times is reporting…