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Me: Ladies and gentleman, welcome to the first ever edition of What I’ve Learned About… Applause. Me: Our guest this week was settled in 1634 and joins us all the way from the eastern coastal plain of New York City. Boasting a land area of 180 square kilometres (oo, watch out ladies!), and a population of just […]

Dear Any Human Person I Might Meet in the Future, Here are ten important things you should know about me just in case we were to ever meet in the future, like at Wholefoods in a transaction-based scenario or at the scene of a car accident, or at a first date or job interview or […]

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As part of the Stella Adler Outreach Division, acting teachers visit various institutions around the country, running acting workshops with those who might be in tricky times and therefore unable to access the performing arts. These teachers take with them volunteers, students from the Stella Adler Studio of Acting, to participate. I attended one such workshop […]

This is Eric. Second from left. He’s 24. i I met him on my walk through Union Square on Saturday. He was at a ‘March for Bernie’ event. I asked him why he thought Bernie Sanders should be the next president of the United States of America. He said Bernie was ‘for the people’ and […]

Dear Buddy, It’s been three weeks. Yikes. I can’t believe how quickly the time is passing. But you know what they say: ‘Time flies when you’re having fun’. And I am, Buddy. I’m having a lot of it! After my down week last week, when I became obsessed with online dating and felt a little homesick, it […]

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Disclaimer: This monologue contains historical inaccuracies. Just go with it. A Woman, 30s, attractive, walks into a dimly-lit lounge in Beverly Hills. From a cassette player behind the bar, Kesha’s ‘We R Who We R’ is barely audible. She (the Woman) is wearing a black pashmina, dark sunglasses, and black leather gloves and is carrying with her […]

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We’ve all got problems. I’ve got a handful, Jay Z has 99 and even former Disney star Ariana Grande, although claiming to have one less without (him), still has a numerable amount. Now although American rock band Devo suggest that we aggressively whip a problem when it comes along – whip it real good – I’d […]

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I have a ganglion the size of a golf ball on my left wrist. It’s a jelly-filled, bulbous, grotesque son-of-a-bitch and I wish it would die. But like all things that we wish would die, like weeds and war, they probably exist to teach us a thing or two. Weeds, that you need to take […]

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This is Eric and his dog, Luna. I met them on the corner of 78th and Broadway on my walk to Central Park this morning. They’d been there since 3:00am. Eric asked me if I could spare some change but I gave him my hazelnut iced drink instead and told him I’d buy him a bowl […]

So I’m going through a bit of an emotional stumble at the moment which is fine because I’m human and this is how we all grow. Why, Nisrine? Waddup? Well, as mentioned in my earlier blogs, I came to the Big Apple with the expectation that I was going to meet Him here; my love, […]

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