Tag: Boho

  • Cut the Cord

    ?Cut the cord? has become the rallying cry for those interested in abandoning cable television in favor of streaming online video to their phones, tablets, desktops and ??forsooth! ??televisions. It’s an apt phrase, not merely for its echoes of severing the umbilical cord in the delivery room but for its metaphoric reach into that almond-shaped…

  • Blade Runner’s Sequel Sickness

    Certain films are so singular in vision, so spectacular in their realization that they’re fundamentally immune to the disease of sequel-itis, or its often more virulent form, prequel-itis. Among those in this rarified canon are Citizen Kane (of course), Casablanca (duh) and, until last week, Blade Runner. Whether or not one agrees that the futuristic…

  • Gaming the Story | Insights from The Art of Immersion by Frank Rose

    A ringing cake. Sure, it reads like a lost lyric from ?MacArthur Park? but it’s actually a key moment in the history of media, marketing and perhaps even marzipan. As recounted by Wired Magazine contributing editor Frank Rose in his recently released tome, The Art of Immersion ? How the Digital Generation Is Remaking Hollywood,…

  • The Daily: Murdoch’s iPad Newspaper Can’t Wrap a Fish

    For a media magnate whose empire first began to bubble in vats of newspaper ink, one might think launching the first of its kind iPad-only newspaper app would not be in their best interests. Unless, of course, the magnate is Rupert Murdoch of News Corp. whose vats runneth over ? and now with ones and…

  • 5 Tips for New Apple CEO

    Apple’s Steve Jobs is taking medical leave just as tech writers were running out of puns on his name. The ?Patience of Jobs? and the ?Getta Jobs? gags, not mention the ?How do you like them apples?? will soon be retired at least for a while. In the meantime, the gaping hole left behind will…

  • iPad App Takes Comic’s Content Over Medium

    Sad Comics droll addition to iTunes’ burgeoning (comic) book store Somehow, someone in every generation claims to have had the inaugural issue of ? insert comic book title here ? stowed in the attic, garage or under the bed only to discover that their mothers had disposed of it with the one-eyed teddy bear and…