Posts Tagged ‘social media’

Colorado Man Says He Is ‘Deeply Troubled’ by Recent Facebook Post

Posted by melissa kandel on July 27, 2016 in Untruth | 2 Comments

This article is part of a new weekly series, “Untruth Tuesdays,” in which I take something completely, absurdly untrue then write about it as if it weren’t. By Melissa Marni, Contributing staff reporter, The Colorado Bugler On Tuesday evening around nine, Marshall Fillchardo, owner of Kipp, CO-based bakery, Bread A Leg, took out his phone, looked up into […]

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Celebs on Sandwiches: Why Fame and French Bread May Be Hollywood’s New ‘It’ Couple

Posted by melissa kandel on May 12, 2016 in art, Hollywood, Instagram | 2 Comments

[Photo Credit: @CelebsOnSandwiches] The greatest thing about Instagram sensation, Celebs on Sandwiches, isn’t its beautifully sketched renderings of celebrities. Or its sandwiches. Don’t get me wrong, a drawing of Drew Barrymore posing atop a grilled mac ‘n’ cheese or Taylor Swift sitting on a fried chicken sandwich like she’s in a Japanese jazz bar and it’s her baby grand piano is […]

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Do Your Friends Really Like You?

Posted by melissa kandel on May 10, 2016 in In the News, social commentary | No Comments

It seems like the plot twist in a dystopian teen novel: You wake up one morning only to find out half your friends actually … aren’t. And though it may be stranger than fiction, this one is true, at least according to a new report from scientific journal, PLOS ONE. For the study, researchers delve into the common assumption […]

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Met Gala Recap: Fashion’s First Date with Tech

If you were at last night’s Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Benefit (more affectionately known as the Met Gala), you’d find standing guard—well, sitting guard—somewhere along the sumptuous, 150-foot red carpet a man named André Leon Talley, Vogue contributing editor and self-proclaimed sartorial sentinel of style. “I’m a larger-than-life fashion personage with a great […]

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Featured Friday: Slasher Mag

Posted by melissa kandel on October 23, 2015 in Interview, On Writing | No Comments

Like James Dean in a perfectly worn leather jacket, Slasher Mag defines cool. The online publication has a certain je ne sais quoi that is hard to describe but, with a quick glance at some recent Slasher posts, easy to understand. (Bonus: Editor-In-Chief Elodie Parthenay’s Instagram gives the most seriously chic vibes.) So, when Slasher published my article about […]

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Featured Friday: Juliet Meeks Design

Posted by melissa kandel on September 25, 2015 in Featured Friday, Interview | No Comments

I had the pleasure of meeting designer Juliet Meeks at a cozy little place called Instagram. Juliet runs a series on her design-inspired – and visually stunning! – blog called “Creative Convos,” featuring one artist, copywriter, graphic designer and now … this writer. I was thrilled to answer Juliet’s questions about how I got started with little word […]

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