Heidi Montag & Spencer Pratt share their faith in Jesus! As Perez Hilton attacks them!

July 17, 2009 at 6:22 pm (Tweeple Magazine articles by Jason Chu) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , )

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There is a saying that goes, “You can talk about everything except, religion, money, and politics.” Of course, this statement is in regards to avoiding confrontation, arguments, and emotionally charged conversations. Therefore, if these topics are avoided, and you err on the safe side, everybody goes home happy.

As usual, Hollywood, and more specifically reality stars don’t play by those rules. In this case, Heidi Montag, star of MTV’s the Hills, has been tweeting about her personal faith in Jesus. She is a born again Christian, and there’s even talk of her releasing a Christian album, however, that’s not the point.

The funny thing is that online media articles related to Heidi’s faith question her being a born-again Christian because of her provocative dress in music videos and television. Now let me share that I am a born-again Christian, have been for over 11 years, and I believe very strongly that Heidi’s recent tweets show that she IS a Christian beyond doubt through her words. Yet, the online media is also correct in that it is by one’s actions that you can tell if someone is a Christian through his/her lifestyle and choices.

Media is too quick to judge and label people based on their past. I believe that change is possible, and that Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt can grow and change like anyone else. Interestingly though, it seems Perez Hilton felt he needed to jump into Heidi’s and Spencer’s tweets and diss them about their faith. So Heidi and Spencer are Christians, they like to tweet about it, do they need approval from Perez Hilton for how to tweet their faith on Twitter?

Sometimes I wonder, if Perez will ever stay out of the fray, and just leave some celebrities alone. He either loves or hates a celebrity, nothing in between. For crying out loud, Perez Hilton was invited to and went to Heidi and Spencer’s wedding on April 25th, 2009. Now, barely 2 months later, he is insulting both of them, their faith, and unfollowing Heidi on Twitter over her profession of faith! Perez Hilton, that is shameful and classless, but I guess you’re just being you?

The funny thing is I do have a small measure of respect (decreasing daily though) for Perez because I think he is actually being true to himself by dissing celebrities and having the guts to be confrontational with them through his speech and writing. If he were faking nice it would be worse because he be acting dishonest and not himself. I’ve thought to myself, “What is the appeal of Perez Hilton?” The best answer I could think of was that some people out there, who dislike celebrities and their status, enjoy seeing someone who has celebrity clout (Perez), lash out and put the celebrities in their places.

The thing is he is clearly abusing his power and celebrity influence by believing “whatever he says/thinks…is right!” I know for a fact that there was a “Unfollow Perez Hilton” campaign that was spreading on Twitter after his shameful insult of MJ at the time of his death, but it actually hasn’t changed anything with his twitter account. Checking tonight, I saw that he’s actually gone and added over 10,000 viewers in the past week! Sad that there isn’t any consequences for his behaviour!

In today’s internet online world, people seem to forgive and forget quite fast. In the past, individual celebrities were never bigger than the Entertainment industry itself, and there always seemed to be a class to Hollywood, even if it was an “old boys club”. Now, anything goes, with the advent of reality shows like punk’d, Jackass, Wildboyz, etc., braking down that notion of class. It’s no longer necessary for celebrities to have class or decency to become a celebrity or star. On the other hand, it’s the opposite with things like scandal, sex tapes, paparazzi moments as sufficient to rubber stamp celebrity status. It’s no wonder that I like covering musicians more…because they at least need to know how to sing (not a fan of autotune singers), play an instrument, dance, and write/compose music  before anyone in the industry will take them seriously. I digressed, sorry.

Being a Christian does not mean you are perfect, as Perez is trying to fry Heidi and Spencer for not being, but at least I found a picture with Spencer and Heidi serving pizza to the homeless at the Union Rescue Mission in downtown L.A. (May 20th, 2009). I looked for pictures with Perez serving the community and only found pictures with him hanging out with celebrities…that’s it.

