Online Promotional Branding for Music Acts is More Crucial than Ever

When it comes to outrageous publicity stunts, the music business has never been found wanting. However, the advent of the world wide web has created a serious need for a whole new type of publicity. Promotional branding has become more important than at any other time in the entire history of the industry. Of course, this is every bit as true for almost any business one can think of. However, it … [Read more...]

7 Things on Sunday, Boxing Movies – R.I.P. Ali

This week's seven things on Sunday is seven of my favorite boxing movies. I'm not really much of sports fan. I enjoy watching a little hockey, a little baseball, and a little racing here and there, but I've been a fan of boxing for as long as I can remember. Though, I don't watch it like I used to, I have great appreciation for the sport and am sad to hear of the recent passing of Muhammed … [Read more...]

Comcast making an aggressive effort to improve on customer service experience

Comcast announced it will fill nearly 400 new positions in Michigan over the next 12 months. More than 300 of the new jobs are customer care roles that will support service-related inquiries for subscribers at the company’s call centers in Ann Arbor, Plymouth and Sterling Heights. The company also has openings at its service centers and in technical operations, marketing and sales to support … [Read more...]

The fight for gender equality #HopeForOurDaughters

Join us NOW in the fight for gender equality. Take a photo and share your hope for future generations of women on Instagram with hashtag #HopeforourDaughters. For every post, we’ll donate $1 to Equality Now. Visit FightsNotOver.com to learn more about how you can help make change happen today. To learn more about the gender issues mentioned here, visit: www.suffragettethemovie.com/#facts. … [Read more...]

Trailer Park Tuesday, Spotlight #SpotlightMovie

The true story of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Boston Globe investigation that would rock the city and cause a crisis in one of the world’s oldest and most trusted institutions. When the newspaper’s tenacious “Spotlight” team of reporters delve into allegations of abuse in the Catholic Church, their year-long investigation uncovers a decades-long cover-up at the highest levels of Boston's religious, … [Read more...]

Lashmobs and Impromptu Jams

Random acts of kindness have ben around since the 1980s. They're generally spontaneous good deeds, performed by a person or group, with the intention of spreading happiness or providing a specific service to another person or group. In 2003, this need to spread happiness evolved into a new experience: the flashmob. What is a Flashmob, and How Does it Work? A Flashmob is a modern group of … [Read more...]

Five facts about America’s four legged heroes & #Max movie review #FandangoFamily

Max, is a film about a dog that helped US Marines in Afghanistan, returned to the U.S. and was adopted by his handler's family after suffering a traumatic experience. Max is a reminder that it's not just two-legged members of the military who suffer the devastating effects of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) — military dogs are susceptible as well. The cast is lead by Josh Wiggins, … [Read more...]

3 Things We Can Learn From Taylor Swift’s NYC Move

It's always fun to watch big celebrity moves. When a celeb moves from one city to another, they oftentimes make headlines. The biggest … [Read more...]

Bruce Campbell bringing ‘The Evil Dead’ to TV

Three decades ago the book "The Evil Dead" was developed into a cult movie classic, which was followed by two sequels and a 2013 reboot, now the franchise will return as a TV series. The original movie’s writer and director, Sam Raimi, made the announcement at San Diego Comic-Con. Along with his brother Ivan Raimi, the two plan to write the series with original star, Bruce Campbell. More … [Read more...]

Disney’s Annouces “Into The Woods” Cast & Production Team!

Disney’s “Into the Woods” kicked off production last week, featuring an award-winning production team and all-star ensemble cast. Rob Marshall, the talented filmmaker behind the Academy Award®-winning musical “Chicago” and Disney’s “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides,” helms the film, which is based on the Tony®-winning original musical by James Lapine, who also penned the screenplay, and … [Read more...]

Happy #StartMeUpWednesday!

THE ROLLING STONES ARE BACK! "50 AND COUNTING” Tickets On-Sale Beginning April 8. If you've been following me on Twitter, and Facebook, you already know how excited I've been for #StartMeUpWednesday.  Being a fan of The Rolling Stones for as long as I can remember, I'm super happy to share this morning's press release with my readers.  I'm sure this tour will be an amazing experience. When … [Read more...]

Zombieland: Series Coming To Amazon Instant Video

So, this is interesting! I'm a big fan of the movie. Amazon Studios, the original movie and series production arm of Amazon.com, today announced it will add cult classic Zombieland to the line-up of pilots already in production for Prime Instant Video. Zombieland, which is the seventh comedy pilot added to Amazon’s pilot line-up, will be made available (along with the other six comedy … [Read more...]

Operation SKYFALL

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment are partnering with Operation Gratitude to launch the care package initiative “Operation SKYFALL” in honor of the February 12 Blu-ray and DVD release of 007’s latest adventure.   Beginning at 10:00am Feb. 12 at the Army National Guard armory in Van Nuys, California, volunteers including Military families, war Veterans, … [Read more...]

Follow #Local4Shopping TweetTeam™ for Black Friday

I’m excited to share that I am part of the Hay There Social Media TweetTeam™, focused on hunting down and sharing this year's best Black Friday deals. This campaign is all part of WDIV Local4 and clickondetroit.com's Holiday Shopping Frenzy. Visit clickondetroit.com and get to know my TweetTeam™ members / Shopping Experts, read our gift recommendations and don't forget to follow our deal … [Read more...]

Gardner-White Partners with Best Buy & Opens A New Stunning Warehouse Location #GWgrand

Gardner-White Furniture has partnered with Best Buy and opened furniture showrooms inside two Metro Detroit area (Bloomfield Hills & Novi) stores of the world's largest electronics retailer. You'll also find Best Buy televisions inside Gardner-White stores. Making each location a one stop shop when furnishing any room. Other exciting news, Gardner-White has also opened a new Auburn Hills … [Read more...]

eBay Debuts A New Logo!

Seventeen years ago this month, eBay created a new way for people to buy and sell practically anything. Today, the eBay name and logo is known world wide. Really, with 260 million searches per day, just try to find someone who doesn't know eBay! That is why making the risky decision to change their logo could not have been an easy one. Check out the new and improved eBay logo... "Our … [Read more...]

Jennie Garth and Luke Perry Together Again!

I wonder if Old Navy had any idea what they were stirring up when filming a couple of retro back-to-school commercials that feature Jason Priestly, Gabrielle Carteris, Jennie Garth and Luke Perry in a 'Beverly Hills 90210' type setting. "Back-to-school? More like back to '90s teen soap heaven! Old Navy has staged an epic Beverly Hills, 90210 reunion in their latest back-to-school campaign, … [Read more...]

Celebrating the Work of Tony Scott

This week has brought sad and perplexing news as we heard that Tony Scott, successful British director had apparently taken his own life by jumping off Los Angeles' Vincent Thomas bridge. His 30-plus year career includes film work as a director (Top Gun, Crimson Tide) and producer (The Grey, The A-Team), not to over look his more recent efforts (along side his brother Ridley) as a TV producer (The … [Read more...]

Lost at Sea: The Hunt for Patrick McDermott Book Giveaway

This giveaway is now closed. As featured on NBC’s Dateline, private investigator and author Philip Klein explores the bizarre circumstances surrounding the disappearance of singer Olivia Newton-John's boyfriend Patrick McDermott in Lost at Sea: The Hunt for Patrick McDermott. In this gripping, tell-all book, Private Investigator Philip Klein finally reveals what really happened after July … [Read more...]