Vampire Zombie Werewolf - Episode 1 I’ve been looking forward to this show! Can’t wait for episode 2.
Netflixity… Time to Buy? →
“Somebody in cable needs to buy Netflix before it goes to another suitor. Comcast’s market cap is $55 billion. Time Warner Cable’s is $20 billion. Either one could step up if for no other reason than to create an over-the-top hedge against both traditional and online competitors. “Buying Netflix would also keep the company away from other potential mates, which could include any of...
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2010-10-24) →
Belle & Sebastian (50) Starfucker (37) Blonde Redhead (23) Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross (16) Stars (10) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
CW Says Study 'Dispels Myth' About Aversion to Ads... →
(AdAge.com) — In the infant business of streaming TV shows online, media companies have long been wary of putting digital viewers off with too many ads. But in what could become a tipping point, a new study finds that web viewers have a much greater tolerance for ads than expected.
The networks aren’t blocking Google TV because it’s Google. They are blocking...– Michael Learnmonth - AdAge
James Siminoff: It Really is Uber →
siminoff: Josh and I were in San Francisco on Tuesday for some meetings. When it came time to head for the airport I decided to try UberCab for the first time. I have written about my love of Taxi apps before, yes I know love is a strong word but I do really love Taxi apps. But Ubercab has taken… Wow.. So i tried this last night, and it is BY FAR the best taxi app available. I walked...
Television broadcasters block Google TV →
sectionfive: mikehudack: jaredklett: Spokespeople from Walt Disney Co and NBC Universal confirmed on Thursday that the companies blocked access to its broadcast TV shows from Google TV. Disney owns network and cable TV businesses ABC and ESPN. Stop the future, if you can. You can’t. Google, time to start thinking about creating fresh scripted content (if you haven’t already).
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2010-10-17) →
Drums (12) The Octopus Project (11) Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross (7) Starfucker (7) Bruce Springsteen (7) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
the blip.tv blog: It's all h.264 now →
bliptv: We’re flipping a switch. As of today all new uploads to blip.tv will be presented to viewers in glorious h.264. This means that videos will be clearer, higher quality, and more compatible with a wider range of devices. h.264 plays perfectly in the Flash player, in HTML5, on Google TV, on iPhones,…
Blip.tv is hiring a Junior Designer in our NY... →
evangotlib: Do you want to design cool ad units? Do you want to be part of a next generation media company? Do you like loft work environments with very little privacy? Join our team! Click below to apply via LinkedIn or send an email to PETERatBLIPdotTV. Blip.tv is looking for a Junior Designer to…
LEAGUE: Monday Night Football Party (Chicago)
theleaguefx: paulscheer: The cast of FX’s “The League” (Mark Duplass, Steve Rannazzisi, Nick Kroll, Paul Scheer, Jon Lajoie, Katie Aselton, Nadine Velazquez) will watch the Tennesse Titans-Jacksonville Jaguars game at Benchmark in Old Town on Monday. Psst: Chicago. This is not a test. Oh how I wish i lived in Chicago. If only to have a shot of Three Penis Wine with Taco.
I'm going to listen to the 8:31 version of 'Won't...
YEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAH! Be back in 10.
Old Jews Telling Jokes: Los Angeles Times... →
bliptv: spiegelman: We’re #8 on the paperback nonfiction list. Congratulations! mazel tov!
Behind The Internet TV Revolution - [FORBES.COM] →
TV networks, startups and tech giants like Yahoo and Apple are all trying to ride this next wave.
Garlic is the food that HUGS all other foods… except for, like, milk.– rafimama circa 2002
Involver Raises $8M for Social Media Marketing... →
Keep your eyes on this company.. they are doing great things! Right now, the startup supports more than 200,000 installed applications and allows brands to reach more than 325 million “fans” across Facebook and other networks. Involver is built to scale for large enterprises. Its customers include the White House, Foster Farms and Sony/RCA Records. Facebook itself used Involver to create the...
the blip.tv blog: Take advantage of the best... →
bliptv: Take advantage of the best quarter in blip.tv history The fourth quarter of 2010 will be the best quarter in blip.tv’s history. We’re encouraging all blip.tv shows to benefit by using the blip.tv player on your show’s Web site, on Twitter and on Facebook. Take advantage by driving traffic to your…
ADWEEK: Record Web Ad Spend for First Half →
…one of the few bright spots during the recession — continues to grow at a blistering pace. According to the IAB/PwC report, ad spending on digital video enjoyed its best quarter ever, jumping 31 percent vs. the first half of ‘09.
Nettwerk Records: What it takes for a label to... →
Independent Music Label, Nettwerk Records, just celebrated its 25th year. They started their business at a time when people thought it took MONEY (lots of it) to sustain a business in the music industry. There are now more independent artists making a sustainable (if not lucrative) living in the music business than ever before. Independent TV show creators will follow much in the same path....
This Platform Is Not Yet Rated.
bbook: “As one programming executive put it, their sales departments ‘have to have the balls’ to demand higher rates. If they don’t—or if Nielsen doesn’t figure out a better way to track viewership across all platforms—we will begin to see even fewer Don Drapers and more Situations.” [read more] This is a great article that talks about the troubles of the standard Nielsen Rating system....
Make your Web show sustainable and profitable
bliptv: Do you have a Web show? It’s time to make it profitable. The blip ad sales team has been killing it lately. Shows on blip with prerolls turned on are currently earning excellent CPMs. If you’ve been thinking about moving to blip, or thinking about turning on preroll, now is the time to do it. Sign up or turn on preroll now. We’ve got shows earning half a million dollars a year. ...
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2010-10-10) →
Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross (38) Phoenix (13) Jenny and Johnny (11) Blonde Redhead (9) Massive Attack (2) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
I feel like I accomplished nothing today.
All day it seemed like nothing got done. Now I’m sitting in front of my computer realizing how much i got accomplished. This is what happens when you don’t diagnose A.D.D. Also, i need an assistant. oh look. squirrel.
How "The Simpsons" Got Banksy →
Cool interview.. seems a little stupid for 20th Century Fox to pull the video off youtube.
Umpire Consistent...ly wrong. →
The Berkman pitch was one of 31 wrong calls by Wendelstedt. Thirteen other times he called a ball on a pitch inside the strike zone, one of them on a cutter to Derek Jeter(notes) that literally was in the center of the strike zone, at the belt, halving the plate. And 17 times – most of them actually benefitting Pavano – Wendelstedt called a strike on a pitch outside the zone.