How to Disable Ads on the Roku Home Screen

If you own a Roku streaming media player or Roku TV and want to disable the advertisements that occupy one-third of the Home screen, you will discover that Roku does not provide you a way to opt out. According to How-To Geek, Roku makes more money from ads than it does selling hardware ($740 million […]

Documentary on hand-painted advertisements

“Up There” is a 10 minute documentary about large hand-painted advertisements that appear on the sides of buildings. Not only is it well shot, it illustrates how painted advertisements are a dying breed — all but replaced by printed advertisements and huge vinyl canvases. I like this quote: “They can’t print what we paint. They […]