Netflix angst

A whole lot of Netflix angst in the comments of these two recent articles about Netflix: The Netflix Backlash: Why Hollywood Fears a Content MonopolyNetflix plans to make half of its content original programming The gist of the Hollywood Reporter article is that Hollywood fears Netflix because Netflix is inserting its Silicon Valley ethos into […]

Reality and Streaming television

The following piece was originally posted in two parts on my friend’s excellent blog “Far From Reality”. I wrote this as a response to the insinuation that Netflix hasn’t commissioned a Reality show because Reality television is low-brow and somehow below Netflix. You can read the inspiring post here. If Netflix were to announce a […]