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“Getting” the Internet: The CDC and the Zombie Apocalypse

Many companies use social media without really “getting it,” so seeing a government agency set such an excellent example, particularly in a way that acknowledges the foibles of internet culture, is really exciting. Curious to know more, I reached out to the CDC, and the lead for the Emergency Web and Social Media Team, Catherine Jamal was generous enough to answer some questions regarding the process of seeing Preparedness 101: Zombie Apocalypse go viral. Continue reading

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THEATER/FILM DISCUSSION: “127 Hours” and “Hello Hi There” (Contains Spoilers)

I contrast Danny Boyle’s 127 HOURS with Annie Dorsen’s HELLO HI THERE, and discuss the nature of entertainment in a post-human world. Continue reading

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How To Lose 1.5 Pounds in 1 Day in NYC

Wake up, go to the gym. Find the gym is closed because it’s too early on a Sunday morning. Walk to the other gym and do cardio for half an hour. Continue reading

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“You’re Cut Off!” Party – I Sip Champagne in NYC on VH1’s dime, and enjoy it.

“Do you want to answer our questions?” she asked, shoving an iPad in my face.
“Does it require me allowing an app permission to access my basic data? I retorted. Continue reading

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Year 2 Start – Low Sodium Living in NYC

Three years and over sixty pounds ago, I rocked up to New York City on the chilly, bright morning of January 14th. Over the course of the next three years I got a trainer, learned how to work out, and started my first successful campaign against an unhealthy body – my own Battle of the Bulge… Continue reading

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Cookin’ up some low sodium wasabi salmon burgers…

Now that we’re nearing the end of the year, I’m once again taking stock of how things are going with my low sodium diet. I’m trying to branch out into tasty items that I can enjoy and still feel like I’m treating myself… Continue reading

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iTunes made me an awesome playlist. #music

I asked iTunes to make me a playlist based on the first track in this list, “I Feel It All” by Feist. I don’t think it would have occured to me to put these songs together, but they’ve all caught my attention and really captured me the last week or two. So I wanted to share the playlist love – enjoy! Continue reading

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