Adam Curry
Broadcasting and Internet personality
Adam Curry
Adam Clark Curry is an announcer, internet entrepreneur and media personality, known for his stint as presenter on MTV and being one of the first celebrities to personally create and administer Web sites. In the 2000s, he became involved in podcasting, and is often called the 'Podfather' because of his efforts. He also is a licensed airplane pilot, and the self-styled "Jason Bourne of Cheese".
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Barth adding length to his kicks - Charlotte Observer
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BRIEFLY: Withers said he awarded scholarships to five walk-ons: running back Matt Kolojejchick, receiver Mark McNeill, defensive end Adam Curry, offensive lineman Peyton Jenest and defensive back Pete Mangum. ... Tailbacks Ryan Houston (shoulder) and
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Withers: 'Right on Schedule' - InsideCarolina.com (subscription)
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Withers announced that running back Matt Kolojejchick, wide receiver Mark McNeill, offensive lineman Peyton Jenest, defensive end Adam Curry and defensive back Pete Mangum have all been awarded scholarships for the 2011 season
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FALL SPORTS PREVIEW: Thunderbirds looking for winning season - Greene County Daily World
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... sophomores Dylan Morris, Levi Hamm, Daniel Leach, Cody Hopkins, Adam Curry, Cole Postell, Zach Hauck, Sam Caldwell, Steven Tafoya and Camron Frye; and freshmen Briar Martindale, Brandon Byers, Aron Dubois, Jacob Jenness, Eli Jackson, Jordan Gray,
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Cyber Prospectors Snap Up Perry Web Addresses - Texas Tribune
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While not personally looking to cash in, media personalities Adam Curry, a former MTV VJ, and John C. Devorak are two beneficiaries of domain-purchasing pranksters. Type in Perry2012.com and you will be whisked to the site of their podcast,
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411 Music Ten Deep 8.05.11: Top Ten MTV Moments - 411mania.com
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Over the course of the show's initial eight year run, hosts Adam Curry and later Riki Rachtman led viewers through the world of metal every Saturday night before the show was unceremoniously canceled in 1995. But with metal going strong,
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MTV marks 30th anniversary this week - Sturgis Journal
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I think his name was Adam Curry. I envied them so much. I wanted to be just like them. “Yo! MTV Raps,” “Headbanger's Ball,” and “Remote Control” were the first of the network's stab at actual programming. Then, came “Club MTV
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Top five Headbanger's Ball videos - Westword (blog)
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The early host was Adam Curry, but he was replaced in 1990 by Riki Rachtman, who, as one of the owners of LA's Cathouse, had substantial street cred. Because of its seemingly diverse playlist, Headbanger's Ball could be uneven
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Thoughts on MTV's Ascent to Adulthood - Patch.com
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... to every En Vogue dance routine; was introduced to Salt-n-Pepa; decided Jodi Watley was awesome; briefly earned the nickname “Candy Rain” after Soul for Real's hit song; and accepted that my hair would probably never be as awesome as Adam Curry's
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"Becky Falls Into Troubled Love" - A.V. Club (blog)
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... World are just one of the many things I adored about MTV back in the day: I used to record my favorite videos on VHS tapes, I loved Remote Control even if I was too young to get it, and I had a bizarre, age-inappropriate crush on VJ Adam Curry
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Municipal Band features saxophone soloist on two selections - Le Mars Daily Sentinel
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Rick Lacy and Adam Curry are part of the bassoon section. Not pictured are Greg Drilling (oboe) and Yashila Permeswaren (bassoon). The Le Mars Municipal Band will present its third concert of the summer at 8 pm Wednesday in Foster Park
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Buried Pipes Versus Buried Pipelines – Hype Versus Hazard - Energy Collective
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Both of the hosts, John C. Dvorak and Adam Curry, have spent their professional lives in “the media”. John is a prolific columnist on business and tech matters while Adam has been a disk jockey since he was about 14 years old and is best remembered
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Gluren bij de Buren: Kim-Lian wordt Smurfin - Eurosong
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Hoogendijk, met wie Patricia's echtgenoot Adam Curry in 2009 plotseling een relatie aanknoopte, heeft last van haar schildklier waardoor ze regelmatig oververmoeid is en haarproblemen heeft. Patricia zou in het vraaggesprek hebben gezegd: 'bij Micky
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Patricia Paay ontkent sneer aan Micky Hoogendijk - NU.nl
