Josh Fox Chronicles Occupy Sandy Relief Efforts

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Josh Fox By Caroline Lewis Hurricane Sandy hit New York just a month ago and yesterday, Josh Fox (Academy Award- nominated director of 2010’s Gasland) released his short documentary, Occupy Sandy, in the same fast, unconventional way that the Occupy Sandy relief effort popped up after the storm. People were led via text message to the site of the [&hellip
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Lady Smarts: How to Date for $20

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Stacks of cash not required. Dudes, don’t let a tight wallet keep you from love, or something like it. How to impress a lady on a first date for under $20: “Forget your wallet.” Feign upset and embarrassment. “Find $20 in your pocket.” Feign relief and good fortune! Resolve to have The Best Date Ever using this, and only this, [&hellip
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The Protagonist: “The Versed” Poetry Podcast is Born

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Rachel Fields          “This podcast is literally our last hope,” jokes Rachel Fields, co-producer of “The Versed” poetry podcast, and healthcare magazine editor. “Seriously though, I have always loved poetry, but I think a lot of people find it scary and stodgy and inaccessible.” “The Versed,” recently featured on The Rumpus’s official Tumblr, [&hellip
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The Protagonist: So….How’s That Novel Coming Along?

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Photo Courtesy of Wiki Commons The blustery winter months are fast approaching, days are getting shorter and mulled wine, fireplaces and Snuggies (a safe distance from those fireplaces) are starting to sound pretty good, just about all the time. It’s the perfect time of year to hunker down with a trashy novel, tucked discreetly behind that Snuggie. So how’s that [&hellip
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Occupy Fundraiser Rolling Jubilee Kicks Off in the Village

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Strike Debt Watch live streaming video from lepoissonrouge at livestream.com By Caroline Lewis A “postmodern grassroots variety show” may sound like just another one of the dismissive names people have been lobbing at Occupy ever since it cropped up in Zuccotti Park last September. But that’s what activist Laura Hanna promises in the fundraising extravaganza the Occupy [&hellip
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