I guess I like smart television. Which is too bad, really. Every damn time (Arrested Development reference, see below) I learn about a great television show worth watching, it’s either just been cancelled or labeled by network executives as ‘too smart for television’ which an intimate cult following can’t save with a flash mob (for the [...]
I appeared on Power Play with OpenMedia’s Steve Thomson to talk about the CRTC’s ruling on usage-based billing. Sadly, CTV doesn’t make it possible to embed their video clips on other sites. So, if you’re interested, you’ll have to go to their site to see the clip. Before our segment, Don Martin spoke with CRTC Chairman Konrad [...]
Andrea and I share a special language and elevated understanding of the world thanks to the TV show Arrested Development. Despite the fact it lasted only two-and-a-half seasons. the dialog and context of the show is the gift that keeps on giving. Thankfully, word is the movie is still in the works.
In case you haven’t seen it before, there’s a video of a Norwegian comedy troupe skit using the introduction of the book as a way to poke fun at the need for handholding as organizations roll out new technology. I like to use this video in my presentations since the skit explores people, process and [...]
It’s easy to see that specializing and streamlining is not the beacon of fortunes the media conglomerates have been counting on. Radio and television in particular have been gambling on homogenized content and centralized programming in an attempt to make their content work on the widest scale possible; all of this at the expense of [...]
I happened to catch the first ten minutes of Jian Gomeshi’s interview of John Cleese (rhymes with ‘cheese’) on this morning’s edition of CBC Radio’s Q. The interview opened with Mr. Cleese pointing out how much more he enjoys radio interviews over television interviews noting that on radio, the interviewer and interviewee can follow each [...]