Star Wars Episode VII: The Disney Marketing Team Awakens

Star Wars Episode VII: The Disney Marketing Team Awakens

Okay, so first, a disclaimer: I’ve loved Star Wars since forever. I first saw it in theaters when the special edition of Episode IV came out, and since then I’ve seen all six movies (yes, even the prequels) dozens of times. Whatever. I’m a nerd. And...
The 5 Most Epic TV Show Opening Title Sequences

The 5 Most Epic TV Show Opening Title Sequences

I love montages of any sort that manage to capture the themes and emotions from an entire movie or show in a couple minutes. Once upon a time, I wanted to work at a trailer production company in LA, churning out two-minute synopsis of movies. During my semester...
Why You Shouldn’t Use Facebook to Organize Social Events

Why You Shouldn’t Use Facebook to Organize Social Events

Picture this. You want to host an event for 12-15 of your closest friends. You organize the event a month in advance since you know everyone’s calendars book up quickly, and set up a Facebook event to get the word out. When the invite friends picker pops up,...
Beware of These Top Pickpocket and Tourist Scams

Beware of These Top Pickpocket and Tourist Scams

If you’re traveling to a new city, or even if you live in a densely populated city, you’re more prone to fall victim to street scams. Most pickpockets and street scammers specifically target obvious-looking tourists, so if you don’t keep your wits...
How to Write the Perfect Out of Office Auto-Responder Email

How to Write the Perfect Out of Office Auto-Responder Email

If you want to stand out in your career, it’s important to be professional and reliable at all times — even when you’re taking time off. But everyone deserves some time off from work. If you have a good work/life balance, your vacation should be a true vacation,...