Adam Greene was going into diabetic shock, weaving through traffic lanes early in the morning on October 29th, 2010. Police thought he was intoxicated – a reasonable suspicion given the circumstances and the fact that it was 4 AM. This is what happened next: Lawyer’s for Greene released the video this past Tuesday. On the […]
The Civil Wars talk about music and piracy in the age of the internet and social media. The Civil Wars have lots of videos up on YouTube, many of them nicely shot amateur stuff in color and black-and-white. John Paul White and Joy Williams have a captivating look about them as they stare into one another’s eyes, […]
Clint Eastwood starred in the Superbowl Chrysler ad that has had some people in the political world shaking their heads. I thought it was a pretty good spot as far as these things go, though I prefer Eastwood’s longer directorial stuff for obvious reasons. Here’s the spot: Well it turns out the same firm that […]
Imagine you had a time machine that could only take you back in time ten years. The two towers had already fallen ten years ago in the horrifying September 11th attacks. George W. Bush had only been president for about a year. Everyone had the internet already, though it was significantly slower than it is […]
We’ve seen YouTube hosted debates in the past. Politicians use Twitter and social media all the time to promote their campaigns or ballot fights. But Monday night marked a new digital landmark when President Obama held the first all-digital interview from the White House. The video chat was conducted via a Google+ hangout, perhaps the most […]
Via copyranter, who typically hates infographs but enjoys this spot: More numbers and a more extended graphical experience here. Definitely click the link if you want a peek at the future of the internet, the infograph, and a lot of interesting tidbits on online videos. Follow me on Twitter or Facebook. Read my Forbes blog here.
The Republican party has taken a page from The Daily Show’s playbook:
Of course all politicians – or at least most of them – engage in the same sort of repetitive rhetoric. Call it a leftover from the Halcyon days before YouTube mash-ups, when our short memories were enough to shelter politicians from their own talking points.
Times have changed. Our political institutions – and leaders – have not.
Digital books, streaming music, apps that allow people to compare prices at brick-and-mortar stores with the price on The more we talk about these things, the more I feel like we’re having the same conversation over and over again with a slightly new twist each time: how to think about the future and the co-evolution […]
Last week I wrote about the option in Star Wars: The Old Republic to torture a slave companion named Vette by shocking her with a shock-collar and making her watch as your Sith Warrior had sex with the widow of a man you’d just killed. I said this was a sign that games and the […]