A Cultural History of Advertising
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A Cultural History of Advertising
A peek at the past, present and future implications of our consumer culture
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SWANSON TV DINNERS CLASSIC TV SHOWS NEWSREELS CARTOON on DVD's on TVDAYS.com

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» The YouTube Laugh Factory: A Studio System for Viral Video

» The YouTube Laugh Factory: A Studio System for Viral Video | A Cultural History of Advertising | Scoop.it
On the fringes of Hollywood, comics, singers, and goofballs are building a studio system for viral video, hoping to turn one-click wonders into valuable brands.

 

"Most people move to Hollywood with the hope of making it big, but Zonday is helping show the way to something strange and new: making it small. He says he does recognize that (borrowing a line from Chris Rock) “you aren’t really famous until someone’s mama knows who you are.” But a narrow, lucrative fame is the path that has opened up for him and for the thousands of others like him. After going viral, they’ve figured out how—against all expectation—to stay viral..."

"YouTube is the anti-Hollywood, the anti-TV, Zappin declares, because there are no decisions by committee, no casting calls, no gatekeepers to pass just to get started. Distribution is global, instantaneous, and free, and shows can’t be canceled..."

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History of Advertising 1of 9 on YouTube

The history of mass advertising and the history of television are closely intertwined. Without advertising, television would have made no headway in countrie...
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I Love Lucy 50th Anniversary Favorite Episodes Pt. 3: 2 and 1

Favorite Episodes, number 2 and 1, as told by on the "I Love Lucy 50th Anniversary Special."...
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