Re: Prior use ? - Ezra Pound
Ezra Pound wrote an immensely long poem attacking capitalism and arguing that culture was universal and couldn't be appropriated by commercial interests.
"with usura [i.e. rent seeking, which is basically what HBO is doing]
no picture is made to endure nor to live with
but it is made to sell and sell quickly"
He may have been a nutcase of paranoid tendencies who thought Mussolini was a great thinker, but he had a point.