Posts Tagged ‘ Rocketboom ’

Bogus Buzz! Joanne Colan Reportedly Leaving Rocketboom

May 28th, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Video, Video Podcasts, Vlogs

Rocketboom host Joanne Colan is leaving the show, according to a report in Valleywag: According to a source at the Creative Artists Agency, host Joanne Colan is leaving Rocketboom, one of the Internet’s first prominent news videoblogs. During her tenure, Colan never managed to transform the show (directed by creator Andrew Baron) from a quirky […]

NYT On Amanda Congdon’s Reboot

May 19th, 2008 | By | Category: General, Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video, Video Podcasts, Vlogs

Former Rocketboom host Amanda Congdon gets profiled in the New York Times, and somehow the NYT doesn’t even cough up a link to her new video blog, Sometimes Daily. “It’s weird,” says Congdon. The Times article also seems fairly dismissive of everything that Congdon has done: Ms. Congdon, 26, became the closest thing to an […]

Amanda Congdon’s New Gig: SometimesDaily

May 2nd, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Video Podcasts

Former Rocketboomer and ABC onliner Amanda Congdon‘ has a new gig – SometimesDaily: The teaser proves Congdon’s still got a pair of fans – but will more tune in after her long  absence from podcasting? And is Jason Calacanis still ready to fight for her like a rabid dog? We’ll see when SometimesDaily kicks off […]

Rocketboom Founder Andrew Michael Baron Wants You To Buy His Twitter Account

Apr 13th, 2008 | By | Category: General

Rocketboom founder Andrew Michael Baron has announced that he’s auctioning off his Twitter account: Baron is effectively wanting to monetize the attention that his Twitter account receives. Per the eBay auction: The winner of this auction gets my account with all of my followers. The account is in my name now, but the winner of […]

Amanda Congdon: Where is She Now?

Jul 27th, 2006 | By | Category: Video Podcasts, Vlogs

Wondering what host Amanda Congdon is doing, now that the Rocketboom controversy has died down? A new vlog post at AmandaUnboomed documents Congdon’s attempts to become gainfully employed, post-Rocketboom: Watch for the not-so-subtle jab at Rocketboom partner Andrew Baron.

Rocketboom With Joanne Colan

Jul 12th, 2006 | By | Category: Video Podcasts, Vlogs

Rocketboom is back, with interim host Joanne Colan. In the initial Rocketboom 2.0 episode, Colan takes the rotten tomatoes of angry Rocketboom fans with a smile and handles the host chores with style and wit. Rocketboom creator Andrew Baron, on the other hand, appears to be in a catatonic state….. Rocketboom has recently been the […]

The Rocketboom Saga: Condensed

Jul 7th, 2006 | By | Category: Video Podcasts, Vlogs

The public split of Rocketboom co-producers Andrew Baron and Amanda Congdon is too convoluted to make much sense of and it’s starting to get ugly. Here’s a condensed version of the events that have been made public: Amanda Congdon announces she’s been UnBoomed, saying that Baron no longer wanted to be her partner. Baron said […]

New Rocketboom Anchor #1: Blonde, Buxom and “Big Boned”

Jul 7th, 2006 | By | Category: Strange, Video Podcasts, Vlogs

While many in the blogosphere have expressed sadness over the fact that Amanda Congdon will no longer be the host of Rocketboom…..that was yesterday. Today, everybody’s speculating about who will take her place. It looks like at least one blonde, buxom and “big boned” host is ready to step into Congdon’s shoes. According to the […]

New Rocketboom Anchor #2: The Hottest Woman on the Planet

Jul 7th, 2006 | By | Category: Video Podcasts, Vlogs

Unsubstantiated rumor alert: If Rocketboom creator Andrew Baron doesn’t decide to go for the blonde & big-boned type to be the next host, he may be settling for Joanne Colan, aka The Hottest Woman on the Planet.”Rocketboom executive producer Andrew Baron has tapped former MTV Europe VJ Joanna Colan to take the anchor chair vacated […]

Amanda Congdon Leaves Rocketboom

Jul 5th, 2006 | By | Category: Video Podcasts, Vlogs

Amanda Congdon today announced that she is leaving Rocketboom, the wildly popular videoblog, because ‚Äúapparently my partner, Andrew Baron, is no longer interested in being my partner.‚Äù‚ÄúI have just learned of this myself from watching Amanda‚Äôs video,‚Äù said co-creator Andrews Baron when he heard the news. ‚ÄúI guess it is in fact over.‚Äù Rocketboom, R.I.P.?Though […]