The Disneyfication of Children’s Media

I’m not the first person to notice that Disney and other media interests in America have made great inroads into sanitizing and “cleaning up” stories presented for consumption by children. Happy endings have become de rigeur; darkness may be present, but only ever in the clearly labelled villains (who are typically dark-hued in skin or […]

Why TV Productions Suck and How YouTube Will Save Us

The studio production process in TV/film forces mediocrity. Look to web-centric productions for the emerging wave of quality entertainment. Indie artists are producing Hollywood-quality work for cheap on the web, without studio constraints.