District Holiday Gala– Whimsy Fun with a Good Cause

I had the privilege of attending this year’s District Holiday Gala held at Blind Whino, art gallery, dressed in a Free People dress, thrift store boots, and a meteorite necklace from Roswell, New Mexico. I normally don’t name drop what I wear but this event was uber fancy so I kinda felt the need to….

Meet the Patels: Exclusive Interview with Geeta Patel

Meet the Patels is an American romantic comedy documentary directed by siblings Geeta and Ravi Patel that explores the expectations surrounding marriage between a first-generation Indian immigrant family in a wider American society (courtesy of Wikipedia). Wikipedia’s definition is true but stale. Wikipedia doesn’t really know what it’s like to grow up as a South…

Original Silver Power Ranger–Exclusive Interview with Justin Nimmo

A few years ago, I interviewed Amy Jo Johnson (Original Pink Power Ranger) and Walter Emanuel Jones (Original Black Power Ranger) in 2013. I interviewed them because they both were my favorite power ranger’s from the original series Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, which came out around 1993. Ironically enough, the interviews took place during the show’s twentieth anniversary…

I met Aziz Ansari And M.Night Shymalan at the Smithsonian the other day…

 So on the same day that Biz Markie, C-list, Hip Hop Superstar, and beatboxing guru, “unfriended” me on Facebook, I attended the 2016 Smithsonian American Ingenuity Awards at the National Portrait Gallery. I was quite impressed with the roster of stars present at the red carpet that night. Jeff Bezos, Amazon CEO and fifth richest…

The Day Biz Markie Unfriended Me

Longtime followers of my blog know that I have had a unique fascination with beatboxing, hip hop clown Biz Markie since 2009. I don’t know why, but I always felt so sorry for him whenever I heard the song “Just a friend” play on my I-phone. Over the years, I blogged about why he and…

The Great Escape Room in D.C: Intellectual Fun!

Escape rooms are a national trend that I actually agree with. This concept became a trend in 2014 when a group of entrepreneurs wanted to provide millenials a real-life video game experience where players solve puzzles in under 60 minutes as a way to escape the room they are trapped in. Before I had my first…

Stevie Boi’s CÄBIN Triumphs at NYFW 2016

Stevie Boi owned Fashion Week this year. Period. No ifs’, ands’, or buts’ about it. Who knew that happy memories being a boyscout could ignite such a fresh take on street- meets -childhood-nostalgia wear?   Stevie Boi’s first unisex line, CÄBIN, slays, and makes wearing drab colors such as brown, green, and beige, striking. Not only that, he also…

14 Ways to Take Advantage of Your Birthday

As you get older, it does get harder to celebrate your birthday. Each year that passes by could only mean wrinkles, gray hairs, and a slower metabolism. Although this timely holiday may be hard to stomach for some, for me, it’s a great opportunity to amass great discounts for the month of February and to live…

9 Steps in Becoming a Food Writer

So what does a food writer do? Type this statement into Google and you will see a plethora of results that examine the definition, tasks, and requirements behind being a highly sought after food writer.Now, my favorite food writing advice comes from acclaimed Washington D.C food writer, Monica Bhide. In a 2011 Forbes article she advised new food…

Hottest New Years Eve Party in Washington D.C 2016

  New Years 2016 is just around the corner and just this sheer notion should behoove you to get tickets–ASAP! As a lifelong DMV resident I know from previous experience how tickets for the hottest NYE events sell out just a week before. I also know that Manan Singh Katohora throws the most exclusive parties…

Momofuko Milk Bar DC Fits The Hype & Other Non-Linear Updates

Momofuku’s Milk Bar is a posh, modern bakery that offers up a singular line of cakes, cookies, deserts and milkshakes.  Milk Bar recently opened up its doors in Washington D.C the last week of October to a hungry crowd of foodies who eat up whatever Washington Post Weekend Guide posts (gotta love elite hipsters). When…