‘Let the Men Be as Bland as Possible’: An Interview With [Porto] Playwright Kate Benson

Originally published on The Village Voice View this story online  The world is not suffering from a shortage of thinkpieces and essays about urban millennial women. Analyses of relationships dependent on technology, reports of professional advancement (or lack thereof) while … Continue reading

How Cynthia Von Buhler Turned A Crowdfunded Party Into A Lavish Illuminati Ball

Originally published on Forbes.com View this story online Playwright Robert Anderson famously said, “You go into show business to make a killing, not a living.” But Cynthia von Buhler can say, quite literally, that she has done one by staging … Continue reading

Sexism Is a Problem in the Polyamorous Community, Too

Originally published on Alternet.org View this story online The morning after a date, Hannah* woke up with what she described as “all the feelings.” She and Greg* had met the night before for scotch and cigars. She had dressed up … Continue reading

Theater: Say Something Bunny! Re-Animates a Family’s Mysteries

Originally published on The Culture Trip View this story online  The everyday becomes enthralling in Say Something Bunny!, a surprising new show that discovers compelling mysteries where the most intrepid sleuths wouldn’t expect to find them. Created by husband-and-wife team Alison … Continue reading

Hayley Mills Shows Her Party Face Off-Broadway

Originally published on The Culture Trip View this story online The definition of what constitutes a good party differs from person to person. For some, top-shelf liquor makes the night. For others, it’s the company and conversation. The adventurous gauge … Continue reading

How A ‘Robin Hood’ Business Model Supports An Artistic Clubhouse In Tribeca

Originally published on Forbes.com View this story online Robin Sokoloff wears many hats: dancer, choreographer, lighting designer, construction worker, activist and producer are some of them. The founder and Executive Director of the artistic hub Loft227 recently signed a lease … Continue reading

Was Natalie Portman Right to Call Out Golden Globes’ All-Male Directors?

Originally published on Playboy.com View this story online  FeatureflashSHM/REX/Shutterstock Natalie Portman is easily one of the more accomplished women in Hollywood, with many titles and honors to her name: Oscar, Golden Globe and BAFTA, to name just a few. But … Continue reading

Lesli Margherita Slays in the Raunchy Grinch Spin-Off Who’s Holiday!

Originally published in the Village Voice View this story online In Matthew Lombardo’s one-woman show Who’s Holiday! (directed by Carl Andress), Cindy Lou Who is all grown up — and she isn’t quite the adorable child you remember from Dr. Seuss’s classic How the … Continue reading

A Ranking of Hallmark’s Most Iconic Holiday Movies Based on How Problematic They Are

Originally published on MarieClaire.com View this story online Look at any given Hallmark holiday movie poster, and you’ll see the same thing: a woman dressed in an unbuttoned winter coat with a flowing scarf loosely draped around her neck. Her … Continue reading

December is an expensive time to be single

Originally published in the Washington Post View this story online January is a month of disciplined eating for many attempting to drop extra pounds gained during two months of holiday parties and dinners. But for Lauren Peckman, four weeks of … Continue reading