THE MIDLIFE GALS ®
July, 2007 - We didn’t know what a blog was.
August, 2007 - Posted our first essay on The Midlife Gals ™ blog.
October, 2007 - Approached by MORE Magazine about featuring us in an article.
January, 2008 - MORE Magazine article on the stands with our feature as one of four blogs mentioned, Women of the Blogosphere, page 30 (Jan/Feb issue).
March, 2008 - Entered video contest for The Greenlight Awards through an online video company, On Networks which was represented at the South by Southwest Film Festival.
March, 2008 - Selected as one of four finalists for The Greenlight Award in the category of best original digital series concept for the videos we produce of ourselves on The Midlife Gals ™ blog.
April, 2008 - Approached by a very large online health network, The Health Central Network, to produce humorous videos and blogs for their website. Contract signed. They are thrilled and getting great feedback.
April 2008 - Our video, ‘The Jazzy Scooter Barrel Race’ won runner-up award and was featured on the Emmy award-winning program, Docubloggers.
April, 2008 - Wrote, produced and acted in a fifteen-minute situation comedy pilot based on The Midlife Gals ® for network and/or cable distribution.
May, 2008 - Interviewed for large article in local newspaper, Masters of Their Domain, in June, 08 issue of The Austin American Statesman.
August, 2008 – Asked by the Director of Programming to host a weekly/one hour radio show, ‘The Midlife Gals; Necessary Insanity,’ on BlogTalkRadio.com.
September, 2008 – Signed with literary agent, Frank Breeden of Premiere Authors for our book, “The Midlife Gals; Necessary Insanity.”
December, 2008 - Listed in Austin Monthly magazine as one of Austin's best blogs/websites / Page 134 / "Keep Austin Wired."
December, 2008 – Launch of new YouTube twice-weekly video show , The Midlife Gals; Necessary Insanity. Think Carol Burnet on meth.
December, 2008 – KK and Sal acted in an independent film, “Ultimate’s Guide to Flight,” directed by Scott Meyers of Entertainment Think Tank.
March, 2009 – The Midlife Gals video picked as part of Reel Women’s film showcase at South by Southwest Film Festival, Austin, TX.
April, 2009 – Asked to be regular writers for More Magazine online.
May, 2009. Also producing and starring in a weekly twisted video column for More.
September, 2009 – Featured as two of Austin American Statesman’s “Fortunate 500” (media category).
February, 2010 – Featured in two national commerciasl for Charter Communications
March, 2010 – Two videos in SouthSlam Festival during SXSW, Austin, TX.
Awards - ”Best Slapstick Comedy” -
Side Effects - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TmROZYrdJHg
and “Best Situational Comedy” – Dating in the Eighties Dot Com - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yCfrnSiz57E
March, 2010 – Featured in an article in the Wall Street Journal/March 27th/”When Siblings Step Up” http://tinyurl.com/yjesd6a
April, 2010 – Featured in Austin Monthly magazine/page 96/”How to Be Happy in Midlife”
July, 2010 – In an Internet commercial for AOL Travel.com
September, 2010 – Part of ensemble cast In an indie film, The Man From Orlando
October, 2010 – Part of ensemble cast in movie, Ultimate Guide to Flight, premiering at Austin Film Festival / director-Scott Meyers
November, 2010 – On Good Morning America in the video series: Your Three Words (disguised as sisters!)
November, 2010 – Featured in Boston Globe about caregiving, with our video Caregiving The Ancient One: