Promotion and Distribution via ITMS

SNL is distributing a recent (and surprisingly buzzworthy) SNL skit via iTunes Music Store — for free.

How smart is that? What a great way to generate free buzz and
publicity for your show! Especially when your prime target audience is
slipping away from TV, moving towards net, games, pods, etc.

Kudos to whoever at NBC managed to convince the knuckle draggers in
management that this internet thingie is going to be big one day.

Incidentally, Slate podcasts on NPR.

click for free download

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The full lyrics are here.

via Gothamist

Category: Film, Intellectual Property, Music, Television

4 Year Presidential Cycle

This is the first of 4 charts I plan on revealing this week. Each one will hopefully shed some insight into what we may expect in 2006. This chart shows what is known as the 4 year or Presidential Cycle. The theory behind this is that U.S. markets have a tendency to make a high…Read More

Category: Markets, Technical Analysis

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