Nine and a half years ago, I had a idea–run an all-female stand-up comedy show. I named the show, Chicks and Giggles. The first show was in May 2004. The last show was in March 2008. During its run, Chicks and Giggles was featured in the New York Times, New Yorker and Bust magazine. On [...]
A couple of months ago, I was sent a copy of Slow Cooking For Two by Cynthia Graubart. This cookbook has some great recipes for using a slow cooker. My Dad loves the cookbook and he recently made Hamburger Soup. He added okra and peas for more green vegetable. I added grated cheese on top.
I plan to wrote more about this at some point, but wanted to share what I wrote so far. My Dad still loves music. He uses his iPod daily. My Dad always had a love for music. When I was in kindergarten, I remember that my Dad would take to me grandmother’s house in his [...]
Photo by Anya Garrett Erin and Her Cello, who is a friend and I have done some freelance PR for, has a Kickstarter to complete her next album. If you like twee jazzy pop, then you will love her music. Southern Fried Pinball Expo in Atlanta. It would happen next year if this get funded. [...]
Did you know that you find out your Twitter analytics directly from Twitter for free? Just go to http://ads.twitter.com. I looked up the analytics for my personal Twitter account, @niche. My Twitter followers by gender: 53% female 47% male My Twitter followers by city New York City Washington, DC Atlanta, GA Austin, TX Rochester, NY [...]
Cake pops are like the little sister to cupcakes. They are the Jan to cupcake’s Marcia; cake pop are a little high maintenance. Want to learn how to make them easily? Check out the tutorial that has some great tips by Cake Journal.
I miss being a member of coworking space, but it’s great how members of New Work City share resources and recommendations. Someone asked about time-tracking apps and a few people piped in with suggestions. It may be good to check each out before deciding what is best for you. Here are a few apps/cloud-based software [...]
How heavenly! The cupcake below reminds me of that The Eurythmics video, “There Must Be An Angel Playing With My Heart”. This cupcake is from Confectionately Yours in Perth, Australia. Don’t you just love Annie Lennox?!
Monday and Tuesday, I attended Social Media Today’s first ever conference, Social Shake-Up. It was great. Here’s a link to my Social Shake-up Storify. Porter Gale was one of the keynotes and the author of Your Network is your Net Worth. I totally believe that networking is effective, so I love to share events with [...]
Do you know what story doesn’t sell? A story with a point of view from a white, straight man who is 40 plus years old and is middle class or higher. Women don’t care. African Americans don’t care. Latinos don’t care. LGBT don’t care. Young people don’t care. I can’t go to a conference when [...]
Using Instagram, my Tumblr, a hashtag, my Android phone, my iPad, and an IFTTT recipe, I covered the Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week. I used to live in New York, and one year I applied for a press pass, but didn’t get it. Now, I live in suburban Atlanta and I am using social media [...]