(Aside: I confess that I am tired of terms like like “enhanced experience,” “bonus content” and *shudder* “transmedia,” that try to describe something without really giving you any useful information. Not that it stops me from using these terms almost every day. Oh, buzzwords. I can’t quit you. )
Running in San Francisco from 2008 through 2011*, the Jejune Institute was an experience unlike any other. Was it a game? Was it an experiment? Was it an insidious cult? Was it the gateway to higher knowledge and the mysteries of the universe?
Thanks to the HSA crew for inviting me to be a guest editor. The negotiations were tense, and carried out over several different forms of media, including telegraph, pneumatic tubes and sempahore. Mutually beneficial terms were reached, and I’m glad to say that they were able to provide adequate compensation in barrels of whale oil.
The new YouTube original content channels have been rolling out — Geek and Sundry and Nerdist have recently launched. They’ll be joined shortly by the Fine Bros., launching the MyMusic channel on April 15th. Here’s an extended trailer.
I’m sad to say that I agree with everything that Indie says. And hey, Gorgol looks kinda familiar.