Listen to Some of 2018’s Best Songs (So Far)

Cardi B! Miguel! Sofi Tukker! Gallant! Thirty Seconds to Mars? No, this is not the lineup for some super messy music festival. These are just some of the many artists and musical acts (there is a difference between the two) that are setting my Sounds of 2018 - Part...

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The Social Media Manager Is On a Pendulum

Which Direction Are They Swinging? Nothing lasts forever. Girl groups. The delightful smell of bacon. Obama in the White House. As with most things in life, they're uncomfortably tied to a pendulum. When, and how hard, it swings in the opposite direction is...

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Sean Evans and the Fung Bros Review Instant Noodles

FYI: SCIENCE PROVES THERE IS NOTHING BETTER THAN RAMEN On any given day, I can always find beauty in two things: ramen funny guys Over the last couple of years, ramen has become an obsession of mine. It's great in the winter time and just as delicious during the...

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I’m Leaving New York City

"This must be the wrong address," my mother said as we slowed to a halt in front of the apartment building I would be living in for the summer. We all stared at a homeless man peeing without abandon on the sidewalk near the building's entrance. The sun was high in a...

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Who Was the 1st Celebrity I Ever Met?

HINT: SHE'S NOT YOUR TYPICAL CELEB Celebrities are just like us, right? For the most part, they totally are! They breathe the same air as we do. Our feet walk across the same paved roads that ours do. The ultimate equalizer? They poop just like us, too. One benefit of...

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Lorde’s ‘Melodrama’ World Tour Comes to Brooklyn

With her sick songwriting skills, quirky dancing, and "unconventional" beauty, Lorde has been a force to be reckoned with from the moment she stepped onto the scene as an awkward, broody teenager. Now in her early 20s, she has since taken on a more vibrant persona....

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Flash Fiction | Some People Live in the Downpour

This month's Build Your Playlist came about after Gabriella Cilmi released her latest single, "Sweeter In History," and soon I was stumbling across melancholy songs. Once I pulled two or three tunes together, I knew I wanted to execute a flash fiction writing exercise...

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