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Overheard Conversations

Overheard Conversations

People say the strangest things and have the strangest conversations when they are in public.  My Literary Journalism professor had us go out and eavesdrop for an assignment. This is what I overheard. Three Overheard Snippets of Conversation about Facebook At a college Cafeteria restaurant, two female students are gathered around a laptop looking at … Continue reading

After the Storm: a short narrative

After the Storm: a short narrative

The storm was over.  By one o’clock, the sun had come out and was shining blindingly on the fresh snow.  Riverside Park swelled with people who’d come crawling out of their apartments; many dressed in padded, bulky coats and water-resistant shoes.    It was still so cold that even dogs were wearing bulky coats, and some … Continue reading

Lost Play Mary Broome Opens Off-Broadway

The Mint Theater Company’s revival of the 1911 “forgotten” Allan Monkhouse play, MARY BROOME, officially opened Off-Broadway on Monday, September 10 to a full-house. Directed by Artistic Director Jonathan Bank, MARY BROOME is an English upstairs/downstairs comedy about a pregnant housemaid, a narcissistic young man named Leonard and his dysfunctional family who struggle, in the … Continue reading

Saks Fifth Avenue Hosts Event for Charity

NEW YORK CITY – Saks Fifth Avenue’s flagship store, in conjunction with 32 top magazine editors and leading cosmetic brands, recently hosted a charitable event to benefit the Look Good… Feel Better® program, which holds free workshops across the United States and in 24 countries abroad to help cancer victims cope with the appearance-related side effects of … Continue reading