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SMURF HAPPENS! The Premiere

My kids and I rarely visit the Westside of Los Angeles. Traffic and rampant Bruins make it less-than-desirable for us. Last Sunday, we were noticeably blue because we got invited to Sony Pictures’ blue carpet premiere of The Smurfs 2! My kids didn’t grow up on the Smurfs like I did, but we loved the…

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AS SEEN ON TV! RON POPEIL – INVENTOR & INFOMERCIAL KING

He looks familiar, but, why?: Maybe these will help. Check out Mr. Microphone that he sold to check YOU out: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lF4ny7KivzA Or you were maybe hooked by the Pocket Fisherman: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Fh_YwAnv7w Ron Popeil is the original king of TV infomercials and though he progressed into an inventor, known for a collection of products “As Seen…

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I’D LIKE TO BUY THE WORLD A COKE

All day, everywhere we turn we are subjected to advertisements!  Nowadays, we pay to avoid ads, but I find them amusing! Naturally, with my affinity for mind wandering, I reminisced about the most influential ad in my lifetime (to me). I grew up singing and wholeheartedly believing that “I’d like to Teach the World to Sing.”…

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DID YOU GET HIGHLIGHTS?

I have a friend who, whenever our group of gals get together, asks all of us what our highlights are. Most of us groan (somewhat jokingly), some leave the room, change the subject or act like we didn’t hear. Whether startled by the sudden change in perspective or perhaps uncomfortable with the idea of giving…