My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2011-2-27) →
Holy Fuck (30) Arcade Fire (22) Camera Obscura (18) Silversun Pickups (18) Harlem (16) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
It’s not the load that breaks you down. It’s the way you carry it.– Lena Horne (via last night’s Oscars)
Media Companies Must Become Trusted Data Hubs →
futurejournalismproject: File under: it’s not the story, it’s the data around the story. Via Owni: There is a reason why media companies are still referred to as “the press.” For a long, long time the printing machine was the core technology that provided a comfortable competitive edge. The ability to produce a million copies overnight and distribute them before breakfast offered a solid...
Concerts I'm going to
I knew it. I feel better already. These are the shows I just purchased tickets for: 3/7 - DeVotchKa @ Great American Music Hall 3/9 - Starfucker @ The Rickshaw Stop 3/10 - Datarock @ Bottom of the Hill 3/27 - Miniature Tigers @ Rickshaw Stop 4/7 - The Sounds @ Rickshaw Stop 4/12 - The Rural Alberta Advantage @ bottom of the Hill 4/13 - Yacht @ Bimbo’s 365 4/15 - CSS @ Mezzanine ...
What I do when I'm in a funk...
I think I have post-vacation-depression syndrome. It’s a thing… you can look it up. Or, maybe I have ‘haven’t seen enough live music this year’ syndrome. Either way, I think I’m going to buy some concert tickets today in order to cheer myself up.
USA TODAY: With 2.8 million units sold, the... →
According to recent Nielsen SoundScan numbers, vinyl was the fastest-growing musical format in 2010, with 2.8 million units sold, the format’s best year since SoundScan began tracking sales in 1991. Vinyl’s increase in popularity is providing a beacon of hope for independent record stores — an industry that has suffered with the increase of digital downloads this past decade. awesome…
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2011-2-20) →
Ratatat (102) The Raveonettes (38) Stars (37) Rilo Kiley (33) Rodrigo y Gabriela (30) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
The ratings giant is due to begin its “extended screen” reporting at the end of...– Ratings shocker: Nielsen isn’t getting its online act together - NYPOST.com This failure is not just Nielsen’s fault. The vested TV interests do not want that $70BN pie getting cut up any more than it already has. But it’s just a matter of time. (via evangotlib)
More reasons to watch web over boob tube on the... →
futurejournalismproject: House votes to defund public television Advocates say cuts imperil hundreds of stations By Ted Johnson Public television advocates said a House of Representatives vote on early Saturday puts in jeopardy the budgets of hundreds of stations and could be a “death sentence” for some in rural areas. The House’s 235-189 vote on some $60 billion in cuts includes the...
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2011-2-13) →
The Black Keys (11) The Go! Team (9) Spoon (4) Edison (2) The Rolling Stones (2) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
The Future of Online Video? →
futurejournalismproject: GigaOm’s Josh Levy outlines the promise and difficulty Web video is having in the American media landscape. While writing about how Roku, a set-top box that lets you stream Web video to your television, added Al Jazeera English so that users could watch the Egyptian protests, cable providers are fighting against consumer ability to cut the cord. Roku’s move was a...
There’s no earthly way of knowing, which direction we are going....– Willy Wonka
evangotlib: A while back Rafi and I were talking and I don’t know how it came up but Rafi said (and this is a direct quote) “working at blip.tv is so much fun we need helmets.” Well I was just IMing with Brandon (our Junior Designer) and he told me that the on-going Nerf gun war in the NY office was brought to a new level today as Mike got some new huge Nerf gun and Brandon’s boss Peter got a...
THAT was a long day.
evangotlib: Now I’m doing Rafi’s work since he is on a beach. He better bring me something back from Cancun. Rafi: bring me back something from Cancun. I have something special in mind.
Decisions I had to make today:
SPF 30 or SPF 50? Winner: SPF 50 White shirt or black shirt? Winner: no shirt. Margarita or cervesa? Margarita. Rocks or blended? Always rocks Beach or pool? Beachside pool cabana. No further questions.
evangotlib: bgershon: RT: Peter Kafka (@pkafka) Best sports highlight you’ll see all week (WARNING: It’s soccer) http://youtu.be/Cyn9PneGiSM This is amazing. wow.. as a soccer player, you dream of the goal scoring bicycle kick. It’s the most glorious way to score a goal. It is like the world’s equivalent of the american boys dream of being down 3 runs in the bottom of the 9th...
birthday drunk moods
malty: Cry-bad birthday Vomit- meh, its your birthday pee yourself- best birthday ever Pee yourself when you are asleep- shhh, dont tell anyone I hope somebody gets you these and you pee yourself.
Conversation between me and Justin Day, blip.tv...
evangotlib: Evan: What if Rafi gets kidnapped in Mexico while he’s on vacation? JD: Maybe he can convince his kidnappers to spend some of the ransom loot on ads. I love JD…always thinking about ways to help the sales team. This would be a new challenge for me. Sadly, my Spanish is not good enough to negotiate CPMs with my would-be captors.
The Nightwatchmen (Tom Morello) + Jolie Holland @... →
Tonight i’m going to A Benefit to Support the efforts of Bay Area activist/teacher Sarah Shourd to help free her fiance Shane Bauer and friend Josh Fattal who have been unjustly detained in Iranian prison for nearly a year and a half. After 410 days of solitary confinement Sarah was released last Sept.14th, without Shane and Josh. She is now fighting alongside countless others in the...
funnyordie: The Fifth Racer with Jeremy Piven The coffee guy (Jeremy Piven) desperately wants to join Team Hot Wheels and shows off his best stunts. this is quite possibly the unfunniest thing I’ve ever seen… and I’m embarrassed for Jeremy Piven.
pedal hearts blip.tv
ftomfilm: I bumped into Dina Kaplan, the wonderful co-founder and COO of Blip.tv, at the VON (Video on the Net) conference in San Jose. She glanced down at the admittance badge hanging around my neck and said, “Oh! You’re Project Pedal, I just added you to the featured list on Blip”. I felt very honored. I think Blip is one of the best video hosting sites out there… I could go into why but the...
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2011-2-6) →
Girl Talk (25) !!! (14) The Who (12) The Get Up Kids (9) Mark Ronson & The Business Intl (6) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
The Music Maze →
nickdouglas: Aw shit this is the coolest and I’m finding new music. Oh my god. This is awesome. Thanks Nick!
bliptv: This week on blip on blip, Annie sits down with Creative Services Director, Pete Gosling, to talk ad units and the creative process. The featured show this time is Project Rant, where people go to air their grievances. Meanwhile, some of blip’s finest demonstrate their throwing tactics in the office! Peter is a creative genius and we’re so lucky to have him as part of our team!...
jennifermorris asked: Yeah I caught the "tri-state killing sprees" but genuinely thought our mutual musical interests was funnier :) Metal head my eye!