Every Day Should Be Champagne Friday
- San Diego, California,
- March 28
- I love champagne.
Well, I love alcohol, in general.
Especially when I'm having a bad hair day.
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October 21, 2010 04:40PM
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- “Oh, I would die to own a
Chihuly. During the 2002
Games in Salt Lake
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Somyr Perry's Links
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Every year since 1998, Beloit College in Beloit, Wis., publishes its "Mindset List." The list is comprised of cultural touchstones that have influenced the way new generations of college students think and perceive the world.
The list for the mindset of the entering class of 2013 is out and it's… Read full post »
A few weeks ago a colleague and I were chatting over beers. At some point in the conversation about him spending time with his brother while traveling, he mentioned how he couldn't believe how much Diet Mountain Dew his brother drank. He said he often looked like hell,… Read full post »
I came across an Editor & Publisher article announcing that Terry Harper, of the Society of Professional Journalists, had written one last blog post before he died yesterday of brain cancer. Harper was the society's executive director for seven years. He was 45.
%IMA… Read full post »
Earlier this month, Entrepreneur magazine was sued by a large group of individual investors who read the May 2008 issue's "Hot 100: America's Top Fast-Growth Business and the Entrepreneurs Who Built Them" list and invested in a company called Agape World Inc., listed No. 73. The company turned out to… Read full post »
This morning the Associated Press reported that Paste Magazine has raised $166,ooo one week after launching its Save Paste campaign, which called for readers to donate to the cash strapped indie music publication to keep afloat.
Editor-in-chief Josh Jackson told t… Read full post »
One magazine hanging on for dear life during this economic downturn is reaching out to readers to save it. Paste Magazine, a Decatur, Ga.-based independently published music magazine, has launched a campaign, called Save Paste, asking readers to donate money to keep the publicati… Read full post »
A large group of individual investors who read the May 2008 issue of Entrepreneur Magazine are suing the magazine for misleading readers about a company called Agape World Inc., which was listed No. 73 on Entrepreneur's "Hot 100: America's Top Fast-Growth Business and the Entreprene… Read full post »
This hasn't happened in my house yet, but I wouldn't put it past The Girl! Read full post »
And Why Cats and Dogs Aren't the Only Animals in Need
Lately, I've read many blogs about animal adoption and rescue. All of them are about dogs and cats. But there are many other species of animals in great need of caring homes.
Left to cope in a cold,… Read full post »
For all the newspaper aficionados out there who still believe in the power of print news, you might be pleased to know that the Society for News Design has announced five winners of its World's Best-Designed Newspapers contest. They are:
- Akzia, Moscow, Russia, biweekly, circul … Read full post »
Advertising Age reports that Conde Nast is killing its popular shelter magazine Domino. I'm so sad. I remember when Domino launched in 2005 and I loved the launch issue so much that I subscribed before they even got off the ground. The March 2009 issue will be its last.
I've… Read full post »
In publishing, naming magazines, articles and columns is an art in itself. My mentor is a master copyeditor from newspapers and she is a natural at that kind of thing. I love the challenge of writing headlines, cover blurbs and call-outs that say a lot in few words.
This year, New Orleans tops CQ Press' lists of most dangerous cities in America. The top 10 are:
1. New Oreans
2. Camden, N.J.
3. Detroit, Mich.
4. St. Louis, Mo.
5. Oakland, Calif.
6. Flint, Mich.
7. Gary, Ind.
8. Birmingham, Ala.
9. Richmond, Calif.
10. North Charleston, S.C.
The complete… Read full post »
I haven't seen prices at the pump this low since I was 19. I had a red Nissan Sentra that cost me about $15 to fill up. Today, it cost me just under $20 to fill up my Toyota Matrix. It was $2.049 for regular unleaded at my neighborhood Costco;… Read full post »
Yesterday, a good friend from college called to tell me that he is out of a job. He's a reporter for the Bristol Press in Connecticut and not only is the paper laying off everyone, it is folding.
The Bristol Press is more than 100 years old, my reporter friend said.… Read full post »