Apple Stole My Music. No, Seriously.

Terrifying thoughts…


“The software is functioning as intended,” said Amber.
“Wait,” I asked, “so it’s supposed to delete my personal files from my internal hard drive without asking my permission?”
“Yes,” she replied.

Angry man crashing laptop Maybe I’m Not Pressing the Keys Hard Enough.

I had just explained to Amber that 122 GB of music files were missing from my laptop. I’d already visited the online forum, I said, and they were no help. Although several people had described problems similar to mine, they were all dismissed by condescending “gurus” who simply said that we had mislocated our files (I had the free drive space to prove that wasn’t the case) or that we must have accidentally deleted the files ourselves (we hadn’t). Amber explained that I should blow off these dismissive “solutions” offered online because Apple employees don’t officially use the forums—evidently, that honor is reserved for lost, frustrated people like me, and (at…

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3 thoughts on “Apple Stole My Music. No, Seriously.

  1. Wolfie, had another thought. If Medea was enchanted by Cupid’s arrow, couldn’t you make the story a revelatory trauma of someone realising that they essentially been tricked into being with someone? This would make her more sympathetic. Kore Persephone’s essential kidnap, forced marriage and Stockholm Syndrome/semi annual living arrangement is always viewed sympathetically by the modern audience, so there might be grounds there for Medea (in terms of coercion) to be approached/read in the same way. Best, ~ P ~

    1. Apologies for the delay in responding this time – ended up with piles of work last week! Probably loads more to follow this week, so I best get started soon!

      Anyway, where was I… oh yeah, the revelatory trauma idea seems very credible! Thanks again. 🙂 I’ve added it to my notes, hehe. If this ever gets published and popular, I should send you a share of the earnings! 😛

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