Posts Tagged With: disneyland

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July 7, 2010

Is the Daily Show sexist?

Jezebel seems to think so. Citing its frequent turnover with female correspondants, Jezebel alleges that it’s a boy’s club and girls just aren’t welcome– unless you’re really hot, because who cares if you’re funny if you’re hot? The women of the Daily Show fired back with a note that essentially blames the story on disgruntled women, that there’s no real merit to the accusations. Both seem to have missed the real point. This isn’t about any show in particular, it’s about our society at large. Comedy is subconsciously a man’s world, and women are still struggling to be accepted. Start…

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Posted in writing
June 11, 2010

To Tweet or To Blog? That is The Question.

I admit, I’m not an expert on social media. I didn’t go to school to study it, but I have been on Twitter for 3 years, 3 months, 3 weeks, and 3 days*. I’ve followed people and companies alike, and have seen a lot of tactics that companies and individuals have employed in promoting themselves. These are my thoughts on tips for using Twitter more effectively for promoting yourself or an event. If you disagree or agree, I’d love to hear your thoughts in the comments- mostly because there are no rules for Twitter Etiquette right now. Everyone has a…

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Posted in personal
June 2, 2010

Dear Disneyland…

Dear Disneyland, Thank you for helpfully sending me one last issue of your Annual Passholder magazine, asking for my family to renew our passes. However, I think it’s time we part our ways. I got my first annual pass when I was in high school. We’d gone to Disneyland (my parents, sister and I) for Father’s Day. While buying our tickets, my dad lingered at the booth and when he came back, informed us that he’d bought us all Annual Passes. We went fairly often, for birthdays and just because we had a free weekend.