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July 2011

Articles From Emmie Scott in July
Friday Jul 29, 2011 55:00 PM ET
While both weddings were highly anticipated and joyfully celebrated by anglophiles worldwide, I think there are a few factors about this most recent royal marriage that lend it a greater chance of succeeding where that of William’s parents did not.
Thursday Jul 28, 2011 30:00 PM ET
While he may not have been in the entertainment industry for long, this ambitious, successful, and down-to-earth young actor/producer is already racking up stage and screen credits.
Thursday Jul 28, 2011 00:00 AM ET
According to a study by a couple of economics students at Lehigh University, it would cost the families of non-Muggle children more to enroll at the fictional university made popular by the books and films revolving around Harry Potter, the boy wizard, than to enroll at Harvard.
Tuesday Jul 26, 2011 20:00 PM ET
As we all should have learned in school (or rehab), procrastination makes everything harder in the end, so here are a few proactive ways to at least begin to sort out your problems in the present.
Monday Jul 25, 2011 45:00 PM ET
Anders Behring Breivik looks like your normal, everyday guy - open face, pleasant features, well-kept hair and clothes. What’s interesting about this is the fact that this type of man, the typical Joe Schmoe who mass murders large numbers of innocent people, is the basis of Western culture’s greatest hopes as well as that of its deepest fears.
Sunday Jul 24, 2011 00:00 PM ET
LiLo recently made yet another entrance at a court hearing looking something less than… courtly. However, this isn’t the first time she’s been criticized for her courtroom attire - from “eff you” nail polish to white mini dresses, her wardrobe has made almost as many waves in the press as the charges against her.
Friday Jul 22, 2011 25:00 PM ET
We’ve been talking for a couple of years now about the importance of keeping your social media nose clean. Now, it’s more important than ever, as employers are beginning to dig further and further back in our online interactions to find hints that potential new hires are unfit.
Thursday Jul 21, 2011 45:00 PM ET
The newest trend in restaurant dining may, in fact, have nothing to do with food. A few scattered restaurants across the country have starting banning children under a certain age from their premises, and have in turn seen unexpected surges in popularity.
Wednesday Jul 20, 2011 15:00 PM ET
While using stereotypes to bolster jokes can yield some serious equal-opportunity laughs for Saturday Night Live and other similarly frank comedians, I don’t know that it works so well for an advertising campaign.
Tuesday Jul 19, 2011 30:00 AM ET
Of course, hacking in to the phones of celebrities, politicians, murdered young women, and other newsworthy figures has been deemed unethical, unpardonable, and downright unbelievable. But it's worth asking: how far does the blasphemous nature of looking into someone else's social media life extend?
Monday Jul 18, 2011 10:00 AM ET
We got a chance to chat one afternoon after she had gotten back from a much-needed vacation, and we talked over her roots, her achievements, and her latest cinematic endeavor, Hello Herman. Read on for a look into the life of this incredible woman.
Saturday Jul 16, 2011 40:00 AM ET
When asked if she met the royals, MLP quipped, "I didn't meet them. I was shoved out of the way by Jennifer Lopez. Uh oh, I shouldn't have said that." Wow. I thought JLo's ass was probably the biggest thing in that awkward situation, but clearly Miss MLP's ego was giving it a run for its money.
Thursday Jul 14, 2011 30:00 PM ET
Whatever the reason, concentration in the office can often be a hard thing to maintain. While I’m certainly no expert, I have found a few ways to combat disinterest and make the time you put in as productive as possible.
Wednesday Jul 13, 2011 40:00 PM ET
We joke that, given the chance, women could run the world. But seeing what politics has to offer, at least in the US, I’m beginning to wonder.
Tuesday Jul 12, 2011 10:00 PM ET
While it’s unquestionably tragic that we’ve lost Ms. Betty Ford, I think it’s important that we don’t forget what she did for women in the public sphere and continue to learn from the classy, sassy, intelligent lady she was.
Monday Jul 11, 2011 45:00 PM ET
Her bio reads like the C.V. of a true Renaissance woman, and during the course of our hour-long interview, we talked about her move from Iowa to LA after college, her close professional relationship with playwright Henry Jaglom, and the importance of hard work as the foundation of a lucky, happy life.
Sunday Jul 10, 2011 15:00 PM ET
In addition to learning to tread small talk water at business functions, you may also be introduced into unfamiliar interview situations. Here are a few tips for navigating an interview or networking opportunity outside the office.
Saturday Jul 9, 2011 10:00 AM ET
It’s Saturday, and we all know what that means: time to get out of work and get out on the town. Maybe you’re catching up with old friends this weekend, getting to know a few new coworkers over drinks,...
Thursday Jul 7, 2011 25:00 PM ET
I’m a big believer that negativity is only debilitating if you allow it to be. Apparently, Elizabeth Smart, who has just signed on as an ABC News commentator, is of the same mindset.
Wednesday Jul 6, 2011 15:00 PM ET
Now, going green is a wonderful idea, but when it comes to green dating, reusing and recycling a past relationship can be a risky proposition. Whether or not you’re a celeb, it’s important to evaluate the reasons your past relationship ended in order to decide if it’s worth giving it another go.
Tuesday Jul 5, 2011 05:00 PM ET
Sadly, some fratastic fellows never grow up and continue to chase skirts, chug booze, and "male bond" until beer bellies and gray hair make them little more than pitiable. But luckily, many more take the high road, one which twenty-something actor Daniel Radcliff has recently revealed that he’s chosen.
Monday Jul 4, 2011 10:00 AM ET
If you get laid off from your job - and statistics say you almost definitely will at some point - here are three ways to handle the cut with as much as grace and positivity as Chord.
Saturday Jul 2, 2011 20:00 PM ET
On most summer holidays, I feel like it's time for men to shine and gear up the grill for some outdoor deliciousness. But if you're sans man, what to do? If you're opting to learn how to grill for yourself, then read on for some girl-friendly grilling tips.
Saturday Jul 2, 2011 00:00 AM ET
I may have a strong emotional attachment to paper books, but I've wondered: is one a smarter investment than the other?

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