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Brian Brushwood Shooting Scam School THIS WEEK

March 30th, 2011 at 09:25 by Jackie Talbott in Live Events

Scam School fans in San Francisco – prepare for the Shwood Invasion!

Of course our resident magician would shoot Scam School for April Fool’s! Join us tonight through Friday at any or all of the following 21+ establishments and you might score yourself a spot in an episode with Brian Brushwood (and maybe a free beer or two)! We’ll be beginning around 5PM each evening, so bring all your friends!

Wednesday, March 30
Zeki’s Bar
1319 California St. San Francisco, CA 94109

Thursday, March 31
Lush Lounge
1221 Polk St. San Francisco, CA 94109

Friday, April Fool’s Day!
McTeague’s Saloon
1237 Polk St. San Francisco, CA 94109

See you there!


Help Us Help You…

March 22nd, 2011 at 06:17 by Michele Husak in Viewer Polls, Website

…with all due respect to Jerry Maguire, of course.

Over the last year, we noticed a pattern in our support emails: people who have been getting choppy, incomplete videos – or, worse, no video at all – seem to be coming from areas that are slightly out of reach of our video delivery network. Whether the user is in Revision3′s home country, or in Europe, Australia, or the UAE, it’s possible to be just a wee bit too far out of Revision3′s reach.  We have great programming, and great viewers who want to see what’s happening next on Dan3.0, pick up a few pointers from Tekzilla, or weird out a friend with Scam School antics… so, its up to those of us in the engine room to fix the problem.

We can tinker and tweak all we want – but we can’t very easily get on planes with laptops and fly to all points of the globe to test out our video delivery system. (Although, I think it might be worth it for the free peanuts, actually.) So, that’s where you come in…

We’ve set up two new video delivery technologies that we think will significantly improve the delivery of programming to you, no matter where you are. Taking a page from old commercials and mixing it with a sprinkling of modern crowd sourcing, we’ve created a blind “taste” test on revision3.com. Just point your browser to our Revision3 Video Vote page and help us out.

The test will only take 7-8 minutes of your time, tops. Just play the three videos (it’s Tom’s Top 5, which everyone wants to see at least three times), and answer the response questions below each. Please note, the only reason we ask you for your location is so that we can chart how we’re doing in different regions. We do not maintain or use this information for soliciting, sharing, telling your mother where you are, or any other nefarious purpose. We promise.

Thanks for the help – and please spread the word. Blog, Facebook, or Tweet out the link to our video vote page: http://www.revision3.com/videovote We’re going to leave the page up for the next few weeks and see which technology serves you better.

Thanks again!


Revision3 Launches New Show From Gawker's Lifehacker Team

March 21st, 2011 at 09:41 by Michele Husak in Announcements, Press Releases

Weekly Series to Showcase Cool Tips, Tricks and Downloads for Getting Things Done

Revision3, the leading Internet Television network, today announced the addition of Lifehacker, to its network of more than 20 programs. The show, created and hosted by Lifehacker Editor-in-Chief Adam Pash and writers Adam Dachis, Kevin Purdy and Whitson Gordon, will bring to video Lifehacker’s unique approach to getting things done, including time-saving tips and tricks to make life easier.

Lifehacker.com, part of Gawker Media’s network of sites, is the largest personal productivity blog on the web with 6.5 million unique visitors each month. Recognized as one of the smartest sites on the web, Lifehacker serves up tips, hacks and tricks for getting the most out of everyday technology.

The inaugural episode, launched today, includes tips such as how to turn your hoodie into a makeshift laptop bag and how to uncork a wine bottle using a shoe. Upcoming episodes will feature tips on how to hide the wires in your home, how to boost your Wi-Fi router’s signal, and much more.

“For six years Lifehacker’s been the best place on the Internet to find tips, tricks, and shortcuts for making your life better, often with the help of technology”, said Adam Pash. Editor-in-Chief of Lifehacker. “With the launch of our Revision3 show, we’re finally showing readers the cool things we’ve been talking about all this time”.

“We’re extremely excited for this partnership and to help Lifehacker produce their first weekly show,” said Ryan Vance, VP of Programming and Production, Revision3. “I’ve been a big fan of the site for years and know that the Revision3 audience is going to love how Adam and Adam will help them be better at life…by hacking it.”

Lifehacker airs each Monday and will run approximately 10-12 minutes in length. More information can be found at www.revision3.com/lifehacker

About Revision3:
Revision3 is the television network for the Internet generation, creating and producing original episodic community-driven programs. The viewing audience is made up of hyper-connected, passionate, committed fans who want to watch shows about technology, modern culture, video games, entertainment, music and comedy that entertain and educate.

The company was founded in 2005 by technology visionaries Kevin Rose, Jay Adelson and David Prager because they couldn’t find anything they wanted to watch on traditional television. The company is now led by Internet TV pioneer Jim Louderback. Revision3’s programs can be found everywhere from Revision3.com to a wide range of platforms, including tablets, smart phones, GoogleTV, Roku, PS3, WMC, Boxee, YouTube and wherever fine video is served.

