Anna Smyczynska

Anna Smyczynska

How Americans View Euro 2012

It appears to be a surprise that ESPN’s broadcasts of the European soccer games average more than 1 million viewers per match. This is a big upgrade from the 2008 Euro championships. An average of 784,000 households tuned in to the sports channel to watch the first 24 games. The …

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First Starbucks Tazo Tea Shop Coming Up!

Starbucks continues to expand, announcing the opening of their first tea only shop using the Tazo brand. The store is set to open near the company’s headquarters in the Seattle University Village this fall. At the Tea Shop (aptly named), one will be able to taste 80 different types of …

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Justin Bieber rocks the world with Believe

Believe, Bieber’s second full-length studio album is certainly reaching #1 on the Billboard 200 album chart. However, it was also predicted that the upcoming week will be the most successful one in his career, and that he is heading for the year’s biggest debut. By the end of the week, …

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Out of Jail, Taking His Time

  When Lil Wayne released his I Am Not a Human Being album he really proved to be one of the leading rappers in the music industry. The “Young Money Cash King” reached #1 on the Billboard 200 chart, which made him the first artist since Tupac to rise to …

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End of a 14-year Commitment

  Can it really be the case, that Johnny Depp is a single man? It looks like it. After fourteen years of a committed relationship with actress and singer Vanessa Paradis, it seems that the couple won’t continue for much longer. Paradis denies their split, and protest against fake rumors …

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Gabriel Aubry Profiting from Halle Berry!

After a long-lasting fight over the custody of their 4-year-old Nahla, Aubry and Berry have not come to an agreement but a possible and profitable settlement.  Profitable for Aubry that is. A couple of months ago the French-Canadian model filed documents asking for $20,000 a month in order to maintain …

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Adidas in Chains

Jeremy Scott, one of the visionary designers from Los Angeles, designed a pair of orange-and-purple sneakers for Adidas. Inspired by a toy monster from the 1980s, the sneakers are extremely bold and edgy, yet impossibly unique. Their fame unfortunately did not last long. Some critics, such as Jesse Jackson, claimed …

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Beheading The Wrong Person

 The creators of “Game of Thrones” did not mean wrong by mounting Bush’s head on a pole. However, some might see the placing of a likeness of the former president on a wooden stick as a more than offensive action. Before the first-season’s DVD release no one really noticed this …

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"Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" – When History Meets The Supernatural

Over the past years, vampires have achieved great popularity in media including movies, literature, and TV. The vampire “fashion” began with the release of Stephenie Meyer’s “Twilight” saga. However, the idea of a vampire- a supernatural figure that feeds on blood- always drew people’s attention. So it should serve as …

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Katy Perry’s ‘Wide Awake’ Music Video MTV Premiere!

This Tuesday, June 19, at 7.53 p.m. Katy Perry’s new clip- ‘Wide Awake’- will make a worldwide debut on MTV. Afterwards, the singer herself will give a 30-minute interview with MTV’s Sway Calloway. She is planning to reveal the secrets of her song, which she wrote for an upcoming 3-D …

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Praising The Talents

The widely known and admired R&B singer, producer and rapper, Pharrell Williams, is about to receive the Golden Note Award from ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers). The artist will receive his award during an invitation-only ceremony that will take place on June 29, in the Beverly Hilton …

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The Bells Are Ringing!

  The weekend of June 30 will be a special one for Alec Baldwin and his yoga instructor fiancée, Hilaria Thomas. The couple has planned a Catholic wedding at the Basillica of St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral on Mulberry Street in NoLita. The cathedral is over 200 years old is known …

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