I Love New York.

It’s the official slogan of the state and has endured for 43 years. Originally devised in 1977 to boost tourism, “I Love New York” is also the reinvigorated slogan that united a city — and a country — as we moved forward past a gruesome act…


The COVID-19 pandemic is surging ahead full force, serving as a moral litmus test for humans across the globe. Unfortunately, far too many people are failing that test. And perhaps no group of people are looking more immoral during this time than the influencers we’ve made famous.

Never is that…


I’ve grappled back and forth about whether or not I should share my story. After all, there is undoubtedly information overload across the globe right now, and I surely don’t want to contribute to anyone’s added stress, fear, or misery. …


On Saturday, May 19, 2018, my dear friend bit into a Twix bar, only to find a disgusting dime inside his favorite treat. Not only is that utterly disgusting, but it poses a number of quality control concerns and health questions.

  • Mars Incorporated, the company that owns Twix, clearly has…

Who will be the notable figures as future generations open textbooks — or digital versions of such — and learn about Black History Month?

Credit: WOBL Radio

That is a question I asked myself, as I thought about our evolving world and the figureheads who work to change it. There are an incredible…


By now, we’ve all heard of the zeitgeist that is HQ trivia, and how it has largely been the cultural phenomenon across generations so far in 2018.

Like many of the one million+ folks that join in each day to play the live trivia game, I enjoy the convergence of…


I think we can all agree that the idea of ‘Lady Doritos’ is effing stupid. I mean, why do women need a special spinoff of traditional Doritos that is specifically for their “delicate sensibilities” and desire to remain to residue-free? …


In the world of cryptocurrency, I’m both a newbie and an oldie. I’m a newbie in the sense that investors much more seasoned than I have been in this industry for years. …


Any true Bravo fan can relate to the excitement of hearing the Housewives’ new taglines at the beginning of each season.

How cliche will they be?

Which one will be the most clever?

Who will be throwing shade in their opening remarks?

WE HAVE SO MANY QUESTIONS.

I wish that…


Eric Garner died on July 17, 2014, after police officers apprehended him on suspicion of selling cigarettes without tax stamps. After Garner stated that he wasn’t selling cigarettes, police officers went on to arrest him with brutal force. The result? Eric Garner was put in a chokehold for nearly 20…

Alexis Dent

Sunshine + whiskey enthusiast. Always writing about pop culture's intersection with politics, vows @ xojuliet.com, or drinkings margs at your local taqueria.

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