**EXCLUSIVE** Cheesy couple Heidi and Spencer dish up Pizza Hut pizza to the homeless
Excerpts from Heidi Montag tweets: @heidimontag

Jesus already won!!!!!!! Eternal life is what we need to worry about! not this life!!! I pray Jesus will protect you all!!!!!1:22 PM Jun 28th from web

@perezhilton haha there is never too much Jesus juice! Jesus was missing u at church! He loves u!6:16 PM Jun 28th from mobile web

@PerezHilton i just watched that video!!! AMAZING! praise Jesus!7:06 PM Jun 28th from web

“Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you. If someone strikes you on one7:23 PM Jun 28th from mobile web

cheek, turn to him the other.” Luke 6:277:24 PM Jun 28th from mobile web

@Perezhilton hahaha! xoxoxo11:14 PM Jun 28th from mobile web

@Perezhilton im trying to save souls!11:22 PM Jun 28th from mobile web

Jesus loves you and was sent from heaven to die on the cross for you sins so that you may have eternal life!!2:21 PM Jun 29th from web

He answered, ” ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your strength, and with all your mind.9:06 PM Jun 29th from web

And love your neighbor as you love yourself.'” Matthew 22: 379:10 PM Jun 29th from web

You can make a difference! Follow your dreams, with God all things are possible!!9:27 PM Jun 29th from web

Im going to start a woman’s biblestudy!9:30 PM Jun 29th from mobile web

good morning! im so excited to be alive today! Praise the Lord!!12:55 PM Jun 30th from web

Romans 12:21 “Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.”2:07 PM Jun 30th from web

get ready for Jesus coming back! watchout for the antichrist and the mark of the beast! which is the chip they want to put in you!3:22 PM Jun 30th from mobile web

the churches are being taken over! Christians speak out!! spread the news about Jesus before its too late!3:23 PM Jun 30th from mobile web

@perezhilton? what why? lol i love u!3:44 PM Jun 30th from mobile web

@perezhilton I love you! and you know who else loves you… Jesus! lol come on! xoxoxox!!4:02 PM Jun 30th from web

@perezhilton have you heard about @inforwars? you will love it!!4:08 PM Jun 30th from web

@perezhilton no silly! do your research about @inforwars its the news that they dont put in mainstreme media u know all about the media!4:15 PM Jun 30th from mobile web

@perezhilton we need to wake up to whats really going on in this evil world!4:17 PM Jun 30th from mobile web

@perezhilton dont lie that is not of Jesus! becareful thats not a game4:20 PM Jun 30th from mobile web

@perezhilton because Jesus has really woke me up! He is coming back soon and I need to save as many souls as i can! this life is so short!4:25 PM Jun 30th from mobile web

@perezhilton you are a journalist so i know that you always want all the sides and facts of the news! please just checkout @infowars!for you4:35 PM Jun 30th from mobile web

@perezhilton i love u!4:40 PM Jun 30th from web

praise Jesus! life is such a blessing!9:20 AM Jul 1st from mobile web

Jesus loves you!about 4 hours ago from mobile web

eres no king but King Jesus!about 4 hours ago from mobile web

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A few tweets from Spencer Pratt: @spencerpratt

@Iamlovestoned you must go to the son Jesus to get to the father! That’s why I now say “Jesus Bless you” when my friends sneeze.2:00 PM Jun 28th from TwitterFon in reply to Iamlovestoned

I am going to be a devoted soul winner for the rest of my time on this earth! i’m starting with my good friend @iamlovestoned7:18 PM Jun 28th from web

i’m on fire for the Lord! It hit me like a bunker buster how much evil this planet is up against and i am no longer standing in the dark9:18 PM Jun 28th from web

@Iamlovestoned you say enlightened i say SAVED! God’s Spirit has come to live within me and change me. My motives changed, my objective chan 9:26 PM Jun 28th from web in reply to Iamlovestoned

@Iamlovestoned , my disposition changed, and my eternal destiny changed. It begins when we open our hearts to Him!9:28 PM Jun 28th from web

i want the peace of Christ in my life overflowing to others! so if it bothers you on all my tweets i just said a prayer for you!9:29 PM Jun 28th from web

Seek God’s will in every decision. Pray. Turn to the scriptures. Seek the advice of godly friends. Ask the Holy Spirit to guide you.9:33 PM Jun 28th from web

@PerezHilton sorry Perez we have no more time for moderation evil is over taking earth! if earth was a peaceful place then maybe moderation9:35 PM Jun 28th from web in reply to PerezHilton

@PerezHilton Speidi is not going to Hell! We want eternal life and are bold in the name of Jesus!9:36 PM Jun 28th from web in reply to PerezHilton

@PerezHilton I have eternal life to focus on not how many followers I have!11:16 PM Jun 28th from TwitterFon in reply to PerezHilton