Revision3 has attracted a wide-range of top advertisers including Sony, Netflix, Ford, Verizon, HP, EA, Microsoft, Citrix and Reebok. Advertisers enjoy a unique bond with the audience via customized message integration and host mentions that deliver phenomenal results in a clutter-free environment that is perfect for everything from direct response to branding.


Revision3 Adds Film State, New Weekly Show, To Network Line-Up

March 8th, 2011 at 11:00 by Michele Husak in Announcements, Press Releases

What’s New in Movies, From Film Riot’s Ryan Connolly

Revision3, the leading Internet Television network, today announced the addition of a new and original show, Film State, to its network of more than 20 programs. The show, hosted and created by Film Riot’s Ryan Connolly, offers a fun and laid-back, yet fast paced look, at the latest movie trailers, rumors and news.

Film State is the movie news show for the Internet generation. Honest, smart, irreverent, concise, and authentic (did we mention Ryan is an actual filmmaker?), the show cuts through all the movie clutter to bring viewers the only news and entertainment tidbits they really need to care about.

“Film State is something that I have been wanting to do for a while now”, said Ryan Connolly. “When I was younger I used to love watching a show called ‘Coming Soon’. Since that show went off air there hasn’t really been anything up to par. Hopefully Film State will bring that, plus our sense of humor, to the fellow movie lovers out there.”

Each Tuesday, Ryan will geek out on everything from entertainment and box office news, to the most talked about trailers, and what’s new in theaters and on DVD. Ryan is on a personal mission to make sure no one wastes another hard earned dollar on a bad movie again.

“We are incredibly excited to continue our relationship with Ryan Connolly,” said Ryan Vance, vice president of programming and production, Revision3.  “Ryan’s success with Film Riot has proven that he is an extremely knowledgeable and entertaining source of movie information and insight. We look forward to watching Film State evolve and grow as part of Revision3.”

FILM STATE airs each Tuesday and will run approximately 10-12 minutes in length. More information can be found at www.revision3.com/filmstate

About Revision3:

Revision3 is the television network for the Internet generation, creating and producing original episodic community-driven programs. The viewing audience is made up of hyper-connected, passionate, committed fans who want to watch shows about technology, modern culture, video games, entertainment, music and comedy that entertain and educate.

The company was founded in 2005 by technology visionaries Kevin Rose, Jay Adelson and David Prager because they couldn’t find anything they wanted to watch on traditional television. The company is now led by Internet TV pioneer Jim Louderback. Revision3’s programs can be found everywhere from Revision3.com to a wide range of platforms, including tablets, smart phones, GoogleTV, Roku, PS3, WMC, Boxee, YouTube and wherever fine video is served.

Revision3 has attracted a wide-range of top advertisers including Sony, Netflix, Ford, Verizon, HP, EA, Microsoft, Citrix and Reebok. Advertisers enjoy a unique bond with the audience via customized message integration and host mentions that deliver phenomenal results in a clutter-free environment that is perfect for everything from direct response to branding.

About Ryan Connolly:

After graduating from Full Sail University’s film program, Ryan went straight to work refining his craft. Over the past seven years he has written/directed several short films, commercials and live show videos; including work with DELL, Ford, HP, AMD, EA and Alienware. Ryan is also the Founder and President of Triune Films which produces Film Riot and Film State. They are currently in production on several other short films, music videos; and are in the process of developing their first feature length film.

On a personal note, he is an avid singer in the shower, hates long walks on the beach and decided to marry his wife purely off the fact that she is more addicted to ‘Call of Duty’ than he is!


Great Fun At Revision3 Atlanta Tweetup!

March 4th, 2011 at 04:06 by Jim Louderback in Announcements, Website

Thanks to everyone who came out to our super-epic tweetup in Atlanta Wednesday night. And an extra special thanks to everyone who actually stuck around until I arrived. Due to a fail on Delta’s part, I was stuck in Raleigh, NC for hours – and didn’t make it to Nook until almost 9:30!

It was great to see some of our fans there, and great to talk about new and old Revision3 shows. I’m really happy for all the feedback – both positive and negative – that we got. And I always like buying folks drinks, so that was definitely fun as well.

We’ll be doing a lot more of these this year, so stay tuned!

Jim

Tweetup At Nook in Atlanta

Tweetup At Nook in Atlanta


SXSW in Austin – Live Diggnation at Stubb's on March 12th

March 1st, 2011 at 04:39 by Rob Saurini in Live Events, Shows, Viewer Polls

Diggnation AustinSXSW is rapidly approaching and we’re super psyched to be hosting our 3rd annual Live Diggnation at Stubb’s in Austin.

As always, we’ve got a jam packed night planned for you. In addition to our headliners, Kevin and Alex, we’ll also have Revision3′s Brian Brushwood hosting a live episode of Scam School, a performance by Indie rock duo Bad Veins and the amazing Audio and Video DJ stylings of Mike Relm.

If you’re in Austin, TX, come on by! All ages are welcome and you don’t need a SXSW badge to attend! And best of all, it’s FREE!

We advise you to get there early if you want to make sure you get in and get a good spot for the show.

Here are the details:

WHEN: Saturday, March 12th, 7pm to Midnight

WHERE: Stubb’s – 801 Red River, Austin, TX

RSVP – Let us know you’re coming. Hope to see you there!

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