22 posts and columns on Jerry Seinfeld
Yes, yes, yes: Google is the latest company to try merging your TV with the Web. But here’s a very meta video mashup you don’t have to wait until next fall to see.
The confusing clips with Jerry and Bill Gates were supposed to be confusing. You buying that?
HBO’s new site is nice, but you can already get the same programming on the Web via Comcast’s Fancast–if you’re already paying for HBO on your TV. But what if you want to pay for HBO without paying for cable TV? Not happening.
In the old days, Apple sometimes used bonafide celebrities to help hawk its products–either willing participants like Jeff Goldblum or, via the miracle of archival footage, icons like Einstein, Dylan and Lennon. But for its long-running “I’m a Mac” campaign, Apple has primarily relied on actors who are most famous for appearing in Apple ads. Here’s a new one that splits the difference: It features Patrick Warburton, best known as “Puddy” on Seinfeld
With a new administration coming into power, it makes a lot of sense for Microsoft to launch its new “Microsoft on the Issues” blog this week. But, so far, with only two posts and few comments, it’s a tad dry–and, by that, I actually mean dull–and in desperate need of some spicy sauce to jazz up the joint. Here are some modest BoomTown suggestions for livelier posts (including a Ballmer “BOMB-er” blog).