"Excuse Me, Do You Speak Ben Silverman?" →
tanya77: “Here is Ben Silverman’s recent keynote speech at the MIPTV market in Cannes. I’ve watched this video 3 times now and still have no idea what he’s talking about: “Hyper-globalisation is a comment on every moment but clearly adapted in localisation”? “Full circle is where culture really can manifest”? “How do you scale bespoke”?”-Nikki Finke’s Deadline Hollywood Daily It’s like...
FreeWheel Raises $16.8 Million; Steamboat is Lead... →
Tremor Lands Giant $40M Funding Round →
videojumper: Online ad startup Tremor Media announced today that it has raised a $40 million financing round led by Draper Fisher Jurvetson Growth Fund, with participation from DFJ, Triangle Peak…
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2010-4-25) →
The Almighty Defenders (17) Broken Social Scene (11) Broken Bells (10) Two Door Cinema Club (10) Bob Marley (8) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
Barrett Garese: A Note to Google Users on Net... →
… (via) This is one of the most important issues of our time. And while I realize the irony of posting something where one massive multinational corporation tells you to beware of “the big” other guys, in this case they’re absolutely and unequivocally right. The internet has so much untapped…
First Details Emerge About TechCrunch TV →
schlomo: This smells like Podtech 2: The Podtechening!! Seriously, this will be either game-changer or quick failure. We will know in six months. Hopefully, they’ve studied the history of TechTV/ZDTV to learn what happens when you try to make a 8 hours of live tech programming per day.
We want to break down the barriers of the past seventy years of mass media and...– Mike Hudack, blip.tv - “An Open Letter To Tubefilter” April 27, 2010
Mike Hudack: An Open Letter to Tubefilter →
Hey guys, I’d like to congratulate you on all that you’ve accomplished. You have, in a very short period of time, built something meaningful. You are pillars of the community. The Tubefilter brand stands for something, the Tubefilter site is a constant presence in the community, and you have…
todayonbliptv: Peter gives Sophie a coming out self-help book while Brigitte, Audrey, and Marilyn realize how they are all connected. Unfortunately, Oscar is late to dinner and it doesn’t look like the first time. All on episode one of Wiener & Wiener.
Minus Pre-Rolls, Luck and the Virgin A Tight and... →
videojumper: If I were given the power to make rules about online video advertising, here’d be one of them: No pre-roll ad can be longer than, say, 20 percent of a video’s run-time. I do not have this power,… It’s a good rule of thumb. Thankfully the average length of shows on the web has increased to around 14-16 minutes.
todayonbliptv: Les and Bernard adjust to life in close quarters. Bernard tries to exploit an opportunity with Eden, Les discovers the seedy side of craigslist. All on episode one of The Bitter End. — The Bitter End This fearless new comedy is about two estranged brothers with nothing in common suddenly thrust back into each other’s lives. Bernard is an aspiring writer who is grappling with a...
whitewhine: Ugh. Why is it so hard to connect my iCal and Google Cal? -Whine by @tvspike1 My favorite new tumblog. ”White Whine”
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2010-4-18) →
King Khan & The Shrines (25) Passion Pit (13) The King Khan & BBQ Show (13) Spoon (10) Two Door Cinema Club (10) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
Billy Idol to play Fillmore Aug 17 →
sfhaps: http://billyidol.net/ i have a rule to NEVER see aging rockers trying to make a ‘comeback’ or ‘reunion’ tour… For Billy Idol, however, i will make an exception.
VALET CONFIDENTIAL: Concept Trailer. …. i like it…
A Beer Marketer Is Painting the Town, Literally →
videojumper: A short film, called “Up There,” chronicles the hand-painting of a billboard for Stella Artois on the side of a building at the corner of Broome and Crosby Streets in Soho. meh.
@shiralazar interviews Biz Stone who discusses ads, Google Replay, Library of Congress, Promoted Tweets and resonance.
You are educated when you have the ability to listen to almost anything without...– Robert Frost
I’ve never seen Mariano laugh before… while losing is a serious business, this is the funniest thing i’ve seen come out of the yankee’s locker room.
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2010-4-11) →
Turbo Fruits (40) Hey Champ (3) Local Natives (2) She & Him (1) Wolfmother (1) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
The only reason for time is so that everything doesn’t happen at once.– ~ Albert Einstein
Estimate: 800,000 U.S. Households Abandoned Their... →
An estimated 17 percent of the total weekly viewing audience watch at least one or two episodes of a full-length TV show online. Last year, that percentage was 12 percent, and next year it is forecast to grow to 21 percent.
My Turn: The Streamy's, Original Web Video and... →
In light of what has transpired in our industry over the past 48 hours (and after reading a number of great posts like this one by Rafi and this one by Barrett) I figured I might as well enter the fray. Its been exactly one year since I joined blip.tv to head up our sales efforts. In that time we have added five sales people, expanded our sales team internationally, established exceptional ad...
Kevin Pollack new web series. “Vamped Out”
I love my job.
Streamy Awards: My Rant
It really saddens me to hear about the debacle that was the streamy awards last night. Barrett Garese gave us a very interesting recap about the topic. And I feel compelled to discuss this point: “Telling a thousand people that their jobs, content, livelihoods, and dreams are a joke, and that the only way they’ll amount to anything is to beg their “betters” (read: “celebrities,” but the...
todayonbliptv: Transylvania Television Episode 1 Batfink helps Count LeShoc understand why TVTV is in the ratings pooper. TVTV = Vampire Puppets! — A dysfunctional family of misfit monsters try desperately to run an obscure television station deep in Transylvania, with worldwide broadcast power and the ability to reanimate dead TV shows. The Vampire Le Shoc is king of his castle, but...
Concerts this week →
sfhaps: MGMT YEASAYER PASSION PIT HOT CHIP + THE XX MUSE Sorry for the caps, too excited, also: Faith No More Atoms For Peace Miike Snow Jonsi Spoon The Ruby Sons La Roux Sia Corinne Bailey Rae The Dead Weather Orbital I’m seeing 10 shows in the next 12 days. Also, the Yankees are in town next week. It was nice knowing you all.
In which Conan O'Brien trips and falls back... →
ericmortensen: writer-a: (via ericmortensen) Nice article, and good for “Team Coco.” I do however disagree that “ …the Web’s low-cost and relatively low-revenue model would not support the kind of nightly talk show they used to produce.” This is not the pioneering spirit, nor do I believe it to be the truth. I’ve always believed in an “if you build it they will come” reality of internet...
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2010-4-4) →
Turbo Fruits (48) Stars (27) Free Energy (23) Local Natives (12) Yeah Yeah Yeahs (12) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
Kevin Rose to Replace Jay Adelson as Digg CEO →
There’s a major shakeup to report at Digg today: Jay Adelson is stepping down as CEO, effective immediately. Adelson will be replaced by Kevin Rose, who founded the site back in 2004 and has to much extent remained the face of the company through his role as co-host of online video show Diggnation….
Finally, sniffable coffee
newsweek: today: It’s called Le Whif, and it comes in what looks like a tube of lipstick. Inside is a breathable powder that contains 100 mg of caffeine — about the same amount as you’d get in a double espresso. FULL STORY In America, first you get the coffee, then you get the power, then you get the women. say hello to my little friend!!!!