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Mmmmm … Cake

by Karen Tortora-Lee October 25, 2009 Books

If you’re like me, you love cake.   And the internet.  And laughing at other people’s mistakes. So chances are you’ve come across Cake Wrecks already and I’m not about to tell you anything new.  This tip is not for you. This tip is for those among us who have technology-averse loved ones who say things [...]

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Eating Healthy and Living a Life of Positive Change: An Interview with Jared Koch

by Kimberly Blozie September 22, 2009 Books

Last month, I had a conversation with my friend Jared Koch about his new book which he recently published called “Clean Plates”.  Jared was born in Brooklyn, and currently resides in West NY, NJ.  He used to own a high-end events/entertainment company, but he sold the business about 10 years ago and has been “entreprenuring” [...]

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Post AACC Wrap-Up with Keith Chow

by The Happiest Medium August 20, 2009 Art

Paolo Javier chats with Keith Chow about the inaugural Asian American Comicon in post-convention glow. Asian Americans have been vital contributors to the American comic book since, well, its birth, a fact rarely acknowledged by an industry that continues to uphold a homogeneously white and hetero imaginary on the covers and in the panels of [...]

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When Writers Read – Motel Girl

by Karen Tortora-Lee January 15, 2009 Books

Webster’s Dictionary defines Theatre as … come on. You really think I’d start off like that? Theatre as concept, theatre as concrete structure, theatre as war … for the purposes of these posts, “theatre” is any time someone stands (sits or lays) in front of a group of others and entertains them. So today rather [...]

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Not In So Many Words …

by Karen Tortora-Lee October 9, 2008 Books

CIRCUMLOCUTION \sir-kuhm-loh-KYOO-shuhn\, noun: The use of many words to express an idea that might be expressed by few. I have been accused of circumlocution virtually since the day I started speaking. If you flip through the pages of my life and stop at almost any day, you’ll find a conversation like this one going on: [...]

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