Category Archives: New York City

CoCo Brown: Porn Star in Space

Note: This story originally published on TheBlot.com on June 5, 2015. Some former porn stars go mainstream, or try to, while others take different paths altogether. But only one former porn star has loftier — much, much loftier — intentions … Continue reading

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Because Whole Foods Shoppers Can Afford It

Note: This story originally published on TheBlot.com on June 26. The first time I ever saw a Whole Foods Market, I was in complete awe. It was right after I moved to New York in 2012, and I was so … Continue reading

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Dreamy Japanese Pop Culture Comes to Life at Waku Waku Festival

Note: This story originally published on TheBlot.com on Aug. 25, 2015. There is a term in Japanese called waku waku which means “dream-like excitement.” That dreamy feeling is going to come to life this weekend at several locations in Brooklyn during the inaugural Waku Waku +NYC … Continue reading

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Brooklyn’s Hot Bird pisses off the mommy brigade

Note: This story originally appeared on TheBlot.com on May 22, 2014 Disclaimer No. 1: I am technically not a mother. However, I am a respectful-to-others human being and a stepmom to two teenagers, which gives me all the credentials I … Continue reading

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30-Day Poetry Challenge: Day 30

Well, here we are, 30DPC. The end of this year’s line. I’ll miss you, but look forward to doing this again next April! Day 30 – In the End: Write a poem that begins with something ending. After the rain, … Continue reading

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30-Day Poetry Challenge: Day 19

Day 19: Synesthesia – Synesthesia is defined as “the production of a sense impression relating to one sense or part of the body by stimulation of another sense or part of the body.” Which of the five senses do you … Continue reading

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30-Day Poetry Challenge: Day 18

Day 18: Heard It through the Coffee Line – Station yourself in 3 public places over the span of 30 minutes. Pull whatever interesting lines you can overhear into a “found sound” poem. OH on the Downtown A* Damn there … Continue reading

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