@PerezHilton I really want to see you in heaven ! Your heart means well! I willl continue to pray for you!11:25 PM Jun 28th from TwitterFon in reply to PerezHilton

starting today i am living my life 180 degrees different then i have for the last 25 years!1:52 PM Jun 29th from web

i deleted any bookmarks on my computer and iphone that take my focus in life away from what matters!1:53 PM Jun 29th from web

i have wasted so much time and energy on fame and pop culture with nothing but millions of haters to show for it!1:54 PM Jun 29th from web

i hope i can inspire anyone to realize that at any time in your life its not to late to change your direction and purpose1:56 PM Jun 29th from web

I am so thankful that the LORD put @heidimontag in my life to save me from heading in such an evil direction WITH NO PURPOSE!1:57 PM Jun 29th from web

i hope all my followers can forgive me for all the negative energy i put in the media with all my evil quotes and statements1:58 PM Jun 29th from web

my life from here on out is the LORD, my wife, and my country!!!!! For me these are the only things worth living and dying for!2:00 PM Jun 29th from web

Perez Hiltons 31st Birthday Bash at The Viper Room, Los Angeles

Excerpts Perez Hilton Tweets: @perezhilton

@spencerpratt JESUS, please, give it a rest with all the Jesus talk!!!!! Everything in moderation, even Jesus.9:31 PM Jun 28th from web in reply to spencerpratt@

@spencerpratt I think the devil is inside you and he’s pretending to be Jesus. We need to perform an exorcism!9:38 PM Jun 28th from web in reply to spencerpratt

I’ve been listening to @TaylorSwift13 this weekend about as much as @HeidiMontag and @SpencerPratt have been shouting-out Jesus!10:55 PM Jun 28th from web

@heidimontag People are going to start unfollowing you and @SpencerPratt cuz it’s too much JESUS JESUS JESUS all the time. Srsly!11:04 PM Jun 28th from web in reply to heidimontag

@heidimontag You’re not gonna open hearts and minds if you bash people over the head with your bible. Just sayin’!11:24 PM Jun 28th from web in reply to heidimontag

@spencerpratt Heaven is a place on earth, sang Belinda Carlise. Let’s focus on the now for a bit shall we? Leave eternal salvation for tomm.11:26 PM Jun 28th from web in reply to spencerpratt

@spencerpratt @HeidiMontag Does this mean you’re going to stop smoking pot? I don’t think God approves of weed!2:37 PM Jun 29th from web in reply to spencerpratt

@heidimontag Jesus can’t wait to see you in Playboy magazine! xoxo2:42 PM Jun 29th from web in reply to heidimontag

@heidimontag Do I need to stage an intervention???? You and @SpencerPratt are out of control!!!!!!4:14 PM Jun 29th from web in reply to heidimontag

@heidimontag Are you gonna be singing about Jesus???11:12 PM Jun 29th from web in reply to heidimontag

@babygirlparis Have you found the Lord yet? Have you accepted Jesus Christ as your savior? @HeidiMontag would like to speak with you!8:31 AM Jun 30th from web in reply to babygirlparis

@heidimontag I’m falling into your trap. Okay, Heidi… What is “Identical”?3:13 PM Jun 30th from web in reply to heidimontag

@heidimontag That’s it! I’m unfollowing you!3:24 PM Jun 30th from web in reply to heidimontag

@heidimontag I love you too. But I really did unfollow you. Seeing this Tweet in my @PerezHilton “replies”.3:45 PM Jun 30th from web in reply to heidimontag

@heidimontag I’ll follow you again if you promise not to be so batshit crazy about Jesus on Twitter.3:46 PM Jun 30th from web in reply to heidimontag

@heidimontag Love Jesus. Share your love. But IN MODERATION. Maybe just one two Jesus posts a day? No need for five or ten!!!3:47 PM Jun 30th from web in reply to heidimontag

@heidimontag That’s better!4:06 PM Jun 30th from web in reply to heidimontag

@heidimontag Did you joint some fucking cult?! Jesus save you!4:10 PM Jun 30th from web in reply to heidimontag

@heidimontag Join that is.4:11 PM Jun 30th from web in reply to heidimontag

@heidimontag Infowars is funded by Satan! I spoke to Jesus. He told me himself!4:18 PM Jun 30th from web in reply to heidimontag

@heidimontag How could the world be evil if God created it? Are you saying God is evil?4:21 PM Jun 30th from web in reply to heidimontag

@heidimontag I think you need to be reading more of the Bible and less of Infowars.4:21 PM Jun 30th from web in reply to heidimontag

@heidimontag P.S. Did you stop smoking weed? Are you going through marijuana withdrawals? Why have you been acting so strange?4:22 PM Jun 30th from web in reply to heidimontag

