Movie Journal, Reviews

DVD Review: Make ‘Em Laugh – The Funny Business of America

The excellent PBS documentary Make 'Em Laugh - The Funny Business of America has been released on DVD and it's among the best things I've watched in a good long while. Each of the series' six episodes covers a different type of comedy styling. With episodes that cover "The Wiseguys" and "The Groundbreakers" and other [...]

Movie Journal, Reviews

DVD Review: Zack and Miri Make a Porno

Zack and Miri Make a Porno might be director Kevin Smith's most accessible movie to date, even while it also seems like the one that least carries many of Smith's defining characteristics. The story takes two childhood friends, Zack and Miri, who have known each other since grade school and who currently live with each [...]

Marketing Madness

Marketing Madness in 60 Seconds: 2/13/09

Retail: Research from Webvisible and Nielsen shows that far too many small retail businesses are not fully utilizing online marketing tools, including search, despite that being the primary way consumers are looking for information on local businesses. You'd think that Microsoft's plans to open retail stores would be hampered by the fact that Microsoft doesn't [...]


Well that only took 20 years

This weekend's episode of "The Simpsons" will feature the first completely revamped opener for the show since it debuted.


Confessional commenting

Lutheran but can't make it to the BJS National Conference in Naperville this weekend? Keep refreshing this page on the group's official site and check out the comments coming at you live from the attendees.