Wallstrip Goes Gently Into That Good Night

Say goodbye to Wallstrip. The finance-focused video blog has not produced a new episode since Dec. 12, and peHUB has learned that this is no extended holiday break.

A source familiar with the situation says that Wallstrip owner CBS Interactive plans to “take the DNA from WallStrip and apply it” to fellow CBS property BNet. No word on if that DNA includes current Wallstrip host Julie Alexandria, or past host Lindsay Campbell (whose subsequent CBS vidcast MobLogic also hasn’t published since Dec. 12). An email sent to Wallstrip co-founder Howard Lindzon went unanswered.

CBS had acquired Wallstrip for $5 million in May 2007, from a group of angels that included Fred Wilson. Hopefully they’ll at least put together a farewell episode. In the meantime, I need to find some new daily video content for the peHUB First Read posts…