May 3, 2010
I’ve always been fascinated with cover songs – when one artist does their version of a song another made famous.
For me, seeking out covers has exposed me to new songs and artists, and even new genres of music. A new slant on an old song shows creativity and artistry, and says as much about the [...]
April 6, 2010
The 2010 FIFA World Cup and Global Public Relations
Guest post by Andi Narvaez, public relations and social media professional and graduate student at University of Maryland. Co-founder of The BMPR, founder of Social Media Breakfast DC chapter, and Social Media Club-DC officer. Read her blog and follow her onTwitter.
Two years ago, my best friend came to visit my home [...]
July 30, 2009
So there is some Buzz around American Idol as they gear up for the upcoming season. Got me thinking about the best performances on the show’s history. Now, I didn’t watch the first few seasons, but have been hooked for the majority of the show’s run at this point. I am 100% sure that I [...]
June 17, 2009
I’ve got a bunch of songs stuck in my head this morning, and the best release is to share them with you. Pass this along and enjoy!
1) The Fratellis – “Chelsea Dagger” (which you’ve heard in countless commercials and in the hidden gem of a film, “Run, Fat Boy, Run.”)
2) Glen Hansard – “Cry Me [...]
June 2, 2009
I saw this article from the UK Guardian about Susan Boyle checking into a clinic for “exhaustion” after the “Britain’s Got Talent” finale, which the rags-to-almost-riches ne’er-been-kissed YouTube sensation (over 65 million views!) lost to a dance troupe.
A doctor treating her suggested that production companies need to prepare the contestants better for the instant fame they’ll [...]
I believe you can tell a lot about a person by what TV shows they watch…or record. Here are the shows on my DVR…and you can judge me for yourself!
1. LOST – Best drama on TV.
2. House – Love, love, love this show.
3. Heroes – Former favorite show, but I think it jumped the shark.