SEATTLE, Washington So, a travel column fell into my lap, which is a lovely way to start the year. I now contribute five or six 150-word pieces each month to MSN Daily Access.
"Briefs," you scoff.
But noooooo. Think again, monkey child!
The petite online articles get the Entertainment Tonight treatment with two presenters. Nicknamed "Diva" and "Mancandy" by the bulletin-boarders, these video puppets introduce the features, then clown around as readers explore the page.
My pod-hotel piece inspired the bloke to mime being trapped in a box. Both did "the Swim" for the scuba story. And their banger-rally "driving lost" impression only missed an Oscar nomination because of timing. We were robbed. Robbed, I say.
Full report at eleven...
(Check it out at MSN Daily Access. The whizz-bang tech doesn't let me link to specific pages. So click on "Travel Discoveries" on the far right, then navigate down. Only attempt this with a sturdy net connection, though. )