The Daily Adventures of Mixerman

Ciamac Moallemi ciamac@alum.mit.edu
Wed, 29 Jan 2003 15:49:55 -0500


On Saturday, January 25, 2003, at 12:14  PM, Eirikur Hallgrimsson wrote:
>
> I'd love to know some of the names behind this roman a clef,  
> particularly
> the digital editing suite that mixerman hates.  It sort of has to be  
> Pro
> Tools, but I don't understand the name he gives it.
>

It is protools. From:
<http://www.prorec.com/prorec%5Cprorecording.nsf/All/ 
B046DF433DDEE8A786256C9D00595822?OpenDocument>

>  If you've been following the hilarious "Bitch Slap Chronicles" by  
> Mixerman over on prosoundweb.com, you'll have seen the term Alsihad  
> quite a bit. From what I've read in the Rec Pit forum, Mixerman coined  
> the term because he thought the name "Protools" was pretentious and  
> wanted to be able to discuss it without its name alone elevating it to  
> a "pro" level. He has claimed that the name was totally a random  
> choice and didn't mean "all's I had", though he found that take  
> amusing.