I’m Leaving New York City

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...
3 Reasons to Leave New York City

3 Reasons to Leave New York City

“Trust me. I’m older than you.” “Have you gained weight?” “New York isn’t for everyone.” No, New York City isn’t for everyone…just like anal sex and crystal meth. I’m super sensitive about my weight but whenever I hear someone say New York isn’t for...
Is It Time to Leave New York City?

Is It Time to Leave New York City?

Survey says… “Hello, LA!” I don’t know where I learned that phrase. My mother tells me how I’d climbed through the sunroof of our old Oldsmobile, throw my arms out and scream it like a portal would open above me to whisk me away. The first time I did it, she was...
Is Britney Spears Still Relevant?

Is Britney Spears Still Relevant?

Or Is the Holy Spear-it So Yesterday? Let’s get one thing straight: Britney Spears is a Pop icon. From the moment she emerged, she has been able to expertly hold the world’s attention. Her songs were so catchy! MTV’s Total Request Live named the “…Baby One More Time”...