It's no joke. Viacom is taking distribution cues from the man eating the stale Cinnabon sitting on his luggage before heading home from the airport.
The media conglomerate's Comedy Central network on Thursday launched a site selling unlimited streams and downloads of uncut, uncensored stand-up specials for $5 each.
It's a page out of Louis C.K.'s book, following his experiment in late 2011. He produced a stand-up special himself and sold it on his Web site for $5 a pop without any digital-rights management protection, other than the comedian's polite request his fans please … Read more