Category Archives: Entertainment

Social Media Night with the @Royals

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I’ve had a passion for social media and sports for as long as I can remember. So when I heard the Kansas City Royals were having a Social Media Night on August 1, I knew I had to be there. Read about the night and my suggestions for future social media events in sports. Read More »

10 Reasons Why Social Media is Like a Crazy Girlfriend

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A disturbing stare, frightening smile, and terrifying lyrics—meet the Overly Attached Girlfriend. For the last month she has been making waves online, going viral with creepy parodies of Justin Bieber’s Boyfriend and Carly Rae Jepsen’s Call Me Maybe on YouTube. These videos made me laugh, feel uncomfortable, and got me thinking. Instead of thinking about something normal, I thought about how social networks are a lot like crazy girlfriends (or boyfriends) also. There are a shocking number of similarities between the two and I’ve shared some here. Read More »

Extreme Disney: Four Parks, One Day

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Only have one day to experience Disney World? No problem! It is entirely possible to visit all four Disney parks—Animal Kingdom, Epcot, Hollywood Studios, and Magic Kingdom—in one day. My family and I recently visited the Orlando resort and packed in quality time at all four parks, riding at least three rides at every park, including each one’s signature ride. In order to visit all of our chosen attractions, we sacrificed visiting a few of the kids shows, parades, and children's rides, but the experience was definitely worth it. If you’ve already... Read More »

[Infographic] An Amusing Look At Facebook’s IPO

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The business world has gone crazy during the last few months due to the hype and speculation surrounding Facebook's impending IPO. Facebook makes its Wall Street debut on Friday, May 18, 2012. Blogger Greg Voakes has contributed to the hype with Facebook MBA, a humorous infographic based on Facebook’s new Timeline profile design. Clearly I'm a fan of designing things to look like Facebook profiles. I particularly enjoyed the faux comments and updates of Mark Zuckerberg and Warren Buffett, and wanted to share. It is worth noting that since this infographic was created, Facebook has updated its filing to increase its IPO price range to $34-$38 per share, not $28-$35 as depicted. Enjoy! Read More »