Current TV Files for $100 Million IPO, The Inconvenient Truth

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Gore-Backed Current TV Files For $100 Million IPO; $63.7 Million 2007 Revs; Losses Mount | paidContent.org

Wow, a company that’s done nothing ever but lose money is filling for a $100 million IPO. Didn’t Vonage already try this once?

Initially I really liked the idea of Al Gore’s Current TV. I thought it would be really cool to watch. Then I tried watching it once, twice, three times.

It’s as boring as watching a damn sand hourglass. I mean seriously, I’d rather watch re-runs of the good old Reverend Dr. Gene Scott (may he rest in peace) than Current TV. I mean, there’s a reason most internet video is, well, internet video, right? And I mean myself included here. Trust me, I won’t be winning any academy awards for my performance in photowalking videos. Give me a call if you want to do lunch though Al.

Maybe I’m not being fair and need to give Current a few more tries but, damn, $100 million. That’s a lot of clams.

Good for you Al Gore if you can pull this one off. Personally I’d think you’d have been better off running for President of the United States or at least growing that Grizzly Adams beard back — which was very very cool in a merkley??? sort of way.

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4 Comments

  1. TranceMist says:

    It’s a good thing they don’t write open source database software…

  2. the marquise de sade says:

    Thomas Squawk, I wish to take issue with you in regards to and in light of your besmirching the name of sand hourglasses across the globe. I mean really, your sense of hyperbole is stunning. Sand hourglasses are WAY more interesting to watch than CurrentTV.

    And who says you won’t be winning any Academy Awards? I think you could represent the acting profession with style and aplomb 🙂

  3. Anonymous says:

    What happens to lots of photos in the feed. As interesting as your posts are I way preferred the photos

  4. Thomas Hawk says:

    Anonymous, there is a photo with this story.