Archives for March 2008

How to Be Powerful and Successful

…and it’s written by a woman!

This is a great article written by Mary Wells, legendary entrepreneur, who broke the glass ceiling back in the Seventies when she founded the ad and marketing agency, Wells Rich Greene. Her company was behind the slogan I LOVE NEW YORK. I think you may have heard that one before?

Anne of Green Gables Turns 100

Originally published in 1908 and one of the first books that young girls read with breathless wonder, Anne of Green Gables turns 100 today. In honor of the anniversary, Margaret Atwood has written a wonderful piece in The Guardian on Lucy Maud Montgomery’s classic.
Anne of Green Gables


The new website launched by some of the most esteemed women in media is going to be HUGE! Women who are in the same generation will enjoy having a presence on the internet and the younger generations will enjoy the knowledge they can hopefully gleam from these women who have been there, done that and lived to tell the tale.

They also have a “Question of the Day“. Today’s question is Who was more important to you, your father or your mother? I love the idea of a daily question. I think this is something I may explore further.

Yahoo Launches New Site for Women to Help Them SHINE!

“Shine features the best writers and bloggers in women’s publishing. Plus, connect with like-minded women, share stories, and more.” –from their site. Here’s one article I found especially interesting on Mary Tyler Moore and Tina Fey.
Mary Tyler Moore and Tina Fey

Kathie Lee Gifford Joining TODAY

The rumors have been swirling and it has now been made official. Kathie Lee Gifford is joining The Today Show for their fourth hour of programming. Seriously? Kathie Lee? Couldn’t they find anyone else? Can’t they give a new face a chance?

Literary Snobs?

New York Times Book Review

Rachel Donadio wrote an essay in this weekend’s New York Times Book Review about being a literary snob and how what people read can give you immediate insight into their personality. She writes further on this topic in the New York Times blog about books. Former Gawker employee, Emily Gould, responds in her blog. And the attention continues to grow. As someone who loves anything considered news in the world of books, I say if people are writing, talking and blogging about books, FANTASTIC!

Marisa Haedike of Creative Thursdays

Marisa Haedike

Marisa Haedike runs her own inspirational and art-inspiring blog Creative Thursday and focuses on promoting the creative lifestyle. According to an interview on Decor8, Marisa focuses on the non-traditional approach to making a living. Her work is beautiful and her outlook on life is inspiring.

Giada De Laurentiis has taken the bun out of the oven!

People has confirmed that Food Network star and Today Show contributor, Giada De Laurentiis and her husband, Todd Thompson, welcomed their first child, Jade Marie De Laurentiis Thompson, Saturday in Los Angeles. The baby is the first for the 37-year-old star and her clothing designer husband, Thompson, 44.

Arianna Huffington to Sell Huffington Post?

Arianna Huffington
Interesting piece on Arianna Huffington in New York Times. Apparently, she may be selling Huffington Post.

Channeling Carrie

Julia Allison
Interesting article on Julia Allison in today’s New York Times.

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