@heidimontag The devil has crept into your brain, Heidi! I think we need an exorcism!4:31 PM Jun 30th from web in reply to heidimontag

@heidimontag Jesus thinks you should quite The Hills then. You can save a lot more souls that way!4:32 PM Jun 30th from web in reply to heidimontag

@heidimontag I love you too, when you’re not scaring me. xoxo4:45 PM Jun 30th from web in reply to heidimontag

@HeidiMontag @SpencerPratt WTF???? http://bit.ly/PC35K Insanity!2:47 PM Jul 1st from web

@heidimontag Burger King, bitch!23 minutes ago from web in reply to heidimontag

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Star Trek actor Brent Spiner tweeting a new genre of Twitter interaction

July 17, 2009 at 5:36 pm (Tweeple Magazine articles by Jason Chu) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , )

Star Trek Convention - Day 4

Yes, I do admit when growing up I watched Star Trek: The Next Generation after school at 5:00pm. Most definitely I had and still have a great deal of respect for the actor Brent Spiner (@BrentSpiner), who played the role of Commander Data (the ingenious android with no emotions) .

As I was scanning through TweetDeck scanning for potential story ideas, there was something quite different about Spiner’s way of tweeting, that I thought warranted further investigation. To be honest, I thought that Brent Spiner was losing it a bit from his strange tweets (I’ll post underneath), but than I came to realize he was writing short 140 character bursts of prose from tweet to tweet. So naturally I scanned at all his recent tweets in succession and found that he had done something very similar to the news reel serials of the early 20th century newspaper press. The only difference is that his “serials” are real-time and have the benefit of immediate feedback from the fans. I liked the fact that when Brent Spiner was done his story/soliloquy, he proceeded to address some of his fans @reply comments.

Brent has created a fictional twitter world which he calls “Spinerworld” where he basically tells stories of a place filled with millions of Spiners (Yes, I know). The cool thing is that his followers can cut in, and respond to story bits, and Brent might make changes to the stories based on what fans say! That is a very interesting development for the writer/reader interaction dynamic (very 21st century).

I think this is an ingenious way of storytelling, and very difficult too. Think about it this way, “Brent Spiner is telling a bedtime story not to his kids, but to over 600,000 people and it’s all real-time with the opportunity to question him/cut him off!” To tell a story in 140 character chapters is extremely difficult, as anyone who’s done English papers know that it’s always easier to write more, than be short and  concise. The one thing that is very apparent is Brent’s intelligence, odd atmosphere/dialogue, and strangely funny tweets. He’s definitely earned his large Twitter following for more than just his “name”.

Sample of Brent’s Spiner’s Fictional Tweets:

  1. (Phone rings) “Hello?” ” Mr. Spiner?” “Yes, it is.” “Mr. Spiner, this is Mr. Spiner with Visa. I’m afraid you’ve gone over your limit.”12:20 PM Jul 8th from web
  2. “What?…” “We have 25 large charges on your account from yesterday. We’re going to have to freeze your account until we receive payment.12:23 PM Jul 8th from web
  3. Damn that @therealbrent. I’m so stressed. Think I’ll watch “ID4”. I love when I give that big speech, “This is our Independence Day!”12:33 PM Jul 8th from web
  4. RT @goldbedr@BrentSpiner I am so terribly, terribly confused at what you are doing–How do you think I feel!!12:44 PM Jul 8th from web
  5. RT @ paradoxphoenix If everyone you physically encounter is a Spiner, how come everyone who tweets you is not a Spiner? –WE ARE!!!!!12:53 PM Jul 8th from web
  6. RT @therealbrent@Brentspiner>Don’t you understand? It’s time to change your ways. Be kinder.–Stop this! But, pay my credit card bill first.2:04 PM Jul 8th from web
  7. I’ve got to break this mirror! (Throws chair) OMG! It bounced off!! (Pounding mirror with fists) Break, damn you!!…ow, I hurt my hands.2:25 PM Jul 8th from web
  8. Spiner (that’s me) lies on the floor of his room sobbing. A broken shell of a man. Wait…I’m not finished yet! I’ll get you, Spinerrrr!!!!!2:38 PM Jul 8th from web
  9. One last thing before I go out again. I must block him. I cannot have him knowing what I’m doing. Goodbye poser. Suck on this!about 21 hours ago from web
  10. RT @smellsorange You are weird.–Well, how would you feel if you were stuck in a mirror world!!!?? Sorry, I’d best go before I cry again.about 21 hours ago from web
  11. Spent the night walking. Very lonely. Nothing but Spiners everywhere I looked. Some were nice, others didn’t seem to recognize me.about 2 hours ago from web
  12. Went to Spiner Hardware and picked up a few sledge hammers. Got some really big Spiners to come over here. ST fans. Promised them autographsabout 2 hours ago from web
  13. They smashed the sledgehammers against the mirror but nothing happened. Tried same with their heads. Nothing. Hopeless.about 1 hour ago from web
  14. Before they left I made good on my promise. Gave them all autographs. They were disappointed. Said it looked just like theirs.about 1 hour ago from web
  15. He’s back. Prowling around. “What do you want? Just let me out of here and it’s you’re’s.” “That’s should be yours. And it’s already mine.”about 1 hour ago from web
  16. I’m losing my grip. Even my grammar is suffering. Now he’s rifling thorough my medicine chest. “No, take what you want, but please, leav about 1 hour ago from web
  17. I’m finished. Stuck in a world with millions of Spiners. Could be worse. I could be here with millions of that awful couple from “The Hills”about 1 hour ago from web
  18. RT @naienko: in that case, I recommend suicide.-Yes, perhaps your…you’re right. Maybe he would cease to be as well. Goodbye…Wait!!43 minutes ago from web
  19. One last chance. I’m going to try something. Those of you who announce unfollowing me, if this doesn’t work, I’ll save you the trouble.22 minutes ago from web
  20. Need help for this one. I’ll be back. Most of the Spiners in Spinerworld are friendly. Oh and @trentvenegas, homey, you’re blocked. Im off.7 minutes ago from web

