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Supporting the Striking Writers

Posted in GETV Episode by ekai on the December 12th, 2007

GETV pops down to Los Angeles to see how geeks can help support the striking television and movie writers of Hollywood. Solidarity through double-clicking or not double-clicking, that is the question. Irina catches up with writer and actor Seth Rogen, Chris Provenzano,Phil Rosenthal and Richard Potter on the picket line to find out from them how we geeks can help.

Episode links: United Hollywood, WGA, Seth Rogen, Chris Provenzano, Phil Rosenthal, Richard Potter, Strike Dancing

Poolside with Revver’s Steven Starr & Oliver Luckett

Posted in GETV Episode by ekai on the September 19th, 2006

Insert Ad Here and We All Get Paid. By the time we stuffed a mic in their faces, Revver co-founders Steven and Oliver had been drinking their own Kool-Aid for hours at the Revver 1.0 party in the City of Angels. But we’re ok with that because Revver Kool-Aid tastes good! And to some people, it tastes like dollar dollar bills, y’all! Hear what they have to say about inserting things for money.

Episode links: Revver, Steven Starr, Oliver Luckett, ad1, ad2, borscht, Mentos dudes

Is Silicon Valley Taking Over Hollywood?

Posted in GETV Episode by ekai on the May 11th, 2006

We all know that geeks will rule the world, so we travelled to Hollywood for the OnHollywood conference to find out if the rumors are true. Is Silicon Valley really about to take over Hollywood? Will poolside parties at the Tropicana be the new ground zero for the next generation of Sergey, Tom and Steves? Irina asks the tough question. Episode links: onhollywood, hotel roosevelt, yael elish, tony perkins, peter hirshberg, ron bloom, tim street, dan farber, micki krimmel, seth sternberg