HOLYCHILD JUST WANT TO BE THE NEXT HOLYCHILD, OKAY?
Liz Nisitico, singer of giddy electro-pop duo holychild, is sitting on the floor of a Lower East Side apartment pulling clothes from her suitcase: a grey polo shirt, two of her mom’s ankle-length black velvet dresses, lacy white short-shorts, and her signature leopard print visor are spread out around her. Eventually she finds what she’s been looking for: a piece of shredded, yellow cotton that passes for a Lakers tie-around halter-top. It’s her favorite item of clothing this week.
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Go to Philly, Interview Empire of the Sun
Luke Steele thinks he’s on the brink of total world domination. I talked to him for HuffPost Entertainment about bringing some elephants up on stage.
The Digital Divide is Still Leaving Americans Behind
Late late late. But I wrote this story for Mashable about inner-city students with limited Internet and WiFi access. My favorite quote came from a teacher in Newark who spoke to the irony in her students’ lives: “They’re all over Twitter but they don’t know how to save a Word document.”
19 Photos That Will Transport You To The ’80s
It’s been a good first month at HuffPost.
Bronies: The Colorful Side of Millennial Escapism
“One could easily see the entire brony phenomenon as a backlash against the fear that was so deeply instilled in the generation who were unlucky enough to have 9/11 bisect their young lives.”
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La Villita Forced to Close in Williamsburg
La Villita, a Mexican bakery on the corner of Grand Street and Bedford Avenue, was forced to close at the end of February after the landlord raised the rent from $5,000 to $10,000. The GW News learned the bakery closed on Feb. 28 after 17 years in business. Owner Alfonso Sosa and his family ran the bakery, and neighbors claimed it was the only place in the area where they could find an egg sandwich and a cup of coffee for $2.50.
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