Recent Posts

  • MMN ep:024 A Face in the Crowd

    This is a first, but I'm sure not a last. New Media talking about Old Media well at least on this show. Today we're talking about a film "A Face In The Crowd" Director: Elia Kazan 1957

  • Smartphone Wars

    Google's Android cell phones are quickly closing the gap on Apple's iPhone, according to new research from eMarketer.

  • MMN ep:023 The Edge of Fringe in Chicago

    Mikayla Brown and Vinnie Lacey of Fringe Chicago talked with me about their upcoming event slated for the beginning of September. If you're a performer get your application in there now! The deadline for submissions is February 15th 2010. If you like watching raw creativity well you better pencil in some time between Sept 1st - 5th.

  • MMN ep:022 Master of Funny

    It's been a year since we last talked to Joe Avella. If you remember he's one of the first people we talked to when we kicked off Midwest Media Now! He was making great stuff then but now he's working on something even bigger, a feature length film. Yeah a feature!

  • Five Trends and Five Companies

    Now that the new decade has started, what new media trends should you be looking out for? In this first New Media Minute of the year, Daisy Whitney shares five trends and five companies that exemplify them.


    If you're a filmmaker and you need a crowd scene come shoot at one of our events If you're a photographer and you have an idea for your next project that involves a crowd Why not use us as your subjects?

  • MMN ep:020 Let's Create!

    What's "Let's Create"? It's different things too different people, for Midwest Media Now it's a chance to meet other content creators, new media movers and shakers, just a bunch of fun people that believe in the power of social media. We networked, showcased peoples works and made a couple shows like the one you are getting ready to listen right now.

  • New Media and The Midwest

    How is Chicago and the Midwest working towards these goals that Leo Leporte is taking about in his speech to Online News Association. Here are the three main points you should watch out for as a content creator. Here's your chance to share and let us know what you are doing or things you know are happening. Don't you think other people want to know this stuff too?

  • MMN ep:019 Ep Pierce EpicDeer

    Listen to this episode to find out the secret clues about Epicdeer, Ed Pierce's brainchild and see if you can solve the puzzle before the end of the show! Turns out we only figured out one of the secrets... If you can figure out the others. SOMEBODY TELL US, PLEASE!

  • Let's Create New Media in Chicago!

    Let's see how much you know about Chicago! Local New Media Showcase - A showcase of locally produced new media web series, podcasts, and more. We want new media folks to meet new audiences and create new opportunities for themselves and others. new media content creators