Publish date: July 10th 2012
Publisher: Del Rey Books
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
Lawyer Nick Carter thought he had problems - and then two aliens walked into his office. It seems the universe loves Terran pop music - and in their hunger for material, have committed copyright violations of literally galactic proportions. Earth now owns the known universe, and some aliens are ve...
Year Zero is a very funny book and I absolutely loved it. This book makes fun of the music industry and copyright laws. The basic premise is that the rest of the universe is obsessed with Earth music, but before they became familiar with Earth laws they had already pirated so much Earth music that t...
bouns star for John Hodgman singing a version of "I Want it that Way"!
Copyright attorney Nick Carter is stunned by the story he’s told by the brother-sister intergalactic pop stars Frampton and Carly when they arrive unannounced in his office one evening. My recollections of 1977 here on Earth are that it wasn’t an especially significant year for much of anything, but...
2.5 stars. There were truly funny bits in Year Zero, especially in the beginning of the book. There was a lot here that Generation X-ers like me can identify with, and seeing our experiences with technology and pop culture reflected back was pretty entertaining.The main problem with the book, thou...
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