Rocketboom Goes Boom: Richard Rushfield Peers At the Wreckage


Richard Rushfield’s story on the launch, crash, burn and blame of Rocketboom won’t be in the LA Times print edition until Sunday, but you can read it online now. Here’s a little taste:

In the lingering custody battle over the soul (and wallet) of Rocketboom, the former partners each accuse the other of betrayal, slander, bad faith and, worst of all, old-media values.

Amanda Congdon and Andrew Baron do seem to have a “can’t live with ya, can’t live without ya” relationship, even it was all business. On ABC, Congdon is just another blonde on the box, despite her signing with Endeavour and getting all sorts of offers–the segments just aren’t as good as the ones she did with Barron.