Grassroots distribution Originally uploaded by blackcatmedia. A few years back Brian Fleming made, Nothing So Strange, a clever mocumentary about the assassination of Bill Gates. The film received mixed reviews — I liked the film myself but felt it had some weak points; it accurately portrayed activist group dynamics in a somewhat comical fashion which [...]
College Not Combat Originally uploaded by blackcatmedia. On March 9th, recruiters from both the Army Corps of Engineers and the Air Force Officer Training School came to San Francisco State University to attend a career fair held on campus. Students from several groups on campus worked together to organize a rally against the military’s presence [...]
**Update: The sound has been fixed** **Update: The next entry has the latest version of the video, click the picture to see.** Hey, this is a piece that I’m submitting to Current TV for their contest that’s due tomorrow, May 20th. I’m planning to add a voice-over at the beginning of the piece, but haven’t [...]
“Yes” — Telemarketer. Eugene Mirman has been receiving telemarketing calls from a Christian phone company that “is dedicated to people such as yourself who want to stop same sex marriages and to quit doing business with companies that promote and profit from a gay lifestyle.” The prime contributors to this gay lifestyle, according to the [...]
Ben of Ben & Jerry’s posted this video on the web page for True Majority about just how many nuclear weapons the U.S. has right now… It’s obscene… if only we really were just talking about BB’s.
Ok, I don’t really know who’s visiting my site frequently, and most of you have probably seen today’s episode of Rocketboom by now — but for those who haven’t — check it out. Intense.
March 19th 2004 Originally uploaded by blackcatmedia. This is a new edit of a video I shot on the one year anniversary of the Iraq war. In retrospect, the title “Squat for Peace” is kind of stupid, but I don’t think I have the original footage without the title anymore. I created this new edit [...]
“Should any political party attempt to abolish social security, unemployment insurance, and eliminate labor laws and farm programs, you would not hear of that party again in our political history. There is a tiny splinter group, of course, that believes you can do these things. Among them are…Texas oil millionaires and an occasional politician or [...]
So this guy Jeff Lebow came across my vlog and wanted to use a snippet from the reportage I had just posted and asked me to call in to his live webcast. Even if no-one happened to be tuning in, it was exciting stuff. Here’s the e-mail he sent me today about the webcast with [...]
Talk Back Originally uploaded by blackcatmedia. So Our Media finally processed this file! This is the rough draft of a segment I assembled for an episode of Talk Back which will feature ourmedia’s JD Lasica and Robin Sloan from Current TV as guests. Talk Back airs on Peralta Community Television in the San Francisco East [...]