#BanBossy

#BanBossy… The movement started by Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg in which she wants to ban the word “bossy” as she says it is detrimental to the future success of women. The reasoning behind the push to ban the word as stated at banbossy.com: “When a little boy asserts himself, he’s called a “leader.” Yet when…

I’ll Mourn Who I Want!

I am really tired of being told who I am allowed to mourn. The recent trend on the Facebook is whenever a celebrity dies you have the people with their friendly rest in peace status, then you have the people, “8 SOLDIERS DIED AND YOU DON’T KNOW THEIR NAMES!!” Dude, neither do you, if it…

Selfies

Alright America, let’s have a little talk. The word of the year proclaimed by the Oxford English Dictionary has been given the honor to “selfie”. For those of you living under a rock, selfies are defined as “A photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smart phone or webcam and…

I Give Up.

Unfortunately, I have come full circle to the realization that Barack Obama is terrible. In light of recent scandals that show the hypocrite he has turned into I hate this guy as much as I hated George W. Bush. I have learned they are the same guy. Obama ran in 2008 as a bright eyed…

The Spring Fling

As I sat swirling my Green Tea Leaves in the Argo Tea of NYC’s Flatiron, I looked around me at all the awkward couples potentially on their first date. I say it was their first date because of body language…and slightly stalking their conversation. Anyway, as I overlooked the overwhelming number of awkward couples, I…

Hoodie Allen

Hoodie Allen, aka Steven Markowitz, from Long Island has come a long way. Starting as a child, he wrote lyrics and had a talent and passion for music. Taking the classic “American Dream” route, he graduated from college and worked at Google. He lived two lives as he continued his passion in music and working…

TMI Facebookers

Alright guys, I am going to go off on a little rant. Not because I am annoyed with someone specifically, but I am hoping that SOMEONE out there will read this who is guilty of what I am about to explain, and that SOMEONE will be forever changed. ….and if not then those who know…

If They Like You….

If they like you, they will find you. The “what IFs” have been my mantra lately and I’m tired of excuses. If they like you, they will call. Excuse: “But what if he’s shy” -Then he will Facebook, tweet, like your instagram posts, etc.  We are in a technology obsessed world that makes it easy…

Marc Von Em Keeps It Pure

Anyone who’s ever stumbled onto an unexpected, satisfying live artist knows what a treasure it is. The feeling only improves when said artist makes himself readily available to open up regarding his inspiration, goals and the role of music in his life. By this definition, Marc Von Em is quite a find. Having been some sort of…

Dating Technology

  Dating anywhere in our age of technology is tough. Our worlds are controlled by social media networks, cell phones, etc. New rules of dating have stepped in as we adjust to our lives under the microscope of Big Brother. If your beloved plays a word on Words With Friends in your game, do you…

Social Media for Dummies (The Ex Issue: V1)

Social media: Connector. Ingenious networking tool. Information database. Electronic invitation system. Friendship maintenance assistant. Passive aggressive comment forum? As if meeting, dating, breaking up and moving on weren’t already difficult enough, modern singles now have to face the repercussions of expired relationships and their effects on every social media network thus far established. Where do…