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Every year at consumer electronics events around the world, media and entertainment technology manufacturers put the future on display. In the past, it would take two or three years for a new version of a product to appear on the market. Today, consumers expect the release of a new version within a year. Consumers now expect to be able to ... Read More »

‘Jane The Virgin’ shows diversity change in the media

'Jane The Virgin' advertisement throughout the city of Los Angeles

The television industry has never been all that diverse, but recently networks and cable shows have begun to embrace various races and cultural identities. “Jane The Virgin” is a show that is opening the door for minorities within the acting community. The series is one of a new group of shows that gives its audience a distinctive visual perspective from ... Read More »

Educational outreach at Grammy Museum

Grammy statue in the middle of the third floor at the Grammy Museum.

The Grammy Museum in Los Angeles isn’t just a place for music fans to see artists’ artifacts, but an educational center with resources made available to students to learn and expand within the music industry. Through its four floors of exhibit space, many Grammy awards can be found, including the multiple musical instruments and personal items from musicians, singers and ... Read More »

Minor league hockey ‘Reigns’ over the Inland Empire

Ontario Reign face off against the Bakersfield Condors November, 3rd 2014. (Photo: Kacy Hintz)

There’s a certain atmosphere about a hockey rink, starting with the crisp chill of the air surrounding freshly scraped ice. It’s the smell of buttered popcorn and cheap beer. Sharp specific sounds of skates cutting into the ice and pucks ringing off the crossbar. These rinks are not just places to watch hockey; they are hockey. Travel about 1,500 miles ... Read More »

Millennial Media Habits

“Catching the Eye of Generation Y" Panel at the Paley Center for Media

Thursday night’s “Catching the Eye of Generation Y” event at the Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills discussed Millennial media habits. Some of the media habits examined in the panel discussion, by heads of major content companies, definitely related back to my own. Senior VP of Client Insights at Nielsen, Dounia Turrill, brought up the fact that viewing behaviors ... Read More »

Amazing lineup for Hollywood Bowl’s ‘We Can Survive’ benefit concert

The Hollywood Bowl during "We Can Survive" concert.

The energy was definitely contagious inside the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles. Thousands of fans came in support of the second annual “We Can Survive” concert. This years line up had amazing performances by Sia, Paramore, Iggy Azalea, Lady Antebellum, Taylor Swift, Alicia Keys, Ariana Grande, and last but not least Pharrell Williams and Gwen Stefani. The one night only concert ... Read More »

The Janoskians turn up the pranks


Australian pranksters The Janoskians perform in Riverside and Los Angeles Before The Janoskians became famous, the comedy group was just a bunch of guys pulling pranks on camera and uploading them to YouTube. While The Janoskians became an online sensation with homemade viral videos, the group has now entered the music world (think Johnny Knoxville meets One Direction) and will ... Read More »

‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ shatters stereotypes

The "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" cast. Photo courtesy of the B99 Facebook page.

Diverse representation in media has become a hot topic in the last handful of years, bringing to light the importance of portraying the different people in the world on-screen. FOX’s hit show “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” focuses on the 99th police district in New York and the quirky individuals who attempt to serve and protect the city. Compared to other shows, “B99” ... Read More »