P.S. I did say this was a sample, so if you back check his tweets, there’s a lot more “serial tweets” on Spinerworld.

~ Jason

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New Album Review: Ashley Tisdale’s “Guilty Pleasure”

July 17, 2009 at 5:22 pm (Major Label, Tweeple Magazine articles by Jason Chu) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , )

Ashley Tisdale's "Guilty Pleasure" album

Yes I know that Ashley Tisdale is as mainstream as you can get for pop music, however, I always review music first and not popularity. Lest I remind you all, that I hardly listen to popular radio stations, and not for what you probably think. I just got bored with all the commercials and radio DJ’s incessant chatter. I never had a problem with popular/mainstream music itself.

But I digress, back to Ashley Tisdale’s upcoming sophomore album “Guilty Pleasure”. It will be released on Tuesday July 28th, 2009 to much fanfare. The nature of a celebrity of Ashley’s stature (@ashleytisdale), who has already exceeded over 1,000,000 twitter followers making her one of Twitter’s top accounts. This alone assures her a probable strong showing in sales. Also, the fact that her fans and followers are strongest in the teenager demographic, only helps her cause. She has built this strong fan following primarily over her role in the Disney T.V. show “The Suite Life of Zack & Cody”, her appearances in the “High School Musical” movies, and of course her music/debut album.

What’s also interesting with this 24 year old pop singer/actress, is that she attempting to doing a “double feature” with her upcoming projects. Not only is her album releasing July 28th, but her new 2oth Century Fox film, “Aliens in the Attic” opens Friday July 31st. Smart marketing and P.R. as she will get a ton of publicity in the next few weeks, that the majority of other musicians could only dream of.

Her corporate/music label advantages aside, the album’s not too shabby on own merits (in the summer fun way). First of all, I would definitely class her in the Avril Lavigne pop/rock genre with a few interesting tracks in varying music styles. The cool bit is that Ashley isn’t trying to pretend to be an “artiste/musician”, but is just having fun, making catchy pop tunes that her fans will dig. Her vocals are tinged with a sweetness, that is fun, and sufficiently strong. The backing band/musicians sounds decent, and don’t try to overplay, but hit all the catchy hooks with aplomb.

The lyrics are again light and geared straight to the heart of the topics all teens like to sing/hear about (i.e. rebellion, relationships, gossip, etc.). I guarantee her singles will play heavily on all radio playlists because her popularity and her music is so catchy (i.e. easy to remember/sing-a-long to). And that’s her point, as I think she knows her music is good enough to be a “guilty pleasure”. What I mean by this, is that her music will probably transcend age demographics on this album because she most definitely has the cross over appeal of an Avril, Miley Cyrus, and early Britney Spears. Ashley Tisdale has that wholesome “girl next door” quality that parents are  accepting to, however, let’s just hope she doesn’t go down the “Britney” sexual musical path (Ashley doesn’t need to, her popularity is already immense).

