Darlene D'Agostino

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Her Facebook disaster show

As Paula’s life unraveled, I couldn’t stop watching the posts. I felt so bad for her — and better about myself<p>Madeline Grimes<p>November 20, 2012 1:00am (UTC)<p>This is a story about a woman named Paula. That’s not even her real name, and my instinct was to call her “girl” because that’s how I remember …

39 Commonly Misused Words and How to Use Them Correctly

Where the mechanics of writing are concerned, I’m far from perfect. One example: I always struggle with <i>who</i> and <i>whom.</i> (Sometimes I’ll even rewrite a …

Language

What Makes an Electric Guitar Sound Like an Electric Guitar

A series of happy accidents and analog technologies led to the weird sound effects of the 1950s and beyond. An Object Lesson.<p>There’s an old joke in the technology industry: If a product has a problem, simply sell it as a feature. The electric-guitar-effects industry is no different. Music has often …

The Austin 100

What to listen to at SXSW 2016<p>ADVISORY: Some of these songs contain explicit language.<p>By Stephen Thompson<p>Design and Development by Emily Bogle, Danny DeBelius, Christopher Groskopf, Becky Lettenberger, Josh Osborne and Suyeon Son<p>March 1, 2016<p>Looking for last year's Austin 100 list? Click here.

Another 100 Colorado Creatives: Conor King

<i>Westword: If you could collaborate with anyone in history, who would it be, and why?</i><p><b>Conor King:</b> Oh, when it comes to collaborating, I don’t think I’d …

Google, proving it still hasn’t figured out social, will strip Google+ for parts

<i>This post has been corrected.</i><p>Google+ is a social graveyard. It’s reported to have more than 2 billion profiles, but fewer than 7 million public posts were made in the first two weeks of January. While Google isn’t yet admitting defeat, it will be carving out the most popular parts of Google+ into …

Social Media

How writing can help you reframe your life story and create a happy ending

Somewhere in between my baby vomiting, toddler screeching, overflowing email inbox pinging (again?!) and realizing that although it was 2 pm, I had not yet brushed my teeth, I took a breath.<p>This whole working mother thing didn’t feel like it was going particularly well. My kids were sick and …

How the GOP became the “White Man’s Party”

From Nixon to Rand, Republicans have banked on the unerring support of Southern white men. Here’s how it came to be<p>Few names conjure the recalcitrant South, fighting integration with fire-breathing fury, like that of George Wallace. The central image of this “redneck poltergeist,” as one biographer …

Sleep a lot? You might have a heightened risk of stroke, study says

There's no way to diagnose a stroke before it happens, but researchers say they've identified a clue to help doctors predict who's at risk – the amount of sleep they get at night.<p>Older adults who said they slept more than eight hours were 46% more likely to suffer strokes in the next decade than …

How Community Managers Can Build Lasting Relationships With Fans

Do your fans feel like they know you?<p>Do you show genuine interest in your audience?<p>People connect with others when there’s an emotional tie.<p>In this …

Social Media

How to Design a Social Media Campaign

Do you need to set up a social media campaign?<p>Do you know how to get started?<p>Establishing a strong team and a day-to-day plan are important for any …

Public Relations

Marketing Conference Speakers

Mary Meeker's Internet Trends Report 2014 is Live on Flipboard

Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends Report 2014 is Live on Flipboard<p>Inside Flipboard / May 28, 2014<p>There are few things that get the tech and business …

15 Cooking Tips from Alice Waters, Mark Bittman, Jamie Oliver, and Other Famous Foodies

Who couldn't use more culinary know-how? These tricks of the foodie trade will make you a pro.

15 French Toast Recipes

These French toast recipes from Cooking Light get your day off to a sweet start.<p>1 of 15<p>Ciabatta French Toast with Warm Apple Maple …

Five best vegetarian restaurants in Denver

<b>5) Native Foods Cafe</b> 680 South Colorado Boulevard<p>Yes, it's a chain restaurant -- and an import from California, no less! But when it comes to …

The Top 10 Brands Photos on Instagram

The major brands are embracing Instagram with a passion and work to get Instagram followers like crazy.<p>They’ve realised that engagement online with …