Amid all the dealmaker swagger and pubescent screams at last week’s giant Vidcon gathering in Anaheim, Calif., one nagging question kept presenting itself: how do YouTube creators stay “authentic” to their demanding and devoted fans even as cheaper/better tech, vaulting creative ambition and the desire to make a living keep pushing into the equation. It’s a complicated question for this fast-evolving new media p ...
Full article at: Deadline
Jul 3 2014, 11:00am CDT
Emily Osment played the sidekick for 5 years on Hannah Montana, but now, 22 and all-grown-up, she’s the lead on her very own show! Emily plays Gabi on ABC Family’s new sitcom Young & Hungry, about an up-and-coming chef who gets hired by a good-looking, wealthy, entrepreneur. And Emily talked to OKMagazine.com exclusively about the hilarious new show, from its semi-scandalous dialogue to why she hopes the show’s love triangle will be like ...
Full article at: OKMagazine.com
Jun 25 2014, 1:19pm CDT
"Stop!” Your dinner date commands just as that piping hot, delicious-looking steak is being placed in front of you. Knife and fork at the ready, you look up, stunned, like a deer in headlights, by a phone camera’s flash as your date snaps a picture of your dinner. Illustration: Kali Ciesmier In that disorienting flash, your intimate repast has been converted into social imagery to be widely shared via Instagram, Facebook, Tumblr, Flickr or Twitter. If yo ...
Full article at: AdWeek
Jun 17 2014, 5:13am CDT
Source: The Atlantic
Nearly a year ago, when my wife Deb and I were kicking off our American Futures project, we said that one of the ambitions was to apply a "normal" reporting lens to parts of the country that don't usually get it. The range of experience in New York or San Francisco—or in DC or Boston or LA or Chicago or sometimes Seattle or Miami or a few other places—is a staple part of American news and pop-culture coverage. But whe ...
Full article at: The Atlantic
Jun 7 2014, 12:57pm CDT
Source: The Business Insider
Chef, world traveler, and host of Travel Channel show "Bizarre Foods" Andrew Zimmern has visited Brazil multiple times. It's his job to seek out the best of the best when he travels, and he's shared his picks for the best restaurants, bars, and hangout spots in Rio de Janeiro. Zimmern, who has traveled to over 127 countries and is known for ingesting unusual local foods, said that rather than the meats, it's the quality and ...
Full article at: The Business Insider
May 29 2014, 1:43pm CDT