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De vriendin van Paays ex-man Adam Curry kampt met een chronische aandoening aan haar schildklier. "Ik ben al jaren op de hoogte van Micky's aandoening, maar ben volwassen genoeg om me daar niet laatdunkend over uit te laten", zegt Paay woensdag in het
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Charter School grads - Sonoma Index-Tribune
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Middle row, from left, Return Bongiovanni, Ilse Perez-Bandt, Mark Shipston, Miranda Mayer, Adam Curry, Margaux Stancil, Vince Caruso, Samuel Pieper, Paola Zamudio and Cailen Stepanek. Back row, from left, Joshua Cortes, Jackson Keechler, Andre Alcantar
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Christina Curry vindt levensstijl vriend niks - RTL Boulevard
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De dochter van Adam Curry en Patricia Paay vond het 'fun' om naar zijn optredens te gaan, maar vindt zichzelf niet bepaald geschikt voor de levensstijl van een muzikant. "Ik hou ervan om rond tien uur 's avonds in bed te liggen, een paar mangastrips te
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Stephen Adam Curry Released - Ultimate Aldine
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by BlockShopper News Service | June 7, 2011 12:00 am Stephen Adam Curry was released from custody, according to the Harris County Sheriff's Department. Curry is listed as living at 1446 Cool in Houston (77088). Bond for Mr. Curry was set at $30000
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Quem se lembra deste holandês? - Record
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Anita seguiu depois carreira a solo e vale a pena recordar este vídeo, não por ela nem por Blanker, mas pelo célebre programa Countdown de Adam Curry que por cá teve enorme êxito nos anos 80. Ton e Anita tiveram uma filha, Robin, que se tornou modelo e
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Adam Curry
    FIFTIES
  • 2015
    Age 50
    On January 29, 2015, Curry announced on the No Agenda podcast that he and Hoogendijk had separated and he is living alone in Austin.
    More Details Hide Details Hoogendijk has reportedly left the U.S. and their divorce may be pending. Curry declined to offer further details. Curry is the nephew of former CIA official and United States Ambassador to Korea, Donald Gregg.
  • FORTIES
  • 2012
    Age 47
    In July 2012, Curry married Dutch model and photographer Micky Hoogendijk.
    More Details Hide Details They lived in Austin, Texas.
  • 2009
    Age 44
    In May 2009, Curry posted on his blog that another Dutch tabloid had published another Creative Commons-licensed photo from Curry's Flickr account.
    More Details Hide Details After Curry asserted Creative Commons license requirements, the publisher settled on Curry's terms. Since 1999, Curry has, at one time or another, lived in Belgium, Guildford, London, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Austin.
  • 2008
    Age 43
    Curry has heavily promoted his podcasting endeavors. He promoted his podcast Daily Source Code in Second Life under the name 'Adam Neumann', along with a Second Life island called Podshow Island. Curry used podcasting to endorse 2008 Republican Presidential hopeful Ron Paul.
    More Details Hide Details He also uses his show to discuss news topics and conspiracy theories such as Free energy suppression and the 9/11 Truth Movement. Curry is widely credited for popularizing the podcast medium. As Annalee Newitz noted in Wired, "Every new medium needs a celebrity, and Curry is happy to fill that role." Adam Curry streams the live version of the No Agenda Podcast Thursday and Sunday at 12:00 PM ET. In February 2006, Curry sued the Dutch tabloid Weekend for reprinting photos from his Flickr page and publishing details about his daughter. The photos were released under a version of the Creative Commons license that forbids commercial use and requires acknowledgement, but the tabloid printed a few of them without contacting Curry. The verdict did not award Curry any damages, but forbade the tabloid from reprinting the photos in the future, setting a fine of €1,000 for each subsequent violation. It was one of the first times the license was tested in court.
  • 2005
    Age 40
    In late 2005 Curry was caught making anonymous edits to the Podcast Wikipedia page, deleting several sections concerning contributions made by fellow podcasting pioneers, Kevin Marks and Stephen Downes, while adding material that emphasized his own involvement with the development of the medium.
    More Details Hide Details Curry went on to evoke ignorance as his primary defense stating, "I edited out the Marks part previously because I never saw a full front-to-back solution that he was credited for Once I saw the video of the session where he does demo it, after saying he had spoken to me and I had 'challenged' him to create it, I realized I was in error." He also claimed to have difficulty with the Wikipedia interface, claiming he had originally planned to revise the paragraphs to include his recollections of events but instead became "exasperated" with the process and decided to give up. Since October 2007, he has hosted the twice-weekly podcast the No Agenda Show with John C. Dvorak, discussing recent news and media memes. The podcast does not accept any advertising and is solely supported by the listeners.
