It’s not a secret, I have an uneasy relationship with publicists. Oh, except one. Stephanie. I have a terrible relationship with food manufacturers, I really wish y’all would too. Food growers, particularly organic ones, they’re kinda hawt, and we have a good relationship… rumor has it we might kiss one day. On the 5th I
But I’ve got to rant a little more about Mommy Blogging. I love being a Mommy Blogger. I love that I’m a mother and I can only see the world through a mother’s eyes. I suppose I could try to change that if I thought it was broken and needed changing. There is a new
I’d planned a post about E911 and the need to keep your land line. But today’s headlines have me changing course. BusinessWeek wrote a short article about the “influence” that’s both paid, and unpaid in the blogging world. Naturally, they focused on the Mommy Blogging World, and naturally they focused on Jessica Smith. There is
The email begins with, “I’m working for _____ and I’d love you to talk about ____ movie.” I reply with a “sure, send a screener or give me a date to show up at the movie” Punch line. There are no screeners, there is no screening. There is a link where I can purchase tickets.
Today there is finger wagging. Natasha Richardson should have gone to the hospital/worn a helmet/stayed at home/wrapped herself in bubble wrap. Today ski helmet sales are soaring, and well intentioned mothers are swaddling their tweens in bubble wrap, lest they tumble and fall. Helmet manufacturers are salivating, but they can’t market to you or it’d