We love Zadi. Epic Fu is a great web show, and her and Steve Woolf are starting to break out in to the mainstream. Awesome web show! Distributed by Tubemogul.
MIX - *******mix.jetsetshow****, what makes life meaningful forum post by andy, we feel fine, changing someone's appearance in a photo, hilary duff goes through a photoshop makeover (anelia****), twin gives brother a third arm, discuss it on MIX, flickrblockrs, police sketch flash game, teachers in tennessee stage a fake gunman attack (huh?), game, game, game and again game - flash game, backyard fx makes a muppet on $25, zadi remembers puppets, awesome MIX music video by mass professor (his profile with a cool myspace embedded widget), tons more self-portraits as movie characters by steve
MIX! - *******mix.jetsetshow****, iphone snuff film (another), (another), free iphone games: diamenty, sudoku, checkrz, shredder chess, i-tiles, more iphone apps, last week's MIX battle - qwerty warriors 2 (champion: ryan painter!), new MIX battle: bloxorz!, project cloverfield / 1-18-08 trailer, 1-18-08****, ethan haas was right, ethan haas was wrong, MIX discussions about cloverfield, ancient ufo artwork, google maps mashup of ufo sightings, strange google maps discoveries, zadi's harry potter and the order of the phoenix review, veracifier, scholastic's harry potter site, the harry potter knight bus tour, knight bus tour forums, music by harry and the potters!, date unknown, date unknown on myspace, MIX dating discussions, MIX group: don't try this at home!, the latest dance at your desk contest entries, big ups to basement records
*******mix.jetsetshow**** - MIX - the jetset community!, paris hilton on david letterman, britney spears wasted, chris crocker again, oozinator, international cleanup weekend, radiohead's in rainbows album, rick rolled, urban dictionary's definition of rick rolled, imified, joost out of beta, dnastream, atari 2600 mashup, flash game challenge on MIX: space invaders!, art less pollution - artist who cleans filthy public walls to creat..., ooma, jetset app for mac! jetset app for windows! (thanks, brandon!), bbs productions, shout out to basement records (we'll miss you!), human space invaders, zadi's hot spring break pics!
this week zadi is freaking out a bit. along with saul william's new album (niggy tardust co-produced by trent reznor), we have scared newscasters, a zombie wedding, pistolcam, the ipod/iphone hack jailbreakme, and an awesome game called attack of the sprouts. we spotlight the mae shi, and the best part is all the stuff our viewers contributed to the show! rAWk. for everything epic-fu and all the show links, go to *******epicfu****.
this week the fu of the week brings us free music from great artists. zadi covers moby's free music site for indie filmmakers, plus sufjan stevens and his xmas xchange project, crowdsourcing with mosio, and super-specific niche sites like grooveshark, farecast, and empivot. we've also got a spotlight on an incredible video by john schlemmer and a jam from rye rye representing baltimore. for everything epic-fu and all the show links, go to *******epicfu****.
Coming to you live from the Hollywood Sign & quick recap from the winnies (pics of iJustine, Brookers, Zadi Diaz, Felicia)
with only days before x-mas, this week we have emergency gift guides from annie, rick, and zadi that cover everything from chia pets to diy music videos. google continues to roll out the awesome and scary tools, and the FU of the week is handed out by an organization that gives when you receive. that sounds naughty! ;) have a great holiday! for everything epic-fu and all the show links, go to *******epicfu****.
this week hollywood is a f*cking mess topped off by the strange death of heath ledger, anonymous is taking on scientology, you can fly in space for US $200K, there may be a google car, and someone made a speed painting of zadi! the fu of the week is served by a guy defending his enemy and aesop rock rawks, plus tons of contributions by our viewers, wow! for everything epic-fu and all the show links, go to *******epicfu****.
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and Zadi from *******epicfu****/
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Rose Tremain has won the thirteenth Orange Broadband Prize for Fiction with her novel The Road Home.
