But, still, it can seem a bit self-important.
So when The Toronto Star published me as AKA WebGoddessCathy, I had to gulp. It was in an article, part of a series on the Oscar nominations. Interviews with real people, in their own words. And since I was talking about The Social Network, the handle fit.
The outcome? "Social Network captures the new pace of business" -- the article came out yesterday and I didn't even know. (I was busy, you know, doing my job. And then I, uh, went curling. But that was also my job -- just a really fun part of it in which I thew an amazing rock to win the game. But I digress...)
I know, you're thinking: "WHAT?! She doesn't even have a Google Alert set up for her name?" (Mom, meet Google Alerts.)
No, I do not. Correction, I did not. I do now.
So I was a bad WebGoddess and did not tweet, facebook or in any way socially-network my famousosity. I'm making up for it now.
Now, you're going to read the article and you're going to think "WOW, does she sound like a dork. Should I mention that to her?"
No, you shouldn't. I know it anyway. But don't worry, we ALL sound like that. Mine's not the worst. And I really liked Jennifer Wells who interviewed me. I actually didn't know that it was going to be in my own words -- I thought she'd make me sound smarter. But I suppose it's what we all sound like when we're just talking and not reading a script. (Well, you'll be able to tell which ones were edited, anyway.)
You can read some of the other Oscar interviews:
- Winter's Bone
- Toy Story 3
- Inception (which I loved, actually)
- 127 Hours
- The Kids are All Right
- Black Swan (which I had trouble watching)
- The fighter (great photo -- they should've gotten an action photo of me clicking and dragging and typing. Riveting stuff.)
- True Grit
- And mine: "The Social Network"