Seems kinda like a gimboid subject, and I don't mean to come across as ultra fired up or anything, but ever since I seen this perticular video from Stephen Silver (the character designer for kim possible and such things), I've been thinking alot about how crappy it really is being asked to work for free, as an artist...

I mean, all I've really done for commisions are some snarky websites and band posters and stuff, but could you imagine asking a musician to do that for you? "Hey dude I don't know, you like playing the guitar, right? Well play me this song to go in my video! You'll get some nice *exposure*!"

The video I was talking about;



Have any of you guys ever been talked to like this before? Has anyone had any positive stories of gaining some glorious exposure? 'Cause I'm really starting to think this is kind of a nasty way to treat a buisness that is stereotypically starving and generally quite humble in character...