Category Archives: Film and television

Google Chromecast – a wicked right cross to the cable TV industry or a patsy?

When I saw the news last week announcing Google Chromecast’s new plug in wi-fi device the first thing I thought was ‘Could a $35 device really hurt the cable TV industry?’.   Reading @jeffjarvis excellent post http://buzzmachine.com/2013/07/24/googles-tv/  from last week apparently … Continue reading

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Sandy relief concert – better viewed live than on DVR

I’ve posted before on the notion of how DVR’s (and I LOVE DVR’s) have changed the social behavior of people in the U.S. and beyond. The 12/12/12 concert was a good example of that. Granted the concert which was broadcast … Continue reading

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Watching The U.S. Election Coverage was not a great viewer experience

I did not think that I would have any more to write regarding this week’s election once I sat down to watch the election returns Tuesday night. I always have enjoyed watching the Election Day returns. On Tuesday evening I … Continue reading

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My old friend James Bond is back – 50 years of protecting a great franchise

Skyfall http://www.skyfall-movie.com/site/ is the latest installment (#23 for those keeping score at home) in Ian Fleming’s James Bond series.  While I do not consider myself fanatical when it comes to James Bond movies, I’ve seen them all and seen them all more than once. … Continue reading

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