At an awards ceremony at the Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, London, hosted by Orange Broadband Prize for Fiction Co-Founder and Honorary Director, Kate Mosse, the 2008 Chair of Judges, Kirsty Lang, presented the author with the œ30,000 prize and the 'Bessie', a limited edition bronze figurine. Both are anonymously endowed.
The Orange Broadband Prize for Fiction was set up in 1996 to celebrate and promote fiction written by women throughout the world to the widest range of readers possible. The Orange Prize is awarded to the best novel of the year written in English by a woman.
The judges for the 2008 Orange Broadband Prize for Fiction are:
Kirsty Lang (Chair), Journalist & Broadcaster
Lisa Allardice, Editor of Guardian Review
Philippa Gregory, Novelist
Bel Mooney, Novelist, Journalist & Children's Author
Previous winners of the Orange Prize are Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie for Half of a Yellow Sun (2007), Zadie Smith for On Beauty (2006), Lionel Shriver for We Need to Talk About Kevin (2005), Andrea Levy for Small Island (2004), Valerie Martin for Property (2003), Ann Patchett for Bel Canto (2002), Kate Grenville for The Idea of Perfection (2001), Linda Grant for When I Lived in Modern Times (2000), Suzanne Berne for A Crime in the Neighbourhood (1999), Carol Shields for Larry's Party (1998), Anne Michaels for Fugitive Pieces (1997), and Helen Dunmore for A Spell of Winter (1996).
Celebrity guests at the event included Geri Halliwell, Ian Hislop, Alexi Sayle and Vanessa Feltz.
Joanna Kavenna Wins 2008 Orange Broadband Award for New Writers
The Orange Broadband Prize for Fiction awards ceremony also saw the announcement of the 2008 Orange Broadband Award for New Writers. Established in 2005 as part of the Orange Prize 10th year celebrations, the emphasis of the Orange Broadband Award for New Writers is on emerging talent and the evidence of future potential. Chair of Judges, Shami Chakrabarti, presented a œ10,000 bursary, provided by Arts Council England, to Joanna Kavenna for her novel Inglorious.
The 2008 award ceremony took place in The Ballroom of the recently refurbished Royal Festival Hall. Guests toasted the winner announcement at a champagne drinks reception courtesy of Taittinger.
For more information on this year's authors and judges, go to www.orangeprize******.
A video report from Orange
This week Zadi rocks out for Rock Band 2, passes through Google's virtual world, and checks out an amazing video by Radiohead. Then Sarah Atwood gets buzzed and tells us about her thing for superheroes, plus geek graffiti and the Artist of the Week gives us eerie photos from foreign lands. For all the show links and everything EPIC FU, go to *******epicfu****!
If you can't make it to San Diego, Zadi shows us web alternatives to Comic-Con, and she does it with style, dammit! We have a heads-up on the Watchmen movie, portraits of costumed fans, and New Orleans sticker cars (wtf?). Plus, our Artist of the Week gives away his comics online for free! For all the show links and everything EPIC FU, go to *******epicfu****!
je t'aime et je t'aimerai zadi
Zadi highlights a new grassroots campaign against street ads, we appreciate our inner manga self, and we look at the extreme sport of Star Wars-themed snowboarding. Plus, the FU of the Week goes to Doug Bresler, founder of indie animation studio Doogtoons, and we get a sneak peek of Zadi's plastic-free adventure. To get the show early with all the show links, go to *******epicfu****!
AUSTIN -- Zadi Diaz has established herself as one of the pioneers in original Web video, known for several shows including Epic Fu. She has recently linked up with NextNewNetworks for series about Hollywood called, Hacking Hollywood, as reported earlier this month.
We caught up with Zadi this morning at SXSW to catch up on her new show and the difficult economics facing independent Web producers.
Daisy Although I am not in Austin, I am pleased that Daisy Whitney and her husband/producer Jeff Brooks are shooting interviews for Beet.TV
Please stay tuned for extensive coverage.
-- Andy Plesser, Executive Producer
Posted on Mar 16, 2009