Pranking For A Living

April 27, 2015

The story of how comedian/hidden camera prankster Jack Vale took his YouTube success (more than 1 million subscribers) to cable, teaming up with HLN for Jack Vale Offline. Plus, we throw in some fart jokes. 


Rio Caraeff on The New Music Business

April 19, 2015

Music videos have found new life in the digital age. They represent some of the most heavily consumed content on mobile devices. Former Vevo CEO Rio Caraeff joins us to discuss the road to video success in the YouTube era. 


Millenials Want to Be YouTube (Not TV) Stars

April 12, 2015

DEFY Media is home to some big YouTube franchises, including Smosh, Screen Junkies & Clevver. A study done on DEFY's behalf overwhelmingly shows that millennial audiences prefer digital content to television. DEFY's Andy Tu joins us to discuss the findings.


How to Build a Mobile Game Business in Hollywood

April 5, 2015

Mobile games help drive film studio revenue, but often aren't created until movies are made. Former Fox & Rovio ('Angry Birds') executive Andrew Stalbow explains how his mobile game business Seriously is rewriting the rules on how you succeed in Hollywood. 


LA VC Scene with Mark Terbeek

March 29, 2015

As the tech and media industries come together, Los Angeles has emerged as one of the hottest spots for VC investments. LA-based Venture Capitalist Mark Terbeek (Greycroft Partners) discusses the digital media sector and lessons learned through investments like AwesomnessTV, Zefr, DramaFever & Machinima.


The Apple World

March 22, 2015

From the iPhone to Apple TV, content creators have to think about how their work will be consumed on Apple devices. Veteran film producer Neal Edelstein (The Ring, Mulholland Drive) joins us to discuss his innovative show Haunting Melissa, created to cater to the iOS faithful.