Archive for April 2008

Sorkin fans rejoice

Seems there might be a 10th anniversary DVD set of “Sports Night” on the way. Which is great, but IT’S BEEN 10 FRACKING YEARS!

So many heroes so little time

The Hollywood Reporter addresses the issue of this summer’s glut of superhero movies.

So lots of guys parachuting from jet fighters at the last minute, then

G.I. Joe producer Lorenzo di Bonaventure says the movie will be largely bloodless, a stark departure from the old cartoon, where Zartan had his ear cut off by Roadblock after he was found infiltrating The Pit.

Listen to the Hawks

WGN will begin broadcasting Blackhawks games on the radio, something that will single-handily raise awareness that the team even exists by about 256%. And that’s a great opportunity to finally include this awesome Onion story. NHL Star Called Up To Big Leagues To Play For NFL Team

Movie Marketing Madness: Iron Man

I became a fan of the Iron Man character as a consequence of my being a fan of the Avengers titles published by Marvel. I was always more interested in this collection of super-heroes who had banded together by choice in order to be more powerful collectively than they could be individually than I was … Continue reading

Still legs left in the microsite concept

This new study from Keynote Competitive Research, via eMarketer, should be of special interest to movie marketers. It shows that highly interactive microsites are good for use as ways to build user loyalty. According to the research, microsites had the highest rating among marketers as a tool to return “great results,” with 37 percent of … Continue reading

Get your groom on

As The Biro stares down, as JRL puts it, the “double-barrel of a shotgun we call marriage” he identified a big gaping void in the online world. Specifically there seemed to be a lack of sites grooms to be could turn to for tips on how to survive the whole process that were geared for … Continue reading

LOTD: 4/28/08

Over on Twitter, MarketingProfs point out a great item from Mack Collier, who suggests that we’re all becoming extroverts. And by all, he means, people well beyond the “usual suspects” in the Web 2.0 space. (TB) Between this mention on Twitter from Constantin Basturea regarding “complaints” on FOX’s “Family Guy” and Doyle Redland’s rant on … Continue reading

The shoulder blades have it

I normally wouldn’t comment on this, but I hate to see everyone being played like they are so feel I need to apply some perspective to the flap over Miley Cyrus exposing her naked back in an upcoming Vanity Fair photo spread. The story is being played that Cyrus was just there on the set … Continue reading

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Please ignore. Just seeing if this is back to being fully functional after some drama involved in upgrading to WordPress 2.5.1.

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