Talking with Minneapolis’ Twitter Queen Gigi Berry

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This week my Writingness guest was the gorgeous (for real, her name is Gourgous!) Gigi Berry. She came home to Minneapolis to see some friends after going through an intense surgery in her hometown of… View Full Post

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Trying My Hand at Portuguese in Brazil

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My whole life, it has bugged me when I don’t know what something means. This has lead me to study many languages at some level or another. I stumbled my way into Portuguese because I… View Full Post

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Rio de Janeiro in Pictures (and Words!)

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Rio de Janeiro is by far the most beautiful place I’ve ever been. Eery, cosmopolitan, tropical, vibrant, mellow, sprawling – it’s like many cities packed into one. The beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema are posh,… View Full Post

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Cecely Meller on Advertising Copywriting

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This week my guest was Cecely Meller, a copywriter who recently moved back to Minneapolis. Cecely and I have chatted over coffee a couple times about what it’s like to work in the frenetic world of… View Full Post

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Why the iPad Pro is a Magical Machine

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The rest of the world may not have been waiting on the edge of its seat for a giant iPad with a fancy stylus, but I was in the small population that was. I like… View Full Post

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American Crime Story: Did the Glove Fit?

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For some reason when I first heard that there was a new show called, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story, the only detail I focused on was Ryan Murphy’s name in the credits.… View Full Post

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Emily Weiss on Food Writing, The Hairpin and American Girl Dolls

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This week my guest was the very funny Emily Weiss, who has written for The Hairpin, had a stint as the dining critic at City Pages and now works at Iconoculture. I met Emily a… View Full Post

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“Love” on Netflix: Binge Watch, Marry or Kill?

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I felt cautiously excited about Love, Judd Apatow’s new Netflix show starring Paul Rust and Gillian Jacobs. On a surface level, it has all the ingredients to be a show I’ll like. It stars two Comedy Bang… View Full Post

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