Category: The Stories
Blipocalypse, How? Notes toward a history of internet video hosting
On May 28, 2014, I woke to find the following message in my Inbox: “Important Change to Your Blip Account,” the subject line said, and I hereby award it AYTIWS’ coveted “No Shit, Sherlock” Award for 2014. Sorry, everyone, but that contest is over. We all lose. The rest of the message read: “We are […]
Cover image by Roger Johansen. Design by Fifth Planet.
Exploitation Filmmakers: Viral Marketing, Old-School
Amazing what you find in your Inbox. I find it to be a continuing source of synchronicity. Here I am, staring at my site statistics page, contemplating all the usual viral marketing methods. Are they genuinely effective at reaching mass audiences in a cloistered, disaffected age such as ours? How does one put butts in […]