Who is Anthony Pompliano? 10 fast facts about ‘disgruntled’ former Snapchat employee

April 17, 2017 / 0 comments

Anthony Pompliano filed that Snap lawsuit you’ve been reading about, you know the one where it alleges that  CEO Evan Spigel said that Snapchat was for “rich people” and that it didn’t want to expand to “poor countries like India and Spain.”

50+ photos of Tom Holland shirtless and in his Spider Man costume

April 7, 2017 / 1 comment

Tom Holland’s name has been around for some time now. As one of the handful of actors that played Billy Elliot in the Musical, he started out his acting career with a physical and challenging role.

Here’s why a username is so important on dating site

February 23, 2017 / 0 comments

Online dating has gained a strong foothold in our everyday life, and it’s really hard to imagine what it was like back then when no Internet and no single dating site existed. Surely, our grandfathers and grandmothers would say that

Who is Lisa Schlitt? The “delightful” champ has multiple Jeopardy wins

February 3, 2017 / 0 comments

Lisa Schlitt is the latest Jeopardy phenomenon to win consecutive games, but where does her winnings land her all time?

Seth Wilson soars up the Jeopardy ranks, passes Arthur Chu in total wins

October 5, 2016 / 1 comment

Seth Wilson is a a University of Georgia Ph.D. theater student living in Chicago and is the latest contestant making a name for himself on Jeopardy!

12 historically Republican newspapers not endorsing Donald Trump in 2016

September 24, 2016 / 0 comments

On September 24th 2016, The New York Times Editorial Board endorsed Hillary Clinton — no surprise there at all. Snoresville, right?

Brazil losing out on “gold” even before the Olympic medal ceremonies

August 10, 2016 / 0 comments

Earlier this year, in an attempt to allow legal gambling during the summer Olympics, the Brazilian government tried pushing through legislation that would allow for wagering on the international sporting event.

Does dim sum have MSG? Yes, but how much MSG varies by dish

October 19, 2015 / 0 comments

Let’s just start out by saying that it’s not easy to get dim sum without MSG… and some might argue that you aren’t truly eating dim sum if it doesn’t have some monosodium glutamate in it.

All-Time Jeopardy Winners: Matt Jackson passes Arthur Chu, targets Julia Collins, Ken Jennings

October 9, 2015 / 4 comments

Another week, another modern Jeopardy champion is making headlines. 2014 was a Jeopardy resurgence in relevance; boasting two champs that made big waves.

The “China: Through the Looking Glass” exhibit sets record numbers at The Met

September 8, 2015 / 0 comments

The Met’s recent exhibition “China: Through the Looking Glass” was a blockbuster that no one expected — the show broke several records and goes down in history as one of the most-visited ever at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

The A, B, C and Ds of ALPHABET CITY (the “Not East Village” song”)

August 28, 2015 / 3 comments

Two years ago when I first moved to New York, Avenues A, B, C and D were talked about as if they were apart of the East Village. And I happily went along not knowing better.

Afropunk announces 2015 schedule and NYC lineup [UPDATED 8/22]

August 19, 2015 / 0 comments

The 2015 Afropunk Festival has announced their official stage schedule and stage times for its two-day New York event at Brooklyn’s Commodore Barry Park.

Yelpers sue Yelp for backpay because they registered, wrote reviews

August 18, 2015 / 0 comments

In “ridiculous lawsuit” news, a class action lawsuit against Yelp was dismissed recently because… well, the rationale was stupid.

Video transcript between police officer Ray Tensing and Sam DuBose during traffic stop in Cincinnati

July 29, 2015 / 0 comments

When Officer Ray Tensing’s body cam footage was released today, it was difficult to make out everything in the video, so I transcribed the verbal exchange between Tensing and Sam Dubose.

How to know when to take your screaming child out of public place to calm them down

July 21, 2015 / 0 comments

How to know when to take your screaming child out of public place to calm them down? The answer depends on your self-awareness and sympathy for others. If you lack both, then it comes down to how much the community can take.

With Zara sale in U.K. and Ireland, is U.S. sale coming tomorrow?

June 18, 2015 / 1 comment

Zara’s sale hasn’t started in the U.S. yet, but it looks like our predictions about the 2015 Zara sale date might have been on point.

When does Zara’s summer sale start?

June 7, 2015 / 3 comments

Can you smell the coming reductions in Zara’s already reasonably-priced fast fashions?

We could all learn a little about life from this “Brooklyn hustler”

June 3, 2015 / 0 comments

In November 2014, The Atlantic posted a short video on Jazzoon, a Brooklyn man that followed his passions– sports memorabilia, music, and comic books –into a viable living.

Is Kennedy Fried Chicken on 14th street closed for good?

May 29, 2015 / 0 comments

With each new bank branch and fast franchise that opened on East 14th the last two years, the Kennedy Fried Chicken outpost felt more and more out of place in the East Village.

On Kentucky’s sportsmanship: You wouldn’t have shook hands with Wisconsin either

April 5, 2015 / 0 comments

I am big on sportsmanship. You may not believe that after reading this post, but it’s true.

The old Chappelle Show conundrum explains why race jokes are almost always a bad idea

March 31, 2015 / 0 comments

I recently came across a passage that really resonated with me:

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff takes stand against Indiana anti-gay law

March 27, 2015 / 0 comments

I normally shy away from talking about work, but with the recent announcement by our CEO to reduce Salesforce’s presence in Indiana in the face of the state’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act – that’s worth calling out.

what is a marquesita

What is a marquesita (yucateca)? ¿Que es marquesita en ingles?

March 20, 2015 / 0 comments

Roaming around the the Parque de las Palapas in the central area of Cancun couldn’t have been more different than the massive resorts lining the Zonas Hoteleras.

Jesus, Ganesha and Buddha walk into a gay bar….

February 24, 2015 / 0 comments

The Onion is known for their social commentary through humor and satire. The Onion’s French counterparts is Charlie Hebdo.

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