    From June 2005 to May 2007, Curry hosted a weekday evening show on Sirius Satellite Radio called 'Adam Curry's PodShow'.
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    Curry founded PodShow, now Mevio, with his business partner Ron Bloom, in January 2005.
    More Details Hide Details PodShow is a podcast promotions and advertising company that encompasses the Podshow Podcast Network, the Podcast Delivery Network, and the Podsafe Music Network. Some of Podshow's top podcasts are Curry's own Daily Source Code, The Dawn and Drew Show, and GeekBrief.TV.
  • THIRTIES
  • 2002
    Age 37
    In 2002 he produced and starred in the reality soap Adam's Family: een kijkje in het leven van de familie Curry which was aired by the Dutch SBS6 network.
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  • 2000
    Age 35
    In 2000 he and business partner Simon Cavendish, a participant in his earlier ventures, founded the RotorJet company to offer helicopter services.
    More Details Hide Details The company filed for bankruptcy in 2005. In the subsequent dispute, Cavendish seized the assets of the company, and in April 2005, Curry was ordered by a Dutch court to repay approximately US$250 million that he had withdrawn from RotorJet.
  • 1999
    Age 34
    Curry and two business partners founded the multimedia company United Resources of Jamby in 1999.
    More Details Hide Details It was to act as an incubator and cultivator for new internet-related businesses. The business was ultimately unsuccessful. Curry's participation in Kennisnet, another venture to introduce the Internet to Dutch schools, ended in a bitter argument and lawsuits. Sportus.nl, an online webshop in collaboration with Dutch athletes like Marcel Wouda, Jacco Eltingh, Ron Zwerver and Daniëlle Overgaag, started in 1999, went bankrupt in 2001. Another content exchange project, Freedom Controller, was cancelled in 2002.
    After selling his business in the U.S., Curry and his family moved to the Netherlands in 1999, where Curry hosted a morning talk/music show for Radio Veronica.
    More Details Hide Details He also landed various television assignments and his family briefly starred in the reality show Adam's Family.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1993
    Age 28
    Curry registered the then-unclaimed domain name "mtv.com" in 1993 with the idea of being MTV's unofficial new voice on the Internet.
    More Details Hide Details Although this move was sanctioned by his superiors at MTV Networks at the time, when Curry left to start his own web-portal design and hosting company, OnRamp Inc, MTV subsequently sued him for the domain name. OnRamp eventually grew to 4000 employees and was sold to Think New Ideas Inc., another company that he co-founded, becoming Chief Technology Officer of Think. In 1996, as the Internet was undergoing its "bubble", the company made an initial public offering on NASDAQ under the ticker symbol THNK. It subsequently grew to employ over 7400 people and with offices in seven countries, and was absorbed into Answerthink Inc., in a later merger. In 2005, Curry founded a video sharing site called PodShow, which later changed its name to Mevio, with Ron Bloom. In May 2008, Mevio claimed to have reached 9 million unique visitors. It offers advertisers "brand safe" content on a large scale. It raised a US$15 million third round in July 2008, bringing the total amount it has raised since its launch to over US$38 million. Mevio later rebranded as Bitesize Entertainment and ultimately BiteSizeTV, located in Los Angeles, CA.
  • 1989
    Age 24
    Curry was married to Dutch television/radio personality Patricia Paay from 1989 to 2009.
    More Details Hide Details They have a daughter, Christina.
  • 1987
    Age 22
    In 1987, Curry became a VJ for MTV.
    More Details Hide Details Besides making spot appearances between music videos, he was also host of the programs Headbangers Ball and MTV Top 20 Video Countdown in which he interviewed stars like Michael Jackson and Paul McCartney. While working for MTV, he also did radio work, including drive-time host for the New York City radio station WHTZ, and host of the national program HitLine USA.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1972
    Age 7
    Curry was born in Arlington, Virginia, but lived in Amstelveen, Netherlands, from 1972 to 1987.
    More Details Hide Details After a time working in Dutch pirate radio at Radio Picasso in Amstelveen and in Amsterdam in the early eighties under the pseudonym "John Holden", he got a break in broadcasting as the host of the Dutch weekly pop-music television program Countdown, and the English version of the same show, which was broadcast on pan-European music channel Music Box. He also hosted several other radio and television programs for the Dutch broadcast station Veronica. Aside Countdown, in the Netherlands Adam Curry is mostly known for his part in the Curry and Van Inkel radioshow (together with Dutch DJ Jeroen van Inkel), broadcast on Radio 3 for Veronica between 19:00 and 22:00 on Friday.
  • 1964
    Born
    Born on September 3, 1964.
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