Archive: September 2010

The Virtual Meet-and-Greet

September 24th, 2010 by

The digital world fascinates and puzzles me at the same time. What puzzles me is yesterday’s article in The Wall Street Journal that heralded a new twist on the “meet-and-greet” with celebrities. The twist is that there is no physical meet or greet. It’s all done via Twitter. A charity auction to raise money for… Continued

Gaga for Oprah: Stunts to Vie For

September 14th, 2010 by

Lady Gaga wore a meat dress to the MTV Video Music Awards and it’s hardly news.  Had it been Celine Dion or Taylor Swift or Justin Timberlake, it would have captured more headlines and shock and awe, but the fact that Gaga decided to wear a cow – including a a beef slab crown/hat —… Continued

TV Goes the Way of the Phonograph

September 2nd, 2010 by

Call me old school, or just plain old, but I just can’t reconcile the findings of a new Pew Research report that says only 42% of Americans consider the TV set a necessity. I say this after staying up past midnight watching Andy Roddick get beat by Janko Tipsarevic at the U.S. Open (great match… Continued