Monthly Archives: July 2009
Jul 29 2009
Philippe Cousteau –

Philippe Cousteau

EarthEcho CEO Philippe Cousteau continues his father’s legacy by openly speaking and acting in the environment’s defense.

Beach Report – Pacific Palisades

Planet Green Channel

Jul 29 2009
SEMA Installation Banquet

Show N’ Shine
Inaugural SEMA Shown Shine Public Car Show
SEMA Pinewood Drag Race
Racing for Charity

Pasadena Convention Center This Saturday August 1-2 2009

The annual SEMA Installation Banquet & Gala Fundraiser will feature SEMA CARES Pinewood Drag Races presented by eBay Motors. The checkered flag will drop prior to the SEMA Hall of Fame recognition and fundraising activities. The event will feature four race classes: Stock, Modified, Unlimited, and Build It For Me/Sponsor A Child classes. All proceeds will benefit the Victory Junction Gang Camp and Childhelp USAchildren’s charities.

Register now.

This event is part of SEMA Leadership Days.

Jul 29 2009
Bollywood Hero – IFC

Bollywood Hero movie is coming out in about a week.
Supposed to be very very funny!

Jul 28 2009
Costco Member Services

Costco Member Services
600 Lake Drive
Issaquah, WA 98027

Jul 28 2009
Hollywood Props Auction

CNN had a story about hundreds of props being put up for auction.

Check them out at

Major Hollywood Prop Shop Goes on the Auction Block
Great American Group to Manage the 20th Century Props Auction
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Great American Group
NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CA–(Marketwire – July 24, 2009) – Props used in Hollywood films and TV series over the last 40 years from the collection of 20th Century Props will be up for auction at its North Hollywood, California location from July 28 through August 1, beginning each day at 9:30 a.m. (PDT).
The collection of some 93,752 pieces, insured for about $8 million, range from the rattan furniture set used in “The Golden Girls” to a desk owned by Howard Hughes from the movie “The Aviator” starring Leonardo DiCaprio. The pieces will be auctioned by Great American Group from 20th Century Props’ 118,000 square-foot warehouse and live via web cast at with simultaneous bidding.
“This is a time to honor and recognize 20th Century Props led by Mr. Harvey Schwartz,” said Mark Weitz of the Los Angeles-based company Great American Group. “We expect interest from around the world as this is an historic collection of Hollywood memorabilia.”
The five-day auction will also include an Inspection Preview on Saturday, July 25 and on Monday, July 27 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and from 8-9:30 a.m. on each day of the sale. A free catalog will also be available in advance of the auction at Another on-line “e-bay” style auction will kick-off at the conclusion of the five-day live event, also at
The 20th Century Props collection features a number of high profile items ranging from replicas of landmarks including the Hollywood Sign, Eiffel Tower, Statue of Liberty and the Liberty Bell to Dr. Evil’s desk from the Austin Powers movies. Unusual items include a decontamination suit, Old West stage coach, vintage toy plane and a Frank Gehry fish sculpture. Industrial, medical and restaurant/bar items will also be up for bid.
Furniture by notable designers including: Charles Eames, Herman Miller, Mies van der Rohe and Heywood Wakefield will be up for auction.
Link to the social media release with videos, photos and links to social media platforms:
Great American Group® provides a full range of asset management, disposition, and financial services through three divisions: Retail Liquidation, Auction, and Appraisals & Valuations, with offices in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, and New York. For more information, please visit
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Jul 28 2009
Goats Eat Poison Oak

Just learned that goats can eat poison oak and are immune to the effects.

Jul 28 2009
Save on Emergen-C
Save $1 with the coupon link above. Good through 10/2009/

Jul 28 2009 brings together new music and fans through The World’s Best Song Competition. Members vote for their favorite songs and decide which top 20 will compete in the WORLDSINGS Concert in Las Vegas on March 19, 2010. What’s at Stake for the Artists? Theres $1, 000, 000 in prize money up for grabs. And the Members? Members also have a chance to win a variety of prizes including a trip to the big event!

Ilija Ognenovski
in Los Angeles

Ilija Ognenovski is one of the founders of A music and social networking community organizing “The World’s Best Song Competition”
Age: 27 and 6’3

Jul 28 2009
Social Media Recommendations

– Embrace Free and The Freemium model

Chris Anderson – Free: The Future of a Radical Price

Free and the Freemium modem

– Embrace social media like twitter, facebook

– Montetize your newsletter Inventory

– Encourage site registration and audience measurement

– Don’t give away ad space to protect print

– create vehicles for your advertisers, like communities

– drive site commenting and interaction to drive page views

– be as local and topical as you can possible be

Generating Value from your Online Ad Inventory Part II
This presentation began on July 28, 2009 at 02:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time.

Generating Value from your Online Ad Inventory Part II
How Publishers Can Survive & Thrive in an Ad Recession

In 2008, Datran Media partnered with New York Magazine, eHarmony and SKI Magazine to engage in an important discussion around what publishers must do to maximize their online monetization opportunities. With consumers continuing to abandon print in favor of digital publications, it has never been a better time to revisit this topic and learn how to unlock the true value of your online inventory!

In part 2 of this ongoing webinar series, Datran Media will again address digital monetization, this time alongside executives from The Examiner and Fox Digital Media | Beliefnet. Join us to hear directly from publishing experts facing the same unique challenges and learn how they are reaching targeted consumer segments and maximizing their monetization efforts. The 50-minute panel will close with a 10 minute Q&A opportunity.

You Will Learn to:

* Leverage email in your monetization efforts
* Use audience targeting to increase value
* Utilize co-reg offers
* How to utilize social media
* Employ the use of integrated placements

Tuesday, July 28, 2009
2:30 PM EST / 11:30 AM PST
Duration: 60 Minutes

Dave Hendricks,
EVP, Operations
Datran Media

Mark Kiven
Chief Revenue Officer

Julie Rutherford
VP, Marketing & GM
Fox Digital Media |

Jul 28 2009
KTLA Win a Los Cabos Vacation

One Grand Prize winner will receive a trip for two to Los Cabos, Mexico, including:

  • A four-night stay at the One & Only Palmilla in Los Cabos in a beachfront terrace junior suite and daily continental breakfast for two people
  • A three-night stay at the Casa Dorada Los Cabos Resort & Spa
  • Trip also includes round-trip airfare from Alaska Airlines for two from LAX to Los Cabos International Airport
  • Cabo Dolphins Adventure package, which includes Dolphin Swims for two, America’s Cup sail for two and outdoor adventures package for two.

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