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A Simple Summer – A collection of essays from quarantine

May 1st was my two-year anniversary with my boyfriend. It seemed impossible that we’d be celebrating in quarantine. The year before, we went to Olive...

A Simple Summer – A collection of essays from quarantine

May 25th was the day that George Floyd was murdered. The video, captured by 17-year-old Darnella Frazier, quickly went viral, and the world watched. Police...

A Simple Summer – A collection of essays from quarantine

By Mid-May, I realized that I hadn’t left the apartment in weeks. Late March was the last time I’d been outside my apartment, and then...

A Simple Summer – A collection of essays from quarantine

By April, out of work since March 17, I struggled to find ways to pass the time. I kept getting the same message from everyone:...

A Simple Summer – A collection of essays from quarantine

In the beginning of April, two weeks after being temporarily let go from my job due to Covid-19, I became ill. I didn’t have chest...

A Simple Summer – A collection of essays from quarantine

Mid-March, officially without jobs due to Covid-19, my boyfriend James and I began going on morning walks. We woke up around 9:00 every morning—not with...

A Simple Summer – A collection of essays from quarantine

March 17 is a date I believe I will remember for the rest of my life. It was a Tuesday—I think I’ll remember that, too....

Michael Musto: Going Viral on the Virus

Going "Viral" on social media has suddenly taken on a new and ominous meaning. While Manhattan has become a ghost town and friends and...

Wendy Stuart Kaplan Launches New TV Show “Pandemic Cooking with Wendy”

Actress/Model/Host/Author/Comedienne Wendy Stuart Kaplan has just launched her new television show “Pandemic Cooking with Wendy” on Vimeo. 

Viva Atlantic City

After a steady track record of birthdays involving Thai Food > Escape Room > Gay Bar, I wanted to try something new for my...

Birthday Boy

The week of my 30th birthday (yes, 30—I’m still getting used to saying that), I went to see a one-man show appropriately titled Happy...

Game Day

During these cold months, when rooftop bars and trips to Riis Beach are out of the question, I spend a lot of my days...

The Inheritance

I love predicting what’s going to happen in books and movies. The same goes for Broadway shows—my most recent excursion being The Inheritance at the...

Whiskey and Rye

When my friend Jack asked me to go to a whiskey tour & tasting, my answer was a resounding “Uhm… Why?” I don’t like whiskey—most...

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