Archive for May 7, 2007

Quick Takes 5/7/07

Sony Pictures Releasing gave Universal McCann its $20 million planning and buying work for both traditional and online media. Michael Estrin reviews the Spider-Man 3 website for iMediaConnection. Film critic Bob Ross has a new reviews website for user reviews and such. Italian broadband company has launched a movie rental/download-to-own site. Brett Ratner is apparently … Continue reading

AdAge in 60 Seconds

Procter & Gamble’s Elva Lewis pulls out the “the boat is setting sail” cliche when talking about her company’s lack of adoption of new media marketing techniques.  She then goes on to talk about how P&G will be asking customers for more information about themselves in exchange for delivering more useful marketing messages. A number … Continue reading

Free Comic Book Day = Awesome Saturday

I don’t usually blog about personal stuff but I’d like to say that Free Comic Day contributed to one of the best Saturdays I’ve had in a long time. I took my two boys (5 and 3) figuring they’d each pick out a comic and we’d be on our way. Instead we arrived at the … Continue reading

Drunk, dillusional Briton contingent accounted for

Christopher Hitchens Takes on God – Newsweek Society – MSNBC.com Can we now hear from someone who isn’t, you know, completely fucking insane?

News does not recognize time periods

‘Chicago Tribune’ Mulling Online Evening Edition OK, they’re on the right track. But the next is to realize that news is a constant stream, not just one or two tidal waves that can be captured by morning and evening editions. It’s not like the journalists only go out in the morning and evening. They’re out … Continue reading

No kidding

Internet is driving media mating dance – azcentral.com And here I thought it was everyone’s anxiousness to own huge, cumbersome printing facilities and distribution platforms. My mistake.

A sense of humor is a must

While at Lowe’s over the weekend we were looking at ceiling fans since we’d like to install them in both the boy’s bedrooms. I asked one of the guys in that department how easy/difficult it would be to do it himself. After showing me exactly what I’d need to purchase in order to do it … Continue reading

LOTD: 5/7/2007

According to Valleywag, MySpace has acquired Photobucket. [via Mashable via Webtickle on Twitter] (TB) I agree that it’s a mistake to write off older professionals in the new media realm. They often bring with them not only experience but also perspective younger people, even those who have been doing it for a while. (CT) David … Continue reading

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