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Louis C.K. On Social Media: “I kind of hate it. I think it’s awful.” [Video]

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I don’t think Louis C.K. is headed to Austin next week. He’s not a fan of social media and openly admitted on Conan the other night that he only has a Twitter account to sell his performances. That tactic has so far worked well for him. Social media fueled his...
Louis C.K. On Social Media: “I kind of hate it. I think it’s awful.” [Video]

Louis CK Secretly Releases Another Online-Only Special

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Comedian Louis CK has just released a new comedy special, WORD: Live At Carnegie Hall as another download/streaming offering. The special costs $5 and follows on the heels of his previous special, Live At The Beacon Theatre. CK did no preliminary press for the release and this special contains content...
Louis CK Secretly Releases Another Online-Only Special

Endearing "How's Your News?" Goes The ECommerce Route With $5 Downloads

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How’s Your News began 15 years ago when a set of developmentally disabled adults hopped on a bus and travelled around the country interviewing folks on the street. The mixture of charm, astuteness, and fascination with the little things that these reporters exhibited has always been great fun and their...
Endearing "How's Your News?" Goes The ECommerce Route With $5 Downloads

TCTV Interview: Jim Gaffigan On His Upcoming Download-Only Comedy Special

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If you’re not familiar with Jim Gaffigan, you should be. He’s one of the funniest comics standing and he’s a kind, gentle soul with a mid-westerner’s sensibility and a hilarious bit about Hot Pockets. Like Louis CK before him, Gaffigan just announced that he’s filming a comedy special in...
TCTV Interview: Jim Gaffigan On His Upcoming Download-Only Comedy Special

Chill Pivots -- Again!! -- This Time To Help Creators Sell Videos Directly To Their Fans

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Turntable for video, err, Pinterest for video, uhhh, video startup Chill is coming out with a new product that it hopes will provide a new channel for independent content creators to sell their videos directly to fans. After the success of stuff like, well, basically anything digital that Louis CK...
Chill Pivots -- Again!! -- This Time To Help Creators Sell Videos Directly To Their Fans

Call it the Louis model: New website opens to help comedians sell their shows online for $5

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Thanks to comedian Louis C.K., the business of comedy is undergoing rapid changes. Who controls the distribution of content in the niche is being turned on its head. We wrote about Mr. C.K. just the other day here on TNW, noting the success of his method to help end ticket...
Call it the Louis model: New website opens to help comedians sell their shows online for $5

The new Internet business model: $5 via PayPal

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I’ve never been that big a comedy fan. I enjoy the stuff, but I don’t seek it out as much as good music, or a strong argument. That said, I enjoy a drink and a laugh. However, I’ve recently become a regular purchaser of comedy videos. Comedians Aziz Ansari and...
The new Internet business model: $5 via PayPal
Comedian Jim Gaffigan goes the Louis C.K. route with $5 digital-only special

Pivotshare Raises $1 Million To Help Anyone Sell Media Direct To Fans

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While the technology to sell content directly to consumers has existed for a while, few seemed to take advantage of it. Then something changed: First there was Louis C.K., selling his one-hour special Live At The Beacon Theatre to fans for just $5, DRM-free and all. Then Aziz Ansari followed...
Pivotshare Raises $1 Million To Help Anyone Sell Media Direct To Fans
Aziz Ansari joins the growing ranks of straight-to-web comedians with his new $5 standup special

Jim Gaffigan backs Louis CK model with digital-only release

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Comedian Jim Gaffigan will take a page out of colleague Louis CK's book and distribute his next comedy special, Jim Gaffigan: Mr. Universe, exclusively over the Internet. The one-hour special will be taped on February 25 and be released in April. Gaffigan will charge $5 for the video available from...
Jim Gaffigan backs Louis CK model with digital-only release
Release Early And Often: Louis CK Realizes He Can Keep Selling Other Digital Downloads

Cartoonist Bill Amend Releases FoxTrot Packs For iPad

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In what I suspect will be an increasing trend, cartoonist Bill Amend has released three “packs” of his popular FoxTrot comics for the iPad. He built the books by himself using iBooks Author and proceeds go to the help Bill Amend Eat Food Fund (I suspect). He’s selling three titles...
Cartoonist Bill Amend Releases FoxTrot Packs For iPad
Gary Sharma’s 16th Annual Webby Awards Highlights (Steve Jobs Tribute, Richard Dreyfuss, Bjork, Patton Oswalt, Cat Memes and More)
When veteran filmmaker Larry Clark is embracing TinyPass, you know micropayments are set to go mainstream

More Comedians Following Louis CK's Path... But They Don't Need To Copy It Exactly

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We've talked a lot about Louis CK's success with being open, human and awesome in going direct to his fans with a DRM-free offering. It's not surprising now to see a few other forward-looking comics follow suit. Last month a few folks passed along Jim Gaffigan's plans to do something...
More Comedians Following Louis CK's Path... But They Don't Need To Copy It Exactly

Jim Gaffigan Releases His Own, All-New Special, Cutting Out The Media Middleman

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Americas favorite funnyboy (citation needed), Jim Gaffigan, has just released his new special, Mr. Universe, in download and streaming formats. For $5 you get three SD or HD downloads or three streaming sessions for our content consumption comfort. You can pay with PayPal or Amazon check-out. Says Jim: We only...
Jim Gaffigan Releases His Own, All-New Special, Cutting Out The Media Middleman

Must See HDTV (September 17th - 23rd)

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Football is officially in swing, and this week we've got a couple of big college matchups with LSU taking on Auburn and Michigan vs. Notre Dame. Thursday is also one to keep an eye out for with Cam Newton taking on the Giants in prime time, NBC rolling out...
Must See HDTV (September 17th - 23rd)
Release Early And Often: Louis CK Realizes He's Can Keep Selling Other Digital Downloads
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