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For those of you who don’t know Carla Bruni, she is a quick-witted Italian-French songwriter, musician, model and the former First Lady of France. I randomly came across her music about 8 years ago while working on a short film about a French girl in New York and I loved it without even knowing who the hell she was. It’s a little jazz, a little pop, a little romance and a little wild. For me, I don’t need to understand the words to get down...
The LGBT community has made major strides in the last 10 years in terms of legal rights and social acceptance. Even the transgender community, the most often neglected letter of the acronym, has seen some major wins lately. People seem to finally start being able to wrap their head around the idea of a transsexual person-so long as they still up hold the dichotomy of male/female. But what happens when someone doesn’t fit in that box? If you’re confused as to what I’m talking about, don’t...
  Margaret Cho is the queen of our hearts. Seriously, this past BUSTie can do no wrong. In addition to her comedy touring, filming Drop Dead Diva, and making appearances on everything from xoJane to The View, Margaret has taken on a new and original web-series. Cho is partnering up with two other fantastic ladies, who I totally fantasize about inviting over to play Cards Against Humanity and get day drunk with me: Selene Luna and Yvette Saunders.      In Transition will shock you, thrill you, and make you laugh...
  Worlds collide! Jay-Z's latest album, Magna Carta Holy Grail, is a hat tip to the contemporary art scene. As if being married to the Queen art historian herself wasn't enough, Mr. Carter is releasing six pieces of his own art to accompany his record. The video for his new song “Picasso Baby” seems to be the first. For the vid, Jay stared into the eyes of famed performance artist Marina Abramovic in Chelsea's Pace Gallery while dancing and rapping about his artful life. He also locked eyes with Alan Cumming, art...
This is a sponsored post. It’s coming close to the end of this project with NJOY and I gotta admit, successfully quitting smoking is the product of a relevatory decision. One day, you just gotta say “nope, that’s enough. Done.” Trying to make the transition with the e-cig was helpful in reducing the frequency of my smoking urges. I drastically reduced my spending on smokes and actually bought stuff with that extra money that I needed. By my calculations, going from 7 packs a week (1 a...