2013 was a huge year for media and entertainment video. The major players have moved from simply purchasing content licenses from broadcasters and distributors to purchasing their own content in an effort to increase the perceived value of their services. Hulu, Netflix, and Amazon all have their own original series online with more in the …

Entertainment industry veteran Gregory Summitt, founder of Westlake Entertainment Group, a leading video and DVD distributor, died in Los Angeles on January 4 following a long battle with cancer. He was 67 years old. Summitt founded Westlake in 1994, bringing together one of the largest independent libraries in the industry. The company was sold in …

Hibachi chefs use sophisticated manual labor with knives and spatulas, like flipping food in their hats or lighting a volcano of onions on fire. Hibachi grills originate from China. The Japanese adopted hibachi braziers in the 8th century. Their original use was for heat, not for cooking. As crowds gather around the Tokyo Grill’s hibachi, …

A few months ago, Phoenix shared a picturesque music video for the lead Bankruptcy! Single “Entertainment.” No, not the Music video featuring the samurai who played the Asian influences of the effervescent air – the SPIN cover stars also dropped an alternative short film, a “home performance” video who threw the French quartet in front …

New York: the new capital of startups? Of course, New York is a financial capital. But what about the city as the capital of startups? According to the SeedTable website, 127 startups were founded in New York City in the past 12 months. Major tech players are also increasing their presence here. Google has expanded …

google play google (CBS News) Google launched Google Play on Tuesday – an entertainment hub that will house movies, music, e-books, games and apps all in one place. Full coverage of Google at Tech Talk “Starting today, Android Market, Google Music and Google eBookstore will be part of Google Play,” Jamie Rosenberg, director of digital …

Lauren Bois | Jackson Citizen PatriotRacers turn their go-karts around a turn on the ice at the Optimist Ice Arena on Sunday afternoon. More than 20 teams participated in the event, and the proceeds were donated to hockey for the youth of the region. Every time a go-kart slid around a bend, its wheels spun, …