Candace Kirby

Yes, my name is "Candy Kirby."

Los Angeles, CA

Candace Kirby

Columnist for outlets such as HelloGiggles, Redbook, eHow, Disney and Nickelodeon. Former TV writer for "The Bold and the Beautiful." Alumna of Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism.



Brain Tumor Awareness Month Press Release

Use our Twibbon for Brain Tumor Awareness Month to show your support on social media. Brain Tumor Awareness Month begins on May 1, but we believe the conversation about brain tumors is too big for just one month. That’s why we’ve developed the “May and Every Day” campaign, with awareness tools such as educational information, patient stories on social media and a new public service announcement.
Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation Link to Story

More Than a Plane Manufacturer: Creating a Distinctive Corporate Identity at Boeing Space and Communications

These stakeholders include employees who must own the evolving brand, investors and media who must understand the brand, and customers who must trust the brand. Achieving global brand identity involves a number of challenges, including distinguishing Boeing S&C to gain a sustainable competitive advantage in a world that largely identifies Boeing as the plane manufacturer.
Northwestern University Journal of Integrated Communications Link to Story

Cephalon Receives FDA Approval of PROVIGIL(R) (modafinil) Tablets [C-IV], A Novel, Wakefulness-Promoting Treatment for Excessive Daytime Sleepiness Associated With Narcolepsy

WEST CHESTER, Pa., Dec. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Cephalon, Inc. today announced that it has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug. Administration (FDA) to market PROVIGIL(R) (modafinil) Tablets, a new, non- amphetamine drug to improve wakefulness in patients with excessive daytime. sleepiness (EDS) associated with narcolepsy.
MEDIAware Link to Story

Trump Will Be the Most Amazing, Tremendous President Ever. Believe Me.

On November 8, 2016, the American people will decide between two presidential contenders: a disaster of a woman with no stamina or gold-plated sink fixtures in her house (sad!) ; and Donald Trump, a terrific man, truly incredible, who has billions and billions of dollars and an understanding of U.S. health care policy as sizable as his hands.
Funny or Die Link to Story

5 Reasons Why Bernie Sanders’s Anti-Wall Street Crusade is Complete Bullsh*t

If we were to believe Senator Bernie Sanders’s rallying cry — nay, his entire platform — Wall Street is at the root of all evil, including income inequality, racism, war and the popularity of Crocs. “Noun, verb, Wall Street” is Senator Sanders’s response to most debate questions (it’s a gift, really, the way he can pivot any discussion to Wall Street regardless of relevance) and argument for voting for him above all others.
Medium Link to Story

Note to Comedians: Your Fat-Shaming Jokes Aren’t Funny

In a world that feeds comedians with an endless stream of material – bad drivers and in-laws and leather jogging pants… oh my! – why has the subject of women’s weight, of all things, become their go-to “joke”? Making fun of women’s looks isn’t just mean – it’s also bad comedy. Lame, lazy, snore-worthy comedy.
HelloGiggles Link to Story

Boeing Rose Parade Float Offers A Glimpse "Through The Years"

From rock 'n' roll tunes of the '50s to the high-tech boom of the '90s-the Boeing Rose Parade float, "Through the Years," celebrates 50 years of good times. Taking viewers on a trip down memory lane on New Year's Day, the Boeing float concludes with a salute to American ingenuity and freedom everywhere.
Boeing Media Room Link to Story

7 Stages of Avoiding Your Christmas Shopping

Not exactly chomping at the bit to battle crazed shoppers and empty your wallet this Christmas season? Then you just may find yourself progressing through this avoidance model that I like to call the “7 Stages of Avoiding Your Christmas Shopping.”. Shock and Denial. You react to the presence of Christmas paraphernalia in department stores and peppermint-infused drinks at Starbucks with numbed disbelief.

10 Kids Who Deserve an “A” for Creativity (if Not Accuracy)

We’ve all been there: stumped by a homework assignment or test question, as your heart races and mind draws a complete blank. However, some kids have the, shall we say, gumption to think outside the box and offer imaginative responses that may not exactly earn them top grades, but certainly provide us with giggles.

7 Murphy’s Laws About Holiday Travel for Families

Santa isn’t the only one with a crazy holiday travel schedule — many of us parents also find ourselves traveling near and far, so that our families can spend the holidays with loved ones. The only difference is that we don’t have the luxury of lightning-fast reindeer to haul everybody around. So if you’re one of us who are stuck traveling by more pedestrian methods, I’ve come up with seven Murphy’s Laws of Holiday Travel to help you prepare:

7 Ways Romance Changes After Having Kids

August is Romance Awareness Month! So we’re dimming the lights, cracking open the wine and sighing to our spouse: “Remember how romantic we were before kids?”. Yes, children add many wonderful dimensions to our lives, but enhanced romance isn’t exactly one of them. So, how does the language of love change after having kids?


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