Blogging Your Way Into Elected Office, or How I Learned to Balance Poles and Spin Plates

I've written before about how, without BlogHer, I would never have been on CNN, the BBC or in the NPR studios throughout the 2008 general election night. But the transition from noted, national (and sometimes even paid!) political blogger to public servant (in my case, Pepper Pike City Council Member) is far more infrequent than you might imagine. And, in my opinion, absolutely too rare....more

Looking forward to meeting you! And I really like your blog. Great name.

Jillmore

Bay Area BlogHer Pre-BlogHer '10 Meet Up, Saturday July 24!

D'oh! SOLD OUT! See you in NYC or around town! -SR 7/15Come one, come all to the BlogHer Bay Area pre-BlogHer '10 meet up!  Maybe you're attending BlogHer '10 and want to connect with other local attendees beforehand. Maybe you couldn't attend this year, but want to have the next best thing, a local BlogHer meet-up! Either way,this meet-up is for you....more

Boston Area Pre-BlogHer BBQ July 17th

It's hard to believe that BlogHer 2010 is nearly here. But before we convene in New York, we have the Boston Area BBQ on July 17th.Date and Time: Saturday July 17th, 1-5 pmWhere: 171 White Pond Rd. Hudson MAKids, friends, spouses, partners are all welcome. ...more

I think I already RSVPed on the other post, but can't hurt to make sure! I'll be attending with ...more

Pre-BlogHer 10 Meet-up in Portland - Want to Join?

ThisKat has set up the Pre-BlogHer 10 Meet-up for the folks in Portland and I hope you can make it! Here are the meet-up details: ...more

Interview: Adult Autism Sibling Pamela Merritt of Angry Black Bitch

Pamela Merritt, a.k.a. Shark Fu, streams tireless, outspoken, and completely original social commentary on feminism, race, and politics both on her personal blog Angry Black ***, and as a contributor to Shakesville, RH Reality Check, and Feministing. ...more

Very cool to learn about Pamela! I find it especially interesting, because as a mother of three ...more

BlogHer Conference Update - March 26, 2010

Happy Friday everyone! Another amazing week for the BlogHer Conferences -- here's a snapshot of our activities. ...more