Alison Garwood Jones

In conversation with Erin Cooper Gay

Originally published in May 2012 in Blog

“In Conversation” is a popular Q&A Segment on “Society Pages” that features interviews with creative risk takers. So far, I’ve profiled Bruce Mau, an industrial designer turned global thinker, Maureen Judge, a Genie Award-winning filmmaker whose real life docs focus on family dynamics, and Evan Jones, a pioneer in Alternate Reality Games. Evan’s computer feats have […]

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The power of pause

Originally published in May 2012 in Blog

Maria Shriver has a foothold in all the major social media platforms: Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Pinterest, WordPress and, presumably, whatever promises to be the next best thing. Media and communications are her career. But how she uses them is worth noting. There are enough voices on the internet going for cheap attention. Expensive attention, as […]

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So where’s the correction?

Originally published in May 2012 in Blog

fter a stunning $2 billion loss in European trading by JPMorgan Chase last week, the FBI in the U.S. has opened a preliminary review of the debacle. As punishment, Ina Drew, the Chief Investment Officer whose London office orchestrated the trades, was promptly kicked to the curb. That lowers the ratio of male to female […]

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Lest we forget …

Originally published in May 2012 in Blog

It’s been said that the French don’t have a sense of humour (at least, not one the rest of us can discern). Then there are the Republicans (the U.S kind). They’re easy to laugh at, but not with. Samantha Bee was right when she pointed out that most Canadians regard Fox News as “a colossal practical […]

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It’s hard to be interesting

Originally published in May 2012 in Blog

… but every now and again something sticks. Thanks guys.

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Daddy’s little girl

Originally published in May 2012 in Blog

Paulina Mary Jean Gretzky Someone grab the shepherd’s crook and pull this girl off stage. ©AGJ on PicMonkey.com It’s too late to take back the message It’s already out And archived in perpetuity I can’t even crop you, You’ve taken over my web page too If video killed the radio star, The internet kidnapped daddy’s […]

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