Tag Archives: EG

David Pogue

We’ve got the video now! Here’s our original post: I’ve been reading his work for years so I’m thrilled to be listening to David Pogue, technology columnist and blogger for the New York Times. Tagged in the Gizmos & Gadgets session I wonder what he’s going to focus his presentation on. Well, we all get […]

Bello Nock. Everybody Bellobrate!

Comic daredevil┬áBello Nock, star of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey, was labeled by Time Magazine as “America’s Best Clown.” Today we have the pleasure of having him on EG’s stage. I have spent 35 years learning about life. I have hung by my toes in 30 degree weathers on a helicopter. I play 12 […]

Marc Pachter: Museum Guy

During an esteemed 33 year career Marc Pachter held various high-level positions at the Smithsonian Institute, most recently as Director of the National Portrait Gallery. On his exit, Marc did a collaboration ode to the Portrait Gallery with Stephen Colbert. See the video here. ~ ~ ~ The National Portrait Gallery is the place dedicated […]

Mike Rowe

We kick of the Work & Family evening session with the host of Dirty Jobs on the Discovery Channel. The castration process of lambs. The Dirty Jobs crew & I were called into a little town in the Rockies. The job in question was sheep rancher. On the show I’m an apprentice and work with […]

Dr. Ken Kamler: Surgeon Explorer

I thought I would take you on a climb up Mt. Everest. And show you what it was like when Everest had the worst disaster in history, a two day storm that raged on and on. I was the only doctor on the mountain. Mt. Everest is 29,035 feet high – the cruising altitude of […]

Day 2 at EG begins!

We kick off another day at The Entertainment Gathering Conference here in Monterey. A day filled with conversation, inspiration, knowledge-sharing and creative showcasing. Today’s sessions include: Going to Extremes :: Better Pictures :: Invention & Illusion :: Work & Family Stay tuned here for speaker presentations.

Frans Lanting: Photographer

A year ago at EG we shared images on the history of life on earth: from the big bang to the present. What are you going to do after that? Outer space? We decided to do something more organic and specific. We focused on one group of 35 chimpanzees: CHIMPS at the edge (co-produced by […]

Bill Lange & Dave Gallo: Deep Sea Explorers

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution rolled tape on some amazing underwater imagery filmed by robots and high-tech cameras. The Institute also films using air ships to monitor (without disturbing) marine animals. The purpose of their presentation is to share with us the idea that the world, made up mostly of water, is not an empty oasis […]