Deborah Friedell: Why Superman’s creators got a raw deal. In 1975, when trade magazines reported that the first Superman movie was in development, a thousand news outlets across the country received a peculiar letter, single-spaced and ten pages long. “I, Jerry Siegel, the co-originator of Superman, put a curse on the Superman movie!” the letter . . . (Subscription required.)
June 17, 2013 - The New Yorker
Concert preview: Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder There aren’t many bluegrass legends left. Bill Monroe, the genre’s originator, died in 1996. Doc Watson, the guitar picker, passed on last year. A legend in his own right, mandolin genius Ricky Skaggs has played with them all and is still going strong. Skaggs, a 14-time Grammy winner who
June 12, 2013 - Seattle Times
Little Richard in Forbes He was an innovator, he was an emancipator, he was an originator. Rap music, all that stuff came from James Brown,entertainer Little Richard, a longtime friend of Brown's, told MSNBC. "A great treasure is gone."
Muhsin Muhammad in Chicago Daily Herald I wasn't the originator of that comment,Muhammad said. "It actually was made when I signed in Chicago (before the 2005 season). Someone questioned why I went to Chicago because of that comment. I tried to discredit it as much as I could...
Martha Coakley in New York Times (blog) Even as New Century spiraled toward bankruptcy, its risky lending practices exposed to the public, Morgan Stanley continued to lend money to the subprime originator,she said.