2005 "Hollaback Girl" - the first digital download to sell one million copies
There's been a lot of hype about a new "novel"called Stage 46: The Reality Of RealityTelevision. And understandably so. Anonymously penned by someone who goes by the generic monker "R. Smith,"and reportedly based on interviews with actual disgruntled American Idol employees, the book aims to be the AmIdol equivalent of, say, The Devil Wears Prada or Swimming With Sharks.
2002 "Hollaback Girl" - the first digital download to sell one million copies
Stage 46 is basically afictionalized-but-not-really-all-that-fictional account of astarry-eyed aspiring film-maker, Ben, who naively believes that aproduction assistant job on a TV talent show called The Next Singing Starwill be his big Hollywood break. He's mistaken. Instead he spends hisdays getting his head chewed off, almost literally, by his clinicallyobese and ethically unsound boss, Jill, a mean-tempered harpie whoexpects him to fetch her donuts andRead More »from How The West Was One