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How Star Trek Deepend My Support for Women in Tech

Craig Newmark | Posted 01.26.2015 | Impact
Craig Newmark

I started as a hardcore nerd whose wish for fairness and equality was deepened by watching Star Trek. I started Sunday school, Jewish version, very...

Why Designers are Integral to All Marketing Activities

Lee Traupel | Posted 01.24.2015 | Business
Lee Traupel

Embracing and inculcating design into your business starts with knowing you have an issue. It's like sobriety, until you admit you have a problem, you are not going to find the promised land.

Breaking News: TV Is Not as Bad for Babies as We Thought

Shira Hirschman Weiss | Posted 01.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Shira Hirschman Weiss

Emory is not saying "Watch TV!" but that under the right circumstances, instructional learning can actually take place through instructional videos in children under 2.

Why 2015 Will Be a Great Year in TV, Film and Theater

Damian Bazadona | Posted 01.26.2015 | Entertainment
Damian Bazadona

Over the past decade, consumers have been armed with technology that allows us to do great things in our everyday life, but entertainment brands have been extremely late to the game in keeping up with these changes.

Beyond Awards Season: Why Viola Davis Really Matters

Karen J. Francis | Posted 01.21.2015 | Black Voices
Karen J. Francis

The idea of people reinventing themselves for Hollywood is not novel -- the concept is probably as old as Hollywood itself. What is remarkable are women like Davis, Rhimes, Mindy Kaling, Tina Fey and others, who are actually reinventing Hollywood.

The Identity of Gang of Four's Andy Gill

Salvatore Bono | Posted 01.20.2015 | New York
Salvatore Bono

"I f*cking love America," iconic Gang of Four guitarist Andy Gill told me as we had drinks at SoHo Grand. Gill, who was in New York in November to promote his band's upcoming album, What Happens Next, discussed what still makes him tick and what still drives him to make music after nearly 40 years.

Patriots Become First Team in NFL History to Earn Free Pass to Next Year's Super Bowl

David Fagin | Posted 01.20.2015 | Comedy
David Fagin

In a rare, impromptu, behind-closed-doors meeting, NFL Commissioner, Roger Goodell, met with other league officials and unanimously voted to allow the Patriots to take the 2015 season off. The meeting apparently took 10 minutes.

MTV's Bold MLK Day Move Will Be One You Won't Want To Miss

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 01.19.2015 | Black Voices

On Monday, MTV will air twelve hours of programming in black and white -- and no, this is no accidental glitch. The television network will kick o...

Critical Digital Marketing Strategies for Business Growth

Lee Traupel | Posted 01.16.2015 | Small Business
Lee Traupel

Pinterest rocks for any brand targeting consumers and the female demographics are stellar. Like other social channels, its morphing to a full blown eCommerce platform and with broader (mainstream and male) demographics.

"Coming Out" in Hollywood.

Harry Cook | Posted 01.16.2015 | Gay Voices
Harry Cook

I've been thinking a lot lately about the choice actors or actresses have when they decide to "come out" publicly. When I did it, I got a lot of people genuinely asking why is it necessary? I'd had discussions often about the fact that straight people needn't "come out" and a personal life is personal, so why bother saying anything.

New To Netflix: January 2015

PureWow | Posted 01.16.2015 | Entertainment

Ready for some nostalgia to the face? Watching the 1994 Friends pilot is the perfect lazy Sunday activity, and this month Netflix has released it, along with some serious rom-com throwbacks, for your hibernating pleasure.

Social Media Economies of Scale Start With Your Staff

Lee Traupel | Posted 01.16.2015 | Business
Lee Traupel

Every business needs to stand up and out in today's content drenched world. Social media economies of scale starts with your staff.Whether your five or five hundred strong, look around the office or review the org chart.

Timothy Stenovec

This Will Be The Best Year To Ditch Your Cable Subscription | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 01.16.2015 | Technology

One day we may look upon 2015 as the year that pay TV began embracing the cord cutter's dream: to pay only for the channels you actually watch. Ja...

Why I Still Watch The Bachelor

Jennie Sutherland | Posted 01.15.2015 | Women
Jennie Sutherland

Yes, The Bachelor franchise is cheesy, unrealistic and arguably degrading to both men and women. BUT it's also highly entertaining and a perfect, fluffy-beach-read-visual treat.

The Best TV Show You're Not Watching

Eden Friedman | Posted 01.13.2015 | Teen
Eden Friedman

Though Interstellar is dazzling, and (full disclosure) did make me cry a little, Black Mirror is utilizing the resources and extended parameters that science fiction provides and using it to help humans evaluate themselves and see their flaws.

Golden Globes 2015, as Tweeted

Jim Joseph | Posted 01.12.2015 | Business
Jim Joseph

My Twitter party started out with Live on the Red Carpet with E!, and then we switched over to NBC in time for Tina and Amy's big opener.

The Young Hollywood Awards 2014: Blue Carpet Edition

Alondra Meraz | Posted 01.08.2015 | Teen
Alondra Meraz

Ansel Elgerot was the talk of the night, looking very old Hollywood glam in his vintage suit. He spoke about his newfound fame and success of, The Fault in Our Stars.

Her, Too

Marcia Liss | Posted 01.07.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


Why Representation Matters: A Thank You Letter to Bryan Konietzko and Michael Dante DiMartino

Luis Ruuska | Posted 01.08.2015 | Entertainment
Luis Ruuska

I will show my children Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra, not only because they are fantastic stories and shows, but because they will hopefully see themselves in one way or another in either show.

There's a Whole World of News Out There!

Tom Falco | Posted 01.06.2015 | Media
Tom Falco

I like the idea of visiting the places I have been or want to go and getting a taste, of each place, especially while watching the TV news reports. The news sets and formats are all the same all over, but the accents, the stories, the whole flavor of each demographic are different and unique to that area.

To Galavant or Not to Galavant? The ABCs of One Actress' Journey to Your Screen

Tony Potts | Posted 01.05.2015 | Entertainment
Tony Potts

So, she left high tea for Hollywood, leaving everything behind, save for her then boyfriend, Swedish music-producer Carl Ryden. The two packed up and arrived in Los Angeles ready to "give it a go."

Resolving to Listen to Ourselves in 2015

Josh Sabarra | Posted 12.31.2014 | Gay Voices
Josh Sabarra

I will no longer be so easily influenced by the "experts" who flood the media with the answers to everything. I will cut through the noise and rely more on my own thoughts than the ocean of other opinions that surround me.

Shooting Diamonds: Directing the World Series

Devra Maza | Posted 12.30.2014 | Sports
Devra Maza

For the players of Major League Baseball, the World Series is the ultimate goal. For directors of MLB games on television, it's a career-crowning achievement. For two decades, two directors have been a perennial postseason dynasty.

Newer (and Better) Recommendations on Screen Time for Young Children

Christopher J. Ferguson | Posted 12.29.2014 | Parents
Christopher J. Ferguson

Increasingly our world is a wired one. But keeping our children away from screens entirely may never have been the best of ideas.

Five Perfect New Year's Lessons I Learned from Lee Daniels in Dubai

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 12.29.2014 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

Just in time for the ideal reflections on the new year ahead, I sat down with filmmaker Lee Daniels on a terrace overlooking the splendid Arabian Gulf during the recent Dubai International Film Festival.