Year in Review: Vira...

It’s hard to believe it’s been ten years since the very first viral video sensation took the Internet by storm. In December of 2004, Gary Brolsma posted a video of himself lip-synching and dancing to a Romanian pop song “Dragostea Din Tei” just for fun (aka “Numa Numa”), and the trend of...

Year in Review: Top ...

2014 may not have been a banner year for the film industry, as Hollywood had its worst box-office summer slump in eight years, with sales down almost 20% from last summer. However, 2014 seems to have been the year of the franchise, as a majority of the top movies were sequels to some...

Year in Review: Top ...

Based on a combination of streams, downloads, radio airplays and overall popularity, the year-end Billboard Top 100 list is not usually full of surprises. However, the 2014 list has a lot of newcomers–new artists and artists new to having a place in the Top 10. Before we get ready to...

Year in Review: Top ...

As brands are becoming increasingly clever in their digital strategy, it’s becoming harder to tell between the content created strictly for entertainment’s sake and the content that’s been cleverly developed to sell a product. The digital continues to blur the lines between sales,...

Year in Review: Funn...

It’s that time of year again! As we wrap 2014 and get ready to say hello to 2015, it seems as if the Internet is filled with nothing but top ten lists to highlight everything from the most streamed songs to the best cat pictures. We decided to join the rest of the Internet in reflecting on...

Throwback Thursday: ...

At sundown on December 16, Jews all over the world lit the first candle on their menorahs and began this year’s Hanukkah celebration. The holiday, sometimes referred to the Festival of Lights, commemorates the rededication of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem after the Maccabean revolt...

Two for Tuesday: The...

Happy #GivingTuesday! Developed in 2012 by the 92nd Street Y and the United Nations foundation, Giving Tuesday is a global day (the first Tuesday in December) dedicated to giving back in the midst of the heavily commercialized holiday season. However, another December day is rapidly gaining...