- Nov 14, 2017
It really struck me as hilarious that Paul Mashler is trying to make his way as a classical pianist. This is someone as diametrically opposite the music scene from Russell as can be. He would need to have very strong technical chops while needing to learn to approach the classics with a balance of respect for the original & adding creativity/imaginative reinterpretation enough to warrant a seat at that table. It is not my jam, so while I am not confident I could address his skill at succeeding at this, I do respect that he is doing something very different than Mr “I’m disabled, so you need to drop those panties cuz I tried my hardest” Greer.I was able to find a link to one of the press releases on MarketWatch (archive). Here's something that stuck out:
So, of course, my first thought is "Who the hell is Paul Robert Mashler?" Well, he's another guy (archive) who bought a press release from them. They used essentially the same template for the two of them, and didn't even bother changing the text in the last paragraph. (Regardless, the press release is of better quality than Mr. Greer's novel or latest lolsuit. And at least Russell had his name spelled consistently throughout, unlike "Paul Rober Masher.")
Of interest to me was the 800 number, as it was listed for the phone contact for both releases: 800-983-1362. This comes back to the BBB review page for ArtistPR.com, which has two lovely reviews at the time of this writing, and a grade of "F".
Looking at the services provided here, it's possible that Mr. Greer bought this from them: (archive)
Yep, that's a good chunk of change that could be applied to moving expenses, court fees, buying a new suit, or taking a hooker to Olive Garden in a way that's mindful of his disabilities . . . with financial prudence like that, it's no wonder he has to file in forma pauperis . . .