Archives for September 21, 2009

Happy Birthday @TomFelton, I Hope You Have a Wizarding Time :)

Happy 22nd Birthday

Tom Felton 🙂

*cough*Draco*Malfoy*cough* [Read more…]

{iStyle} Size 12+ models and controversy at LFW

Morley leads the final walk. Photo via Getty Images

The use of 3 plus size models, caused an uproar at Mark Fast’s LFW SS10 presentation. The casting led to both Fast’s casting director and stylist , Erika Kurihara – also an editor of i-D magazine, walking out on him. {Rumor has it that Fast may have fired one or both.} [Read more…]

{Rules of PR no. 23} It’s Not What You Say, It’s How You Say It

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My dad has been telling me since I was a little girl, “it’s not what you say, it’s how you say it.”

Funny, we don’t think about things like that when our blood is boiling and we’re so salty that a singular, open flesh wound will bring on the burn.

Last week Thursday, September 17, Ben Garrett, a PRSA member posted an article on the PRSA blog, ComPRehension, Status Update: Millennial Staffers Can Update Your Social Media Plans where he, in a nutshell, said that social media is tool for “testing things out” and made it seem as if Gen-Y staffers a) weren’t very bright and b) trust-worthy.

With statements like:

“A good starting point is to task new professionals with building up senior staffers’ profiles and networks on the organization’s social networking accounts.”

“Senior professionals who (ahem) remember mimeographs and Betamax are probably less savvy in the social media space. Tapping on these new professionals may seem like a gamble. You don’t want them speaking to clients, let alone producing messaging.”

… I was [Read more…]

Happy 143rd Birthday H.G. Wells

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As one of the father’s of science fiction, H.G. Wells wrote many books, a few of which you might have heard of:-

  • The Time Machine
  • The War of the Worlds
  • The Invisible Man
  • The Island of Doctor Moreau

A socialist and a pacifist, his works covered everything from politics, to the culture of his time, to the British lower-middle class, often with underlying tones of nature versus [Read more…]

#MusicMonday I Gotta Run This Town, Nivla-style!

As first South Asian artist signed to Interscope Records, Nivla has a lot to live up too. Well, after the crazy success of “Be Easy (Koi Na),” one of my favourite songs, by the way — Nivla’s follow up tracks are always much anticipated by those who know his music well…

Be Easy (Koi Naa)

For you newbies to Desi music, Nivla is a hip-hop artist [Read more…]