Articles by Stephanie Webber
Almost Famous Editor and Cool Sh!t Contributor
An average weekday night: Reading one of five half read books, eight minutes into seeing if Charlotte will finally cut loose the infamous bad kisser on Sex and the City, Kings of Leon raging in the distance and simultaneously commenting on Facebook while tweeting out to the ‘Don’t think anyone is even out there to read this’ world.
With so much at our fingertips, is there any real doubt that it can be quite difficult to escape from all media and human contact? A night of relaxation, let alone just two minutes of closing the door on subtle distractions that have become vital to our every day way of living?
As the peacock lowers its feathers between its legs and walks away, Comcast settles in to take its place.
Since 1956 NBC has been recognized by a peacock mascot and a three-bell jingle. But now with the stepping in of Comcast, the NBC network symbol seems to no longer be needed.
In other words, the birds got to go.
The colorful peacock of NBC became most prominent in 2004 when it symbolized NBC’s complete Universal assets. Since then the peacock surrounded by a circle was another way to display the merging companies of NBC and the Universal spinning planet.
Can you imagine how Mary and Joseph's story would have played out if they were high tech geek users? Now, you can. Check out this ridiculously clever and creative YouTube video that displays the digital story of the Nativity. Some of the social media includes Facebook, Twitter, GMail, Foursquare and Google maps.
Holiday cheers to the creator!
The Golden Globe nominations have been revealed for its 68th award show season. The Golden Globes is the time for the headliners in the business to let loose, drink some champagne and mingle with the rest of the best. Never a better time to do so, because those who win for film usually get a head start for the Oscar's.
Here is a sneak peek of some of those recognized for some of the best film and television work crafted and produced this year.
Motion Picture Nominations:
Drama Picture- "Black Swan", "The Fighter", "Inception", "The Social Network", "The King's Speech"
Looks like Scarlett Johansson is just not that into hubby Ryan Reynolds anymore. The super quiet and extra adorable couple announced that they have called it quits. Johansson apparently was the one to pull the plug because of how hard the distance had become.
A joint statement in People is stating, "After long and careful consideration on both our parts, we’ve decided to end our marriage. We entered our relationship with love and it’s with love and kindness we leave it. While privacy isn’t expected, it’s certainly appreciated.”
The celebrities are out New Year's Eve at some of the hottest spots from New York to Sin City to anywhere in between.
Heres a list of where the cameras will be flashing a tad bit more:
1. Ryan Seacrest- Dick Clark’s Rockin’ New Year’s Eve, New York
2. Carmen Electra- TAO at the Venetian, Las Vegas
3.Jay-Z and Coldplay- The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas NYE concert
4. Pete Wentz- CIROC Vodka for E!, Chicago
The icy breeze that not even shoulder to shoulder stiffness can bring warmth to. The vibrant multicolored streamers, confetti and blissful celebration that's heard at the strike of midnight around the world. Traditions are different but the countdown is not.
All take notice of New Year's Eve, and for good reason. The new year brings a new beginning, change and the hope that this year could be the year.
The ball drop's 1907 premiere in Times Square marks the headquarters on where to tune in on Dec. 31. Others are rejoicing in every direction though and hopefully, EarthCam will be back for its 15th year in broadcasting what all have to offer.
The year is coming to an end and soon New Year's Eve will be upon us. What's to come in 2011 is anyone's guess. The people, the gossip, big world events and new trends are always something to look forward to. But how did 2010 suffice? Bing's most popular searches will point out the big media frenzies that are sure to be remembered when looking back.
Most Popular Overall
1. Kim Kardashian
2. Sandra Bullock
3. Tiger Woods
4. Lady Gaga
5. Barack Obama
Not even mid December and already the white bearded men have been doing their jolly duties by ho ho hoing down the pavements of New York.
Ever taken a closer look to fully see the resemblance between the fake Santa's and good ole Saint Nick?
...Think below the gut.
Mr. Clause wears a black belt while the clones wear white.
Turns out the bell ringing men wear a white belt to show they are Santa's helpers and friends. We wouldn't want to get them confused now, now would we?
The music industry just keeps getting better, which generates the gloomy realization that the radio will have to suffice instead of hearing the tunes in the past college bar scene. Some artist's have continued creating catchy tracks while others have blown up, showing that they aren't going anywhere anytime soon.
In short, 2010's music can most be remembered for Lady Gaga, Bruno making all the females swoon and an exhilarating formal introduction to Mumford & Sons. Not to mention the satisfaction in knowing that Kings of Leon will continue to be the best rock band for years to come with their Southern root melodies and lyrics that without a doubt will catch listener's pressing repeat on their playlist.