Diaries

The Uninvited Guest: Cancer and Every Decision That Goes With It

The Uninvited Guest: Cancer and Every Decision That Goes With It

By Ariana Hwang My mother woke up from excessive movement on the other side of bed. When she turned to face him, she had discovered that he’d been scratching himself restlessly. Her instinct normally would’ve been to groan in irritation. But this time, she knew […]

Here’s What Joining an Alien Abduction Support Group Looks Like

Here’s What Joining an Alien Abduction Support Group Looks Like

By Chelsea Booth A few weeks ago I joined a support group for survivors of alien abduction. How does one plunge so deep into the Internet’s abyss that they stumble upon a support group for people who have been abducted by aliens? Frankly, I don’t […]

New Vlog

New Vlog

By Ariana Hwang Back at it with another vlog! Follow Alejandro and I as we go around thrifting inside Bushwick’s Urban Jungle and then later, sit down to eat at a sexually themed Japanese restaurant called Kenka.

Sick of Suburbia — Why Long Island Sucks

Sick of Suburbia — Why Long Island Sucks

By Ariana Hwang   There are so many homes on every street Piling into lines so neat, but I won’t fold into these lives, I’m too drunk on that Suburban smell, to know which one of them is mine – The Districts (“Suburban Smell”)   […]

Monthly Music Hackathon NYC Kicks Off 2018 With Science of Music

Monthly Music Hackathon NYC Kicks Off 2018 With Science of Music

By Ariana Hwang Musicians, programmers, composers, and scientists gather on the last Saturday of each month for Monthly Music Hackathon NYC. February’s theme was Science of Music and ended up being held at Spotify’s Lower Manhattan office. Coming in, I didn’t really fit the criteria […]

Seasons: Glitz, Gucci, and Why I Don’t Walk Fashion Week

Seasons: Glitz, Gucci, and Why I Don’t Walk Fashion Week

By Zuzu Tadeushuk, Model & Blogger— zuzutadeushuk.com   As February draws near I’m glad I’m not walking in New York Fashion Week. Little do people know, but Fashion Week, which paradoxically lasts a month and spans four cities and two continents, is a dreaded time […]

Make a Trip to Samsung Gallery 837

Make a Trip to Samsung Gallery 837

By Ariana Hwang If you’re in the Meatpacking District without anything to do, or happen to forget that the Whitney Museum was closed on Tuesdays, don’t worry about having to walk further in the teeth-chattering cold.   Just walk into Samsung 837, Samsung’s NYC flagship […]

Missing SZA, Bar-Hopping, and Marketing at Live Nation

Missing SZA, Bar-Hopping, and Marketing at Live Nation

By Ariana Hwang The late David Bowie once said, “I don’t know where I’m going from here, but I promise it won’t be boring.” He always knew that life was made infinitely better with music, transformation, and adventures into the unknown. Despite a tangle of […]

Lil Pump Takes Flight and Breeds Mosh Pits at Playstation Theater

Lil Pump Takes Flight and Breeds Mosh Pits at Playstation Theater

Photos By Anthony Sokolov Written By Ariana Hwang   ESKETIT!!!!!!! I’ve never seen an unusual email subject line like this before. What does it mean? “Let’s Get It” according to Urban Dictionary. Huh. And who was the rapper who coined this catch phrase? Lil Pump. […]

The Dreamer’s Disease

The Dreamer’s Disease

I lie still.   Waking up to rejection is the worst.   Maybe this was how it was to not get a rose on the Bachelor. No, THIS was way worse than that show. HR didn’t see a future with me… and it punched another […]