Tag Archives: subscription services

  • Netflix Title Request Feature Revealed

    Netflix Title Request Feature Revealed

    We live in something of a golden age of media availability, but there’s still no avoiding the feeling of really wanting to see a movie or TV show and not being able to find it anywhere online. Your local library might prove a valuable resource on these occasions, but now you have yet another option, […]

  • Charcoal Book Club: A New Coffee Table Book Every Month

    Charcoal Book Club: A New Coffee Table Book Every Month

    Book clubs, for various reasons, tend to be focused on content rather than collectibility. But we live in an age when there’s a subscription service for just about everything — like the Charcoal Book Club, which gives subscribers the opportunity to receive a new handsomely mounted coffee table photography book every month. The Charcoal Book Club’s […]

  • Katz’s Subscription Service from America’s Favorite Deli

    Katz’s Subscription Service from America’s Favorite Deli

    Katz’s Deli in New York is probably the most revered delicatessen in the world, but like everything cool about New York City you can find some version of it almost anywhere these days. I’m talking about Katz’s Subscription Service, which gives Fat Katz all over the country access to monthly shipments of that special good stuff. […]

  • Surf Air: A Subscription Service for Air Travel

    Surf Air: A Subscription Service for Air Travel

    It appears that the subscription model is going to be available for just about anything in the near future. A new membership-based service lets you pay by the month to travel as much as you want by chartered plane, believe it or not. It’s called Surf Air.  Surf Air offers two options: Escapes, for weekend trips, […]

  • Best Cartoon Bracket from Boomerang

    Best Cartoon Bracket from Boomerang

    Who is the greatest cartoon character of all time? If that’s too heady a question, try this one instead: Who is the greatest cartoon character of all time currently represented in the lineup of cartoon streaming service Boomerang? That’s closer to the question being answered by consensus at Boomerang’s new Best Cartoon Bracket.  The Boomerang Best […]

  • TCM Select: Library of Classic Films Added to FilmStruck

    TCM Select: Library of Classic Films Added to FilmStruck

    Most of the civilized world seems content nowadays to restrict themselves to the movies and TV shows available on Netflix and, possibly, Hulu. But for the more discerning cinephile, FilmStruck came out in 2016, and now there’s even more reason for the Gregg Turkingtons of the world to consider getting a subscription: TCM Select.  TCM Select […]

  • ESPN Plus: Upcoming New Streaming Service Announced

    ESPN Plus: Upcoming New Streaming Service Announced

    In the spring of next year, sports fans will have yet another way to enjoy ESPN, with the launch of a new proprietary streaming service under the ESPN brand umbrella. It will be called ESPN Plus, and according to Disney CEO Bob Iger users of the service will be able to “stream our channels on […]

  • The Nick Box: A Crate of Nickelodeon Stuff Delivered to Your Door (Video)

    The Nick Box: A Crate of Nickelodeon Stuff Delivered to Your Door (Video)

    The trends of rabid 90s nostalgia and subscription-based box services have finally intersected with The Nick Box, a new such service that gives you a box full of classic Nickelodeon goodies four times a year. What kind of goodies? Here’s a rundown of what was included in the Summer 2017 box:   TMNT Popsicle Vinyl: Gone are […]

  • Qwest TV: A New Video Streaming Service for Jazz by Quincy Jones

    Qwest TV: A New Video Streaming Service for Jazz by Quincy Jones

    Producer and composer Quincy Jones has evidently wanted to start a TV channel dedicated to jazz and various other related forms of music for a while now. But he only recently got just such a project funded through Kickstarter: It’s called Qwest TV, and it’s now “coming to a screen near you” sometime in the […]

  • Cups Coffee: Coffee Pods Perfected

    Cups Coffee: Coffee Pods Perfected

    Keurig and other comparable single-serving coffee pod brands are mighty convenient, but they carry a host of inevitable downsides that go along with that convenience. From a coffee lover’s (and not an environmentalist’s) point of view, one of the biggest of those downsides is the fact that the coffee inside the K-Cups isn’t fresh – […]