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 +*[http://blogs.wbur.org/arts/?p=356 "Net Neutrality and the Arts"] by Adrienne LaFrance, ''NPR Boston'', June 26th, 2006.
 +: "Consider the story of Hosea Frank, a 'little guy' who has become a big player online thanks to the internet (my prediction: it’s only a matter of time before he’s a household name in entertainment across the board)."
-* A recent (post-Fabuloso Friday I) interview from NYT can be seen [http://video.on.nytimes.com/index.jsp?auto_band=x&rf=sv&fr_story=c6bc3a3add5740b12bc8f490af760e3480993468 here]. +*[http://www.ft.com/cms/s/85da41c6-fc50-11da-9599-0000779e2340,dwp_uuid=4dce8136-4a24-11da-b8b1-0000779e2340,print=yes.html "The world is my sandwich"] by Chris Nuttall, ''Financial Times'', June 21, 2006.
-* Some more media exposure (from Google) [http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-8967663993805314742 here].+: "Have you seen the recipe for an earth sandwich?"
-* A non-video interview from 2002 is [http://www.goodexperience.com/blog/archives/000191.php here]. (Old but has some good Ze philosophy in it.) +
-* More non-video from 2006 is [http://blog.industrialbrand.com/archives/2006/03/ze_frank_interview_life_like_a_potato.html here]. +
-* Audio-only recording of two geeky performances is [http://www.itconversations.com/shows/detail764.html here] and [http://www.itconversations.com/shows/detail240.html here]. (looses a bit due to lack of video). IT Conversations videos can be seen here:[http://www.leighbureau.com/speaker_documents.asp?view=video&id=333 Leigh Bureau]+
-* The Earth Sandwich Project was featured on NPR on June 17, 2006 [http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=5492174 here].+
-* More media [http://www.zefrank.com/smallpress/index.html here].+
 +*[http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=5492174 here "Dig a Hole to China? Try a Sandwich Instead"] by Robert Krulwich, ''National Public Radio'', June 17, 2006.
 +: "To inspire his audience, Ze composed a ballad, 'If the Earth were a sandwich...' It's hummable. Beautiful even. So for the last few weeks, all over the world people have been rushing about, emailing, texting and trekking in an effort to arrange a simultaneous sandwich moment. This past week, apparently, it happened."
-6/15/2006 - New York Times Video: "Online Collaborative Comedy" interviewed by Warren St. John+*[http://select.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=F50C17FD3A550C7B8DDDAF0894DE404482 "And You're So Funny? Write My Script"] by Warren St John, ''New York Times'', June 16, 2006.
-http://video.on.nytimes.com/ifr_main.jsp?nsid=b-7e6b368b:10c16fae881:67c7&rf=sv&fr_story=c6bc3a3add5740b12bc8f490af760e3480993468&st=1151443968375&mp=WMP&cpf=true&fr=061706_054238_41f98fb5x10be3cd26d0xw77b&rdm=277650.33142128633+: "Ze Frank thought that farming out his script would provide some answers. Which explains why at 11 a.m. on June 9 he was sitting before a video camera with freshly dyed red hair, wearing a fake mustache, puffing a fake pipe and stroking a stuffed cat, sitting in an armchair next to a globe, a rubber duck, two pieces of white bread and a framed portrait of Clarence Thomas, the Supreme Court justice — an absurd array of props mandated by the script."
-[http://video.on.nytimes.com/ifr_main.jsp?nsid=b-7e6b368b:10c16fae881:67c7&rf=sv&fr_story=c6bc3a3add5740b12bc8f490af760e3480993468&st=1151443968375&mp=WMP&cpf=true&fr=061706_054238_41f98fb5x10be3cd26d0xw77b&rdm=277650.33142128633]+
 +*[http://video.on.nytimes.com/ifr_main.jsp?nsid=b-7e6b368b:10c16fae881:67c7&rf=sv&fr_story=c6bc3a3add5740b12bc8f490af760e3480993468&st=1151443968375&mp=WMP&cpf=true&fr=061706_054238_41f98fb5x10be3cd26d0xw77b&rdm=277650.33142128633 "Online Collaborative Comedy"] video interview by Warren St John, ''New York Times'', June 15, 2006.
