It’s bad enough that the Emmy Awards honor the exact same talent and television shows every year. Now, the Emmys are really growing stale by handing out prizes to shows that finished airing before last year’s ceremony. Unfortunately, as television migrates to year round programming, there is no good time to schedule the Emmys which would make them feel more timely or relevant.
‘Come a Little Closer’ by Cage the Elephant
Cage The Elephant is a band that always puts on a wild live show and the video for “Come A Little Closer” is proof positive of just how wacky they can be.
On last night’s “Late Show” David Letterman gave a very personal and heartfelt tribute to the late actor and comedian Robin Williams. Out of all the memorials which have aired since Williams passed, it’s surely one of the best.
With the entertainment industry having fully embraced digital technology, the world’s only remaining motion picture film supplier was preparing to cease manufacturing 35mm stock. However, a group of influential filmmakers, Christopher Nolan and Quentin Tarantino among them, have convinced studios to enter into an agreement with Kodak that will keep celluloid alive for a few more years.
Whether it’s movies streaming online before they premiere in theaters, the never-ending retransmission dispute between television networks and cable companies or the dwindling number of book retailers, how media companies are distributing their content has never been more in flux.
‘Chandelier’ by Sia
Feel like I’m a little late to the Sia bandwagon. She is an amazing songwriter and singer, despite her ongoing eccentricity of not showing her face. The video for “Chandelier” is hard to stop watching.