I'm Jake McKee

People call me The Community Guy

Book Tour: Cognitive Surplus

Book Tour: Cognitive Surplus

Posted on 26 Jul 2010 in Books, Movies, TV | 1 comment

A few weeks back, the folks at the TLC book tours, asked me if I was interested in participating in the book tour to support the launch of Clay Shirky’s latest book, Cognitive Surplus. Despite the fact that my calendar looks like someone took a shotgun approach to booking time, and despite the fact that […]

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The Illusionist

Posted on 02 Sep 2006 in Books, Movies, TV | 2 comments

Fantastic. I’m not sure what more I can say to describe The Illusionist. Fantastic acting, writing, directing. But the most fantastic was the visual style this story was filmed in. Incredible style that places the viewer firmly in the time period. It’s been a while, even with other good movies, that I’ve wanted to run […]

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Upcoming Movies

Posted on 01 Sep 2006 in Books, Movies, TV | 2 comments

I loves me some movie trailers. It’s quite an art, really. Cutting a trailer from minimal footage, trying to entice, but not give away. Here’s some of the movies coming up that I’m looking forward to. Children of Men The Queen American Hardcore Flyboys The Illusionist Lover Boy (The cast of Singles seems to have […]

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Y: The Last Man

Posted on 30 Aug 2006 in Books, Movies, TV | 6 comments

USA Today blogger Whitney Matheson writes about one of the best books (graphic or otherwise) that I’ve read in a while. I’m not sure why I’ve been putting off writing about Y: The Last Man. Since March, this series of books has been my No. 1 obsession. The premise is simple and provocative: What if […]

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New book: Word of Mouth Marketing

Posted on 24 Aug 2006 in Books, Movies, TV, Business Strategy | 4 comments

My friend Andy Sernovitz, head of the Word of Mouth Marketing Association, has a new book coming out soon: Word of Mouth Marketing: How Smart Companies Get People Talking. Andy has been kind enough to provide me with a PDF version of the final book content, and I’ll be taking a look this weekend and […]

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