Muppet Movie 1979 camera test: The banter is so hilariously improvised. (by Brian Powell)
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The Purple Wedding sent Game of Thrones fans rushing to file-sharing services to illegally download the HBO hit’s latest shocking episode. Sunday’s episode, “The Lion and The Rose” broke torrent records, according to piracy-tracking blog TorrentFreak. About 1.5 million people worldwide downloaded the episode during the first day available, and nearly 200,000 users shared a single copy of the episode.
These kinds of statements — when advertisers with big money say publicly they don’t get results — are embarrassing to Facebook and Twitter.
If you’re going to spend your life with your hands hovering over a keyboard, you might as well do it right. Or at least make the experience as tolerable as possible.
“The two are distinct. A hobby is an interest, or even a passion. And that can sometimes blind you. Your business should exist to help fund a great life for you (and your family), including professional fulfillment and financial peace of mind. But often people who turn their hobbies or causes into a business overly sacrifice. For example, they don’t charge enough for their service because they love what they do so much. In those cases, they end up giving so much to the business, but the business doesn’t give enough back to survive.
What do you think about the trailer for Zach Braff’s crowdfunded project, Wish I Was Here?
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CollegeHumor is nominated for 5 Webby Awards. One of them is for Best Humor Website.
Check out the competition and vote for your favorite!
Wattpad, an online community for writers and readers to share and discover good stories, announced it has raised $46 million in a Series C round of funding.
Congrats to Digital Hollywood speaker Allen Lau & wattpad for raising $46 Mil in their Series C round of funding!
Amazon Studios continues to curate original programming featuring big-name stars with the announcement that it has greenlit two new pilots: the half-hour dramatic comedy, The Cosmopolitans and hour-long drama Hand of God.
If you spend enough time in the murky world of ad exchanges, ad tech middlemen and real-time bidding software, you might come away wondering why any major brand even bothers with online advertising.
Not only are banners dull and clickthrough rates low, but all the technology flooding the industry promising perfect targeting perfection can’t even deliver real human audiences much of the time.
Check out friend of DHCS and moderator extraordinaire, Amber J. Lawson discussing the ever-changing nature of online video trends.
Entrepreneur and producer Amber J. Lawson has made a career out of spotting innovative ways to create content online. Recently, she’s noticed that it’s not just the the average joe coming up with good ideas: Brands are cashing in on the action, too.
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