Internet Streaming Providers: Cable Cutters And Binge Watching

House of Cards, Orange Is The New Black, Arrested Development, Game of Thrones, The Wire, The Sopranos, True Detective and many more.  What do these shows have in common? These are just a few of the original series that are produced by internet streaming media providers (Netflix and HBO Go in this case).  In their […]

Are Creatives Really Just Cogs In A Machine?: Creatives vs. 9-5’ers

Last week I wrote a very negative post, looking at what it takes to break into the creative industry and maintain a stable living while remaining true to ones art form.  I referenced an article last week which I believed bashed the practicality of succeeding in the creative industry, and to an extent Mark Deuze’s […]

A Creative’s Struggle For Financial Security and Self Value: Breaking Into The Creative Industry

It’s not a secret that nothing is guaranteed in the creative field.  The industry is filled with sharks ready to cut you off at any minute for someone more “qualified” or someone with a more diverse skill set.  Davies and Sigthorsson’s article Introducing the Creative Industries: From Theory to Practice puts into perspective how important […]