-----+*[http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-8967663993805314742 Google Current: ZeFrank] by Kinga Philipps, ''Google Current'', June 5, 2006.
 +*[http://www.villagevoice.com/screens/0619,dibbell,73150,28.html "Stalkerish love taps add soap-operatic spice to the vlog scene"] by Julian Dibbell, May 9, 2006.
 +: "'Fantasizing aside?' says vlogger genius Ze Frank in a recent installment of his daily three-minute webcast The Show, answering a viewer's question as to what exactly motivates this frenetic exercise in freestyle news commentary, political snarl, and raggedly personal hilarity. 'A side of what? Bacon?'"
-6/26/2006 - wbur.org: "Net Neutrality and the Arts" Author: Adrienne LaFrance+*[http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-4136629839085178347 "Valentine's Day"] by Kinga Philipps, ''Google Current'', February 14, 2006.
-http://blogs.wbur.org/arts/?p=356+
-[http://blogs.wbur.org/arts/?p=356]+
-Excerpt:+* A non-video interview from 2002 is [http://www.goodexperience.com/blog/archives/000191.php here]. (Old but has some good Ze philosophy in it.)
-"Consider the story of Hosea Frank, a “little guy” who has become a big player online thanks to the internet (my prediction: it’s only a matter of time before he’s a household name in entertainment across the board).+* More non-video from 2006 is [http://blog.industrialbrand.com/archives/2006/03/ze_frank_interview_life_like_a_potato.html here].
- +* Audio-only recording of two geeky performances is [http://www.itconversations.com/shows/detail764.html here] and [http://www.itconversations.com/shows/detail240.html here]. (looses a bit due to lack of video). IT Conversations videos can be seen here:[http://www.leighbureau.com/speaker_documents.asp?view=video&id=333 Leigh Bureau]
-It all began for Zefrank, as he’s known, with an e-vite he created for his 29th birthday party. He sent an e-mail containing video clips of himself performing a series of goofy dances to a couple of friends. In three days, the e-mail had been forwarded around the world to over a million people. +* More media [http://www.zefrank.com/smallpress/index.html here].
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-Since then, Frank has developed an award-winning website that includes interactive drawing programs, humor and more. In March, he launched an online daily show, in which he tackles news issues, plenty of toilet humor, and assigns goofy-brilliant projects (like creating an Earth Sandwich) to his devoted viewers, dubbed “sports racers.+

Revision as of 02:25, 28 June 2006

"Consider the story of Hosea Frank, a 'little guy' who has become a big player online thanks to the internet (my prediction: it’s only a matter of time before he’s a household name in entertainment across the board)."
"Have you seen the recipe for an earth sandwich?"
"To inspire his audience, Ze composed a ballad, 'If the Earth were a sandwich...' It's hummable. Beautiful even. So for the last few weeks, all over the world people have been rushing about, emailing, texting and trekking in an effort to arrange a simultaneous sandwich moment. This past week, apparently, it happened."
"Ze Frank thought that farming out his script would provide some answers. Which explains why at 11 a.m. on June 9 he was sitting before a video camera with freshly dyed red hair, wearing a fake mustache, puffing a fake pipe and stroking a stuffed cat, sitting in an armchair next to a globe, a rubber duck, two pieces of white bread and a framed portrait of Clarence Thomas, the Supreme Court justice — an absurd array of props mandated by the script."
"'Fantasizing aside?' says vlogger genius Ze Frank in a recent installment of his daily three-minute webcast The Show, answering a viewer's question as to what exactly motivates this frenetic exercise in freestyle news commentary, political snarl, and raggedly personal hilarity. 'A side of what? Bacon?'"
  • A non-video interview from 2002 is here. (Old but has some good Ze philosophy in it.)
  • More non-video from 2006 is here.
  • Audio-only recording of two geeky performances is here and here. (looses a bit due to lack of video). IT Conversations videos can be seen here:Leigh Bureau
  • More media here.
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