BoomTown has decided to reinstate our practice of showcasing excellent online videos that we started posting during the writers’ strike.
Our premise has been simple: That online video in both short and long form is the future, and its development is important to pay attention to.
OK, it is a little weird, but you might take a gander at “Butterknife,” an unusual online series that looks at both the life of a private investigator and his life at home with his wife.
Shown on the Spout site, there is a little too much of the very hairy chest and shoulders of the protagonist, played by Ronald Bronstein (his real-life wife, Mary, plays his wife), but it kind of grows on you.
Here is the first episode (there are eight so far):