State of the Biz

I typically reserve my weekly round-up of videos for the weekend, and actually have a number of cool clips queued up to post either tomorrow or Saturday. In the interim and in light of some client pressures right now, I’m posting a video of a recent sit-down I had with Mike Bako of Inside Communications […]

Your Weekend Viewing

Costanza!  I suppose if Seinfeld weren’t in re-runs, this TV spot for Google Wallet’s “first customer” would be obsolete. (via TechCrunch) And here’s @Pogue’s version of the first Google Wallet video spot: Disrupt the World The Next Web dispatched a couple of reporters to the TechCrunch Disrupt confab in San Francisco last week. They hit […]

Meet the Media

Meet the Media

Forbes “Mixed Media” Columnist Jeff Bercovici Forbes media watcher Jeff Bercovici set tongues-a-waggin yesterday with his piece piling on an already beleaguered David Pogue. It seems that the consummate and always-entertaining gadget guy for The New York Times and elsewhere, like hundreds of journalists before him, agreed to participate in one of the many industry […]

College Rankings Game

College Rankings Game

A week or so ago, Forbes pre-empted the release of U.S. News’ annual college rankings guide by anointing Williams College, a small liberal arts college in Williamstown, MA, as the numero uno college in the nation. Now if only my hometown baseball team, owned by one of Williams’ more celebrated (and recently deceased) alumni, could […]

A Picture is Worth…

A Picture is Worth…

My buddy Howard Bailen directed me to a piece in today’s Globe & Mail that reported on a new study that showed “how the compensation of 1,500 CEOs of companies in the United States rose in the year after getting featured in the media.” The three key findings from the Univ. of Colorado B-school’s study: […]