Mary-Caitlin Hentz

Posts by Mary-Caitlin Hentz

Twitter Telelevision?

Categories: Mumblings

During my two summers working at MySpace I saw a great deal of frustration towards the insular nature of the “webisode.” Try as they may, internet hits could not make the transition into successful full length television series. Why? Too … Continue reading

The Hidden Power of Cult.

Categories: Mumblings

I’m always surprised when it takes me more than two seasons to catch onto a good show – yet it happens ALL the time. Arrested Development and Veronica Mars didn’t become two of my all-time favorite shows until YEARS after … Continue reading

Ross: Power to the People? Or to the Industry?

Categories: Reading Responses

As filmic technology improves and methods of tele-participation grow and evolve, the lines between the industry and the audience shift and blur. It seems, generally speaking, that over time, the people have gained more control in what the industry produces, … Continue reading

“It’s called breaking, and it’s unprofessional!” …poking through the fourth wall.

Categories: Mumblings

Tina Fey is no stranger to the world of live television, consequently, it didn’t exactly come as a surprise when she and NBC decided to air live versions of an episode of “30 Rock” last month. This choice did several … Continue reading

So, “What’s the Future of TV?”

Categories: Reading Responses

Pay money for TELEVISION? PAH. Yeah right. While interning at Showtime this past summer, I participated in an on-going study of the evolving TV audience; a focus group dissecting the rapidly progressive viewership trends of my generation – and more … Continue reading

Rajwinder Kaur and MC Hentz Present: DRABBLE.

Categories: Mumblings

It’s: HIGHper-Sexed Semi-Political allegory sweetened by Southern Hospitality and the just right amount of… “What the hell was that?” It’s: Creatures of the night, Ghoulish Greek Mythology and the endangered Nymph-Dandelion-battle for the BRIGHT POWER SOURCE of the working class … Continue reading

Normative’s “Evolution of Remix Culture”

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Limewire died this week. The last foot soldier in the fight against the big bad music industry. An industry that sucks money from artists directly, and apparently doesn’t want that to change. The vicious war on p2p sharing is NOT … Continue reading

Viral video changed everything

Categories: Mumblings

I’ve recently stumbled upon some wonderfully high-larious web series based/celebrity impersonations which personify how deep this whole remix culture really goes. Not only is content out there to be remastered and reimagined, but the people themselves… given it’s a little … Continue reading

hitRECord.org : the Epitome of REmix

Categories: Mumblings

“In everything I do, I endeavour to espouse and inspire enthusiastic novelty. My intention is for that to come through loud and clear in my interactions with everybody I meet. Especially you.” – Burning Dan Last year I spent the … Continue reading

DJ Spooky.

Categories: Reading Responses

And then there was light. …and Sight. Sound. Feeling. Color. Air and Earth and Sea. Notes, words, words and more words, more notes, scales, chords, phrases, sentences and paragraphs, languages, more languages. The Old Testament, the New Testament, the Torah … Continue reading