Archive for the ‘Watch It’ Category

Austin Bat Watch

More than 100 people gathered to see North America’s largest bat colony take their nightly flight en masse in Austin, Texas, on Friday, Aug. 17, 2007. Unfortunately, the bats took the night off. Fortunately, the crowd was interesting.


Babies and dogs…

…and fantastic video! What’s not to like?!

TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES: At this time I can’t upload the videos in this great series. Instead, please find the Bumbo series here:




Penguins on the Telly

An article in The Washington Post calls it “Extreme Filmmaking.” The BBC and the Discovery Channel’s 11-part documentary on PLANET EARTH begins Sunday, March 25 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on the Discovery Channel.

Catch a 6-minute tease here.

Quick link to the Discovery Channel’s viewing guide

Situation Advertising

For the most part, television shows have been beholden to the advertisers. Now, the lines aren’t just blurring farther; they’re becoming one in the same.

ABC announced that it’s turning the GEICO Caveman ads into a sitcom called, “Cavemen.” (A name so simple even a….)

Actor, caveman and former Kansas Citian John Lehr features his Geiko spots on his Web site, as well as his cosmetic transformation from actor into character for the ads.

Thoughts, comments, knowing grunts?

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Interview with writers on Leads in Documentary News Video

Want to see how a leader in documentary news video (partnered, unabashedly, nay, proudly? with Apple) does it? Check out the Apple Pro profile of here.

Have you seen Jenn Crandall’s series ON BEING on The project features weekly portraits of people who offer juicy snippets from their life and insights into what makes their lives special. See for yourself here. And check back for a new segment every Wednesday.