Checking Out the B—- in Apt 23…

We just completed a weekend of binge viewing: 8 episodes of “Don’t Trust the B—- in Apt 23.” Strangely enough, this sitcom aired on network television (ABC). The plug was pulled in January with eight episodes left unseen. The “lost episodes” were available online (ABC.com, Hulu, and iTunes) through June… more »

Much Ado About Joss: Whedon Balances Avengers with Shakespeare…

“I would also describe ‘Avengers 2’ as a passion project,” he said. “I don’t take any project for which I have no passion. Why would you do that?” The Sunday New York Times had an interesting interview with Joss Whedon, the prolific writer, producer and director who shared with writer… more »

Going Way, Way Back: Edison’s Short Baseball Film…

The treasure trove on YouTube continues to amaze me. For your viewing pleasure, here is a short film (Duration: 0:27 at 28 fps.) of a baseball game shot in 1898 (not a typo!) by Thomas Edison (yes, THAT Edison). According to this website there was a camera positioned behind home… more »

SonicMadness: Not a Skateboard Ad Garners Attention…

I am notorious for having sports on as a background task as I work. Today, while watching March Madness hoops, I caught a glimpse of a Chevy Sonic ad where the car was doing skateboarder tricks. Say what?? I dropped everything and searched YouTube to find it so I could… more »

More on Jedemi’s Backstory…

In the slide deck that describes what Jedemi is all about, there is a reference to a couple of Frank Capra films. In this post, you’ll get a feel for how “You Can’t Take It with You” fits in.

Gangnam Style Video & The Thunder Connection…

You probably heard by now that Psy’s ‘Gangnam Style’ has become the most viewed YouTube video of all time with over 803,760,000 views (that’s since July 2012). No doubt many are repeat views, but still, that’s a huge number! “Gangnam Style” has taken a life of its own. People from… more »

Acura’s ‘Okay Spend Smart’ Campaign…

Acura apparently thinks a white knuckle ride with Suze Orman, Dr. Phil or Santa is the way to convince folks to “spend smart.” Yeah, that’s right. You are being counseled by someone who is driving really, really fast without paying attention to the road. Brilliant! “That’s not a dress, that’s… more »

Brand Billboard: Day in the Life of LeBron…

You’ve probably seen it by now. Timed for the opening of the NBA season was a new commercial from Samsung Mobile that covered a day in the life of Miami Heat basketball player, LeBron James. The focus was on his use of the Galaxy Note II which gave him, as… more »