Wilson!While some news organizations are known for inventing a generation every time Apple introduces a new product (the iPad generation!), there are limits.
Historians William Strauss and Neil Howe have come up with perhaps the most cited and widely trusted framework: A generation is a coho ... More >>
We hear Shira Lazar knows Keyboard Cat personally.Today at 10 a.m. local media maven Shira Lazar will step in front of an HD camera in a swank new Hollywood studio and debut What's Trending, a live online show devoted to what's hot on the internet. We spend a lot of time online (you don't wan ... More >>
FacebookAlexia Tsotsis, scheming up snark like it's her jobSo this is what happens when the snark training at Village Voice Media leads to a responsible career at an uncool corporation. It's just as we thought! One receives stern, pent-up (but rose-smelling) letters from the mother ship, advi ... More >>
OK Magazine via TwitpicNatalie Porman and Benjamin Millepied on the red carpet.With people tweeting photos from Oscar night, who needs Getty Images and TMZ? We've got the goods. Jon Hamm and Arianna Huffington even tweeted pics of themselves. Thanks guys.
Arianna On Line = AOL.In our coverage of AOL's hyper-local news sites called Patch, we indicated the company's leadership might not entirely get how online news works or makes money.
Well, maybe they're starting to get it, because AOL just purchased one of the hottest properties in the world ... More >>
We couldn't make this stuff up if we tried: Elon Musk, the love-him, hate-him chief of electric-car company Tesla Motors -- the Bay Area automaker with the green-friendly halo over its head -- is also the leader of a Hawthorne company that just received a slap on the wrist by federal official ... More >>
SCAAIf you're anywhere near Anaheim for the next few days, you may notice a few minor tremors in the area. No, not another earthquake. Not even the happiness of baseball fans after the Angels beat the Yankees yesterday for the first time since 2002, but about 10,000 coffeegeeks all tossing ba ... More >>
Today, in fact about an hour ago, The Huffington Post launched their new food page. You knew this one was coming, right? The Atlantic has a food page, as does Tina Brown's The Daily Beast. And I bet Arianna Huffington makes a mean skordalia.
HuffPost Food editor Colin Sterling says that the new se ... More >>
The Huffington Post's Twitter feed contains a steady stream of news and opinion, but the site founded by Los Angeles resident Arianna Huffington wants to add advertisements and marketing messages to that mix.
So far, no firms have bitten to buy ad space on the feed, but if it's successful it ... More >>
Whenever a news media outlet starts, and publicizes, its debut coverage of Los Angeles with a top ten list from local billionaire Eli Broad -- not to mention what's essentially a press release from a big time, local politician ... in this case, L.A. County Board Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky -- you kno ... More >>
The sardonic Alan Mittelstaedt has been letting off steam this past week as he guest-hosts Celeste Fremon's Witness L.A. blog. His latest blast is in the form of fancifully proposed state taxes and, while ostensibly showing how easy it really is to balance the budget, Mr. Sardonicus manages to take ... More >>
Maybe because we used to work on the dark side, we're suckers for a good viral marketing ploy (see: viral buzz, brand ambassadors, evangelizing, product seeding, online influencers, etc.). That being said, when we saw Digg founder Kevin Rose, L.A.'s own Mahalo CEO Jason Calacanis and Rubicon Project ... More >>
With no relief from the recession coming anytime soon, plus Monday's news that L.A.'s own Tsavo Media founder Mike Jones will now take over as COO of MySpace, it's high time Los Angeles and Silicon Valley broke out the peace pipe. The opportunity presented itself at this week's AlwaysOn OnHollywood ... More >>
By Pandora Young
I have loved Arianna Huffington since she was the voice of the right wing on KCRW's Left, Right & Center. I loved her before I knew she was a gorgeous red-headed Amazon with some serious junk in the trunk. I fell in love with her shrill, heavily accented voice as she berated her h ... More >>