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Mitchell Gaddis' dream job would be working for Warner Brothers in a corporate setting producing programing content.

Digital Currency

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Every year at consumer electronics events around the world, media and entertainment technology manufacturers put the future on display. In the past, it would take two or three years for a new version of a product to appear on the market. Today, consumers expect the release of a new version within a year. Consumers now expect to be able to ... Read More »

Zanerobe and TDE Celebrate “Primal” Launch

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Australian based clothing line Zanerobe celebrated the launch of their ‘Primal’ collection at the Westin Mitchell Design Warehouse in Los Angeles Saturday. The evening was full surprises and performances by Top Dawg Entertainment (TDE) artists. Some might think it’s odd that an Australian clothing line and a LA-based hip-hop record label are collaborating on a project but TDE and Zanerobe have history ... Read More »

Will the Old Guard Step Down?

From Left: Senior VP of Client Insights at Nielsen Dounia Turrill, President of Defy Media Keith Richman, MTV’s President of Programming Suzanne Daniels, and President of ABC Family Tom Ascheim and Co-Editor and Chief of Variety Magazine Andrew Wallenstein.

With smartphones, tablets, smart watches and more do you really need a television? This question and more were discussed Thursday at the Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills. Andrew Wallenstein, Co-Editor and Chief of Variety Magazine, moderated the Panel: “Catching the Eye of Generation Y.” The panel participants included Wallenstein, MTV’s President of Programming Suzanne Daniels, Senior VP of Client ... Read More »

Cumberbatch to Play Dr. Strange

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“By the Power of The Vishanti” The excitement is building and rumors are swirling about Marvel’s next big announcement. Today the internet has been on fire with rumors of “Sherlock Holmes” star Benedict Cumberbatch playing the lead role in Marvel’s latest top secret movie “Dr. Strange.”  According to Deadline‘s Mike Flemming he is hearing that Cumberbatch will play the Mystic ... Read More »

One Night at the Roxy

Mineral tour stops in Los Angeles Saturday at The Roxy Theater

People have been told all their lives that patience is a virtue, but usually, by the time they’re done being patient, hopes are so high that they end up horribly disappointed. After 20 years of  fans waiting, Mineral performed live Saturday at the Roxy, there was not one disappointed face in the crowd. Chicago natives Into It Over It  kicked ... Read More »

Marvel has “Vision” with Avengers Sequel

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Twenty six million viewers and counting! According to Marvel’s official YouTube channel that’s how many people have watched the trailer for “Avengers: Age of Ultron” since it was “leaked” Wednesday. Marvel’s twitter account blamed “Hydra,” a fictional terrorist organization that exists in Marvel’s movies, for the trailer being released early.   In reality the trailer somehow got leaked a week early. ... Read More »

The Smoking BB Gun

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They are knights in shining armor, the creative spin doctor of a scandal, their jobs are high stress and long hours, they are celebrity publicists. Brian Bumbery, founder of BB Gun Press, is one of the brave souls that navigates the complex world of PR. Early in his career Bumbery was going back and forth from having his own PR ... Read More »

Marvel Cancels Fantastic Four Comic

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Flame off ! That’s right Marvel fans the Fantastic Four are no more, according to an announcement Monday at the 2014 New York Comic Con. At the “Axel-in-Charge”  panel, the series writer James Robinson told fans that the book is “going away for a while.” Robinsons choice of words could also mean a very long hiatus.  Either way the last issue ... Read More »