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Artist Profile of Jacob Meders, Heard Museum: Art as a Business

Jacob Meders, Heard Museum, Arist Profile
by in Education

Artist Profile: Jacob Meders AZNow.Biz took a trip to the Heard Museum in central Phoenix, where we met up with local artist and printmaker, Jacob Meders. Meders spoke with us about his unique art on display in the Something Old, Something New, Nothing Borrowed Exhibit and in the Berlin Gallery, as well as choosing art… Read More →

Phoenix Dust Storm 2011: Footage With Most YouTube Hits

Phoenix Dust Storm 2011 Video Footage
by in Lists

Plenty of long-time Phoenix residents say they’ve never seen anything like it before, and some are calling it the Dust Storm of 2011 — or “haboob.” The incredible dust cloud swallowed the metropolitan area on Tuesday night; it was reported to be around 50 miles wide in some areas and between 8,000 to 10,000 feet… Read More →

Video of the Week: Language by Taylor Mali

Video of the Week: Language, Taylor Mali
by in Blogs

He calls Gen Y “the most aggressively inarticulate generation.” And, you know, it’s, like, true. Find out what Taylor Mali truly thinks about how we talk and communicate with one another — challenging us to speak with authority, with conviction — in this poem-turned-animated-typography. [stextbox id=”grey”]Do you agree with Taylor? Start the conversation down below >>[/stextbox]

Video of the Week: Samsung Galaxy Commercial

Video of the Week, Samsung Galaxy smartphone
by in Marketing | Tech

Marketing is essential to sell a product. But not only does the right marketing make a profit, it can make an advertisement trend and go viral. Check out this video for the Samsung Galaxy SII smartphone. The marketers were able to cleverly incorporate “finger-tutting,” which was popular three years ago, and revive its popularity. Although… Read More →

15th Annual Webby Awards Honoring Excellence On The Internet

Photo: Webby Awards
by in Blogs | Tech

The Webby Awards honor websites, interactive advertising, online film and video, and mobile apps — and this year, the winners were announced early May and the Webby Special Achievement Awards were held on June 13. Presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, the Webby Awards was established in 1996. Academy members range… Read More →

Balancing Brainwaves with Brain State Technologies [VIDEO]

Brain State Technologies, Scottsdale, Ariz.

AZNow.Biz recently took a trip to Brain State Technologies in Scottsdale, Ariz. where thousands have balanced and harmonized their brainwaves using state-of-the-art technology. It’s called Brainwave Optimization with Real-Time Balancing, and it pinpoints the brain to become more clear minded, improve performance and increase one’s health and wellness. Thousands have tried it and have successfully… Read More →

Independent Movies: Top 5 Summer Movies

Top 5 Independent Movies This Summer, Photo: Rasdourian, Flickr
by in Lists

Independent Movies: We’re all ready to see Harry Potter and X Men First Class this summer; some of us even already have our tickets to the midnight showings. But what about those other underground movies that go overlooked because they aren’t heavily promoted, fanboy blockbusters? What about independent films? An independent movie is characterized as… Read More →

Top 5 Movie Parodies on YouTube

Movie Paradies on YouTube
by in Lists | Video

We love movies; we love mockery; so movie parodies seem to be the perfect gift from the YouTube gods. Imitation is said to be the sincerest form of flattery, but this form of imitation does anything but flatter. There are so many different techniques for a movie parody, whether the creator combined two completely contrasting… Read More →

Video Of The Week: “Words”

Video of the Week: "Words"
by in Blogs

Our video for the week is “Words” — a captivating, fantastic film by Will Hoffman and Daniel Mercadante, which accompanies Radiolab‘s Words episode. This video is more than just a montage of images. These clips, seamlessly strung together in a stunning way, show the versatility of common words and their usage. Your challenge? Figure out… Read More →

Video Of The Week: “Mother’s Day”

AZNow.Biz Video of the Week: Mother's Day
by in Blogs

With so many videos on the web, it’s time consuming to sift through them all. This is why AZNow.Biz is beginning its “Video of the Week” series where we’ll post a must-see video every Sunday. These videos may be recent, and they may be years old — either way, they’ve made an impact on YouTube… Read More →

Street Talk: Where Do YOU Get Your News? [VIDEO]

Street Talk Logo, AZNow.Biz video series
by in Business News | Tech

For this installment of Street Talk, Emily Horne and I visited the Arizona State University Downtown Phoenix campus to ask students where they get their news as well as their opinion on credibility, timeliness, etc. Interested in knowing others’ opinions about a specific topic? What do YOU feel we should cover in our next installment… Read More →

Top 5 NBA Buzzer Beaters Of The Season

Top 5 Buzzer Beaters NBA Season
by in Blogs | Sports

5. Derek Fisher A professional by all definitions of the term, Derek Fisher has seen, heard and experienced everything that defines the NBA.  Born in Little Rock, Arkansas, Fisher was selected 24th in the 1996 draft — just behind legend and partner in crime Kobe Bryant.  Five Championships and nearly 200 playoff appearances later, he… Read More →

Linda Hunt, CEO, St. Joseph’s Hospital And Medical Center

CEO Linda Hunt - AZ Business Magazine Mar/Apr 2011

CEO Series: Linda Hunt Title: President Company: CHW Arizona/St. Joseph’s Hospital & Medical Center How is St. Joseph’s preparing itself to meet the changes being brought on by national health care reform and the state’s budget crisis? We’ve been on the ground from the very beginning. Catholic Healthcare West, our parent company, has really been… Read More →

Top Five Superbowl Commercials of 2011

by in Blogs | Events | Lists | Sports

1. Volkswagen:  “Use the FORCE, young car owner” A wildly popular commercial, Volkswagen’s Darth Vader was a huge success.  It was funny, well made and had iconic references to Star Wars — what more could you ask for? 2. Eminem & Chrysler:  “Detroit’s two biggest names” It starts with an intro of “Lose Yourself” from… Read More →