Tag Archives: new york

NY Times & Being American

I subscribe to the New York Times Morning Briefing, appearing in my inbox six out of the seven days of the week. It’s a round up of everything that’s happened in the last 24 hours, and there’s links to articles … Continue reading

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On Moving to California

  Four years ago, I moved to Brussels, Belgium knowing only one person who broke my little 22-year-old heart as soon as I arrived. Last year, I quit my steady job in New York to move down and travel around … Continue reading

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Alice’s Accent Tag

Finally got around to doing one of these bad boys myself. I hope you enjoy listening to the melodic sounds of my own voice 🙂 Please feel free to go ahead and do your own Youtube accent tag if you feel … Continue reading

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NYC Accent Tour

Fred Armisen of Portlandia notoriety, specifically of the brilliant two-hipsters-go-out-to-a-restaurant skit (at the end of this post) recently did NYC accent improv at a charity event. Spectators called out different NYC neighborhoods and boroughs and Armisten did his best impression of … Continue reading

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Landslide

My mom used to make us walk  the 2 miles home from school, rain or shine, winter or spring. I’d have to squint because the sun would be setting through the leafless trees just as school got out and they’d … Continue reading

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Le French Invasion of New York

Walking around New York City you’re bound to hear a plethora of different languages being spoken by the residents, immigrants, and tourists that make this city a true melting pot. However, unless you’ve been living under a rock lately, in … Continue reading

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Won’t You Please?

Has anyone ever noticed these signs on the NYC bus and thought that they are very bizarrely phrased? Everytime I see these signs I feel like asking the guy next to me, “Please suh, can I have some more?” Who … Continue reading

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