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Sloane Berrent

  • Arts and Entertainment
    Adriana Gascoigne and Robyn Cohen Girls in Tech made a splash into the Los Angeles tech scene in December with a launch party and since has held hot events (co-ed so boys you're welcome too) around town for the Girls in Tech...and the people who love them. Girls in Tech is a social network enterprise focused on the engagement, education and empowerment of like-minded, professional, intelligent and influential women in technology. Created in February...
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    You know how brutal winter (yes even here in Southern California!) can be on the skin. The change in temperature, both inside your office and home as well as outside can wreak havoc on your skin. Right when I felt like I was hitting a breaking point (or breakout as the case was), I heard about a new skincare salon called Mayet Skincare that opened in Santa Monica, and near blocks from my house,...
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    Perez Hilton on the "no" carpet LAist had the opportunity to attend Twiistup 3 last week in Venice at the Air Conditioned Supper Club and it was a geek fest you didn't want to miss! Tech startups, their employees and followers were joined by Venture Capital firms, bloggers, news crews and even Perez Hilton to enjoy a night of hands-on demos by 8 pre-selected local startups called "showoffs" for the night all while mixing...
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    Twiistup is hosting its third event tonight at the Air Conditioned Supper Club on Lincoln Boulevard in Venice. What is Twiistup? It's the brainchild of Mike Macadaan who was seeking to fill a need for a fun, tech-focused event that would showcase up-and-coming companies, while providing a casual environment for discovery and networking. Geeks are cool. Southern California tech company startups are hot and Twiistup is the place to be to bring those elements...
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    I didn't want to just do a "best of" list. So this year, I've decided to take a years worth of personal New Year's Resolutions, ask around for those of friends and put a call out to readers (email me here) about things you've always wanted to know, always wanted to do and then take those requests and ask an expert, an insider to help out. The result? Here goes... Today's Resolution: "I work...
  • Arts and Entertainment
    I didn't want to just do a "best of" list. So this year, I've decided to take a years worth of personal New Year's Resolutions, ask around for those of friends and put a call out to readers (email me here) about things you've always wanted to know, always wanted to do and then take those requests and ask an expert, an insider to help out. The result? Here goes... Today's Resolution: "I am...
  • News
    Apparently a Scientologist can be defined by a single question: "Would you want others to achieve the knowledge you now have?" The music, the insane laughter over abbreviations I had to look up (and are provided for you below), the conviction of "knowledge" that most of us do not have. Cue lights. Why it's Tom Cruise in a video made especially for the Scientology community! And even better, it was leaked out to the...
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    With both David Letterman and Conan O'Brien sporting beards, pop-culture talking heads have been all a buzz of late about the return of the beard. The return of the beard. Which brings us to this blog post from Best Week Ever called, The 10 Most Inspiring Beards Of All Time. We're as big of a fan of most of the list, snarky commentary and all, as the next person but we especially wanted to call...
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    Is it about that time? Time to start winding down for the weekend? And finally, a weekend of sunshine and not rain! We couldn't resist sharing with you a little video to get it going right. An unlikely combination to be sure, after all when was the last time you thought of Tom & Jerry and the Sugarhill Gang in the same sentence? Well it's a tale of friendship, of sticking up for your...
  • Arts and Entertainment
    I didn't want to just do a "best of" list. So this year, I've decided to take a years worth of personal New Year's Resolutions, ask around for those of friends and put a call out to readers (email me here) about things you've always wanted to know, always wanted to do and then take those requests and ask an expert, an insider to help out. The result? Here goes... Today's Resolution: "I want...

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