Tag: HBO

Two New Docs on the Infamous Triangle Shirtwaist Fire

Posted by Anthony - March 21, 2011 - Uncategorized HBO Triangle Fire Doc

HBO is premiering a new doc on the historic Triangle Shirtwaist Fire that sparked the modern Labor Movement. I was very struck with this story when I first read it in a third or fourth grade history book. You learn a hundred little lessons along the way, but this story always stuck with me. And now some 30+ years later I work a block away from this very building, so the story has even more personal resonance.

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Got HBO…On Your Phone?

Posted by Anthony - August 18, 2010 - Uncategorized

Are full episodes of current hit HBO shows and movies coming to cell phones and iPads near you?…Engadget thinks so. The new media landscape (earthquake?) continues to shift beneath our feet and only the sure-footed may still be on their feet when all the shaking stops. Based on past moves, I’ll bet HBO will come [...]

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Actress/Writer/Director Paola Mendoza on the next Double Down Film Show!

Posted by Anthony - May 4, 2010 - Uncategorized

On the next Double Down Film Show this Weds. May 5th – 9pm, we’ll close out our 3rd season with an uplifting interview with Paola Mendoza the triple threat actress/writer/director of the new indie film, Entre Nos. Winner of multiple film festival awards, Entre Nos is a timely and personal drama about the hot-button issue [...]

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HBO Gets Down With the Git Down

Posted by Anthony - December 18, 2008 - Uncategorized

Apparently some of the major media outlets have taken note of my recent rants about how old media needs to transform itself into new media and retool their models or perish. No doubt due in large part to this blog’s massive influence on Hollywood taste and decision-makers, HBO has fired off a bold new shot [...]

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