Author Archives: Jessenia Lua

To Lauren:

To Lauren: You are the usual colorful character I’ve grown to love, the sex-talking guru who I and many others can always seek advice from, and the friend whose friendship with I admire the most. You are Queerie Bradshaw, the … Continue reading

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Mixed Tape Mondays: Songs Added to an Emotionally Charged Mixed Tape Then Later Regretted

The best thing about music is that almost every single person on earth can find a song that best describes how they feel. From excitement and joy to heartache and love, it’s one of the most creative ways we all … Continue reading

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New York, New York!

I’m not gonna lie. I had Frank Sinatra’s song “New York” on repeat on my way to the airport. I kept telling myself, “It’s here. It’s happening. It’s today. It’s right now.” I couldn’t shake the nervous feeling of not … Continue reading

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Yahoo’s New CEO is Pregnant?! Gasp! What Now?!

I hope you picked up on the sarcastic tone of the title above. I guess I’m not surprised at the fact that this is even considered “news” due to the lack of respect of intelligent women in this man-made world. … Continue reading

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Mixed Tape Mondays: 90’s Rap Songs That Make You Want to Get Laid!

The other night I was having a text conversation with Queerie Bradshaw and as the weird and quirky person I think I am, I decided to text her a few sentences I put together using Blackstreet’s No Diggity lyrics. The … Continue reading

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Confessions: My Anderson Cooper Fantasy

So as we all heard yesterday Anderson Cooper made an official announcement that he is in fact gay. Of course we all knew that already and I think an announcement probably wasn’t necessary, but more power to him for finally … Continue reading

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Mixed Tape Mondays: Songs You Can Make Out to Under Fourth of July Fireworks!

To go along with this week’s Fourth of July holiday, we put together a playlist of patriotic songs that a) go along great with a fireworks show, and b) you can make out to under the stars while the fireworks … Continue reading

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NBC Airs First Interview of Tyler Clementi’s Parents

The parent’s of former Rutgers University student who committed suicide in 2010, Tyler Clementi, sat down for an exclusive  interview with NBC airing tonight at 10pm/9c. The interview comes just a few days after Dharun Ravi, who was convicted of … Continue reading

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Mixed Tape Mondays: Songs to Wild Nights!

Whether you’re in a Las Vegas night club, downtown Hollywood partying it up, or in any city having a wild night, music is always there to accompany the mood. There are certain songs that take us back to nostalgic memories … Continue reading

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Relationships: The One Who Flips You Upside Down

I’ve been thinking a lot about relationships lately and how powerful they can be. Anyone can have a plan of their future and picture how they want to spend their lives, but suddenly they fall in love with the “one … Continue reading

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