May 21, 2006
ADAM CURRY may be known to new media types as the "Podfather," but
these days the former MTV VJ and disc jockey talks more like a
spokesman for the chamber of commerce.
While striding through his hipster, post-industrial South of Market
office space where some of his 40 employees are lost in a computer or
ear-bud-induced haze, Curry, who’s rarely at a loss for words,
explained why he and his new company set up shop here and his
love doing business in America," said Curry, who was born in Virginia,
grew up in Amsterdam, and today splits his time between London and the
Bay Area. "I’ve lived in welfare states — Netherlands is a welfare
state, the U.K. is moving toward it. You can’t fire anyone in a welfare
state. But Americans are motivated. They want to work."…
Read the rest at LA Times
I love where we are going.