21 February 2008 03:22 | Funny or Die
It's worth noting that the hugely successful comedy video website "FunnyOrDie.com" that's spearheaded by Will Ferrell, Adam McKay and Chris Henchy and funded to the tune of $15,000,000 by Sequoia Capital is not a union shop. This, despite the fact that the Screen Actor's Guild (of which Ferrell is a member in good standing) has done outreach to his production offices.When I asked the SAG rep WTF outreach
Kara Swisher of All Things Digital got this killer interview with Mark Kvamme from Sequoia Capital (the $$$ behind "Funny or Die").
It's official. I'm full blown sick. What started as a mild case of laryngitis Sunday evening is now some full-on bugaboo. So, by captain's orders I've powered down production of this blog to minimum and am focusing solely on getting the podcast out daily.Having said that, a couple of interesting developments on the tech side of things came out in the blogosphere today that I wanted to share.
Hey writers! Will Ferrell is hip to owning and distributing his own content. So can you!Within six days of launching Funny or Die, Ferrell's first video offering "The Landlord" garnered 24 million hits. And he didn't need the networks to do it. He used the Internet.In this article "Funny or Die — and the challenge to the Long Tail" tech analyst Bernard Moons discusses Will Ferrell's creating, owning