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May 25th 2012

AOL Artists Launch New Summer Canvases



Today marks the first installment in a series of canvases that will be launched throughout the next few months on AOL.com, all focused around the theme of summer! From now until end of August, 20 new canvases by nine AOL Artists will be released on AOL.com.

We are thrilled to introduce Rachell Sumpter and Keat Toah to the AOL Artists family, and to welcome back long time friend to AOL and Alumni AOL Artist, Mr. Kiji.

Debuting today on AOL.com are six canvases - Keat Toah's "Lady Liberty;" Rachell Sumpter's "Regata," "Balloons," "Listen," and Sweetheart Ride;" and Mr. Kiji's "BBQ," all of which are reminiscent of summertime, sunshine, and the beach.

Keat Teoh is a New York based artist who creates witty, lighthearted illustrations using watercolor. His work has appeared in publications such as the New York Times, Inc. Magazine and the Boston Pheonix. Rachell Sumpter is a West Coast artist who creates small-scale paintings that celebrate the beauty of western nature and wilderness. Rachell has exhibited in galleries internationally including shows in Tokyo, Stockholm and Madrid.

Make sure to keep visiting AOL.com to see all the canvases in our Summer Series launches.

Nov 22nd 2011

Michelangelo Signorile Joins HuffPost Gay Voices


We're excited to announce that Michelangelo Signorile has joined the HuffPost team as Editor-at-Large of HuffPost Gay Voices. In this position, Signorile will help shape the site's vision and direction, offer commentary and analysis, live-blog events, assist with assigning story coverage, and enlist a wide array of voices to contribute to the conversations of interest to the gay community and beyond.

In its first month after launch, HuffPost Gay Voices was the most popular gay site, as measured by comScore (October 2011).

Signorile's popular radio program, "The Michelangelo Signorile Show," airs on Sirius XM's LGBT channel, OutQ, each weekday from 2pm-6pm ET. He regularly interviews politicians, filmmakers, playwrights and celebrities, from Congressman Barney Frank and Larry Kramer to Rosie O'Donnell and Chaz Bono -- and takes calls from listeners across North America.

Signorile is a former editor-at-large for The Advocate, a former columnist and editor-at-large for Out magazine and also served as editor-at-large for Planet Out/Gay.com. He is the author of four books, and has written for many publications, including The New York Times, USA Today, the New York Observer, the Los Angeles Times and New York magazine. Signorile has appeared on many TV news programs, including Today, Good Morning America, the O'Reilly Factor, AC360 and Larry King Live.

To learn more about Signorile, click here.

Oct 24th 2011

ANA Conference: Final Recap

The annual ANA Masters of Marketing was a marketer's dream. The final days taught us some incredible and hilarious things! We learned how worm poop can inspire an entrepreneur to create an ecologically intelligent business model, that a vending machine can do wonders for selling carrots, and how Jay-Z's "99 Problems" can help increase purchase intent.No matter where you went, you were sure to hear someone remark to another, "Aren't these speakers incredible?" And yes, they were just that good. Take a look at some highlights of the conference on our Advertising Trade Site.

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