Archive for November 2007

I don’t know how to put this, but I’m kind of a big deal

A couple weeks ago Alan from Burbanked dropped me an email saying he’d like to feature me in the next entry in his “Bloggers of Passion” series. Being a complete narcissist I of course leaped at the opportunity to talk about myself and replied to the series of questions he threw at me. He’s now … Continue reading

It’s alright to be in a funk

ze’s page :: zefrank.com: on feeling uninspired

LOTD 11/29/07

Online news publishers are exploring ways to re-write the Robots.txt files on their sites to, in their words, more closely mirror the terms and conditions they have for sharing their content. I still don’t buy the argument that Google News and other services are stealing their traffic, but that’s just me. (CT) Along with that … Continue reading

Movie Marketing Madness: The Savages

When you think of independent film actors in the late 90s and 00s, two names that are sure to pop up on your list are Philip Seymour Hoffman and Laura Linney. The two have achieved tremendous success by engaging in something called “acting,” by which I mean taking movie roles that require them to stretch … Continue reading

Quick Takes: 11/28/07

Ugh. Hate to do this, but everything is getting cleared out of my RSS saved items queue because if it isn’t it will end badly for someone. I’d love to opine more on some of these but schedule of other stuff just isn’t going to allow for that. Fox TV is asking viewers to go … Continue reading

Narcissim? On the Internet? I just don’t believe it.

From The Onion: In what is being called a seminal moment in Internet history, a rare weekend post by 25-year-old blogger Ben Tiedemann on his website bentiedemanntellsall.blogspot.com rocked the 50 million-member blogosphere this Saturday. Within two hours of going live, Tiedemann’s 15-word post received 34,634,897 comments. Holy crap.

The power of Rogen

Rogen meets Huey? Very cool news as I’m a big HL&N fan as well as a fan of Rogen’s movies.

LOTD: 11/27/08

Okay, we know that Facebook took out the “is” from its status field, and with the ability for Twitter and other services to the platform, that was a no brainer. That said, I would love to know why Mashable didn’t get more responses to this survey from last week. Of course, the audience of Mashable … Continue reading

Quick Takes: 11/27/07

Karina is wondering what exactly the thinking is behind the names included on Warner Bros.’ “For Your Consideration” ad for The Assassination of Jesse James. Seems to be some odd exclusions, I agree. Speaking of Oscar nomination ad buying, Don Day at Lost Remote wonders if the huge ad units on The Hollywood Reporter allow … Continue reading

Oh to be a fly on the wall at an Onion editorial meeting

I mean seriously. How funny can one publication consistently be? Online Couple Never Chats Anymore Perfectly Marketed TV Show Somehow Fails Neurotic Asshole Finds Success In New York City

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