Tag: Entertainment

  • Dolby Atmos and the Sound Design in “Gravity”

    Dolby Atmos and the Sound Design in “Gravity”

    Gravity is definitely one of my favorite movies of the year, and I’ve seen it three times, in three different formats: Telluride Film Festival, Dolby 3D Image, Dolby 7.1 Channel Sound NYC AMC Loews Lincoln Square, IMAX Image, Dolby 7.1 Channel Sound NYC AMC Empire 25, RealD 3D Image, Dolby Atmos Sound The best presentation…

  • Movies in Bryant Park are.. Psycho!

    Movies in Bryant Park are.. Psycho!

    Summer is here, and with it come outdoor movies. There are outdoor cinemas all over NYC, and one of the more prominent ones is the Monday Night Movie in Bryant Park, smak in the middle of Midtown Manhattan. Although I didn’t stay for the entire presentation of Alfred Hitchcocks’s “Psycho” last night, I had a…

  • Jill Discussing Brownies on Thats What She Said

    According to my sister Jill: Dream Treat: Jill — Thats What She Said – Beta.

  • Banff Mountain Film Festival in NYC

    Banff Mountain Film Festival in NYC

    Had a great time last night attending the NYC leg of the Banff Mountain Film Festival with my NOLS Crew, and friends. Notable Films: Ski Bums Never Die Directed by Eric Crosland What does it take to be a ski bum? An unending dedication to powder skiing? The ability to do anything in your ski…

  • Jill Promotes “Party Like A Culinista” on FOX 19

    Congratulations to my sister Jill on her recent appearance on Cincinnati’s FOX 19! FOX19-Morning Xtra-PLAC from all things delicious on Vimeo. Be sure to check out Party Like A Culinista!

  • Photo Digging for the Wedding Slideshow: Surfing

    For this weekend’s upcoming wedding, I was tasked with handling the slideshow for Shalini and Chris. While digging through photos, I found this gem, from surfing on Long Island a few years ago. Havent been back surfing in NY yet this summer, but I plan to a bit next week in SanDiego….

  • Oops, Dropped Camera Seamless Compilation

    Every drop your camera while taking video? Here’s “oops“, a geniously edited together compilation of just that occurance.. Thanks to Ben Roberts for the link. From Good.is: The short film “Oops,” by Chris Beckman, just took top honors in the experimental category of the Vimeo Awards. It’s a 10-minute collection of seamlessly woven bits of…

  • Sitting All Day is Killing You!

    Sitting All Day is Killing You!

    Another great infographic, this time from Medical Billing and Coding. How sitting all day is killing you. Very glad I’m not trapped at a desk all day anymore.. although when I was, I sat in my own Aeron Chair, which I believe is a bit better than a standard cheap office chair…. Via Mashable Listening…

  • Israel’s First Slasher Film: Rabies

    Israel’s First Slasher Film: Rabies

    Tonight, round two at the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival was a screening of Israel’s first slasher horror film, strangely titled “Rabies“, or “Kalevet” in hebrew. It’s directed Aharon Keshales and Navot Papushado, and features actors Lior Ashkenazi, Danny Geva, Ania Bukstein, Menashe Noy, Ran Danker, Henry David, Ofer Shechter, Liat Harlev and Yael Grobglas. Synopsis…

  • Tribeca Film Festival: Open 24 Hours

    Last night, thanks to friend Becca Matt and Time Out New York, I attended the Tribeca Film Festival shorts showcase “Open 24 Hours“. Overal the films were great, and there was an interesting Q&A with the film makers afterwards.

  • Ongoing Playlist: Music Videos

    Inevitably while surfing the web, I come across a lot of media – including music videos. Over the years I’ve been collecting an ongoing collection of interesting music videos in a YouTube playlist. A work in progress….

  • The Putting Lot Putt Putt Golf Course Opens in Bushwick

    This past weekend I got to check out The Putting Lot, a new put put golf course in Bushwick, Brooklyn. The Putting Lot is a temporary installation on Wyckoff Ave in  Bushwick, Brooklyn, only there for this summer. It’s constructed on a previously vacant lot, and aims to emphasize the usage of community spaces and…

  • Apple’s iPod Ad on Pitchfork Breaks Down the Nav

    Apple’s iPod Ad on Pitchfork Breaks Down the Nav

    The latest Apple iPod ad over on Pitchfork.com grabs users attention by interacting with the normal elements of the main page. It looks like the ad uses a similar flash/javascript/ajax technology blend at the Nintendo Experience Wii Wario YouTube Ad I wrote about a while ago. The iPod ad starts off normally, and then breaks…

  • MTV Puts Music Video Archive Online

    MTV Puts Music Video Archive Online

    MTV just announced that they would be allowing fee, online access to a large portion of their music video archive. The music video site is MTVMusic.com. Great news to hear… although potentially a little dangerous for productivity in offices around the world. From a content freedom perspective, it’s great to see MTV take this step…

  • Shenan Visits NY’s Most Expensive Nutritionist

    Shenan Reed, one of the co-owners of the comany I work with, Morpheus Media, was recently featured in a session with New York’s most expensive Nutritionist Dr. Oz. From this video, it sounds like she has some work to do…

  • Wario Land destroys YouTube!

    Although it looks like just a normal YouTube video page, this new Wario Land Experience Wii ad on YouTube is a whole page takeover. I usually hate whole page takeovers and persistent overlay’s, but this Wario Land ad is one of the cooler ones I’ve seen. After checking it out for the first time, be…

  • Obtrusive Advertising – TBS Pauses Family Guy mid-show

    This must be the some of the worst, most obtrusive advertising I’ve seen in a long time. Last night while watching Family Guy, TBS ran a lower-third banner ad, which paused the whole show, to draw attention to the advertisement. Seriously TBS? Pausing the programming to get in more ad time? This is a serious…

  • Pop17 Launches

    I just read over on TechCrunch that “micro celebrity” videoblogger Sarah Meyers just launched here latest project. Pop17, as its called, is a videoblog looking directly at the age of the internet micro celebrity. Her first official interview is with Jamie Wilkinson, who teaches a class called “Internet Famous” over at Parsons New School for…

  • It’s….. The Dozens!

    The Dozens, the band that I do marketing for/help out with is playing a gig this Friday, February 29th at Connolly’s, in NYC.  Come on out this Friday for “A gig so awesome, it could only happen once every four years”.. or so they say. Check out their myspace page and flyer for the show…

  • Greatest thing I’ve seen today: Snoop on Larry King

    Last Friday Snoop Dogg appeared on Larry King. This surely must be the most amazing thing I’ve seen all day. I’m always interested to see how Larry handles his various guests. He kept things rolling well with Snoop (video-talking politics), even though he ended up “rolling out” in the middle of the meal. Also, during…