Today's WORK IT, GIRL (deprecate) Guilty Pleasure

by Megan Greene & Marcus Scott When you think of female billionaires we're sure you automatically think of, say, Oprah. Granted multi-award winning African-American actress, media proprietor, producer, philanthropist, and talk show host Oprah Winfrey is very successful and is classified as a  female billionaire. But believe it or not, while the 60-year "Queen of All Media" may be ranked the richest African-American of the 20th century,  she is not the richest self-made billionaire in the world, not even among women. According to Forbes Magazine, unlike Oprah, most of the richest women actually are not even U.S. citizens. But like Oprah, they all have something... CONTINUE READING 4



By Megan Greene & Marcus Scott Taking a picture without reenacting the "Drake" pose (you know, the standard macho "prison pose"), or making silly facial expressions is simply unheard of today in the world of social media. We're referring to what's the current "normal" way to take pictures, the signature selfie. While other selfies were right on the first snap, we... CONTINUE READING 7


By Marcus Scott Movies have a way of making ladies everywhere look like damsels in distress, and teen movies make them look unintelligent, whiny and over-the-top. Here is a look at some young ladies in horror, rom-com, drama and all types of teen movies. But these aren't just your prissy protagonists, they're quite possibly the best cinematic role models around. These... CONTINUE READING 31


-by Dominique Fernandez What began as a mere idea of composing a New York City census via photographs, is now a simplistic yet wonderful collection of stories, quotes, and conversations attached to these aforementioned photographs of NYC strangers (pets included.) This collection I speak of is the popular Humans of New York blog. So, who is the creative... CONTINUE READING 10


Need a little something to get you rarin’ and ready to go on Halloween? Invite over a few ghouls and warlocks and whip up a batch of these creepy cocktails before you go haunt the neighborhood. Bleeding Heart Martini Just when you thought a martini was just a martini…this one starts out healthy then bleeds red as you drink it…scary! ... CONTINUE READING 11

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Being in your late 20’s is awesome. Stop freaking out about “being old” or about how you’re now closer to your 30’s. Seriously, shut up. These are the best years of your life, so stop bitching about it and go enjoy yourself. - Romy Roloff Your early 20’s are exciting; you’re finally not a TEEN anymore and you can... CONTINUE READING 14


by Meryl Lumba Netflix is a wonderful thing. But, just like the Internet, it’s got its hidden gems and dark corners. If you need a little help narrowing things down and also find their auto-customized recommendations creepy and invasive, might we suggest a list of our own? Here’s 10 awesome old-school series– whether you’re up for staying up all night or... CONTINUE READING 16


by Rochelle Williams Remember back when the new-fangled idea of online instant messaging became uber popular? Of course you do and if you were really cool, you called it IM’ing and exhausted that winky face like nobody’s business! Emoticons may have seemed a quick fad at the time, but I’m confident a peek into the text messages of any of the... CONTINUE READING 8


by Meryl Lumba The boroughs have always had this underlying competition against one another. But none of them are better than Queens. Why? Other than the perfect balance between suburbia and city-life, here are 7 bits of insider's knowledge that only those from Queens appreciate and know about the NYC. That's right, all Queens-bred folks, renew your sense of pride. 1. You’re... CONTINUE READING 7


by Rochelle Williams One is the reigning Mother of Dragons, another can outwit POTUS and the other easily brings Vampires to their knees. If you aren’t yet watching these commanding women on Game of Thrones, Veep or True Blood, hit pause on “Pretty Little Liars” and strut over to HBO a.s.a.p.! Sookie Stackhouse - True Blood Beneath the sweet charm and likeability of... CONTINUE READING 8

Summer Shows

If you’re not into soaking up the sun or if you’re looking for an action-packed series to get you in the summer mood, look no further than our picks. Ranging from dark drama to mindless antics, we’ve got a recommendation. So sit back, relax, and indulge. -Meryl Lumba 1. True Blood This HBO hit is a bit heavy-handed with its LGBT themes... CONTINUE READING 9

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