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LA Uncubed Job Fair/Block Party in Santa Monica
in TECH

LA Uncubed Job Fair/Block Party in Santa Monica

Uncubed returned to Los Angeles, California for another insanely fabulous summer block party in Downtown Santa Monica. The mission: link job seekers in the tech industry with hiring startups. However, Uncubed is not your average boring job fair. LA Uncubed’s day of food trucks, open bar, freebies from every company present, upbeat music, sidewalk art, Pacific Ocean breeze and California sunshine was complemented with presentations...

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28 Jul 2015
Hollywood Carnival Ready for Bacchanal
in Culture

Hollywood Carnival Ready for Bacchanal

Every year, Caribbeans from Jamaica, Barbados, Guyana, The Bahamas, Trinidad & Tobago and many other islands flock to cities like Miami, Boston, Toronto and Big Bad Brooklyn for the carnivals that welcome all expatriates with the colors of paradise and the music that forces your heart to beat in the same rhythm. Here comes Los Angeles, California! June 27th saw Hollywood Boulevard transform into Di...

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20 Jul 2015
The Last Jimmy: A Hip Hop Musical
in Music

The Last Jimmy: A Hip Hop Musical

I think a number of the leaders are, whether you like it or not, in the hip-hop generation. And when they understand enough, they’ll do wonders. I count on them. ~ Maya Angelou How do we spread Michelle Alexander’s message about the prison industrial complex which she detailed inhere bestselling book, The New Jim Crow? How do we proliferate discussions and debates that engage our...

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20 Jul 2015
Making Money With Thumbtack
in Business

Making Money With Thumbtack

To bid or not to bid? This questioned plagued me time and time again as a Thumbtack.com newbie. I’d sit in front of my computer giving my screen the side eye with almost absolute certainty that Thumbtack was a scam! I was sure that Thumbtack had employees submitting fake leads to get unwitting professionals like myself to waste money buying credits to send quotes to...

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14 Jul 2015
I Help Women By Confronting Men
in Naughty

I Help Women By Confronting Men

My name is Miss Guilty Pleazures and I sell sex for a living. Well, not in the traditional way; I sell sex toys, confidence, love, romance and exploration. For the past 18 years as the owner of Guilty Pleasures Inc, my main goals have always been to empower women to take control of their own orgasms and to teach men that sex toys are not...

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14 Jul 2015
Traveling to Aruba With Friends
in Travel

Traveling to Aruba With Friends

When my BFF Mia asked if I would be interested in joining her and a group of our friends from Chicago on a trip to Aruba, my only response was, “Umm, is the Pope Catholic?” I think she got the point. I WAS IN!! I don’t know how in 3 years of working in Corporate America, I had somehow “ forgotten” to take a vacation....

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12 Jul 2015
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