Darwin’s Disappointment

On the train last night, I spotted a man wearing shorts in 22° weather, a girl who had never had a snack in her life, and a whole family of gingers. It suddenly occurs to me: we’ve ruined evolution. With all this advancement in technology, anyone can live! Survival of the fittest doesn’t work if someone can wear flip flops through…

Recap: Women’s Media Center Awards

On a Tuesday night I headed out as one of the 400 women who attended the prestigious Women’s Media Center Awards to celebrate women making strides in media.The Women’s Media Center was founded by Jane Fonda, Robin Morgan, and Gloria Steinem. At the WMC, they srive to make women and girls visible and powerful in…

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…

Single On Valentine’s Day?

It’s hard to write about Valentine’s Day and have an original thought as it has all been said before. Single people hate it, men in relationships hate it, and women in relationships pretend to hate it. Don’t be fooled by that shit gentlemen. There is no woman on earth cool enough to truly hate the…

Recap: SPIN Year in Music

As if joining Twitter wasn’t enough to make my year (and yours…) a little cooler, the world’s favorite social media saw my year out with a bang. I retweeted, I entered information into a link, and the next thing I knew, I was on the guest list for SPIN Magazine’s Year In Music party at…

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…

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…