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Writers’ Wisdom

I’m still reeling from the fact that David Bowie passed away Sunday at 69. He was an ever-present artist, one I’ve always admired and been interested in, ever since I was a little girl. It just feels weird — and … Continue reading

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At 70, Debbie Harry Is Still the Punkest Punk of All

Note: This story originally published on TheBlot.com on July 1, 2015. I can’t even believe that I’m about to write this, but today, July 1, Debbie Harry turned 70. To me, she’ll always be the sexy Blondie punk goddess who came up … Continue reading

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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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Writers’ Wisdom

In honor of having my face melted at my first official Foo Fighters show tonight at Citi Field in Queens, I present to you a quote from the amazingly talented and reverential-to-the-music-that-came-before bad-ass man I truly believe will be the last … Continue reading

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‘Selma’ Movie Reminds Us That Violence Isn’t the Answer

Note: This story originally appeared on TheBlot.com on Dec. 23, 2014 Perhaps “Selma,” Ava DuVernay’s behind-the-scenes look at the 1965 Selma to Montgomery voting rights marches most commonly associated with Martin Luther King Jr., couldn’t come at a better time. … Continue reading

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