2010 in entertainment

January 10, 2010


Well, the silly season is over; the last of the champagne consumed, unwanted presents discarded and the reality of extreme amounts of food have well and truly set in. As we dive headfirst into 2010, there are already plenty of upcoming releases- music, television and cinematic- that are glimmering with promise . While so many of us seem to be still in nostalgia-town of 2009, here’s what I’m looking forward to in 2010.

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Now this is some clever marketing. BooneOakley, a small US-based full service marketing/ad agency has utilised YouTube’s new interactive features by creating their entire website on the video hosting giant. Not only is it great to see an agency able to take the piss a little bit, but logistically the move is very smart. They don’t have to pay any web-hosting fees, and it’s pretty unique- it’s already getting worldwide attention. Pretty neat if you ask me.

You can check it out in the video above, but for the full experience it’s best to head to the YouTube site itself here.

In Dust we Trust.

September 24, 2009

A couple of strange things happened yesterday. Most people in Brisbane or Sydney were witness to a gigantic cloud of red dust clamouring over the cityscape, myself included. What was even more interesting though was just how comprehensively social media outlets Twitter and Facebook covered the event.

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The Musicadium kids were lucky enough to get an exclusive question and answer session with Graham Ashton this evening. For the non-musically orientated, Ashton is head of Marketing at Dew Process Records, an Aussie independant record label based in Bris, who are responsible for the likes of Powderfinger, The Living End, The Grates, Sarah Blasko, Yves Klein Blue and a whole range more. Impressive, I know. I pretty much want to be him right now.

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