I have a problem with Netflix’s rating system. There’s not enough room to be “meh” about something. Observe: There are a lot of things that Netflix recommends for me that are 3 stars to 3 and a half stars. This, by Netflix’s terms, means I’d like it but maybe not really like it. Two stars… Continue reading The problem with Netflix’s 5 star rating system
Dear Santa: Here’s my wishlist for 2010
Dear Santa — WTF, dude? I mean, I know we haven’t talked in like 25 years or something, but really? Cancelling the best show on TV (Dollhouse, duh), and what do we get instead in 2010? Freaking Caprica? Are you on drugs? And don’t even get me started on Stargate: Universe…or, rather Stargate: Who’s Driving this Bus?… Continue reading Dear Santa: Here’s my wishlist for 2010
the not-so-hidden value of netflix
i’m pretty much completely in love with netflix. it started with some casual experimentation through a friend during college. he had a netflix subscription and we’d often get triple features of obscure asian action flicks (digging deep in the early career of jet li with the once upon a time in china series — which i highly recommend,… Continue reading the not-so-hidden value of netflix
fix the music biz by taking cues from the porn industry
some ideas occurred to me after my recent post about the music industry, and then erin said something that i thought was not only genius, but perfectly summed up the kind of thinking that needs to happen to save the music business: if you want to figure out what people will pay for online, look… Continue reading fix the music biz by taking cues from the porn industry
netflixed movie review: who watches the watchmen? no, really, who watches the watchmen?
we rarely (if ever) go to movies in the theatre anymore. this is sometimes depressing when long awaited films are released in the theatre that we really, really want to see. as the kids get older (particularly our youngest), scheduling a block of 4 or so hours where they can be sat by the grandparents… Continue reading netflixed movie review: who watches the watchmen? no, really, who watches the watchmen?