Muse Release Album Trail, World Goes Beserk – including this blog. (Post title AKA hypey hype hype hype hype!) Anyway. So. Lunchtime, 6th June UK saw Muse release a video on YouTube called ‘ The 2nd Law’ – a video trail for their sixth studio album. In keeping with the whole sciencey, astronomy-y, physics-is-sexy thing that … Continue reading Muse Release Immersive Album Trail, World Goes Beserk
I’ve always wanted to be a fairy godmother! Honestly, I don’t get nearly enough opportunities to fulfil this role. But. Like any coincidence, like any sentence AKA je ne sais quoi porquoi, it just kind of – happens. And usually in the most unexpected way. Social meida definitely makes that happen. Social media is, at … Continue reading Hard-Won Millennial Advice for Young Women of the Future
In the beginning there was Cambridge, MA. 2004. The code for Facebook version 1.0 had its last tweaks clack-clack-clacked from a tiny room within the graduand folds of Harvard, before being released into the world. Today, it’s worth 4.27 BILLION dollars and calls Palo Alto, CA, home. Facebook is the social networking service that’s irreversibly … Continue reading The Unspoken Rules of Facebook
IN THE BELLY OF the spectacular Lyceum Theatre, just a few paces away from Sheffield train station, Adam Curtis and Janice Hadlow began a conversation – and a thoroughly challenging debate for both parties (which is how it should be: when you feel that little bit of awkwardness and wonder if they are genuinely arguing) … Continue reading ADAM CURTIS: The BBC Q + A session – at Sheff Doc Fest
WE’RE STARTING TO GET a bit of a reputation for ourselves, aren’t we? British people, tea parties aside, will still find a smouldering calorie of energy hidden somewhere within our own Dickensian darkness to laugh at an American. It seemed a shame, then, that Slava Rubin, from crowdfunding film distributor and fundraising site Indie GoGo, … Continue reading The Secret of Successful Crowdfunding for Film?
“DOES ANYONE YOUR AGE KNOW HOW TO COMB THEIR FUCKING HAIR? It looks like two squirrels crawled on their head and started fucking.” Harsh but true. Such three words appear to be the fuel behind the life and times of Sam Halpern, father of comedy writer Justin and now, more importantly, the Internet’s biggest no-frills … Continue reading The Words of Sam Halpern (Twitter Genius)