Archive for November, 2008



WOMMA/Vegas (Word of Mouth Marketing) is one for the list. This year it was at the Rio (11/12-14) and featured speakers from The Food Network, HGTV, Kraft, Pepsi, Hershey, General Mills, XBOX, PBS, Intercontinental, Intuit, DuPont, Ogilvy, Nielsen Buzz Metrics, Yahoo! Buzz, NYT, MIT, Denuo, BlogHer, Zappos, and more.  Watch it here: and post your comments […]

This Thanksgiving, kick back and enjoy videos from November conferences: Web 2.0 Summit (San Francisco, 11/5-7/08)  New TeeVee (San Francisco, 11/13/08) The Hollywood Reporter Billboard Film and TV Music Conference (Los Angeles, 11/13-14/08) (video not posted yet) Future of Television East (New York City, 11/18-19/08) nextMEDIA Monetizing Digital Media (CiRCA Toronto, […]

Film Screenings


LA has screenings nightly and sometimes you fall upon a gem like I did last month at the DGA when Overture presented The Visitor with director Tom McCarthy (available at Amazon, Netflix, Blockbuster). Tonight, M 12/24, IFC & The Consulate General of Sweden is screening Everlasting Moments the Official Foreign Film Selection of Sweden at the Academy […]

YouTube Live


On November 22, 2008, YouTube Live blew the roof off Fort Mason in San Francisco as 3000 invited fans sprung to their chairs with Flip cameras in the air when Katy Perry took the stage.  Then it was on to the best of branded entertainment as Chad Vader dared Will It Blend?   We’ll I’m sold.  Wish […]

Where else could one chat casually with cultural icon Ted Turner and marketing guru Guy Kawasaki all in the same week.  Only at the Commonwealth Club in Silicon Valley.  On Monday, November 17, Guy Kawasaki stopped by to talk about life at Apple, love for Twitter, and tips for pitching VCs.  After hearing him describe […]

Last night, 70 high profile guests were treated to a lush kickoff of the Sheppard Mullin Digital Media Law Forum at the Commonwealth Club.   The event was held at the Four Seasons Palo Alto and amidst mashed potato martinis, the biggest names in digital media soaked in expert advice from Zahavah Levine, YouTube, Josh […]