Archive: September 2012

As I imagine most people had, I’d first heard of The Thin Man, and its main characters Nick and Nora Charles, because of a series of films that were released during Hollywood’s Golden Age. William Powell and Myrna Loy played Nick and Nora, a glamorous married socialite couple that solved crimes in their spare time [...]

Okay. I promised an Indie Publishing Chronicles post every Thursday and I have succeeded mightily in failing you all. For that, I apologize. Life happens. But now, let’s get on with the shit. So, you want to know the first step that must be taken in order to enter into the world of Indie Publishing? [...]

Jay-Z’s swank sports bar The 40/40 Club played host to Duracell Powermat’s PowerHouse event, co-sponsored by video social network SocialCam and Mario Armstrong Media. The event attracted some of social media’s most influential tastemakers and highlighted the Duracell Powermat, an inventive system designed to keep mobile users powered up while on the go. While the [...]

  On Tuesday, September 11, 2012, readers, fans, and miscellaneous miscreants almost caused at riot at the Union Square Barnes and Noble appearance of author Junot Díaz. The Pulitzer Prize winning author was in attendance to read from his newly released short story collection This is How You Lose Her. According to Colorlines, an estimated [...]

Back in August, South Florida hip-hop duo The Vagabonds opened for Def Jam’s very own Big K.R.I.T. at the Ritz Ybor in Tampa’s historic Ybor City district. In the above video, Vagabonds MC/producer E.R. recaps the group’s experience performing with K.R.I.T., as well as other artists such as Big Sant, Tito Lopez, and Casey Veggies. [...]

Last night, I attended the Blank Canvas Project party at the Hotel on Rivington, sponsored by Modelo Especial, COMPLEX Mag, and Puma. It was nominally a Fashion’s Night Out party, but really it was just an excuse for beautiful people to come together, drink free beer, and have a great time. The impetus behind Blank [...]

As you should know by now, last night was Fashion’s Night Out 2012, and as part of that, I attended the exclusive launch of the Atelier Swarovski Autumn/Winter 2012 collection at luxury department store Henri Bendel in New York City. I was invited by Christopher Northrup, publicist extraordinaire and founder of CNPR Public Relations, and [...]

Last night, some friends and I went out, got drunk, then trekked over to Momofuku Noodle Bar in East Village for some late night eats. The menu had a lot to choose from, but since we still wanted to keep the good times a’coming, we first asked for a carafe of sake. Not sure what [...]

Short film The Bluest Note will make its world premiere at the Urbanworld film festival this month. The film stars my buddy Len Xiang and was directed by Marques Green. The film, which was funded in full by a successful Kickstarter campaign, tells the story of Tony Mann (Xiang), a famous singer in the twilight [...]