Crist's Road to Nowhere

by
Abby Zimet

The incomparable David Byrne is suing Florida Gov. Charlie Crist for $1
million for using the Talking Heads' song "Road To Nowhere" and somehow
forgetting about the little issue of copyright law. Byrne's lawyer
successfully sued John McCain in 2008 for stealing Jackson Browne's
"Running on Empty, thus suggesting the GOP should know better. Reality
bites. The original, classically trippy "Road to Nowhere" video is here.

 

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