Aug 24, 2014  •  In Entertainment, Funny, Music

Pop Songs as Sonnets

(Sorry for the lack of updates this past week. We are officially in the 2-week period between summer camp and the start of school, and I’ve expectedly been really busy with the girls. Add to that little Aerin wanting to copy everything that her big sister does — including not taking naps — and I feel like […]

Mar 10, 2013  •  In Entertainment, Music, NYC, Reviews

StubHub: Fantastic Customer Service

This weekend is the last that J and I will have together before his parents return to China. We decided to take full advantage of this with a dinner & theater date last night — we were finally going to watch Wicked on Broadway! After a delicious dinner at Thalia, we made our way over to […]

Oct 29, 2011  •  In Entertainment, Funny, Music

The History of Rap, Part 3

If you’re in the middle of Snowtober 2011 like us, you’re probably taking it easy this Saturday night. And if you’re looking for something to occupy yourself — even if for just a few minutes, I’ve got just the thing for you. Presenting The History of Rap, Part 3, starring Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake! […]

Oct 15, 2011  •  In Gadgets, Geek, Music, Personal

Music Typewriter

I love typewriters. I have studied music since the age of 5. So how can I not fall in love with this Keaton Music Typewriter, which allows the user to type musical notes on blank sheet music? According to musicprintinghistory.org: The Keaton Music Typewriter was first patented in 1936 (14 keys) by Robert H. Keaton from San […]

Feb 22, 2011  •  In Korean, Music, Personal

KPop is Now a Legitimate Global Force

SeoulBeats writes: There was a great story about Kpop and how it is becoming a legitimate global force in the music industry on Monocle, an hour long show about international news, culture, and design run by the same team that runs the magazine of the same name for Bloomberg.  Based in London, the show’s hosts talked to […]