Posts Tagged ‘Jay Smooth’

Best of Foshowley: Facebook

Foshowley on Facebook

Foshowley on Facebook

Are people warming up to the new Facebook? I kind of took a break after it switched over. It just seems disorganized to me. It probably doesn’t help that I changed my language settings to English (Pirate) but anyway, I’ll power through. Here goes.

Facebook Posted Items for October 1, 2008

  1. Jay Smooth addresses Panic 2008 in “Economics and Annoying Smart Guys” (YouTube)
  2. Stuff White People Like is Still Funny (because it’s true)
  3. Whatever Martha made me feel better about unresolved issues with my mom and Martha Stewart (YouTube)
  4. The Polar Bear Dance Was Bookmarked on Islamify.org, renewing hope for peace in the Middle East
  5. A funny Sweded version of Lord of the Rings (YouTube)

Leave your pick in the comments section for this post.



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Here’s the most popular Ill Doctrine episode on YouTube. Enjoy:

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Videoblogging is different than putting videos on your blog. But you can put your videoblog on YouTube and embed YouTube videos in your blog. Confused yet?

Okay I’ll start with videoblogs: when bloggers record and produce their entries instead of writing them online. The cool thing about these is that there’s software out there that allows you to post video comments back to them. Most people still use written comments since it’s just not easy enough to make a video and send it (yet).

With everything on a blog, including content, being driven by comments I think that video commenting will become more popular eventually.

One of my favorite videoblogs is Ill Doctrine. DJ Jay Smooth is honest, thoughtful and endearing. That, balanced with the hard hitting hip-hop subjects he tackles on the blog, make it entertaining to watch. He makes you think while you enjoy the show. That makes you want to comment.

But my favorite episode, by far, is Vlogging is Stupid. I think that any blogger would tell you: “So true.” Jay Smooth explains the inner turmoil bloggers go through if you readers out there don’t comment. Here’s his ask:


Watch more Jay Smooth on Ill Doctrine
Send JSmooth an idea: jsmooth @ illdoctrine . com
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