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  • bofoboho
    HAHAHAHHAHA!!! All those nay-sayers should focus on making their own solid and entertaning content. What are they doing now? writing childrens stories??? I m
    Message 1 of 113 , Feb 2, 2006
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      HAHAHAHHAHA!!!
      All those nay-sayers should focus on making their own solid and
      entertaning content.
      What are they doing now? writing childrens stories???

      "I'm watching youse!"
      Smithie Boho











      --- In videoblogging@yahoogroups.com, "Amanda Congdon" <amanda@...> wrote:
      >
      > I don't expect mainstream america to be interested in Amanda UnBoomed,
      > at least not right now. I'm not convinced that most of America is
      > interested in that kind of content-- yet. Amanda UnBoomed is my
      > project that I work on whenever I have time and for my own amusement.
      >
      > Like Josh said, the audiences for Amanda UnBoomed and Rocketboom are
      > obviously very different. You are talking about two very different
      > things. UnBoomed is niche (mainly my viewers are other videobloggers
      > and my friends and family), while Rocketboom is more mainstream.
      >
      > I think personal videoblogs are interesting, Ryan, including yours.
      > But I do feel that mainstream (mainstream meaning people who are not
      > involved with all these new forms of expression: blogs, podcasts,
      > vlogs) folks have a difficult time wrapping their heads around
      > personal videoblogs-- at least at this early point in this medium's
      > existence. My hope is that this will change.
      >
      > Rocketboom can help to facilitate that change by bridging the gap
      > between TV and videoblogs. It's a starting point for a lot of people
      > when they first try to get into this medium. And it's a format that
      > they are familiar with because of TV. My hope with Rocketboom is
      > that when people new to videoblogging watch it, it will inspire them
      > to watch all types of other videoblogs. I want people other than
      > bloggers, podcasters, and other videobloggers to watch videoblogs.
      >
      >
      >
      > --- In videoblogging@yahoogroups.com, ryanne hodson
      > <ryanne.hodson@g...> wrote:
      > > my dad handed me this article from the AP
      > > that ran on May 9th.
      > >
      > > http://tinyurl.com/bxltr
      > >
      > > love this quote by amanda:
      > >
      > > "We wanted to have a creative video blog that would be palatable,"
      > she
      > > says. "A lot of the video blogs out there are by someone in their
      > > bedroom, half-awake. Mainstream America is not going to want to
      > watch
      > > that. We wanted to get people watching stuff online, to get people
      > > interested in this new medium."
      > >
      > >
      > > mainstream america is not going to watch that....but what is
      > mainstream america?
      > > and whose video blogs would she be refering to?
      > > most of the people i see making videoblogs are amazing creative
      > people
      > > who have something to say...
      > > but then again "mainstream america"
      > > doesnt want to watch someone and their boyfriend go to the mall?
      > > doesnt want to watch someone and their boyfriend eat a pizza?
      > > doesnt want to watch someone and thier boyfriend play with their
      > cat?
      > > because thats what i've seen amanda create
      > > and i for one am interested in those things.
      > >
      > > i just dont get it. this quote is throwing me for a loop here.
      > >
      > > --
      > > ~Ryanne Hodson~
      > > Start a Free Videoblog...Right Now
      > > freevlog.org
      > > --------------
      > > -transcending traditional media-
      > > http://ryanedit.blogspot.com
      >
    • bofoboho
      HAHAHAHHAHA!!! All those nay-sayers should focus on making their own solid and entertaning content. What are they doing now? writing childrens stories??? I m
      Message 113 of 113 , Feb 2, 2006
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        HAHAHAHHAHA!!!
        All those nay-sayers should focus on making their own solid and
        entertaning content.
        What are they doing now? writing childrens stories???

        "I'm watching youse!"
        Smithie Boho











        --- In videoblogging@yahoogroups.com, "Amanda Congdon" <amanda@...> wrote:
        >
        > I don't expect mainstream america to be interested in Amanda UnBoomed,
        > at least not right now. I'm not convinced that most of America is
        > interested in that kind of content-- yet. Amanda UnBoomed is my
        > project that I work on whenever I have time and for my own amusement.
        >
        > Like Josh said, the audiences for Amanda UnBoomed and Rocketboom are
        > obviously very different. You are talking about two very different
        > things. UnBoomed is niche (mainly my viewers are other videobloggers
        > and my friends and family), while Rocketboom is more mainstream.
        >
        > I think personal videoblogs are interesting, Ryan, including yours.
        > But I do feel that mainstream (mainstream meaning people who are not
        > involved with all these new forms of expression: blogs, podcasts,
        > vlogs) folks have a difficult time wrapping their heads around
        > personal videoblogs-- at least at this early point in this medium's
        > existence. My hope is that this will change.
        >
        > Rocketboom can help to facilitate that change by bridging the gap
        > between TV and videoblogs. It's a starting point for a lot of people
        > when they first try to get into this medium. And it's a format that
        > they are familiar with because of TV. My hope with Rocketboom is
        > that when people new to videoblogging watch it, it will inspire them
        > to watch all types of other videoblogs. I want people other than
        > bloggers, podcasters, and other videobloggers to watch videoblogs.
        >
        >
        >
        > --- In videoblogging@yahoogroups.com, ryanne hodson
        > <ryanne.hodson@g...> wrote:
        > > my dad handed me this article from the AP
        > > that ran on May 9th.
        > >
        > > http://tinyurl.com/bxltr
        > >
        > > love this quote by amanda:
        > >
        > > "We wanted to have a creative video blog that would be palatable,"
        > she
        > > says. "A lot of the video blogs out there are by someone in their
        > > bedroom, half-awake. Mainstream America is not going to want to
        > watch
        > > that. We wanted to get people watching stuff online, to get people
        > > interested in this new medium."
        > >
        > >
        > > mainstream america is not going to watch that....but what is
        > mainstream america?
        > > and whose video blogs would she be refering to?
        > > most of the people i see making videoblogs are amazing creative
        > people
        > > who have something to say...
        > > but then again "mainstream america"
        > > doesnt want to watch someone and their boyfriend go to the mall?
        > > doesnt want to watch someone and their boyfriend eat a pizza?
        > > doesnt want to watch someone and thier boyfriend play with their
        > cat?
        > > because thats what i've seen amanda create
        > > and i for one am interested in those things.
        > >
        > > i just dont get it. this quote is throwing me for a loop here.
        > >
        > > --
        > > ~Ryanne Hodson~
        > > Start a Free Videoblog...Right Now
        > > freevlog.org
        > > --------------
        > > -transcending traditional media-
        > > http://ryanedit.blogspot.com
        >
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