Category: The Breeze

financial advisor

Paper Chase: Financial Advisor?

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen testified in front of the House and Senate saying that the economy is improving though there is a long way to go. As we have discussed ad nauseum, this signals to the markets that interest rates will remain low for long term which has been...

Sports

Here Are The Best Shows for Non-Sports Fans

My husband loves sports. I didn’t grow up especially appreciating them. All my siblings are girls, and my father wasn’t really a sports fan. Outside of obligatory hometeam spirit (Baltimore is, afterall, the greatest city in America), our family wasn’t very interested. My mom is Canadian but not into hockey....

nerds

Revenge of the Nerds

A 31 year old woman passes as a high school student, college students are getting pissy about commencement speakers, and the continued rise of #hashtag activism Check out this episode!   Actually 34 Unbelievably, the woman posing as a high school sophomore is actually 34. Jail records had her age...

New York City Parents

This is Why New York City Parents are Little Babies

  Like most performers who’ve made their way in the big city, I’ve had many side jobs. While the majority of my peers seem to wait tables, I prefer dealing with whiny children as opposed to whiny adults. I babysit. Babysitter Extraordinaire I’m the eldest (isn’t ‘eldest’ much more prestigious...

Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln: The 16th Retrospective

  “Whatcha got ain’t nothin new. This country’s hard on people, you can’t stop what’s coming, it ain’t all waiting on you. That’s vanity.” – Ellis, No Country for Old Men (2007)   As the leader of the newly formed Republican party, Abraham Lincoln was Conservative in the sense that...

celebrities gone wild

Celebrities Gone Wild

Jay Z and Solange, Michael Sam and The Kiss, and baby names that don’t match.  Music by Kira Sohn. Check out this episode!   So Jay Z, Beyonce, Solange, and Julius Walk Into An Elevator…..     I’ve been where Jay has been several times before. There is not much...

louie

FX’s Louie Gives A Voice to TV’s “Fat Girl”

  Louie is one of televisions best shows and it has garnered such admiration from fans, and acclaim from critics, for its ability to put a microscope over a myriad of life’s little moments, moments considered to be mundane and/or trivial. But Louis C.K., creator/writer/director/editor and, of course, the star...

Kira Sohn

The Breeze: Who Is Kira Sohn?

  A Brooklyn songwriting duo is ready to unleash their talents on the world. Catch a rising star in Kira Sohn.       Kira Sohn Given the topic of “anything” and being asked to write 500 words is a fantasy task that just doesn’t happen anymore. I was excited,...