The True Origins of Rocky and Bullwinkle
I loved watching Rocky and Bullwinkle reruns as a kid. Of course, the indelible characters and slapstick humor were tremendous fun. And I was smart enough to pick up on some of the puns (though not all), but not yet savvy enough to recognize all the social satire masquerading as children’s entertainment. Richard Corliss of Time.com has written a fascinating piece (linked below) about...
Facebook Co-Founder: "What I Learned From 'The...
In this fascinating, insightful, and empowering article, Facebook Co-founder Eduardo Saverin - portrayed in the movie by Andrew Garfield (pictured below) - talks about the insights he gained by recently viewing the story of his college life on the big screen. It’s a must read for young people, middle-aged people, older people, and anyone else with a hint of entrepreneurial spirit. Follow...
Get the Meetup app for iPhone, iPod touch, and... →
How I missed this app’s existence before now, I can’t say. But I learned today that the folks at Meetup.com recently released Version 2.0 of their iPhone/iPod touch/iPad app, and I wasted no time in downloading it. Meetup.com is such a great resource for personal and professional networking, and to now have access to all the information there while on the go is wonderful. ...
I know I’d pay a lot more attention to the pre-flight instructions if American Airlines flight attendants followed the example set by these young ladies. Thanks to the always entertaining Colleen McAllister for sharing the link to this video.Amplify’d from www.collwrites.comSee more at www.collwrites.com See this Amp at http://amplify.com/u/bpy5
'Peanuts' Turns 60
What a historic week for cartoons! First came the 50th anniversary of the premiere of “The Flinstones” on Thursday, and tomorrow - October 2 - marks the 60th anniversary of the first newspaper publication of Charles Schulz’ brilliant “Peanuts.” The article linked below discusses the events taking place today in Washington, DC at the Smithsonian’s National...
'The Social Network' tops Friday box office →
I won’t be seeing the movie until next week, but I’m really pleased at both the critical response (97% positive on RottenTomatoes.com) and its apparent success at the box office. The fact that it is not a totally accurate representation of the actual events is immaterial. Its acceptance is further evidence of the mainstreaming of social networking.