KT and Her Big Guitar
September 21, 2007 9:45 AM
It’s not often that I have a great user experience on NBC.com. But when I do, it’s worth a shout out.
Because — sit down for this — the video actually played well and without stuttering!
And from “Late Night With Conan O’Brien” no less. As you may recall, the site sent me in a time machine back to 1997 Web buffering the first time I checked it out.
So here’s what happened earlier this week. I’ve been debating whether to get KT Tunstall’s new album “Drastic Fantastic.” I was on the singer’s MySpace page when I noticed her TV performance list included the Sept. 17 episode of “Late Night With Conan O’Brien.”
Well, that was earlier in the week, so I missed it on air.
But never fear! Therein lies the beauty of this modern Internet age.
Who cares that I missed it on-air?
I could find it online. But rather than go to YouTube or Google and search for it, I decided to go back to NBC.com and see if I could find it there.
Guess what? I found it and it was easy — I clicked on the show, then the episode guide, then the Sept. 17 edition.
Then, and this is the best part, the site offered me options! Yes, it offered me five to six thumbnails such as the opening monologue, Conan’s guest interviews and the performance from KT Tunstall. All I had to do was click on the KT Tunstall thumbnail and boom — her three minutes loaded and played.
All I can say is that’s a big guitar she wields.