This morning I read that online Op-Ed pages on the Times site are going Salon.com style, a subscription service. I guess that goes with Sports and New York/Region. It's called "Times Select" and it's $49.95 a month.
Newstand, here I come. That's a tough one. But I guess I have been reading the Times for free for about two years.
It occurs to me that this is about to start happening more and more: free stuff going pay. Like Napster turned into an Ipod.
Bearer of good news...that's me.
Also, Mr. John Devore seems to have laid down a few fighting words on the nytheatre i.
- Matthew Freeman is a Brooklyn based playwright with a BFA from Emerson College. His plays include THE DEATH OF KING ARTHUR, REASONS FOR MOVING, THE GREAT ESCAPE, THE AMERICANS, THE WHITE SWALLOW, AN INTERVIEW WITH THE AUTHOR, THE MOST WONDERFUL LOVE, WHEN IS A CLOCK, GLEE CLUB, THAT OLD SOFT SHOE and BRANDYWINE DISTILLERY FIRE. He served as Assistant Producer and Senior Writer for the live webcast from Times Square on New Year's Eve 2010-2012. As a freelance writer, he has contributed to Gamespy, Premiere, Complex Magazine, Maxim Online, and MTV Magazine. His plays have been published by Playscripts, Inc., New York Theatre Experience, and Samuel French.