The Devils Ride and the Big Apple

This post consists entirely of self-serving news.  Exciting news, but self-serving nonetheless. Those who wonder when we people in the entertainment business will just shut up about ourselves can look here to find something else to read.


I’m executive producing a new show for the Discovery Channel that debuts this Tuesday, May 8 at 10pm. It’s called The Devils Ride, and it’s about a San Diego Motorcycle Club. Here’s the cool Discovery Promo.  If you crave more info and can’t wait for Tuesday, Entertainment Weekly has an exclusive three minute sneak preview.

Vimeo Festival + Awards

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10 Things Book People Need to Know About Video

I spoke this past week in New York to the Publisher’s Advertising and Marketing Association. Great location (Random House on Broadway), great sandwiches (chicken and pesto on a great baguette) and lively discussion (scroll down here for coverage) about the need for publishers to upgrade their commitment to video as a promotional tool (read:  spend more time and money.)


We talked about 10 Things Book People Need to Know about Video, but since most of them apply to most businesses, I’m reprinting them here:

1. Entertain or Die:  Nobody watches bad video.  There are too … Read the rest

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