Category: The Lighter Side

The Swarm: Was Michael Jackson a Saint?

Original post, 7/20/09 @ 09:00 Guest Blogger Howard Bloom began his legendary career in music public relations when he co-founded The Howard Bloom Organization Ltd in 1976, and helped build or sustain the careers of Michael Jackson, Prince, Bob Marley, Queen, Billy Joel, John Cougar Mellencamp, Simon & Garfunkel, Bette Midler, Joan Jett, AC/DC, Talking Heads, Grandmaster Flash and …

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Media Buzz: The New Face of Trophy Wives

Apparently a new breed of trophy wives has risen through the ranks.  When I think of a trophy wife, I think, blond, w.a.s.p-y, smoking hot, in Lilly Pulitzer and pearl clad.  However, in a recent Marie Claire article, it seems that Asian women are becoming the new trophy wives—they call it the “Woody Allen Effect.”  I …

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Dish Buzz: romantic tapas at rayuela

Lara is founder and editor of Grits in the City Clearly in keeping with my trend to visit romantic restaurants on girl’s night outs, I recently went one Saturday to Rayuela in the Lower East Side. I found the decor refreshing yet simplistic from the moment we walked through the door. The bar area was small …

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