For the first time, more people subscribe to Netflix than have DVR: Netflix reached another milestone that will worry traditional cable companies even further. According to a study by Leichtman Research Group, Inc., more people in the US report subscribing to Netflix than having a DVR in their households. Netflix narrowly eclipses the service offered […]
Apple has a new reality TV series called Planet of the Apps launching this year (no release date yet). This show looks super cheesy and it seems like they’re trying way too hard to be cool having celebrity judges like Gwyneth Paltrow and Will.i.am (let us not forget the crappy smartwatch Will.i.am announced in 2014). […]
I’ve missed these guys.
Imagine if, when you checked your email, it wasn’t all junk. Imagine if there was a message you looked forward to getting every week. This the goal with my new newsletter, Mikey Likes It. It goes out every Tuesday morning. Here’s the first one that went out this past Tuesday. What motivated me to start […]
The Netflix Backlash: Why Hollywood Fears a Content Monopoly: Still, at a time when business is tough all over in the entertainment industry, there is a lot of gratitude for a deep-pocketed buyer that is snapping up an array of material, much of which might not find a home elsewhere. Netflix and its chief content […]
I found a video clip with two of my favorite comedians of all time. John Stewart interviews George Carlin in 1997: George Carlin has been my favorite comedian since I discovered him in high school over 20 years ago. What I’ve come to see and appreciate from him as an adult is why he was […]
I burned through season 2 of Narcos this weekend with my wife. Pretty good, but not as good as Breaking Bad (Breaking Bad is my benchmark). My main issue is with the depiction of Pablo Escobar. He was not as solemn as they made him in the show. He was a jovial, fun guy when […]
Taken from a great episode of Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee with John Oliver.
…and it was awesome. We miss you, John.
How the UFC just was purchased for four billion dollars: The answer is simple: live events and content. UFC produces more than 40 live events annually and reaches more than 1 billion TV households worldwide. In a world where people are increasingly watching things where and when they want, UFC—like most sporting events—remains one of […]
Some of you are thinking to yourselves how fucked up that is to do to an innocent, little girl, but let me tell you something. That girl is going to grow up tougher than all the other kids she goes to school with. Either that or she’s going to have serious issues with cars when […]
This morning on my Twitter feed, I discovered Chris Evans has stepped down from Top Gear. I have no idea why. I mean, he’s so natural on camera: What’s the problem?
Cute now, but do not try this when the rhino is full grown. By the way, where is the momma rhino? Watch your back. Via Holy Kaw!
The Verge: Halt and Catch Fire’s third season will premiere on August 23rd: Halt and Catch Fire, AMC’s consistently entertaining, detail-obsessive ’80s period drama, will return for its third season on August 23rd. The season’s first two episodes will air back-to-back beginning at 9PM ET. Halt and Catch Fire’s third season will see the show […]