Archives for November 2010

The Body Shop, UNAIDS, Annie Lennox ask you to be an activist, join the fight against HIV

The Body Shop has teamed up with world-renowned photographer Rankin to launch an international HIV campaign, which invites you to be ‘an activist’ and join the fight against HIV…This campaign is in partnership with UNAIDS and serves as a timely reminder that being an activist means many different things – from taking to a podium and speaking out, to wearing the red ribbon on World AIDS Day and supporting the fight against HIV.

Interview with one of Mark Wahlberg’s real life entourage and actor in “The Fighter” Anthony H. Thomas

I had the opportunity to talk to Anthony Thomas last week about “The Fighter,” his nearly lifelong friendship with Mark Wahlberg, and his career accomplishments. After our conversation, I realized that while Thomas has benefited from Wahlberg’s fame, he has not simply ridden Wahlberg’s coattails; rather, he has quite a career resume in his own right and has been grateful for the opportunities he’s landed on his own and through Wahlberg.

Throwback Friday: “Tom’s Diner” by Suzanne Vega (DNA remix)

n 1990, the British dance music production duo by the name of DNA (Nick Batt and Neal Slateford) took the a capella “Tom’s Diner,” by Suzanne Vega, and created a catchy dance music mix that was a club anthem and still a classic…eventually peaking at #5 on the Hot 100.

Teen rock band Radio Silence NYC encourages youth to “Do Something” about bullying, release video for “Renegade”

Up-and-coming rock band Radio Silence NYC have teamed up with not-for-profit organization – the largest organization for young people and social change nationwide– to promote an important message about tolerance via their debut music video. The video for their song “Renegade” opens with the sad reminder that 6 out of 10 American teens witness bullying at least once a day.

Nhojj writes song “Things Will Get Better” as message of hope for gay youth

Nhojj continues to establish himself as an artist who delivers positive, life affirming messages. In his latest release, “Things Will Get Better” he embraces gay youth experiencing bullying and abuse and shares his own story.