Artists visit virtual Second Life for real-world cash
By John D. Sutter | CNN
It's 9 a.m. when Cylindrian Rutabaga takes the microphone at a familiar bar.
The funny-named musician with crinkled red hair, a white blouse and flowing skirt picks up her custom-made guitar and looks across the audience with a blank stare.
Her fans already are rocking out: Some breakdance on the bar's tile floor. Others flail about with the vigor of '70s disco dancers. One man with a towering afro and 3-D glasses looks like he's swimming the backstroke to some nonexistent beat. Read full article »digg story