Her producers did a great job and the sound quality is top notch, however, a little too much treble/tinny (I prefer a strong rhythm/bass bottom end in the mix). I like the fact that she tried to mix up her album songs with tracks with a R&B flavor, Hip Hop, ballads, etc. Mixing it up definitely shows she’s isn’t afraid to try new things to grow and mature with her music.

In summary, a good effort, a fun album with catchy pop hooks, clean/sweet vocals from a rising star – and potential superstar in the music industry. Have a great summer Ashley, you’re report card was alright, it’s O.K!

Ashley Tisdale and guest band V Factory perform a free concert at The Grove in Los Angeles

My Favorite Tracks on “Guilty Pleasure”

Acting Out, Switch, What If, Me Without You

Tell Me Lies (Performance)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hoLkPxT72kg

What If (Performance)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IyHisWMx284

Hot Mess (Performance)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OxCkMBWEj1c

Masquerade (Performance)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXACX_vH7Fw

It’s Alright, It’s OK (Performance)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aWCoRZRDuY0

It’s Alright O.K. (official video)

IT’S ALRIGHT, IT’S OK official music video

Ashley Tisdale’s Youtube channel

http://www.youtube.com/user/ashleytisdale?blend=1&ob=4

Ashley Tisdale’s Myspace

http://www.myspace.com/ashleytisdale

Ashley Tisdale Live Performance at The Grove

Ashley Tisdale – “Guilty Pleasure”

The tracks are:
1. Acting Out
2. It’s Alright, It’s OK
3. Masquerade
4. Overrated
5. Hot Mess
6. How Do You Love Someone
7. Tell Me Lies
8. What If
9. Erase & Rewind
10. Hair
11. Delete You
12. Me Without You
13. Crank It Up
14. Switch

~ Jason Chu

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Ashley Tisdale Live Performance at The Grove

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C.N. Tower beside me as I type here, listening to Pre-release Ashley Tisdale album

July 13, 2009 at 2:16 am (Musings) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , )

C.N. Tower beside me as I type here, listening to pre – release Ashley Tisdale album
Today at 2:03am | Edit Note | Delete

It’s 1:31 am – I’m at staying at my sister’s condo in downtown Toronto (C.N. Tower is right outside my window) because I have a teacher upgrade course going Monday – Saturday. It will be full-time study..yuck! It will be difficult to keep up my website & Tweeple writing this week.

Oh yah, and I have a rough cold/sinus infection that it is wiping me out.

My course starts at 9:00am Monday morning, approximately 8 hours away…and what am I doing?

I decided to open up the digital pre-release Ashley Tisdale’s “Guilty Pleasure” album. Yup that’s right, Tweeple Magazine passed her album to me over 2 weeks before it’s released in stores…Ah, ah…no I’m not making copies (or else I’d be shot).

So, I’m listening to her music when all sanity tells me I should be sleeping. It’s all your fault Ashley! Hahaha! I’m going insane here, and typing it for your pleasure…or pain. Whatever.

I won’t do the review tonight (b/c. I’m not sane) because I need to listen to it numerous times, and input my thoughts on my music reviews template. Than I’ll print out my music review template, and use that to as a base to write my official Tweeple Magazine album review article on Ashley Tisdale’s album. Of course, I will pore over articles and internet information about her, so that I can write an expert/professional article as I possibly can.

Small tip: The better quality article you write, the greater chance that a larger/big name website might link your article to your website (ie. yahoo, msn, mtv, much music, etc.). If your article is linked to a bigger site, your site (Tweeple Magazine) gets a much bigger profile/platform, not mention much more views. And I guess for me, because my name is on every article, my name as an online writer gets a little stronger/more exposure/attention to my writing.

The best thing is I know I’m doing this for the right reasons, I thoroughly enjoy writing, creating/sculpting an article with a theme or angle, choosing a headline photo, etc.

I am working on strategies, in stages/steps, to eventually be working “paid” full-time as a writer. but EVERYTHING in between is the hard knocks of paying your dues, earning the respect of people who could care less because they have hundreds of would be writers willing to write your article.

That’s why everything you write/submitted to be published, must be your best quality. It must be your voice they hear the words, beyond the fancy grammar, syntax, conjugation, writing style…you must be able to connect with the reader, with just your words.

O.K. Ashley’s album is finished…gotta get some sleep now. Write ya later.

Jason Chu

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The Twilight Saga: New Moon Trailier in HD

June 1, 2009 at 1:34 pm (Musings) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , )

THE TWILIGHT SAGA: NEW MOON trailer in HD

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