Archive for August 27, 2007

Quick Takes 8/27/07

NYMag’s Vulture blog points out that that the score from Terry Gilliam’s Brazil seems to be popping up in, seemingly, one out of every four trailers that’s been released recently. Sicko, Bee Movie, Wall-E and others have all used Michael Kamen’s score for some strange reason. Peter points to an article talking about how movies … Continue reading

LOTD: 8/27/07

Well, now that LOLcats can be officially designated as passe by their inclusion in the WSJ this weekend… (TB) On that list of news you don’t want to see floating around the blogosphere regarding your vehicles, this item at AutoblogGreen is probably in the top two or three items, whether or not it’s 100% legit … Continue reading

Quick Takes 8/27/07: Friends of MMM Update

Clyde bids adieu to blogging at Fast Company in order to focus on expanding and getting the most out of his own network of sites. I completely understand the desire to hone in on building out a personal brand and when you do it as well as Clyde it makes complete sense. CK has used … Continue reading

Titles are your friends

Dear Eric Zorn, Chris and I really love you and your blog. Just one piece of feedback I’d like to share after seeing this gem of a post title earlier today (for link click slackers, it’s “The call is coming from inside the house!!!!”), I wanted to point out that if you’d get the fine … Continue reading

More on Starbucks and Arctic Tale

The Los Angeles Times has another story today about the failure of a promotional deal with Starbucks to ignite ticket sales for Arctic Tale. I’m actually quoted at the end of this one, getting in a brief point about the difficulties inherent in trying to get someone to do something at a later date. The … Continue reading

Listen at your own risk

Over the weekend, in-between cutting up the tree that fell in my backyard and preparing for my home’s siding to be replaced, I participated in a three-way conversation with Joseph Jaffe and Kirk Skodis for the latest episode of Joe’s Across the Sound podcast. We talked a lot about movie marketing, some entertainment trends and … Continue reading

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