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Just joined this edgy social network. It's called real life. To friend someone you start an actual face-to-face conversation with another human.

I wrote a journalistic article for Euronews' Living It, on the world's first designer energy-efficient bulb, and Nicolas Roope, founder and creative director of Plumen - which designs and produces them. Their aesthetic products demonstrate that style and (eco)substance...

After years of neglecting my blog I've decided to launch a podcast — soon to be neglected as well. But seriously folks, I love storytelling through audio and short videos. The latter is something I've explored in my travels. But to even produce these concise little vid...

I finally got around to buying Leonardo Da Vinci by Walter Isaacson. I would say I started reading it but that is perhaps a bit misleading as I'm an audiobook junkie and recently began the art of listening... to this fascinating story. It's told by actor Alfred Molina...

Julia Louis-Dreyfus stunned the world when she announced just a few days ago that she had been diagnosed with breast cancer. The timing of this high-profile disclosure adds fuel to the fire of Breast Cancer Awareness Month which takes place annually in October.

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A women's college grad and wave two feminist, I crossed paths with Hugh Hefner and Playboy several times through the years and they left a surprisingly positive impression...


 

I went to an all girls prep school and later, a 'Seven Sis...

My article, 'First Time at 40,' is one of the features in September 2017's print edition of Reader's Digest. It was a rare opportunity to share some personal insights on living together for the first time at 40+. The piece largely focuses on statistical shifts as less...

Twin Peaks: The Return officially wrapped up its first season (or third season of the Twin Peaks franchise) last Sunday. But the mystical mystery show and its complex layers of plot, Buñuel-worthy symbols and evocative soundscape continue to haunt me. To David Lynch an...

I'd been long intending a trip to Dublin but it's one of those places that was on my wish list  yet close enough (and grey/rainy enough) that I never got around to it. Yet it was meant to be and manifested anyway, in the form of a cover destination feature assignment f...

As part of my continuing rants on the post-November 8th world, I'm publishing a new op-ed piece I wrote, The Age of (Un)Enlightenment, which looks at this disturbing socio-political era through a pre-existing cultural lens. As a testament to how divisive things have be...

New York photographer Joel Sternfeld is perhaps best known for his signature tome, American Prospects. Published in the '80s, it chronicled '70s/'80s America via his epic cross country trek through the land of purple mountains' majesty, during that period. Prospects' m...

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