I’m watching more web series these days to get a sense of the elements of what makes them successful. On a recent episode of Pop Culture Happy Hour (one of my favorite podcasts) they mentioned this series High Maintenance, which follows a weed dealer on his adventures with hipsters in New York. These short segments are pretty satisfying in that there’s a predictable structure–main character makes a delivery and something funny happens there–and, most importantly: they are short.
The web series just got financed by Vimeo to do another season as part of their new initiative to invest $10 million in original programing through their site.
Here’s an episode: