It used to be that becoming a start involved a lot of time and money. Now all you need is a cheap camera, a laptop and YouTube. The entire Hollywood star making process has been disintermediated. And this trend is only going to continue, and the quality of the programing that comes out of basements and back bedrooms around the world is only going to get better. Increasingly, who needs a TV?
Here’s a NYT piece on the changing face of entertainment.