Witness video sold at local taxi rank

2009-08-29 00:00

I was amused. I learnt this week that a video that was published on this website by yours truly was being sold at a local taxi rank.

The video is a two-minute long profile of the St Nicholas Steel Drum band. The DVD itself comes in packaging has a printed picture of the band on the box cover (taken from our print edition) on the front and has the video file burned onto a Nero-designed menu four times... presumably so people feel less short-changed for the video length...

It's being sold for R30.

All I want to say is that, my ego has been exponentially exaggerated in all this. I mean, screw the Webby awards and the Oscars... if you're on the black market, then you've truly done something right.

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