Archives for October 1, 2009

Let the Wild Social Media Rumpus Start! *wheee*

Wild Things promo still by Warner Bros.

“Inside all of us is hope.”
“Inside all of us is fear.”
“Inside all of us is adventure.”
“Inside all of us is a wild thing.”

Where the Wild Things Are film

While, it is Banned Books Week, I wanted to take a little time to show the lighter side of things of literature (and film adaptions) to talk about a film I am so excited about this fall…Where The Wild Things Are!  I blogged about this earlier in May and I absolutely cannot wait to it to come out!

I have two really cool things to share with you:-

The film has all these cool interactive things you can do via it’s website and Facebook page. My favourite has to be turning yourself into Max. Talk about engaging, amusing interaction! I love it!

Make yourself into a Wild Thing! Click [Read more…]

{Confessions of a PRetty Social Girl} Welcome to Generation Recession

Image by Sasha H. Muradali. All Rights Reserved 2009.

It was the worst of times, it was the best of times in these cities to which we, Gen-Y, are living. Last week, I asked if the recession was good for Gen-Y. This week I would like to talk about the repercussions.

Enlightened or traumatized? That is the question.

Image via Disney.

I read an article in the New York Times called “Generation OMG” —

In 1951, Time magazine set out to paint a portrait of the nation’s youth, those born into the Great Depression. It doomed them as the Silent Generation, and a generally drab lot: cautious and resigned, uninterested in striking out in new directions or shaping the great issues of the day — the outwardly efficient types whose inner agonies the novel “Revolutionary Road” would dissect a decade later.

Insane isn’t it? [Read more…]