The FIR podcast and a foundational decade

FIR episode 1: January 3, 2005

Today is a special day for my podcasting partner, Shel Holtz, and I as we mark a milestone - January 3, 2005 to January 3, 2015 - that is ten years to the day since we started For Immediate Release: The Hobson and Holtz Report, a business podcast … [Continue reading]

The shape of movies to come


So The Interview got its public showing on Christmas Day in the United States in spite of hacks on Sony Pictures' computer systems, angry denials by the North Koreans that they were behind the hacks, and intervention by the US President. The … [Continue reading]

Goodwill 2014


Greater love and understanding for other people - these aren't bad sentiments this Christmas 2014 when you consider some of the recent events that have caused such grief and anguish around the world. "Peace and goodwill to all men," is a verse in … [Continue reading]