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I Helped to Inspire Felicia Day

Among the many people who bookmarked my Knowledge@Wharton interview with Joss Whedon on Delicious, one of the first (number 4, in fact) was Felicia Day, the lead actress in Whedon's Internet sensation "Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog." Of course, as her bookmark list reveals, Ms. Day uses Delicious to bookmark most articles pertaining to "Dr. Horrible." … Continue reading I Helped to Inspire Felicia Day

Joss Whedon Talks about the Business Models behind “Dr. Horrible” (and More)

Joss Whedon Talks about the Business Models behind “Dr. Horrible” (and More)

Many industry watchers have been closely monitoring the progress of Joss Whedon's independently-produced musical comedy, "Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along blog." As I've discussed in the past, by simultaneously exploring various schemes for generating revenue, Dr. Horrible serves as something of a case study for using the Internet to distribute original video content. The details of how … Continue reading Joss Whedon Talks about the Business Models behind “Dr. Horrible” (and More)

Joss Whedon: Sounding Optimistic (But Still No Details)

Joss Whedon: Sounding Optimistic (But Still No Details)

Having just completed production on the forthcoming DVD release of Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along BlogĀ (available for pre-order from Amazon.com), creator Joss Whedon posted a comment on Whedonesque thanking his fans and giving an upbeat account of the current state of the project's finances. Whedon writes: Finally, I just want to say "thank you" to everybody who … Continue reading Joss Whedon: Sounding Optimistic (But Still No Details)

Joss Whedon on Web Content and Monetization

The Hollywood Reporter published an interview with Joss Whedon at Comic-Con about his Web-only musical "Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog" and the forthcoming Fox series "Dollhouse." As I recently posted, in addition to being a wonderful musical dramedy, "Dr. Horrible" serves as an interesting test case for several aspects of Internet distribution. The Hollywood Reporter's conversation … Continue reading Joss Whedon on Web Content and Monetization

Attack of the Multiple Monetization Schemes: Dr. Horrible Returns

Attack of the Multiple Monetization Schemes: Dr. Horrible Returns

As announced on the Dr. Horrible Twitter Feed, Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog, Joss Whedon's three-part musical webisode, is now available in its entirety for free on Hulu (and, as well, on MySpaceTV). Created during the Writers Guild of America strike by Whedon, his brothers Jed and Zack, and Maurissa Tancharoen, Dr. Horrible stars Neil Patrick … Continue reading Attack of the Multiple Monetization Schemes: Dr. Horrible Returns