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North Philly YouTube stars unhappy with PW exposure creative

May. 1, 2009 11:31 am

North Philly YouTube stars unhappy with PW exposure

There’s a funny thing about this whole “new media” thing that journalists can’t stop talking about. Now, story subjects can answer back. Such is the case with Joel Mathis’s profile of North Philly-based The Skorpion Show for the publication’s “Queer Issue.” The day after the article ran, Skorpian’s Keven Simmons shared his distaste with 9,000 […]
Comcast Roundup: Comcast and NetFlix could battle, Buying good coverage and More business

Apr. 30, 2009 9:27 am

Comcast Roundup: Comcast and NetFlix could battle, Buying good coverage and More

One particular company in our region garners more news coverage than any other by far: Comcast, of course. This is the Comcast Roundup, what may or may not become a regular department of ours. The Business Insider reports that as online video streaming develops, companies like NetFlix ought to pay less attention to user generated […]
How social media took Asher Roth from Philly suburbs to hip hop stardom uncategorized

Apr. 15, 2009 11:30 am

How social media took Asher Roth from Philly suburbs to hip hop stardom

It’s going to be that anthem you hear over and over again this summer, and the artist behind it happens to have grown up in Bucks County, a half hour Regional Rail ride into Center City. Like a growing collection of young artists, Asher Roth, the artist behind “I Love College,” found his path to […]
Duane, how do you pronounce Swierczynski?

Apr. 11, 2009 10:13 am

Duane, how do you pronounce Swierczynski?

Earlier this week, we covered Northeast Philadelphia’s favorite graphic novelist Duane Swierczynski. We talked about social media – his blogging and tweeting – and other junk. But dude’s dry humor is too good to not enjoy twice. After a ride through YouTube, watch our favorite posted interview experience of Duane’s from years passed.