Entries from October, 2008

Layering Your Art

Wednesday, October 29th, 2008

One kid with a web cam created 64 video tracks where he sings, clicks, percussions, and synthesizes. All those videos come together to recreate Michael Jackson's Thriller. Check it out at College Humor. (or see below) Got me ...

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Back on Topps Not Quuuuuuiiiiiteeee There Yet

Saturday, October 4th, 2008

Michael Eisner's company bought the baseball card company Topps last year, and this year, his new media production company Vuguru is making a mockumentary about it. Back on Topps stars twin comedians The Sklar Brothers, and is actually quite ...

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A Sign of Things to Come: The Audience for TV’s New Season Keeps Shrinking

Friday, October 3rd, 2008

With every new season premiere of every show on TV, the story seems to be consistent: audiences are not coming back this fall. Just got an email from THR and all three articles in it were about TV networks hemorrhaging audiences: ABC ...

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Mad Men Fan Art

Thursday, October 2nd, 2008

Everyone here knows my great love for the Emmy-winning show Mad Men, which results in my following of their marketing-type activities like Mad Men Twitterers and the like. I stumbled upon an illustrator who shares my passion for the 1960's advertising ...

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LonelyGirl15 Creators Not So Lonely Anymore

Wednesday, October 1st, 2008

We interviewed Miles Beckett and Greg Goodfried, the creators of Lonelygirl15 and Kate Modern, for the September/October 2008 issue of Script Magazine. Their new media production company EQAL recently landed $5 million in financing and a big contract with ...

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