Nina In New York

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Nina In New York: Dear Past Nina, A Few Notes

Earlier this week, in honor of International Women’s Day, YouTube posted a video to launch their #DearMe campaign, in which adult women give advice to their younger selves.


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Nina In New York: Children’s TV Is Insane (And Now So Am I)

Ah, Spring! That magical time of year when the trees are all dead, the ground is frozen, the birdies are still in Boca, half a foot of new snow falls softly atop child-sized mounds of filthy ice, and a young, stay-at-home mother’s fancy turns to part-time employment. Also, vodka.



Nina In New York: You Can Sleep When You’re Dead

Assuming you are not one of those well-rested freaks who I assume exfoliate regularly and lie upon piles of satin-sheathed pillows, you are well aware of the damage you are self-inflicting.


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Nina In New York: March? That Guy’s The Worst.

Oh, hey, March. Coming in a little hot, are we? And by hot, I obviously mean freezing cold and crapping snow everywhere.


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Nina In New York: What I Learned On My Child-Free Vacation

I went on vacation. No, we did not bring our toddler.


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Nina In New York: I Missed The Memo (Please Don’t Fire Me)

Oh, Keebler fudge butter. I missed another mom memo.


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Nina In New York: This Is A Bunch of Bull Spit

I’m working on my euphemistic cusswords. A bit ahead of schedule, my child has officially shut the door on my foul-mouth habits.


The Samsung 88-inch JS-9500 SUHD Smart television is displayed at a press event for Samsung at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center for the 2015 International CES on January 5, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Nina In New York: The Walls Have Ears (Because That’s Where You Hung Your Flatscreen)

They’re watching you. You know, the little men who live in your television set.


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Nina In New York: You’re Not An Addict, You’re A Health Nut

While you were stocking up for the storm and fighting over the last bag of triple-washed organic kale, science was busy releasing some great news on the “justify your dependency” front.


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Nina In New York: The DNA Of The MTA Is As Filthy As You’d Expect

A lighthearted look at news, events, culture and everyday life in New York. The opinions expressed are solely those of the writer.


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Nina In New York: Does This Taxi Make Pickups In The Outer Galaxies?

A bit of good news amid the bad: plans to commence voluntary evacuation of the planet Earth are already underway.


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Nina In New York: This Is How A Toddler Watches The Super Bowl

Living the American dream. Until next year, football.


A Brooklyn street is viewed the morning after a major winter storm on January 27, 2015. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Nina In New York: It’s Weird That We Even Wanted A Blizzard, Juno?

Oh, hey, was it supposed to snow or something?


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Nina In New York: Fare Thee Well, SkyMall. It’s Too Soon To Say Goodbye.

Late last week, SkyMall filed for bankruptcy.