Digital Hollywood LA Spring09 Visual Romp

The sun shone brightly on the digital glitterati at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel poolside gatherings each evening May 4 -7. Alexia Tsotsis with Jeffrey Henderson Micki Krimmel with Sarah Szalavitz Tameka Kee with Kurt Heim Held both Spring and Fall (coming Oct 19 - 22) each … [Read more...]

Twitter Fashion Opportunity

Intriguing Twitter fashion caused a notable comment spike on LaLaWag Feb 19 accompanied by the display of @LauriePercival's adorable derriere. There is a business opportunity to produce items that display one's Twitter address in a cool fashion. Where would you want to wear your @? … [Read more...]

Love is Everywhere even on Valentine's Day

One thing I love about social media is the many opportunities for hugs, both on and offline. Love is everywhere waiting for us all the time. One of my favorite hug moments with Chris Brogan Tonight I will be with friends at a Gala benefiting the Center for Aids Prevention in Beverly Hills. Ray … [Read more...]

Tech Entertainment Intersection Sparkles in LA

There are two major industries in Los Angeles, tech and entertainment. When it comes to bringing them together, LA has emerged as the clear leader. I thrived in the international community in Tokyo. Coming back to America, at first I missed being a leader of this and that, and being a regular at … [Read more...]

How a Blog Can Be a Birthday Gift

I have a tradition of celebrating birthdays for a week. I believe birthdays are a good reason for being showered in small indulgences. Being single never stopped me from having a full Birthday Week. It helps that I am not shy. One of my best birthday week nights when I was single was at my … [Read more...]

Courageous Women I Met at BlogHer

There were many brave, generous and kind women at BlogHer. The 22 women reading at the Friday night Keynote were amazing. Several of them had us in tears. Stephanie Quilao who spoke on the "Coming Out" panel had this to say: The big theme that came out of the session was that having the … [Read more...]

Powerful Voices at BlogHer in San Francisco

I loved BlogHer. That may make me entirely uncool but I don't care. From the Thursday night parties to the end of the Unconference on Sunday, I found it exhilarating being surrounded by women who write. Having 1,000 women in one hotel entirely changes the experience for all the guests. I think … [Read more...]

Hugging Off-Line at Blogger Socials

In the world of blogging, comments and links are virtual hugs. When bloggers meet socially, it's a chance for real hugs. I'd like to thank the attendees of Blogger Social who welcomed me so graciously into their midst. We had two great days together of first meetings, conversation and … [Read more...]