I’ll be speaking at An Event Apart 2009

On January 1st, the 2009 lineup for An Event Apart: The Design Conference For People Who Make Websites was made public. AEA is run by Jeffrey Zeldman and Eric Meyer, the creators of A List Apart and pioneers in the web standards movement. AEA is a two-day one-track conference in four cities throughout the year. [Keep Reading…]

Pleasure and Pain is #1 on Google

Yeah, so sometimes I Google myself. And for some reason tonight I Googled “pleasure and pain.” Imagine my shock when I saw that this measly 11-month-old blog, my pride and joy, is the #1 search result (when in quotes — #3 when not in quotes). Thank you for your continued support. I really love this [Keep Reading…]

I Popped My Cherry at BarCamp Philly

It’s almost a week later and I’m still on a high from BarCamp Philly! Organized by Roz Duffy and JP Toto, BarCamp Philly took place on Saturday, November 7, 2008 at The University of the Arts. I think more than 200 people were in attendance. If you’ve never heard of a BarCamp before, it doesn’t [Keep Reading…]

Pleasure and Pain on Blog Talk Radio

Huge thanks goes to Liz for alerting me to the fact that Pleasure and Pain, in particular the post I Am Not A Woman Blogger, was mentioned briefly on BlogWorld Expo’s show on Blog Talk Radio yesterday. Tim Turner and Rick (?) hosted yesterday’s edition of BlogWorld Radio with guests Laura Fitton a.k.a. Pistachio, Lucretia [Keep Reading…]