“So apparently blogging is dead. Funny, I didn’t get the memo.”

I'm lifting the title quote from David Armano's Twitter feed. He posted that in response to Steve Rubel's whole-hearted agreement with a Guardian article saying that blogging was just like so totally over. Allow me to enumerate my problems with said article. 1) The writer says the latest Technorati SotB report "undoubtedly" contains some fascinating [...]

Film Distribution, Movie Marketing

Boston Mayor calls for Aqua Teen movie boycott

Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino has apparently asked Boston theater owners not to book Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film For Theaters. He feels doing so would be disrespectful to the city, which ground to a halt when a guerilla marketing stunt was mistaken for a terrorist plot. Yeah, I know. The Mayor's office [...]

Quick Takes

Quick Takes: 4/11/07

A ton of classic MGM films are now available through iTunes. PaidContent says, though, that movie sales on iTunes are not growing as fast as expected. NBCUniversal has signed a download-to-burn deal with a German firm that is scheduled to launch in just a few months. Shortly after resigned as chairman of First Look, Henry [...]