The iPhone keynote we’ll never see.

Many of you will be spending the afternoon pouring through news of the new operating system for Apple’s locked-down iPhone. Clearly I’m no fan — of Apple products in general these days, if truth be told.

So how to not get drowned by the impending tsunami of iPhone-related news? Perhaps we could take a peek into an alternate universe for a minute or two and see a keynote that would actually be worthy of the attention that Apple so often gets…

Pioneer One = Television Industry 2.0

If Hollywood isn’t afraid of Josh Bernhard and Bracey Smith, they may soon be. They are the first film/television-makers I’ve heard of to crowdsource the funding for their latest project, Pioneer One — not just a TV pilot but an entire series, and not to get the attention of a traditional big media distributor but to bypass big media entirely.

And they need your help…

Sober second opinions on iPad hysteria.

The release of yet another crippled Internet appliance by Apple, Inc. wouldn’t ordinarily be worthy of mention on these hallowed pages — but there’s been such a deluge of hipsteria about it over the weekend that I wanted to make sure that you caught the important stuff.

So let’s get to it!