Tuesday, December 04, 2007

"The only interesting answers are those that destroy the questions." Susan Sontag

"If you give an audience a chance they will do half your acting for you." Katharine Hepburn

"Irresponsibility is part of the pleasure of all art; it is the part the schools cannot recognize." Pauline Kael

Here Comes Another Bubble:
Won't you blog about this song? Done. The vid of the moment via YouTube here. Kudos to Matt Hempey.

The Myth of Contextual Advertising: Alex Iskold reviews the bidding on the Facebook ad play. Via Read/WriteWeb here. Bravos, Alex! Well done.

DIY entertainment: Research released by Nokia...

“From our research we predict that up to a quarter of the entertainment being consumed in five years will be what we call ‘Circular’. The trends we are seeing show us that people will have a genuine desire not only to create and share their own content, but also to remix it, mash it up and pass it on within their peer groups - a form of collaborative social media.” Mark Selby, Vice President, Multimedia, Nokia.

Read more via MobileCrunch here.

Secrets of success in 8 words, 3 minutes

Richard St. John presents at TED 05. Well worth your bandwidth.

Congrats & cheers: Media mogul, legendary gentleman, uber-mensch and pal Nick Verbitsky (and his United Stations' team) on their new radio venture with Lou Dobbs. Scott Moore, Yahoo! SVP, promoted to head media and entertainment operations (Santa Monica). The gang at Mixx, only days out in beta announcing a partnership with The Los Angeles Times - very cool! Bill Burton and crew on the web site relaunch by the ABC O&Os.