I launched this blog in 2008. My mini-me.


What it’s like to work at Etsy

September 22, 2011

Have you ever heard of Etsy? After a tour of the company’s corporate headquarters in Brooklyn, I have much more hope that great jobs are possible — if we can […]

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How to compete in a food eating contest

September 20, 2011

You never know what skills might be useful. And since I just had the crazy chance to witness a food-eating contest up close, here are tips on gorging to win. […]

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Social media can be useful & fun

September 13, 2011

Facebook and Twitter are notorious time wasters. But they can also be outrageously effective power tools. If you know how to use them, these websites can connect you with people […]

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A new look for my blog!

August 31, 2011

I had a really good therapy session the other day. Towards the end of my blah-blah-blah, there was a lovely moment of peaceful clarity. One of the things I understand […]

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8 job search tips from your Media Mommy

June 8, 2011

You can do it! You can find a good gig — if you work smart at job hunting. I especially feel a need to post some tips now because my former […]

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Winner of the Summer Dream Contest!

June 2, 2011

What would it take for you to share — and chase — your dreams? Three weeks ago, we started exploring that question with the launch of this blog’s Summer Dream […]

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Google NYC has jobs, free meals and — men!

May 5, 2011

  My NYU journalism students and I are sitting right now in our last class for “Reporting Downtown.” Yay! We’re done with homework. Then again, boo – after bonding during […]

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