India help, Los Feliz Village Holiday Festival, The Liquid Muse

By Joy A. Kennelly Well that was sure funny. I just called United Airlines to find out if my free ticket I received after being bumped allows me to fly to Kauai and just spent 10 minutes with a guy... Read more →

American Gangster, Mafia Code of Ethics, Hermosa Beach

By Joy A. Kennelly I've been wanting to write about this for quite some time. Did anyone else catch the Mob's Code of Ethics article mid-November? I found it extremely interesting, especially after seeing American Gangster last night. Here's a... Read more →

Very busy, but will write a real blog later...

By Joy A. Kennelly Hi there, Thanks for checking in. I'm on a real tight deadline to get a lot accomplished in a short amount of time and as a result am not able to blog like I would normally... Read more →

Julian Myers' Entertainment PR class, Hasbro and Boundless Playgrounds

By Joy A. Kennelly It's always interesting to find out who actually reads my blog. They may not realize I know, but I can tell. So that's why it's fun to gear blogs towards subjects I know will cause a... Read more →

Sharefest, Groundlings, bibi davidson, Gali Rotstein, Bay Cities Community Church, Snow Goose Global Thanksgiving

By Joy A. Kennelly This has been one packed weekend. I love times like this because I am very social and love being around lots of new people. I also like my time alone, but I needed to be around... Read more →

The Gathering of Men 2007 Fall Breakfast, Joey Brucato, Daily Breeze

By Joy A. Kennelly This year's Gathering of Men breakfast, features Dr. Ken Poure and takes place on Tuesday, November 13 from 6:45am - 8:00am at the Torrance Marriott on 3635 Fashion Way. Dr, Ken Poure, the director emeritus of... Read more →


By Joy A. Kennelly Select artwork from Artist Gali Rotstein’s collection entitled, Requiem for a Housewife, will be previewed during the Group ’08 show at Lois Lambert Gallery located at Bergamot Station in Santa Monica, CA. .” Paintings entitled “Ghost,”... Read more →

Travel Play Company donates Travel Trays to Fire Victims

THE TRAVEL PLAY COMPANY DONATES 700 TRAVEL TRAYS TO FIRE VICTIMS Beneficiaries are American Red Cross/Save the Children In an effort to assist children displaced by the CA wildfires, The Travel Play Company donated five hundred new Travel Trays to... Read more →

Money, Money, Money! I won the pitching contest!

By Joy A. Kennelly As a publicist, when you're pitching the media you have very limited time to get your point across. As a result, you learn to speak quickly, succinctly and cover all your bases in a minute or... Read more →

Somewhere over the rainbow... Today was great!

By Joy A. Kennelly I'm very tired, but my neighbor is listening (very loudly) to the Somewhere over the rainbow song by that Hawaiian singer which is nice music to write by so here I am. Aloha!:) I must say,... Read more →

Remarkable Lives. Remarkable Legacies. What's Yours?

By Joy A. Kennelly Before I begin the wrap-up of yesterday's wonderful Women's Conference, I just want to extend my deepest sympathy to those whose lives and homes have been devastated by the wildfires. I experienced a fire evacuation living... Read more →

More Across the Universe - still lovin' it... Sang this morning...

By Joy A. Kennelly Just back from singing at both services this morning and have to tell you. I totally forgot how much fun it is to sing with a group - especially one that is as talented as my... Read more →

Across the Universe - LOVED IT! Heartbreak Kid - HATED IT!

By Joy A. Kennelly Let it be. Let it be. Let it be. Let it be. Whisper words of wisdom. Let it be. There will be an answer. Let it be. Let it be. Let it be. Let it be.... Read more →

At long last, Gali's gallery debut(s)! Moving, moving, moving

By Joy A. Kennelly I'm very happy to announce that Gali Rotstein of the Ken and Gali Rotstein's has been accepted to not one, but five gallerys! Of course, she can't accept all five offers, but it was so nice... Read more →

Back to College for a Day, Harvest Home, my adoption story, A Window Between Worlds, Gali Rotstein

By Joy A. Kennelly Yesterday was very serendipitous to say the least. I did more media relations for Back to College for A Day --which is coming along nicely, thank you for asking. The Washington Post reporter I pitched today... Read more →

Here's my Los Angeles Convention & Visitors Bureau case study

By Joy A. Kennelly This past summer I was hired by the Los Angeles Convention & Visitors Bureau (LA Inc) to coordinate hotel getaway promotions for Ralphs' large-scale summer promotion. This will give you an idea of the scope of... Read more →

Oh happy day...Random Sharp Objects, Harvest Home, LA Louver

By Joy A. Kennelly I must share that although I'm not big on live theatre, my friend Esther Friedman's show, Random Sharp Objects, last night was really quite good - almost surprisingly so because I had no idea what to... Read more →

9 Things You Simply Must Do to Succeed in Love and Life and other thoughts...

By Joy A. Kennelly Sometimes you just need a good friend to tell it like it is and remind you that God is in control, not you. I keep saying I'm turning my life over to His will and His... Read more →

In the news with The Joy Writer PR & Marketing

By Joy A. Kennelly I've been rather busy and haven't had the time to blog in the way I usually do. Not sure I have the time now, but wanted to check in. Things are going well for Gali. We're... Read more →